Suomen Leijonan ritarikunta, 1. luokan ritarimerki – Order of the Lion of Finland, Knight Cross st Class
Order instituted on 11.9.1942 and awarded for different military merits (with swords, until 1946) and mainly for civil merits. Here a Knight Cross 1st Class, ribbon with rosette. On the loop more hallmarks: manufacturers mark AT (Alexander Tillander, Helsinki), crown, silver content mark 925H and year code A8 (1978).
Order in original award box.
Reference: Tiainen 3.5b
Silver enamaled center. Very nice condition, on the original ribbon, in the original cartoon case.