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[GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC]. A collection of medals, buttons, and badges from various states, including:

Fifteen Years N.G. Faithfull Service, 9 S.N.Y. New York: John Frick, [ca 1880]. 1 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (some tarnishing). Silver badge, white ribbon, and sterling silver medal. Badge marked "solid silver," medal marked "sterling." A badge for veterans of the 9th Regiment, New York National Guard. 

1 large (24 mm) and 1 small (15 mm) 9th New York National Guard Regiment button. Waterbury, CT: Scovill Mf'g. Co., n.d. With 9th regiment device on a lined field. (Albert NY-46A).

National Guard box plate. N.p., [ca 1880s]. 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. brass (some tarnishing). Script NG on obverse. 

Republican Veteran Yates Club of Illinois. Chicago: S.D. Childs & Co., [ca 1900]. 2 x 2 1/4 in. Two-tier badge. 

48th Annual Encampment, Dept N.Y. G.A.R. Rochester, N.Y. June 9-11, 1914. Rochester, NY: Bastian Bros. Co., [1914]. 2 x 4 in. Badge, printed red ribbon, medal with portrait of Samuel G. Pierce, Dept. Commander. 

53rd Annual Encampment, Dept. of New York G.A.R. Approx. 2 x 5 in. Two-tier badge, printed red ribbon, medal with portrait of Lewis Stephen Pilcher. 

In Commemoration of the Centenary of General Grant, 1822-1922. Newark, NJ: Whitehead & Hoag Co., [1922]. 1 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. American flag ribbon with gold-tone medal with portrait of Grant. 

G.A.R. Dept. of New York, Excelsior. Philadelphia: J.K. Davidson, n.d. 1 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. Badge, yellow ribbon, medal featuring a man in 16th century dress with a long pipe. 

4 large (24 mm) and 5 small (16 mm) GAR buttons. N.p., n.d. 2-piece, rounded 'R', unmarked reverses. (Albert VN-5).

GAR Post 28 hat badge. 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. Number 28 in wreath. 

GAR hat badge. 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. Two-tone badge with "GAR" in wreath. 

Lincoln memorial medallion. N.p.: [United States Mint], n.d. 35 mm bronze medal (stains). Obverse shows profile bust of Lincoln with his name. Reverse reads: "Inaugurated President of the United States March 4, 1861. Second Term March 4, 1865. Assassinated April 14, 1865." within a treat, a spray of pine and cedar, circled by a serpent eating its tail, an Egyptian symbol of immortality. Cast by the mint in a 3 in. and 1 5/16 in. sizes, this is the smaller of the two. 

State of Illinois service card. [Illinois?]: n.p., [ca 1940s]. 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. letterpress card. Reads: "On behalf of the People of the State of Illinois, this warrant is presented to you in appreciation of your services rendered the United States of America" alongside a profile bust portrait of a Lincoln and governor Dwight H. Green's facsimile signature. 

1st Regiment, New York National Guard hat badge. N.p., [ca 1870s-1880s]. 3 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. (solder residue to verso). 

 

Provenance:The Civil War Collection of Dennis C. Schurr

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$688
04/09/2021

 

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