This original Award Document for acts of Bravery or Meritorious Service to Italy is up for bid on eBay. It is made out to recipient Amedeol Strazzera. One of the signatures is that of Mussolini and the other by P. Boselli.
"These Italian Orders are extremely rare and even rarer when they come with their original Award Document," say the seller. "This Order was also awarded by the then Mussolini Fascist Government to high ranking German Officers during World War II.
The Order of the Crown of Italy (Ordine della Corona d'Italia) was an conferred by the Kingdom of Italy. Established by King Victor Emmanuel II on 20 February 1868 to commemorate the Italian unification, the Order was awarded to both civilian and military for Bravery and also for Merit.
After Italy became a republic in 1946, the Order was effectively replaced by the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.