Arctic Star, Guaranteed Original Striking, unnamed as issued, unattributed.
The Arctic Star, awarded since 2013 to men who saw operational service north of the Arctic Circle.
This medal is a retrospective award announced in late 2012, and issued from 2013. They must be claimed and the recipient had to have seen operational service during World War 2 north of the Arctic Circle.
Most awards are made to the Royal Navy and Merchant Navy who served in the area, mostly on the dangerous Arctic Convoy duties.
As this is a modern issue and copies are currently being sold on the market, we are certain this star is a genuine original striking and offer a full guarantee of originality.