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Hello everyone.Today I received this cross and ask:please answer a few questions:a)correct name;b)whether this cross -first class(I also have a cross on ribbon);c)it is a cross for military service or veteran?d)what amount awarded this cross? Weight about 7.5 grams.measurements:29.25 x 29.5mm.Many thanks for your help.Sincerely.Alexander.

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My understanding is that these were post war awards and were unofficial. There was no officially awarded pin-back version of the SCG War Service Decoration. Nimmergut gives dates of 1922 for the flat version with the shield on the back and 1927 for the vaulted version with no shield on the back. I would have to assume that this falls under the category of a Veteran's or possibly Freikorps badge. I haven't seen anything on the numbers awarded.

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