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Three Post-War Medals

Lot of 3 medals, featuring a rare gilded Battle of Shiloh Survivor's Medal. Three-piece badge with "SHILOH" across a log as the pinback, a tin of coffee hanging in the middle, and the medal in the shape of a canteen. Obverse with "The National Association of Battle of Shiloh Survivors" around a depiction of the battle site, reverse with "We Now Drink From The Same Canteen" around various military and patriotic imagery. Canteen 1.75 in. diameter and rather heavy, 3.25 in. high overall. Accompanied by three-part GAR badge comprised of eagle with crossed cannon and cannon balls, above silk ribbon with stars and stripes, above Grand Army of the Republic medal, plus original paper envelope. Lot completed by June 1910 GAR badge for the Washington-Alaska Encampment held in Hoquiam, WA. Made by Jos. Mayer & Bros, Seattle, WA.

Condition:

Some tarnishing, silk of GAR ribbon slightly frayed at rear left edge.

Estimate: $550 - $750
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$705
10/31/2018

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