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

Code: cgm10002lsm


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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 ??" x 1 ??"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: 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 artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.