Circa 1900 US Life Saving Service Medal, Surf Man's Benevolent Association

Circa 1900 US Life Saving Service Medal, Surf Man's Benevolent Association

Code: cgm00001sbm

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Product Description


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ARTIFACT: Scarce circa 1900 United States Life Saving Service medal from the Surf Man's Benevolent Association in bronze with a silk ribbon. The medal features a lifesaving buoy with a paddle and spear crossed in the front. Surrounding the edges of the buoy in embossed lettering, it reads: "U. S. LIFE SAVING SERVICE". The medallion is suspended from a bar which reads: "S. M. B. A." and is topped with the breast of a spread-winged eagle. Attached to the reverse of the bar is a red, white, and blue vertically striped ribbon.

VINTAGE: Circa 1900.

SIZE: Approximately 1-1/2" in width by 4" in height.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Bronze with silk ribbon.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with a "C" catch.


ITEM NOTES: This is from a large Coast Guard and related collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. LCJJX SLBGEX8/15 SeVCDEX5/17

CONDITION: 6- (Fine): Very minor wear to the bronze but with much tarnishing and the ribbon is moderately torn, frayed and slightly discolored.

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