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Scarce 1920's -30's US Volunteer Life Saving Corps (USVLSC) Bronze Life Saving Medal

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Scarce 1920's  -30's US Volunteer Life Saving Corps (USVLSC) Bronze Life Saving Medal Quantity in Basket: None
Code: cgm10002lsm
Shipping Weight: 1.00 ounces
 
 
 
 

ARTIFACT: Scarce 1920’s – 1930’s United States Volunteer Life Saving Corps (USVLSC) Medal. The bronze Life Saving medallion depicts two individuals swimming in the water and surrounding them an enameled lifesaving buoy reads: “U. S. VOL-LIFE SAVING CORPS” and the outer edges are a wreath of laurel leaves joined together at the bottom with a bow. The medal is suspended from five chain links on either side, the pinback has not been engraved. The USVLSC existed in fifteen states where there were no federally-run life-saving stations and acted to supplement the U. S. Life Saving Service.

VINTAGE: Circa 1920’s – 1930’s

SIZE: Approximately: 2 ½” x 1 ¾”

CONSTRUCTION/MATERIALS: Enameled bronze

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with drop in locking catch.

MARKINGS: “V. BENZ N.Y.”

ITEM NOTES: This is from a US Life Saving Service collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CON-JES-25-15 LCGEX6/15 SeDFEX8/16

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The medal shows minor wear and nearly all of the enameled details remain intact.

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


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