19 June 1943. Until 1960 about 930.000 issued, until 1985
1.470.000. The ring was soldered, was heavier than later variations
which was made from one piece and a heavier metal compound
16.8g (c.f. 15.g). There were two types of stamp, this one
has the line of the horizont protruding on the sides to the
rim of the medal. Issued during the war.
readily available, often in wholesale quantities.
always available. Occasionally in quantity.
available without a long delay. Difficult to find in quantity.
to rare, less seldom available.
Difficult to find.
rare. Demand outstrips supply, and specimens, when available are often eagerly
rare and seldom available. Collector may have to search for a few years to locate
the highest rarity. Very difficult to obtain.
never available. Most collectors will not have a chance to acquire these pieces.
been on the market. Almost impossible to obtain.