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PostSubject: 1879 medal restoration   Tue Jan 28, 2014 5:38 pm

The family have grandfather's medal from the 1879 Zulu war.  The ribbon is degrading and frayed at the top where a clip or such would have been.  Is there a source for replacement ribbon?
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PostSubject: Re: 1879 medal restoration   Tue Jan 28, 2014 6:07 pm

Plenty of ribbon available - take a look on ebay. But much nicer to have the original I think, even if it has suffered the ravages of time.

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