World War Two (WWII) Merchant Marine Meritorious Service Medal. This medal has its proper slot brooch and is numbered "2051" on the reverse. It come with an original ribbon bar and the original black Merchant Marine decoration issue case. It is marked "P M", for Paul Manship, designer located on the obverse on the lower left side, below the eagle and between the anchor's shaft and fluke.
The medal, ribbon, and box are all in excellent condition. The Merchant Marine Meritorious Service Medal (MMMSM) was instituted by Presidential Decree of August 29th, 1944. The action should have been insufficient to merit an award of the Merchant Marine Distinguished Service Medal. Multiple awards were marked with a suitable clasp, to be worn on the ribbon of the first award.
The MMMSM could also be awarded posthumously. The item "WWII Merchant Marine Meritorious Service Medal #2051 with slot brooch and case" is in sale since Sunday, July 18, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Medals & Ribbons". The seller is "ttfn" and is located in Memphis, Tennessee. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.