Historic Medal, Charles Lindbergh New York to Paris Commemorative Medal Date/Period: 1927
Measurement: Diameter: 2.75”
Condition: Mint state
Additional Information: 1927 Lindbergh New York to Paris bronze commemorative
medallion by artist Charles Louis Hinton. Struck by Medallic Art Co.
Historic Julian LS-3 State Department Life Saving Medal, GOLD, Extremely Fine
By George T. Morgan, From U.S. President To A.E. Clark, Rescue of US Gunboat Date/Period: 1934 - SOLD
Measurement: .35.4 mm; [1.393701 inches]
Material: .38.44 grams, .900 fine gold
Condition: Extremely Fine
Additional Information: Rare Awarded Julian LS-3 State Department Life Saving
Medal in Gold 1934 State Department Life Saving Medal. First Class. By George T.
Morgan. Julian LS-3. Gold.
Pinback brooch suspension with E PLURIBUS UNUM and Federal shield on gold
pinback header, attached to medal via the original clawfoot hanger. Reverse inscribed
FROM THE / PRESIDENT OF THE / UNITED STATES TO / A. E. CLARK / ABLE
SEAMAN OF THE / BRITISH DESTROYER WISHART / IN RECOGNITION OF HIS
HE- / ROIC SERVICES IN EFFECT- / ING THE RESCUE AT SEA, / ON MARCH 14,
1934, OF / THE COMMANDER AND CREW / OF THE BURNING UNITED / STATES
GUNBOAT / FULTON.
A rare and desirable governmental lifesaving award, clearly carefully worn many
times over the years by its recipient. This issue holds the distinction of being the only
gold Mint medal struck in .900 fine gold, as used on the standard coinage, while other
issues were generally in pure gold. With original box of issue.
Inaugural Button, George Washington, 1789, LONG LIVE THE PRESIDENT, Albert 11A
Extremely Fine Condition, Golden Patina, Hard Smooth Surfaces
Long Live the President-GW within recessed oval, the variety with narrow spacing between G and W. 34mm diameter (1.33858-inches)
Benjamin Franklin Silver Boston School Medal
Reward of Merit. “To Alexan Gifford”
Alexander Gifford, 1815
Obverse – crossed quills and open book variety. Says “The Gift of Franklin”. Reverse –
Says “Adjudged by the School Committee as a Reward of Merit to – then engraved “To
Alexan Gifford”. Ex John Ford. Ex New Netherlands Coin Company with their
holder. Circa 1793 to 1830. 35mm, nearly mint state, holed for suspension.
Name and date published chronologically within document titled FRANKLIN MEDAL
SCHOLARS published by the City of Boston, 1861.
Masonic Royal Arch Past High Priest, York Rite Breast Jewel, 14 Karat Gold
Guy Rarabaugh, Chapter 33 R.A.M. Cripple Creek, CO…a Gold Mining Town Date/Period: December 31, 1932
Measurement: length: 3.5"; case: 2.75" x 5.25"
Material: 14K gold, 18.9 grams
Additional Information: Guy Rarabaugh, a chemist, was born May 20, 1911, at Salida,
Colorado; died in May of 1970, attended Cripple Creek High School; graduated from
University of Colorado in 1935.
1739 Admiral Vernon, Portobello Medal w/ Multiple Portraits
Struck in the 1740s by Edward Pinchbeck, Choice Very Fine, Rarity-6, 37mm.
Admiral Vernon took Porto Bello with 6 ships, 22 November 1739
Obverse shows Admiral Vernon and Commodore Brown, his second in command. This
is one of the multi-portrait Vernon medals. At the edge: ADMIRAL VERNON AND
COMODORE BROWN. Reverse shows six ships and fort, edge with: WHO TOOK
PORTOBELLO WITH SIX SHIPS ONLY. At the bottom: NOV 22 1739.
The Adams-Chao number is PBvb 12T; Betts NUMBER 162, and the McCormick-
Goodhart number is 158. A “6” rarity; 17-32 examples known in this variety.
Engraved Masonic Mark Medal, Silver, Jerome B. Clark, Hartford, Connecticut
Pythagoras Chapter 17 Date/Period: 1875
Measurement: Diameter: 1.25"
Additional Information: Reverse keystone, compass, rule, and all-seeing eye mark.
Obverse beautifully engraved as described in above heading.
Vintage Button Collection, 27 Pieces on Display Board
Includes story buttons, American Indian, Japanese and Lindbergh
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