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eMedals-Belgium. Three Belgian First War Awards & Decorations

Item: EG1515

Belgium. Three Belgian First War Awards & Decorations

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Belgium. Three Belgian First War Awards & Decorations

Belgium; First War Croix de Guerre (War Cross) 1914-1918 (bronze, 39.3 mm (w) x 63 mm (h) inclusive of its crown suspension, original ribbon); Commemorative War Medal 1914-1918 (bronze, engraver marked "E.J. de Bremankur" on the obverse, 31 mm (w) x 47.5 mm (h), two silver bars for eighteen months' service and gilt crown for volunteers on its original ribbon); and Medal of the National Committee for Assistance and Food Supply, Bronze Grade, 4th Class (bronze, engraver marked on the obverse, 34.5 mm, original ribbon). Extremely fine.

 

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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