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Rare Australian Ww1 H. M. A. S Sydney / Sms Emden Medal, November 1914, W Kerr Sydney

Rare Australian Ww1 H. M. A. S Sydney / Sms Emden Medal, November 1914, W Kerr Sydney

Rare Australian Ww1 H. M. A. S Sydney / Sms Emden Medal, November 1914, W Kerr Sydney

Rare Australian Ww1 H. M. A. S Sydney / Sms Emden Medal, November 1914, W Kerr Sydney

Rare Australian Ww1 H. M. A. S Sydney / Sms Emden Medal, November 1914, W Kerr Sydney

Rare Australian Ww1 H. M. A. S Sydney / Sms Emden Medal, November 1914, W Kerr Sydney

Rare Australian Ww1 H. M. A. S Sydney / Sms Emden Medal, November 1914, W Kerr Sydney

Rare Australian Ww1 H. M. A. S Sydney / Sms Emden Medal, November 1914, W Kerr Sydney

Rare Australian Ww1 H. M. A. S Sydney / Sms Emden Medal, November 1914, W Kerr Sydney

Rare Australian Ww1 H. M. A. S Sydney / Sms Emden Medal, November 1914, W Kerr Sydney

Rare Australian Ww1 H. M. A. S Sydney / Sms Emden Medal, November 1914, W Kerr Sydney

Rare Australian Ww1 H. M. A. S Sydney / Sms Emden Medal, November 1914, W Kerr Sydney

VERY RARE AND ORIGINAL AUSTRALIAN WW1 H. SYDNEY / SMS EMDEN MEDAL. DATED 9th NOVEMEBR 1914. THE MEDAL WAS ISSUED TO COMMEMORATE THE SINKING OF SMS EMDEN BY H. MADE FROM MEXICAN SILVER DOLLARS / EIGHT REALES RECOVERED FROM THE EMDEN (THIS ONE IS DATED 1891). 1000 MEDALS WERE MADE WITH 996 GIVEN TO CREW MEMBERS OF H. SIZE, DIAMETER OF COIN 38mm, LENGTH 63mm. THE MEDAL IS IN GOOD CONDITION, NOT MINT, WEAR CONSISTANT WITH AGE, PITTING TO REVERSE, PLEASE SEE PHOTO`S. The item “RARE AUSTRALIAN WW1 H. M. A. S SYDNEY / SMS EMDEN MEDAL, NOVEMBER 1914, W KERR SYDNEY” is in sale since Thursday, August 29, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “celtic_1966″ and is located in Gloucester. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: Australia
  • Country/ Organization: Commonwealth
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)
  • Service: Navy
  • Era: 1914-1945

RARE! Original HMAS Sydney-SMS Emden Medal Royal Australian Navy WW1

RARE! Original HMAS Sydney-SMS Emden Medal Royal Australian Navy WW1

RARE! Original HMAS Sydney-SMS Emden Medal Royal Australian Navy WW1

Original HMAS Sydney-SMS Emden Medal – Royal Australian Navy – WW1. Very rare original medal issued to the crew of HMAS Sydney for the destruction of the German Raider SMS Emden at the beginning of the First World War. Medal was made by jeweller W. Kerr of Sydney from Mexican silver pesos found in the safe on board the wreck of the SMS Emden. The HMAS Sydney was escorting the 1st AIF contingent from Australia to the Middle East when it was warned of the presence of the SMS Emden and gave chase, ultimately leading to the badly damaged SMS Emden being beached on North Keeling Island. One of the first actions of the A. / RAN in the First World War. Sent with Australia Post Standard Service. The item “RARE! Original HMAS Sydney-SMS Emden Medal Royal Australian Navy WW1″ is in sale since Thursday, July 18, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\1914 – 1918 (WWI)”. The seller is “karkeppe4″ and is located in Townsville, QLD. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Product Type: Medals
  • Modified Item: No
  • Era: 1910s
  • Country: Australia
  • Authenticity: Original