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  1. Mark, Bart thank for your words!! Today I want show you an other military merit. It is a Order Of military merit 2º class. It was realized by Gerardo Castells, a manufacturer from Barcelona You can see that the crown has been cut. It was a practice of the 2º republic (1931-1936), because the orders and medals didn´t had to show symbols about monarchy There are medals what have lost the crown and the ´´lises`` of the blue center and the four ´´lises`` that we can see next to the cross. But other owners thought that removed the crown was enough and the ´´lises`` there were something about the design of the order and no for the goverment. The owner had to decided buy a new medals or make this modification in her old medals. When the medal was of hight quatily, as for example this that is made with gold, silver and enamel, the price was important.
  2. If someone ares interested , can buy in this page or send me a MP Regards
  3. Hello Bart, Thanks for your words. Unfortunately I can´t do a English version, I don’t speak English very well and the cost of make this type of book in spain is higer too. However, don´t worry. here i will try show you something about the Spanish medals. I have forgotten say that the book has got 189 pages, and the price is 39 euros. Regards
  4. Hello Pierce, many thanks Of course, i will try participate and show you something about the spanish medals. And if someone want know more about them, here a book about Spanish Orders and medals. Regars
  5. Hello, Here I want to show you a book that I have recently written, about Orders and medals from Spain. In this book you can see medals about Morocco war, but there are Orders as for example, the Order or Military Merit, Naval Merit, Order of Maria Cristina, and others. In this book appear the documents awards and the biggest manufacturers with their history and cases. In addition there is a chapter about the cross of military merit that could be given in the spanish civil war (1936-1939) It is full in color.
  6. Here I want show you an order of military merit, 4th class (Grand Cross). It was made by Juan Medina, manufacturers of medals that began her activity about 1850 in Barcelona. After, he opened shop in Madrid too. This order is period Alfonso XII There are orders, that on the back we can see a stamp manufacturer. With it, it´s possible date the piece. Regards !!
  7. Here i want show you a group of medals what belonged to a lieutenant of morocco war.
  8. Hi guys, My name is Antonio, i am from Spain and i collect spanish medals and documents, in special the order of military merit. Regards,