Item Id: AM23048
East Front Medal 1941 - 1942, Maker Marked 65
The Russian Front Medal was instituted by Adolf Hitler on May 26th 1942 to commemorate the first winter campaign in Russia. The award was available to all Wehrmacht personnel, civilians and foreign volunteers who met the required criteria with the main qualification being at least fourteen days of participation in combat on the Russian front between November 15th 1941 and April 15th 1942.
The medal is made of die struck Zinc and comes complete with intact suspension ring and ribbed, rayon ribbon. The medal is in very good condition with most of the original grey and silver paint still intact. The suspension ring is maker marked “65” for “Klein & Quenzer A.G. Oberstein”. The medal comes with it’s original paper envelope of issue. The envelope is maker marked “Klein & Quenzer” and is in very good condition.
Perfect matching set in very good condition!!