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SS 12 Year Long Service Cross Silver | Cased | Extreme Rarity.

SS 12 Year Long Service Cross Silver | Cased | Extreme Rarity.
SS 12 Year Long Service Cross Silver | Cased | Extreme Rarity.
SS 12 Year Long Service Cross Silver | Cased | Extreme Rarity.
SS 12 Year Long Service Cross Silver | Cased | Extreme Rarity.

SS 12 Year Long Service Cross Silver | Cased | Extreme Rarity.

Cased SS 12 Year Long Service Cross in Silver for sale. The Cross beautifully manufactured in base metal and with a frosted silver finish, along with polished silver highlights. The silver Cross with bevelled upper loop to accept the ribbon. The blue silk waterflecked ribbon with silver SS 'Runes' embroidered to the centre.

The case in black leatherette with silver SS 'Runes' impressed to the centre of the top. The interior with off white silk roof. The base with a fine burgundy red fitted panel with slightly raised central section giving seperate compartments for the Cross and the ribbon.

Condition report: The award in overall excellent towards near mint condition. 95% frosted silver plating remaining. The ribbon remaining in close to mint condition with light age darkening to the silver wire embroidered 'Runes'.The case surviving in very good condition, free from any major damage. The interior showing light use. Some lifting to the silver blocked Runes (see image).

Provenance: This award was brought back to Great Britain in 1945 by a French Commando serving with the British forces. The 12 Year Long Service Cross, along with various other pieces were retained by the serviceman until 1995. In 1995 they were purchased by Mr Keith Fuller, curator of the East Sussex Yeomanry Museum. He in turn sold the awards in that same year.  One significant collection until consigned to ULRIC of ENGLAND.

Notes: Very few SS 12 Year Long Service awards were ever presented, hence their rarity on the market today.

Price: POA

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