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I haven seen two diffrent ribbons to this medal, if its the same medal. I think it is.

I seen one medal with white ribbon and one with blue ribbon.

Which is the right ribbon? Blue or white? I think the blue are the right one and that the other medal's ribbon has become sun-bleached, but im not 100% sure.

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Hi Micke

Officially it is light blue.  But I have never seen any ribbons still light blue.  The ribbon itself fades, as even in-between where there is no sun, it is also faded.  Some even have slight green tint.  I have seen the 2nd pic you posted, but I don't remember where it was from - I presume it is colored.

Picture from 1992 Thai Medals Department book :

image.png.02be37341f42c63be97d7cdd11d0fb06.png

Picture from Thai Medals Department 1970 book (oldest color pic I have):

image.png.ba0ce1506415d5a31f2765172cd7659c.png

Most unfaded ribbon pic I have

image.png.6bdba70e367b73c8da457910f1a13bea.png

Typical fading on all sides of ribbon - not sun fading on front only ( I didn't try to peer inside the threads - might be useful for less oxidized color ?)

image.png.986a3fc31041e457af7575981b8b558c.png

Most I've seen nearly all completely faded, however this one I can see the internal fibers still some greenish color

image.png.2101bd0ed7883a006f1e20578b7b90e0.png

Miniature

image.png.22bc3ffcd430f18847cb8d777ff18a8d.png

Rgds

Dave

www.indochinamedals.com

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On ‎22‎/‎02‎/‎2020 at 12:06, ThaiDave said:

Hi Micke

Officially it is light blue.  But I have never seen any ribbons still light blue.  The ribbon itself fades, as even in-between where there is no sun, it is also faded.  Some even have slight green tint.  I have seen the 2nd pic you posted, but I don't remember where it was from - I presume it is colored.

Picture from 1992 Thai Medals Department book :

image.png.02be37341f42c63be97d7cdd11d0fb06.png

Picture from Thai Medals Department 1970 book (oldest color pic I have):

image.png.ba0ce1506415d5a31f2765172cd7659c.png

Most unfaded ribbon pic I have

image.png.6bdba70e367b73c8da457910f1a13bea.png

Typical fading on all sides of ribbon - not sun fading on front only ( I didn't try to peer inside the threads - might be useful for less oxidized color ?)

image.png.986a3fc31041e457af7575981b8b558c.png

Most I've seen nearly all completely faded, however this one I can see the internal fibers still some greenish color

image.png.2101bd0ed7883a006f1e20578b7b90e0.png

Miniature

image.png.22bc3ffcd430f18847cb8d777ff18a8d.png

Rgds

Dave

www.indochinamedals.com

Hi Dave

I think its typical for old ribbons that the color fade. Very nice to see miniatyre medal. Not often i see Thai miniaryr medals.

 

BR

Micke

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