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eMedals-Annam, French Protectorate. An Order of the Golden Gong (Kim-Khann), 1st Class, c.1886

Item: EG493

Annam, French Protectorate. An Order of the Golden Gong (Kim-Khann), 1st Class, c.1886

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Annam, French Protectorate. An Order of the Golden Gong (Kim-Khann), 1st Class, c.1886

(The Khanh) Nguyễn Dynasty. (Đồng Khánh). 1885 - 1889. In gilt cast double cliche war materials, plates welded and filed, with a ornate multi coloured knot with three tassels in gold, blue and pink, suspension hole at both 12 and 6 o'clock, measuring 57 mm (w) x 37 mm (h - without knot or tassels), near 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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