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Hi everyone!

I'm interested in purchasing this medal from a dealer, and I'm a little concerned about the color of the ribbon.  I know it's probably a replacement, and I'm fine with it, but to me the color is a little too "purple" from the photos I have seen of original medals/ribbons.  What do you all think?  Is it the "correct" ribbon for this medal?

Thanks in advance!

Jason

 

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Hi Jason,

Just a novice collector but  in my opinion looking at Jorg Nimmerguts Banderkatalog the blue on the ribbon looks too dark (#195). The ribbon looks closer to a Wurttemberg 1st or 2nd class DA ribbon for 1833-1850 (#643).

Chuck

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11 hours ago, jshorter said:

I asked the dealer to take a photo of the medal on a white background, and what a difference!!!  ;)

It is! That is a lesson for us all, Jason, for when we are taking photos of our own collections.

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