France, Republic. A Lot of Twelve Naval Insignia Badges

Item #EG348

$226

Includes two Patrol Boat (Patrouilleur) Badges: La Setoise (silvered bronze with royal blue enamels, maker marked "A. AUGIS LYON" on the reverse, 24.5 mm (w) x 31 mm (h), vertical pinback); and La Toulonna (silvered and gilt bronze with royal blue and black enamels, maker marked "A. AUGIS LYON" on the reverse, 18.5 mm (w) x 24.2 mm (h), vertical pinback); two Tanker (Pétrolie) Badges: La Drome (bronze gilt with red, white, green and royal blue enamels, maker marked "A. AUGIS LYON" on the reverse, 31.7 mm (w) x 39.5 mm (h), vertical pinback); and Lac Noir (bronze gilt with red, royal blue and black enamels, maker marked "A. AUGIS LYON" on the reverse, 18.2 mm (w) x 22.2 mm (h), vertical pinback); a Scorpion Barge (Gabarres) Badge (bronze gilt with red, lime green, light blue, royal blue and black enamels, maker marked "A. AUGIS LYON" on the reverse, 35.5 mm (w) x 33.5 mm (h), horizontal piback); and a Landing Craft Infantry 202 Indochina (Indochine) Badge (silvered bronze with red, white, green, light blue and royal blue enamels, maker marked "A. AUGIS LYON" on the reverse, 42.5 mm (w) x 31.2 mm (h), horizontal pinback). Intact enamels, extremely fine; Arethuse (silvered bronze with green enamels, unmarked, 25.2 mm, vertical pinback); Iris (bronze gilt with black, white, yellow, green, teal blue and royal blue enamels, maker marked "A. AUGIS LYON" on the reverse, 45.3 mm (w) x 20 mm (h), horizontal pinback); Ondine (silvered bronze with blue enamels, maker marked "DRAGO PARIS" and "DÉPOSÉ" (Deposit) on the reverse, 36.5 mm (w) x 20.5 mm (h), horizontal pinback); Oreade (bronze gilt with teal and black enamels, unmarked, 23.3 mm (w) x 33.5 mm (h), vertical pinback); Pascal (silvered bronze with white, black, light blue, ultramarine blue and royal blue enamels, maker marked "DRAGO PARIS" and "DÉPOSÉ" (Deposit) on the reverse, 29 mm (w) x 24.8 mm (h), horizontal pinback); and 510 (bronze gilt, maker marked "A. AUGIS LYON" on the reverse, 36.5 mm (w) x 24.7 mm (h), horizontal pinback). Intact enamels, ranging from better than very fine to 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.