Prague Hockey Champions 1923
Antique Hockey Medal
ENGRAVED ON MEDAL BAND IN RIBBON :
I MISTR PRAVY V HOCKEY
(1st Master of Prague districts ice Hockey)
The actual medal has 2 crossed Bandy Sticks with the letters PKKV and 1923.
This is believed to be the 1st Hockey Medal from Czechoslovakia (Bohemia),as Prague became the capital of independent Czechoslovakia after the fall of the Austro-Hungarian empire in the fall of 1918.
Prague had been famous for it's Bandy teams (early type of Hockey) in the late 1800s and early 1900s. These teams and clubs would be fully replaced by ice Hockey teams/clubs by 1922.