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FINNISH AWARDS, ORDERS AND DECORATIONS 1918-1945

(M194) A Nice Rare Cased Order of the Lion of Finland being a Commander's Cross worn around the neck. The cross is hallmarked on the eyering 813H, has the crown and the AT makers mark which appears to be for A.TILLANDER as this is the name under the lid of the case. The cross has no enamel damage and is of superb quality and construction. Often issued to German nationals, normally the SS Nordland division and 5th SS Viking division were amongst those who received this cross, the cross comes complete with a small piece of red ribbon that has two hooks affixed at each end for fixing to a collar. The cross comes in its original two piece leatherette case of issue with the makers name under the lid. There is a cut out for the cross and this sits on a black velvet base and space for the ribbon is at the top. The black hard case has the Finnish lion holding a sword embossed in gold to the lid and is opened by a hinge and pop catch. Very nice to find. GBP 500.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS868) A Finnish WWII Cross of Liberty of Mourning dated 1941 to the reverse. The cross has the mourning ribbon of black and as such,was given to the family of a soldier who was killed in action in the continuation war. A nice quality item. The cross is in Very Good Condition. GBP 120.00 (UK Pounds)

(M223) A Rare example of a Finnish Order of the White Rose that was awarded in 1937. The award is Cased and is undamaged. The award has nice white enamel work with nice silver cut-outs between the arms. It is hung from a blue ribbon that is nice, clean and tidy. The award is hallmarked and maker marked. The case is in used condition and is similar to a large matchbox in design, the way it slides in and out. The box is of a fairly dark blue colour with a gold blocked rose emblem to the top of the case. With this, comes the award citation that was issued in 1937 and is signed by a State official. The citation is nice and clean and shows the award to the top. Very nice set to acquire.

GBP 175.00 (UK Pounds)

(M224) A Rare Order of the Finnish Order of the Lion, being a 1st Class Knights Cross with Original Case of Issue and Award Citation being a postwar 1954 retrospective Citation. The cross is in superb condition and of nice quality and construction with no enamel damage. Finished in gold coloured gilt, and with a red rosette to the ribbon, this confirms that this indeed is the 1st class Knights Cross. The cross is hallmarked and maker marked and comes in a black Card Matchbox style of case, in that it slides in and out. It has a gold blocked lion holding a sword to it. The award citation has the award facsimile to the top and the recipients details are typed in. A very nice item to acquire.

GBP 195.00 (UK Pounds)

FINNISH MEDALS OF ORDERS AND DECORATIONS 1918-1945

(M1374) A Cased Finnish Order of the Rose 4th Class. The case is the standard blue card type with a gold blocked rose to the lid. The box is reminiscent of a match box more than anything else. The award inside is suspended from a blue ribbon with a safety pin sewn to it. The award is the bronze 4th class and is slightly age stained but nothing too serious.

GBP 40.00 (UK Pounds)

(M65) A Finnish Silver Order of The White Rose 1st Class Type II being hallmarked around the edge of two 00's within a box, a strange squiggle, 830 for silver content, and X7. The award is in very nice condition and was given for bravery, both to Finnish soldiers and German troops.

GBP 50.00 (UK Pounds)

(M228) A Finnish Silver Order of Liberty Bravery Medal for 1939 being the Russian Winter War of 1939-40. More Scarce than the 1941 counterparts, these were mostly issued to Finnish and volunteer forces that managed to hold up the Russian advance. The award comes with its original ribbon and is in lovely condition. This is the lower grade bravery medal and is a scarce one to find.

GBP 45.00 (UK Pounds)

(M226) A Finnish Bronze Order of Liberty Bravery Medal for 1939 being the Russian Winter War of 1939-40. More Scarce than the 1941 counterparts, these were mostly issued to Finnish and volunteer forces that managed to hold up the Russian advance. The award comes with its original ribbon and is in lovely condition. This is the lower grade bravery medal and is a scarce one to find. GBP 45.00 (UK Pounds)

(L1048) A Finnish Army SA WWII Medal of Liberty 2nd Class for 1939 for the Winter War The medal is in nice used condition and of nice quality and construction. Given to Finnish soldiers who managed to hold up the Russian advance in the winter war. GBP 35.00 (UK Pounds)

(M67) A Finnish WWII 1939 Medal of Liberty 2nd class. This was mostly issued to Finnish forces who resisted the Soviet Unions incursion into Finnish territory. The award is in nice condition and has a nice piece of ribbon attached with a safety pin fixing. The 1939 issues are harder to find than the continuation '1941 issues. GBP 45.00 (UK Pounds)

(M68) A Finnish WWII 1941 Medal of Liberty 2nd class. The award was issued to both Finns and Germans who took part in the continuation was where Finland reclaimed some of their lost territory. The award is in very good condition and has the date 1941 to the reverse. GBP 40.00 (UK Pounds)

(R392) A Bronze 2nd Class Medal of Liberty showing to the centre, the Finnish lion holding a sword. This award was given for bravery and with the date of 1939, it signifies the Finnish Winter War where Russia attacked Finland, and the Finns were able to hold their own, for a considerable period of time, causing the Russians much embarrassment. The award was also open to foreign troops who served in Finland and is therefore, sometimes encountered in British and German medal groups. Given for acts of bravery, the award is held in high esteem in Finland. GBP 12.50 (UK Pounds)

(R394) A Bronze 2nd Class Medal of Liberty showing to the centre, the Finnish lion holding a sword. This award was given for bravery and with the date of 1939, it signifies the Finnish Winter War where Russia attacked Finland, and the Finns were able to hold their own, for a considerable period of time, causing the Russians much embarrassment. The award was also open to foreign troops who served in Finland and is therefore, sometimes encountered in British and German medal groups. Given for acts of bravery, the award is held in high esteem in Finland. GBP 12.50 (UK Pounds)

(S12) A Finnish Bronze Medal for the Order of Liberty. The award was given for bravery and is dated 1941 for the continuation war. This medal is often encountered in German medal groups as it was when Finland joined Germany in the onslaught of the Soviet Union. GBP 15.00 (UK Pounds)

(P715) A nice Finnish medal group of four consisting of the following awards, A Knights Cross of the Finiish Order of the white rose, ( type 1924-1940) A 2nd class bravery medal for the Cross of Liberty, 1918, and then another for 1941, and then a finnish Blue Cross with clasp 1917-1918. The Knights cross, is silver hallmarked and has no enamel damage, Nice grouping to a finnish officer. GBP 225.00 (UK Pounds)

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