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The Dr. Albert Goodwin Collection

The Dr. Albert Goodwin Collection

eMedals is pleased to present the important collection of Dr.Albert Goodwin. Carefully and meticulously assembled during the mid 20th Century, The Goodwin Collection represents the pinnacle of medals & orders collecting. This preeminent collection is composed of only the highest quality awards and stands alone in the global collecting community. Orders and medals of historical significance are extensive. eMedals is pleased to present The Goodwin Collection to the global market through an ongoing auction event beginning October 2017.
Dr.Goodwin, former President of OMSA, was born on December 17, 1899 in New York City, New York, the son of Mr. and Mrs. P. Goodwin. He had one brother, Edgar P. Goodwin. He attended New York City schools and was a graduate of Union College in Schenectady, New York. Goodwin enlisted in the United States Army in February 1918 for service during the First World War, at the age of 18. He was posted to the Panama Canal Zone, as part of the American forces, charged with protecting the Panama Canal, serving in the Medical Department. He was discharged in November 1919 in the rank of Sergeant First Class. After the war, he became Assistant Principal of Ballston Lake High School in 1925 and Principal of Galway High School in 1926 and 1927. Goodwin entered Albany Medical College in Albany, New York, in September 1928 and interned at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville, New York, beginning his medical practice in the city in 1933. He was married to Barbara H. Goodwin (nee Weiss, January 7, 1895 - February 9, 1977). As of the 1940 Census, the family was residing in Gloversville, New York and had a servant, Elsie Hill. During the Second World War, he was a Captain and later, a Major, acting as Commanding Officer of 92nd Station Hospital, United States Army Medical Corps, possibly seeing service in Europe. After the war, he returned to Gloversville, resuming his medical practice. He was a member of the Fulton County Medical Society, the New York Academy of Medicine, was on the Board of Directors of the Fulton County Laboratory for several years and was on the staff of both Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville and Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. He was served as a physician for the Gloversville schools for several years and was Instructor in the Student Nurses Training Program at the Nathan Littauer Hospital School of Nursing. He worked on establishing the Fulton County Blood Bank and was its Director in 1965. For his work in blood research, he was made a Fellow of the International Haematological Society. Dr. Goodwin served as City Health Commissioner of Gloversville and at the time of his death in 1967, was the health officer for the City of Gloversville and for the Town of Johnstown. Dr. Goodwin was a member of the Orders and Medals Society of America (OMSA), serving as its Vice President (1957-1959) and President (1960-1961). While he was President, he was instrumental in the organization of the first OMSA Convention in 1960, held in Gloversville. He was also Past President of NYODS, a member of the American Society of Military Collectors, the International Orders Research Society and the American Numismatic Society. At the time of his death, he was engaged in writing an encyclopedia on the Orders of Knighthood. He was also a member for many years of the Lions Club, the Elks Lodge and the Eccentric Club.

Total items found 79

  • EG1333 Add to Compare

    Turkey. An Ottoman Empire Medal of Iftihar, Silver Grade, Type I (1853)  

  • EG1355 Add to Compare

    France. A Madagascar Campaign Medal 1883-1886  

  • EG1340 Add to Compare

    Italy, Duchy of Parma. A Civil Merit Order of St.Louis, Knight Third Class, c.1860  

  • EG800 Add to Compare

    Spain. A Campaign Medal for Battle of Percamps, Enlisted Version, c.1840  

  • EG768 Add to Compare

    Spain. An Order of the Red Cross, 1st Class Star of Honour and Merit, Type I, c. 1877  

  • EG939 Add to Compare

    United States. A Legion of Honor Membership Badge in Gold, c.1890  

  • EG712 Add to Compare

    Portugal, Kingdom. An Order the Immaculate Conception of Villa Vicosa, Knight Commander's Star, c.1880  

  • EG195 Add to Compare

    Croatia. An Order of King Zvonimir's Crown, Third Class Knight, with Oakleaves, c.1943  

  • EG822 Add to Compare

    Mecklenburg-Schwerin. A Griffin Order, Commander's Cross, c.1918  

  • EG140 Add to Compare

    Egypt, Republic. An Order of the Republic, 1st Class Grand Cordon, c.1953  

  • EG773 Add to Compare

    France, Third Republic. An Order of the Holy Savior of Mount Real, Grand Cross, c.1880  

  • EG340 Add to Compare

    France, First Empire. An Order of the Reunion, Grand Cross Star, c.1811  

  • EG829 Add to Compare

    Norway, Kingdom. A Royal Order of St. Olav, Commander's Star, by I.Tostrup, c.1910  

  • EG335 Add to Compare

    Italy, Kingdom of Naples. A Royal Order of the Two Sicilies, Knight, c.1810  

  • EG483 Add to Compare

    Japan, Empire. An Order of the Sacred Treasure, First Class Grand Cross, c. 1915  

  • EG895 Add to Compare

    Guatemala, Jorge Ubico Rule. Two Army Badges  

  • EG1206 Add to Compare

    Austria, First Republic. A Merit Medal, Large Version, c.1932  

  • EG201 Add to Compare

    Slovakia, Republic. An Order of the Prince Pribina, Special Grade Grand Cross, c.1941  

  • EG1388 Add to Compare

    United States. A Daughters of the American Revolution Membership Badge in Gold, Anna Van Wie Mosher  

