Circa 1895-1896 Sharpshooter Medal for Massachusetts Volunteer Militia (MVM) in Gilt Bronze
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Circa 1895-1896 Sharpshooter Medal for Massachusetts Volunteer Militia (MVM) in Gilt Bronze

Code: uam00004ma

$160.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1895-1896 Massachusetts Volunteer Militia (MVM) sharpshooter medal. In 1917, the MVM became the Massachusetts State Guard. The medal is in gilt bronze, and has two bars, one from each of the years 1895 and 1896. The medallion shows a soldier on his belly with a rifle in relief.

VINTAGE: Circa 1895-1896.

SIZE: Approximately 2-1/2" in height and 1-3/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gilt bronze.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal T pin with partially sleeved catch, chain links.

MARKINGS: .

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay NBJX13 LAFJX8/13

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The medal has some small areas of light to medium wear, mostly to the reverse.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.