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SS 8 YEAR SERVICE MEDAL WITH INTERESTING HISTORY.
This very nice medal still retains almost all original finish and it is fitted with the correct beveled ring and tear drop suspension loop.Attached to the medal is a blue silk ribbon.This medal was given to John Bibson a 12 year old boy who had a bike accident at the end of the war and was helped by an SS medic from a prisoner of war camp in Glostershire in England. The boys family befriended the SS medic and at the time of his return to Germany he presented the family with his SS medal as token of friendship. The SS long service medal is attached to a card with the family history of this medal, the medal was obviously cherished as it is still in beautiful condition. [Condition: Near Mint]