  • EG1497b Add to Compare

    Russia, Imperial. A Tsar Alexander III Coronation Medal, 1883  

  • EG744 Add to Compare

    Spain, Kingdom. An Order of Charles III in Gold, Commander, c.1880  

  • EG1341 Add to Compare

    Italy, Kingdom. An Al Valore Militare, Silver Grade, French Issue, c.1859  

  • EG794 Add to Compare

    Spain, Fascist. A Cross for Military Constancy for Non-Commissioned Officers, c.1958  

  • EG087 Add to Compare

    Greece, Kingdom. An Order of the Phoenix, Grand Cross, Type II, c.1938  

  • EG1200 Add to Compare

    Austria, First Republic. A Military Merit Medal, c.1935  

  • EG1177 Add to Compare

    Austria, Empire. A Commemorative Court Officials Medal in Bronze, c.1889  

  • EG333 Add to Compare

    Italy, Napoleonic Kingdom. An Order of the Iron Crown, Type II, c.1855  

  • EG639 Add to Compare

    Prussia, State. A Red Eagle Order, II Class Star with Oakleaves, c.1860  

  • EG1245 Add to Compare

    China, Japanese Occupied Manchukuo. An Order of the Auspicious Clouds, First Class, c.1940  

  • EG568B Add to Compare

    Baden, Duchy. A House Order of Fidelity, Grand Cross Star, c.1900  

  • EG560 Add to Compare

    Saxony, Kingdom. A Royal House Order of the Rue Crown, Grand Cross Star, c.1865  

  • EG169 Add to Compare

    Albania, Principality. An Order of the Black Eagle, 1st Class Grand Cross, c.1913  

  • EG453 Add to Compare

    China, Republic. An Order of the Striped Tiger, II Class, c.1915  

  • EG178 Add to Compare

    Croatia, Independent State. An Order of Merit, First Class, by Braća Knaus, c.1942  

  • EG2858 Add to Compare

    Honduras, Republic. An Order of Francisco Morazan, Commander, c.1950  

  • EG2570 Add to Compare

    Tunisia, French Protectorate. An Order of Glory, Grand Cross, by Kretly, c.1925  

  • EG2087A Add to Compare

    United Kingdom. Ten Regimental Cap & Collar Badges  

  • EG2036 Add to Compare

    United States. Six Improved Civil Order & Association Badges, c.1910  

  • EG2161 Add to Compare

    United Kingdom. Four Medals and Insignia  

  • EG2155 Add to Compare

    Vatican, City State. Three Medals, Decorations, and Awards  

  • EG1328 Add to Compare

    Bavaria, Kingdom. An Order of Military Merit, IV Class with Swords, by Jacob Leser, c.1914  

  • EG2148 Add to Compare

    United States. Two Trans World Airlines Junior Pins  

  • EG2941 Add to Compare

    Japan, Empire. An Order of the Rising Sun, I Class Grand Cordon Star, c.1910  

  • EG2164 Add to Compare

    Netherlands, Kingdom. Three Royal Medallions, c.1950  

  • EG2690 Add to Compare

    Italy, Kingdom. An Order of the Crown in Gold, Commander, by Cravanzola, c.1930  

  • EG2386 Add to Compare

    United Kingdom. A Royal Order of Victoria and Albert, IV Class in Gold, Diamonds and Pearls, c.1890  

  • EG2376 Add to Compare

    Italy, Kingdom. An Order of the Annunciation, Lesser Collar with Star, by Cravanzola, c.1930  

  • EG2238 Add to Compare

    Luxembourg, Grand Duchy. An Order of the Oak Crown I Class Grand Cross Sash  

  • EG2940 Add to Compare

    Japan, Imperial. An Order of the Rising Sun, I Class Grand Cordon, c.1900  

  • EG1238B Add to Compare

    United States. A Sons of the Revolution Membership Badge in Gold, Carlton Moody, c.1900  

  • EG3402 Add to Compare

    Denmark, Kingdom. An Order of Dannebrog, Collar Chain, c.1850  

  • EG1446 Add to Compare

    Germany, Weimar. A Set of Three Commemorative Coins with Case, c.1922  

  • EG190 Add to Compare

    Croatia, Independent State. An Order of the Crown of King Zvonimir, II Class Cross with Swords, c.1942  

  • EG953 Add to Compare

    Croatia, Republic. A Ustasha Commemorative Bronze Grade Award, c.1941  

  • EG2961 Add to Compare

    Japan, Empire. Three Medals & Decorations  

  • EG1253 Add to Compare

    Prussia, Kingdom. An Order of the Red Eagle, II Class Star, by Hersteller Wagner & Söhne, c.1900  

  • EGC91 Add to Compare

    Netherlands, Kingdom. An Order of Orange-Nassau, III Class Commander Case, by M.J.Goudsmit  

  • EGC93 Add to Compare

    Egypt, Kingdom. An Order of Ismail, IV Class Officer Case, c.1950  

  • EGC14 Add to Compare

    Vatican, City State. An Order of Pius IX, Grand Cross Case, by Tanfani & Bertarelli  

  • EG2345 Add to Compare

    International. A Lot of Ribbon Sections from the Collection of Dr. Goodwin  

Total items found 79

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