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

Item: EG1120H

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

Sale Date: September 25, 2019 Hammer Price

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

(Patriotisches Abzeichen). A group of three First War Austro-Hungarian badges, including a rock drilling battalion badge, constructed of zink, vertical pinback, unmarked, measuring 33 mm (w) x 45 mm (h), in very fine condition; a 4th Army badge, constructed of bronze, horizontal pinback, the reverse maker marked “G. GURSCHNER, WIEN”, measuring 29 mm (w) x 27 mm (h), missing its catch, in very fine condition, and; a Hungarian medic’s badge, constructed of bronzed zink, vertical pinback, the obverse maker marked “ARKANZAS”, measuring 30 mm (w) x 43 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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