China Denkmünze (für Kämpfer) 1901, mit Gefechtsspange HUOLU – China Campaign Medal 1901 (for combatants), with HUOLU clasp
Reference: OEK 3150+3161
nstututed on 10.5.1918 by Emperor Wilhelm II. for the German participants (of army and navy) of the China Expedition 1900-1901 during the so called Boxer Rebellion. Also a non-combatant version of steel exists.
China medal was designed by the Emperor and realized by famous sculptor and medalist, professor Walter Schott from Berlin. Manufacturer was Meyer & Wilhelm, Stuttgart. About 40.000 medals for combatants were awarded.
On the ribbon original battle claps HUOLU, gilt brass, with some dirt and patina
Gilded bronze, very nice preserved original, on the original old ribbon wit period battle clasp.