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eMedals-Netherlands, Kingdom. Two Military Long Service Medals

Item: EG1517

Netherlands, Kingdom. Two Military Long Service Medals

Sale Date: March 7, 2018 Hammer Price

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Netherlands, Kingdom. Two Military Long Service Medals

Army Long Service Medal, Silver Grade for Twenty-Four Years' Service (Twelve in the Colonies) (in silver, measuring 36.2 mm, original ribbon); and Navy Long Service Medal, Bronze Grade (in bronze, measuring 36.2 mm, original ribbon). Near extremely fine.

Footnote: The Army Long Service Medal was instituted on February 19, 1825 and was issued in three grades: Gold, Silver and Bronze. The Navy Long Service Medal was instituted on January 5, 1845 and was issued in three grades: Gold, Silver and Bronze.

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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