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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 88

  • EG1347 Add to Compare

    Netherlands. A Navy Long Service Medal, Silver Grade for Officers for Twenty Four Years' Service  

  • EG1512 Add to Compare

    Mecklenburg Strelitz. A 1914 Silver Bravery Cross, First Class by Meybauer  

  • EG1571 Add to Compare

    Japan, Empire. An Order of the Sacred Treasure (瑞宝章 Zuihōsho), Breast Star  

  • EG278 Add to Compare

    Italy, Kingdom. Two Sicilies. An Expedition of the Thousand Volunteers Medal, c.1860  

  • EG273 Add to Compare

    Italy. A Long Service Cross for Twenty-Five Years' Service, Gold Grade  

  • EG1717 Add to Compare

    Italy. An Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, 5th Class, Knight, 1951-2001, Fullsize and Miniature  

  • EG803 Add to Compare

    Spain. A Campaign Medal for Cuba, Type I, c.1873  

  • EG1569 Add to Compare

    Japan. An Order of the Sacred Treasure, 5th Class  

  • EG1723 Add to Compare

    Spain. An Unidentified Alfonso XII Women's Order, Breast Badge, c.1900  

  • EG1081 Add to Compare

    Austria, Imperial. An 1866 Commemorative Prague Medal  

  • EG687 Add to Compare

    United Kingdom. An Order of the Bath, (Civil) Knight Commander's Star, c.1919  

  • EG708 Add to Compare

    United Kingdom. A Kaisar-I-Hind, E.VII.R., 2nd Class, 1932  

  • EG937 Add to Compare

    United States. A Revolutionary Memorial Society of New Jersey Membership Badge in Gold, 1776-1896  

  • EG902 Add to Compare

    Honduras. An Order of Santa Rosa and of Civilization, Grand Cross Badge, c.1900  

  • EG822 Add to Compare

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

  • EG235 Add to Compare

    International. An Order of Concordia, 1st Class Knight, c.1948  

  • EG514 Add to Compare

    Lippe. A Leopold Order Cross, III Class Knight, c.1917  

  • EG997 Add to Compare

    Austria, Imperial. Three Austrian Bravery Medals  

  • EG140 Add to Compare

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

  • EG226 Add to Compare

    Bulgaria, Kingdom. A Military Order for Bravery, Second Class, c.1879  

  • EG1117 Add to Compare

    Austria, Imperial. A Franz Josef “Weiland” Cross; I Class, c.1918  

  • EG206 Add to Compare

    Romania, Kingdom. An Faithful Service Order, 1st Class Grand Cross, c.1936  

  • EG255 Add to Compare

    Italian States, Sicily Kingdom. An Order of Francis I, Knight Commander, c.1820  

  • EG490 Add to Compare

    Annam, French Protectorate. A Merit Medal for Ladies (Kim-Boi), 1st Class Badge, c.1920  

  • EG1558 Add to Compare

    Morocco. An Order of Ouissam Alaouite, Officer, 4th Class, c.1925  

  • EG859 Add to Compare

    Hannover. An 1815 Issue Waterloo Medal, Grenadier Battailon Verden  

  • EG340 Add to Compare

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

  • EG335 Add to Compare

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

  • EG921 Add to Compare

    Italy, Fascist Era. An Order of the Roman Eagle, 4th Class Officer, by Godet, c.1942  

  • EG1255 Add to Compare

    Montenegro, Kingdom. An Order of Prince Danilo, Knight Commander Cross, c. 1914  

  • EG1415 Add to Compare

    Baden. An Order of Berthold the First, Commander's Star, by L. Bertsch, c.1905  

  • EG1070 Add to Compare

    Austria, Empire. A Small Silver Academy Medal for Military Surgeons, c.1789  

  • EG1388 Add to Compare

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

  • EG1341 Add to Compare

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

  • EG1453 Add to Compare

    Austria, Second Republic. A Decoration of Honour for Services to the Republic, Grand Decoration in Silver, c.1952  

  • EG794 Add to Compare

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

  • EG499 Add to Compare

    Korea, Empire. An Order of the Eight Trigrams, Third Class Badge, c.1910  

  • 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  

  • EG315 Add to Compare

    France, Empire. A Decoration of the Fidelity, c.1820  

  • EG748 Add to Compare

    Spain, Kingdom. A Royal and Distinguished Spanish Order of Charles III in Gold, Commander, c.1860  

  • EG817 Add to Compare

    Belgium, Kingdom. An Order of Leopold, Grand Officer Star, c.1900  

  • EG926 Add to Compare

    France, Republic. An Order of the Honey Bee, Officer, c.1925  

  • EG568B Add to Compare

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

  • EG391A Add to Compare

    Brazil, First Republic. An Order of the Rose, Dignitary's Star, by G. Wolfers, c.1900  

  • EG833 Add to Compare

    Baden, Duchy. An Order of the Zähringer Lion, Grand Cross Star, by Godet, c.1900  

  • EG169 Add to Compare

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

  • EG2099 Add to Compare

    Austria, Empire. Four Patriotic Badges, c.1916  

  • EG2098 Add to Compare

    Austria, Empire. Five Patriotic Badges, c.1914  

  • EG3138 Add to Compare

    Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Duchy. A Griffon Order, Commander's Star, by H. Rose, c.1900  

  • EG3052 Add to Compare

    Braunschweig, Dukedom. An Order of Henry the Lion in Gold, Grand Cross, by A. Lemme, c.1840  

  • EG3027 Add to Compare

    Anhalt, Duchy. A House Order of Albert the Bear, Grand Cross, c.1900  

  • EG746 Add to Compare

    Spain, Kingdom. A Royal and Distinguished Order of Charles III, Grand Cross Star, c.1870  

  • EG2107 Add to Compare

    Austria, Empire. Five Austro-Hungarian Patriotic Pins and Badges  

  • EG2173 Add to Compare

    France, Republic. Sixteen French Military Insignia Badges  

  • EG2171 Add to Compare

    France, Republic. Sixteen Military Insignia Badges  

  • EG2089A Add to Compare

    United Kingdom. Three Military Badges  

  • EG2091A Add to Compare

    United Kingdom. Six Cap Badges  

  • EG2932 Add to Compare

    China, Republic. An Order of the Precious Brilliant Golden Grain, II Class Grand Cordon, c.1920  

  • EG2488 Add to Compare

    Austria, Imperial. An Enthronement Medal for Archduke Eugen of Habsburg, c.1900  

Total items found 88

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