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Finland. Medal bar: Liberty Cross 4th Class with Swords, 1941 & Winter War Medal with Karjalan Kannas clasp

120.00 EUR  
~545.30 PLN
~142.69 USD

  1. Vapaudenristin ritarikunta, 4. luokan Vaupadenristi miekkojen kera 1941 & Talvisodan Muistomitali 1939-1940, Karjalan Kannas soljella ja miekoilla

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Two piece medal bar with the following decorations:

1. Vapaudenristin ritarikunta, 4. luokan Vaupadenristi miekkojen kera 1941 – The Order of the Cross of Liberty, Cross 4th Class with Swords
2.
Talvisodan Muistomitali 1939-1940, Karjalan Kannas soljella ja miekoilla – Commemorative Medal of the Winter War, with Karjalan Kannas clasp & swords

Order of the Cross of Liberty instituted on 4.3.1918 by Senat of the Republic, renewed 1939, and renewed again 1941. Cross 4th Class, Version with the Date 1941 on the back, awarded for the Countinuation War 1941-1945. With Swords for combatants (45.959 pieces of this type were awarded).

Medal instituted on 2. August.1940 for the participants of the so called Winter War (Talvisota), defending Finland against Soviet invasion 1939-1940. Basic version, awarded to the Finnish people. With the battle clasp Karjalan Kannas (Carelian Isthmus). There were 15 different official clasps issued.

Reference: Tiainen 1.3.16, 5.2.1b

Very nice condition, on original bar with pin-set.