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eMedals-Spain, Provincial Regency. A Distinguished Service Cross for the Battle of Cheste, c.1841

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Spain, Provincial Regency. A Distinguished Service Cross for the Battle of Cheste, c.1841

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Spain, Provincial Regency. A Distinguished Service Cross for the Battle of Cheste, c.1841

Issued 1841. In bronze gilt with finely executed white, yellow, and green enamels, measuring 32 mm (w) x 35 mm (h - inclusive of horizontally pierced integral ball suspension), hand etched edging, hand painted lettering, an old, later period ribbon, extremely fine.

Footnote: Founded May 5th 1841 by the provisional regency of Maria Christina. Awarded to the Elizabethan troops that took part in the Battle of Cheste of 1838; part of the First Carlist War. 

 

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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