Medal for special merit of the Royal Netherlands Association "Our Airforce" 1953
(Medaille voor bijzondere verdienste van de Koninklijke Nederlandse Vereniging "Onze Luchtmacht")
Instituted / (code) 1953 / (BVL)
Amount issued

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Value category Above Average
Ribbon

Awarded for special Merit for the Royal Netherlands Airforce or for the Koninklijke Nederlandse Vereniging "Onze Luchtmacht". The medal was instituted in 1953 when the airforce celebrated it's 40th aniversary. The medal has, unlike other Dutch medals, a "British" suspension.

Obverse depicts the logo of the Royal Netherlands Airforce. Written on the edge: "voor bijzondere verdiensten, Ver. onze luchtmacht". The reserve is flat. Material: silver; Diameter: 56mm (with suspension) x 36mm.