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1912 FLUGSPENDE MEDAL

SKU: 14-368

$95.00

The German people were always being called-on to participate in various “Spenden.” Spenden were donations to various causes both before and during WW I. This is a 1912 Flugspende Medal for the support of German Aviation in 1912. The medal measures 1″ in diameter and is silver-toned. The obverse shows an eagle in flight. The reverse says “National Flugspende.” The medal is attached to what was normally the top half of a veteran’s association medal, which is also silver-toned. It consists of a Hohenzollern Crown with crossed swords over oak leaves. In turn, it is attached to a silk ribbon in Germany’s national colors. The attachment’s reverse displays its German manufacturer’s name. It is an interesting display of the 1912 Flugspende Medal.


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The German people were always being called-on to participate in various “Spenden.” Spenden were donations to various causes both before and during WW I. This is a 1912 Flugspende Medal for the support of German Aviation in 1912. The medal measures 1″ in diameter and is silver-toned. The obverse shows an eagle in flight. The reverse says “National Flugspende.” The medal is attached to what was normally the top half of a veteran’s association medal, which is also silver-toned. It consists of a Hohenzollern Crown with crossed swords over oak leaves. In turn, it is attached to a silk ribbon in Germany’s national colors. The attachment’s reverse displays its German manufacturer’s name. It is an interesting display of the 1912 Flugspende Medal.

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