WWI #'d Service Medal from the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen to 11th Regt. US Marines
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WWI #'d Service Medal from the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen to 11th Regt. US Marines

Code: usmcm00000brt

$265.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: WWI Service Medal, presented by the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen (BRT) with wonderful engraved top bar: "11th REGT. U.S. MARINES" (USMC, Marine Corps). The medallion depicts Liberty standing with a child in nice relief detail and reads: "FOR SERVICE IN THE WORLD WAR FOR LIBERTY AND FOR FREEDOM OF NATIONS". The reverse of the top bar shows the number: "12492" and the reverse of the medallion reads: "Presented by the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen To Its Members Who Gave Their Service To Their Country For The Sake Of Democracy And Uplifting Of Humanity". This #'d medal is a unique addition to a USMC collection.

VINTAGE: Circa WWI

SIZE: Approximately 1-5/16" x 1-15/16"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gilt bronze

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with "C" type catch.

MARKINGS: "W & H CO. NEWARK, N.J."

ITEM NOTES: This is from a WWI Marine Corps collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAEX16 LBFEX10/16

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The medal shows minor to moderate wear, much of the plated details remain intact, handsome patina, overall excellent condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.