GERMAN RIBBON BAR 2 SET - WAR MERIT CROSS & AUSTRIAN CAMPAIGN MEDALS - LARGE
This is an original ribbon bars with two ribbons and a medal pin. These are the larger sized Ribbon Bars each ribbon is 2.5 cm. Good condition. Comes with:
1. War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords Gold
2. Austrian Annexation Medal (Entry into Austria Campaign)
Small ribbon bars where issued to military personnel as an award for military service just as the larger medals and ribbons would be. They were to be worn in place of having to wear the actual larger ribbons. Each ribbon bar is normally mounted in a row on a small metal bar for attachment to their jacket. During war times soldiers also used scraps or uniform or insignia backing material. Ribbon bars may aalso come with an attached miniature medal (pin) mounted to it's corresponding ribbon.