Abzeichen für Verdienste um die Kolonien – Colonial Merit Decoration
Reference: OEK 3307
Instituted 1922 by the Ministry of Reconstruction (Wiederaufbauministerium) and awarded for merits in the colonies and in the interests of the colonies during the World War. Since 1935 awarded by the Foreign Office. The badge was also called the Elefantenorden (Elephant-Order). About 8000 pieces were awarded.
Back copyright mark: GES. GESCHÜTZT Nr. 33992.
Silvered tombac, very nice condition, pin-set complete and working.