Bavarian Golden Wedding Jubilee Medal

The Bavarian Golden Wedding Jubilee Medal (Goldene Hochzeits-Jubiläumsmedaille) was established by King Ludwig III on February 20, 1918 on the occasion of the Golden Wedding Celebration with his wife Maria Theresa [born Archduchess of Austria-Este (Erzherzogin von Österreich-Este)].  The medal was awarded to all Officials and Servants

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What Happened to the Bavarian Orders?

Collectors of Bavarian large medal bars will sometimes encounter bars that have Bavarian Orders missing from them.  What happened to the Orders?  Were they removed and used for another large medal bar that was later worn by the recipient?  Were they removed later by the recipient’s family

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