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1912 Life Saving Medal Awarded by the Life Saving Benevolent Association of N. Y.
ARTIFACT: This is a 1912's Life Saving Medal Awarded by the Life Saving Benevolent Association of N. Y. "Gold Level award in Gilt Bronze by Tiffany & Co. In Original Case.
Circular bronze-colored medal suspended from pin-back bar; bar engraved "SEPTMBER 18, 1912", obverse of medal inscribed "THE LIFE SAVING BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK/INCORPORATED 1849"; reverse inscribed "VITA FELICIBUS AUSIS SERVATA / AWARDED TO BESSIE O'NEILL / FOR SAVING / HUMAN LIFE / IN PERIL"
VINTAGE: Circa 1912's.
SIZE: Approximately 1-1/2" daimeter, Bar: 1-1/8"x 1/8"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gilt bronze
ATTACHMENT: Vertical kick type pin with a tongue type C type catch.
MARKINGS: TIFFANY & CO
CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): Medal is excellent condition and original Tiffany case inside has damege by Bar pin, overall good condition.