What is the 1939 1945 Star made from?

What is the 1939 1945 Star made from?

yellow copper zinc alloy
Description –The 1939–45 Star is a six–pointed star of yellow copper zinc alloy, with a height of 44mm and maximum width of 38mm. The obverse has a central design of the Royal Cypher, surmounted by a crown. The cypher is surrounded by a circlet containing the words ‘The 1939–45 Star’.

What are war medals worth?

Nowadays, World War II medals can fetch as little as $5 to $10. The main reason is that these medals are usually unnamed and can’t be easily linked to a recipient. Others, however, have been issued in small quantities and have a higher collector’s value.

What was the Italy Star awarded for?

The Italy Star is a military campaign medal, instituted by the United Kingdom in May 1945 for award to British Commonwealth forces who served in the Italian Campaign from 1943 to 1945, during the Second World War.

Who got the Defence Medal?

The Defence Medal was awarded for service in the forces in non-operational areas subjected to air attack or closey threatened for at least three years service in Great Britain until 8th May 1945 or one year in territories overseas until 2 September 1945.

When was the Burma Star issued?

The Burma Star was issued between 11 December 1941 and 02 September 1945.

How do I sell my war medals?

The following steps should always be taken when you are looking to sell your military medals.

  1. Do your research.
  2. Check you can sell it.
  3. Get a valuation from a trusted dealer.
  4. Set reserves.
  5. Check to see if there are any fees where you want to sell war medals.

Who received the Italy Star medal?

Italy Star

Name Date of birth Awards
Anderson, Margaret Irene 11-12-1915 more
Andruszko, Michal Stanislaw 00-00-1917 more
Armstrong, Donald Richard Neville 19-07-1907
Arnold, Claude Henry