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eMedals-Oldenburg. Two Friedrich August Crosses, First and Second Class

Item: EG839

Oldenburg. Two Friedrich August Crosses, First and Second Class

Sale Date: February 14, 2018 Hammer Price

$211

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Oldenburg. Two Friedrich August Crosses, First and Second Class

A grouping of two Friedrich August Crosses, consisting of 1) A First Class Friedrich August Cross; constructed of blackened metal (magnetic); with a vertical pinback, a barrel hinge, and a flat wire catch; measuring 45.46 mm (w) x 45.45 mm (h); weighing 28.3 grams. 2) A Second Class Friedrich August Cross; constructed of blackened war alloy; on loop for suspension from its period original ribbon; measuring 38.52 mm (w) x 38.35 mm (h); in overall near extremely 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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