1914 Mons Star.
This was the first of the British campaign awards for the Great War. It was established in 1917 and was bestowed on members of the initial British Expeditionary force in France and Belgium between 5th August 1914 and 22-23rd November 1914, subsequently known as 'The Old Contemptibles'. This attractice medal is die struck in bronze with a pleasing patinated finish and is supplied with a length of the correct red, white and blue watered ribbon.
The 1914 Star is the 'Pip' from the 'Pip, Squeek and Wilfred' medal trio.
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A DIE STRUCK ITEM- NOT ONE OF THE CHEAPER DIE CAST ZINC REPLICAS CURRENTLY BEEING OFFERED ELSEWHERE.
The replica British Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force WW1 and WW2 gallantry or military campaign medals and decorations offered by The Regalia Specialist are full size awards made to original specifications, being die struck from steel dies in brass, nickel or bronze and are supplied with a length of the correct ribbon.