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A Prussian Ministry of State Medal Bar to Amtsrat Heinrich Drews

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A Prussian Ministry of State Medal Bar to Amtsrat Heinrich Drews

Prussian Ministry of State Medal Bar of Amtsrat Heinrich Drews (Employed  in the Main Archive of the Prussian Staatsministerium in Berlin)  Group of Six: Prussia 2nd Class 1914 (silver with black paint, iron core, magnetic, 43.5 mm); Imperial: Hindenburg Cross for Combatants (bronze gilt on iron, maker marked "W.R." on the reverse, 37 mm); Austria: WWI War Commemorative Medal 1914-1918 (bronze, 36 mm); Third Reich: Faithful Service Decoration 2nd Class Cross for 25 Years' Service (silvered bronze and black enamels); Third Reich: Olympic Games Medal (silvered bronze, magnetic, 37 mm); and Hungary (Kingdom): WWI Commemorative Medal (silvered bronze, 37 mm), mounted to a suspension with swing bar pinback, as worn by the veteran, original ribbons; plus un-mounted Prussia: Iron Cross 1st Class 1914 (silver with black paint, iron core, magnetic, marked "800" (silver) on the reverse, 42.5 mm, vertical pinback); and Imperial: Wound Badge, Silver Grade (silver, marked "800" (silver) on the pin, 39 mm x 43.5 mm, vertical pinback). Light contact, spotting on the HC, gilt wear on the OGM, near extremely fine. Accompanied by eleven Award Documents, including: the Hindenburg Cross for Combatants (dated November 15, 1934), Olympic Games Medal (dated February 20, 1937), Third Reich's Faithful Service Decoration 2nd Class Cross for 25 Years' Service (dated April 20, 1938), Third Reich's War Merit Cross 2nd Class (dated January 30, 1944), Wound Badge, Silver Grade (dated August 6, 1940), Special Citation for Merit in Fighting the "Great Fire" at the Ministerial Office in Berlin during the British Air Raid of March 1, 1943 (dated March 26, 1943), Certificate for Commission as Regierungs-Obersekretan in Arnsberg (dated April 28, 1926), Certificate for Commission as Ministerial-Amtmann (dated April 14, 1934), Certificate for Appointment to Ministerial-Amtmann (dated April 16, 1934), Certificate of Retirement (dated March 10, 1955) and Schleswig-Holstein Ninetieth Birthday Congratulations Certificate (dated March 31, 1983, embossed).
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