The medal also differs from other Emergency medals as it was issued with a blue and white ribbon and it could also be awarded with three 1939 - 46 service bars where as the other emergency medals could only be awarded with a maximum of two bars. The qualifying period for receipt of the medal was 3rd September 1939 to the 31st March 1946 with a minimum of 6 months served. Please judge the condition by the photos. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Medals/ Ribbons".The seller is "allirish71" and is located in this country: IE. This item can be shipped to all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, United States, Canada.