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eMedals-Great Britain. An Order of British India, 1st Class in Gold

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Great Britain. An Order of British India, 1st Class in Gold

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Great Britain. An Order of British India, 1st Class in Gold

Great Britain; Three-piece construction, Gold with light blue and dark blue enamels, weighing 36.6 grams inclusive of its buckled ribbon, unmarked, beautifully hand-etched lion on the centrepiece, 39.2 mm (w) x 45.2 mm (h), on an original ribbon with buckle, intact enamels, very light contact on the reverse, 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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