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Old 01-18-2020, 10:43 PM   #1
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Hello,

I just got this one and was wondering what it was...I found it at a show and the price was right and I thought it was pretty so I bought it.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Old 01-18-2020, 11:48 PM   #2
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Chris,
It is an Austro-Hungarian Gold Merit Cross 2nd class. It looks like it has the manufacturers marking on the ring.
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Old 01-19-2020, 09:52 AM   #3
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Yes, Gold Merit Cross, a later version of gilded bronze (has star mark), possibly from the WW1 periodI can not read the manufacturer, but the most common were Wilh. Kunz, Wien X and V.Meyers Sohne, Wien.

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I'd like to see better pics of the markings.
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