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eMedals-Korea, Imperial. An Order of the Eight Trigrams, Commander’s Case

Item: EGC78

Korea, Imperial. An Order of the Eight Trigrams, Commander’s Case

Sale Date: March 6, 2019 Hammer Price


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Korea, Imperial. An Order of the Eight Trigrams, Commander’s Case

A presentation case for a Commander’s Badge of the Order of the Eight Trigrams, constructed of a wood frame with a blue felt exterior, the interior with a golden-yellow cotton lid liner, with a removable depressed Burgundy-red felt medal bed, opening with a functional silvered bronze hinge, unmarked, measuring 98 mm (w) x 145 mm (l) x 55 mm (h), the snap button previously locking the case has broken and there is some material fatigue evident, otherwise in near very fine condition.


This offering is a part of the "Dr. Albert Goodwin Collection", a preeminent assemblage of world Orders, Medals, and Decorations composed solely by Dr.Goodwin between 1946-1967. Dr. Goodwin had a successful career as an educator and prominent physician in New York as well as actively serving in both World Wars with the United States Medical Corps. He acted as both President and Vice-President of the Orders and Medals Society of America (OMSA) and is responsible for organizing their first convention in 1960. He maintained further membership with the American Society of Military Collectors, the International Orders Research Society, and the American Numismatic Society. His knowledge and passion for history and awards is evident in this meticulously compiled collection that is now available in its entirety for the first time exclusively on

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