RARE WWI Service Medal Fort Plain N.Y. Awarded in 1919 to "Mother's of Defenders of Liberty"
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RARE WWI Service Medal Fort Plain N.Y. Awarded in 1919 to "Mother's of Defenders of Liberty"

Code: 0t66hfww00005fpn

$175.00

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

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ARTIFACT: This is a rare WWI Service Medal from Fort Plain New York. This medal was awarded in 1919 to "Mothers of Defenders of Liberty" and engraved to K. Lasher. On the obverse of the star shaped pin is an emblem with two women on either sides of a shield with an eagle between them and a banner under them that reads "EXELSIOR"

VINTAGE: Circa WWI

SIZE: Approximately 1-3/4" x 1-1/8".

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gilt Brass

ATTACHMENT: Chain links, horizontal pin with over-under catch

MARKINGS: Obverse: "FOR MOTHERS OF DEFENDERS OF LIBERTY. EXELSIOR. Reverse: "PRESENTED BY THE PEOPLE OF FORT PLAIN N.Y. K. LASHER. 1919"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Homefront collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBEZ17 LAGEX03/17

CONDITION: 7- (Very Fine-): Light wear and oxidization. The letters on the banner on the obverse are difficult to make out due to the wear.

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