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eMedals-Vietnam, Republic. An Armed Forces Honour Medal of Merit, I Class for Officers, c.1960

Item: EG2788

Vietnam, Republic. An Armed Forces Honour Medal of Merit, I Class for Officers, c.1960

Sale Date: November 6, 2019 Hammer Price

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Vietnam, Republic. An Armed Forces Honour Medal of Merit, I Class for Officers, c.1960

Danh-dự Bởi-Tình Vietnam. Instituted in 1953. In bronze gilt, measuring 39.7 mm (w) x 55.5 mm (h) inclusive of its wreath suspension, spotting, original ribbon, near extremely fine.

Footnote: The medal was created on January 6, 1953, to be awarded for assistance in creating and training units of the Vietnamese armed forces. It was awarded initially to French, later American, military

 

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 eMedals.com.

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