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eMedals-United Kingdom. A Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire, C.I.E., Companion's Badge

Item: EG696

United Kingdom. A Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire, C.I.E., Companion's Badge

Sale Date: December 20, 2017 Hammer Price

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United Kingdom. A Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire, C.I.E., Companion's Badge

Type III. In gold with pleasing red and green enamels, a blue enamel and gold centre, with gold crown with enameled detailing, measuring 35.2 mm (w) x 61 mm (h - inclusive of hinged crown and integral ring suspension), a worn badge with contact to reverse, on period blue ribbon, minor enamel contact, very fine overall.

 

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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