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eMedals-United Kingdom. A Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Officer’s Badge, Lady’s Version Case

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United Kingdom. A Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Officer’s Badge, Lady’s Version Case

Sale Date: February 27, 2019 Hammer Price

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United Kingdom. A Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Officer’s Badge, Lady’s Version Case

Instituted 4 June 1917. A presentation case for an Officer’s Badge of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Lady’s Version, constructed of a wood frame with a faux black leather exterior, the obverse lid with a gold embossed inscription of “O.B.E.”, the interior with a padded white satin-type lid liner and intact hinge cover, maker marked “Garrard & Co. Ltd., by special appointment to His Majesty the King, 23 Albemarle St. London & Dalhousie Sq. Calcutta”, with a depressed and slotted white doeskin medal bed, opening with a functional magnetic metal spring catch with exterior stud release and dual functional magnetic metal hinges, measuring 137 mm (w) x 130 mm (l) x 25 mm (h), minor material fatigue evident, otherwise in better than 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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