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eMedals-France. A Rare Badge of the Order of St. Michael, Commander's Neck Badge

Item: EG322

France. A Rare Badge of the Order of St. Michael, Commander's Neck Badge

Sale Date: October 18, 2017 Hammer Price

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France. A Rare Badge of the Order of St. Michael, Commander's Neck Badge

France; c.1800 and of extremely fine quality and rarity, in hand etched Gold with white, blue, light green, dark green and black enamels, weighing 33.8 grams, unmarked, 46.5 mm (w) x 49 mm (h), on a full-length replacement neck ribbon, small chip in the white enamels at the right tip on the bottom arm on the reverse, otherwise the enamels are intact, near extremely fine.

 

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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