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eMedals-Austria, Imperial. A Lot of First War Austro-Hungarian Insignia

Item: EG1170dd

Austria, Imperial. A Lot of First War Austro-Hungarian Insignia

Sale Date: May 8, 2019 Hammer Price

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Austria, Imperial. A Lot of First War Austro-Hungarian Insignia

(Erster Weltkrieg Mützenabzeichen). A group of six First War cap badges, including a 4th Corps badge, constructed of silvered bronze with multi-coloured enamels, horizontal pinback, unmarked, measuring 28 mm (w) x 33 mm (h), in near extremely fine condition; a 6th Army Italian Campaign badge, constructed of patinated zink, horizontal pinback, unmarked, measuring 30 mm (w) x 40 mm (h), in near extremely fine condition; a 1915 Army Group Pflanzer badge, constructed of bronze, vertical pinback, the obverse maker marked “G. GURSCHNER, WIEN”, measuring 27 mm (w) x 38 mm (h), in near extremely fine condition; a 1915 Isonzo Front badge, constructed of bronze, unmarked, measuring 30 mm (w) x 44 mm (h), in near extremely fine condition; a Field Post badge, constructed of bronzed zink, horizontal pinback, unmarked, measuring 41 mm (w) x 29 mm (h), in very fine condition, and; a Hungarian Honvéd badge, constructed of bronzed zink, vertical pinback, the obverse maker marked “ARKANZAS”, measuring 30 mm (w) x 42 mm (h), in 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 eMedals.com.

 
 
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