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United States: Distinguished Service Cross (Army)

Medal with 12mm crimp' style mounting brooch, in use circa 1945-1970

Medal riband fitted with crimp brooch and intricate drop catch hinged pin and clasp fittings, as issued

The absence of numbering or any maker marks indicates that the medal is an example awarded post 1945, typically for those decorated in post Second World War conflicts, including the Korean War and the early years (through to circa 1970) of the Vietnam War

Condition: EF

Code: 19473Price: 60.00 GBP


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United States: Silver Star

Medal riband fitted with crimp brooch and intricate drop catch hinged pin and clasp fittings. As issued

Condition: EF

Code: 19035Price: 25.00 GBP


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United States: Silver Star Medal

Medal with government contractors marks for 'G-23' (for maker Ira Greene, Providence, Rhode Island) on reverse of 12mm 'crimp' style mounting brooch, in use 'from' circa 1980's

Medal riband fitted with crimp brooch and intricate drop catch hinged pin and clasp fittings, as issued

A contemporary award as issued to personnel decorated for services in the Gulf War, Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq War and during the operations associated with the War against Terrorism

Condition: EF

Code: 19472Price: 24.00 GBP


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United States: Medal of Freedom (Instituted 1945)

The decoration fitted with contemporary slot-brooch mounting pin, as issued. The brooch retaining the original intricate long hinged pin & drop lock clasp fittings

Originally intended as a decoration for award to foreign nationals - specifically civilian - for specific acts of courage, or meritorious service that aided the United States in the prosecution of a war against the 'Axis Forces' 1941-1945

Although open for award in all theatres of war, in practise the medal was mostly awarded to resistance fighters and members of groups that gave succour to downed United States and allied airmen on the escape line networks established across Nazi occupied Europe

This very prestigious award was replaced in 1963 by 'Presidential decree', with the instiitution of the 'Presidential Medal Of Freedom' - the second highest Federal award in the United States honours system

A fine early contemporary strike of an infrequently awarded United States decoration

Condition: EF

Code: 19369Price: 95.00 GBP


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United States: U.S. Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal. Gilt

The decoration fitted with crimp brooch mounting bar which retains the long hinged pin & intricate drop lock clasp fitting as issued

Reverse of mounting brooch with official Government Contractors marks 'Graco-GI'

Note: The Coast Guard DSM was instituted in 1962. Prior to that date, members of the United States Coast Guard Service had been awarded the Navy DSM

Condition: EF

Code: 19370Price: 35.00 GBP


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United States: Distinguished Service Medal (Army). Gilt and Enamel

The decoration fitted with crimp brooch mounting bar which retains the long hinged pin and drop lock clasp fitting as issued

Reverse of mounting brooch with official Governement Contract number G27

Note: The DSM (Army) was instituted by Presidential Order on 2 January 1918

Condition: EF

Code: 19371Price: 35.00 GBP


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United States: Bronze Star Medal

Medal with government contractors marks for 'G-23' (for maker Ira Greene, Providence, Rhode Island) on reverse of 12mm 'crimp' style mounting brooch, in use 'from' circa 1980's

Medal riband fitted with crimp brooch and intricate drop catch hinged pin and clasp fittings, as issued

A contemporary award as issued to personnel decorated for services in the Gulf War, Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq War and during the operations associated with the War against Terrorism

Condition: EF

Code: 19471Price: 12.00 GBP


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United States: Defence Superior Service Medal

Medal riband fitted with crimp brooch and intricate drop catch hinged pin and clasp fittings. As issued

The Defense Superior Service Medal (DSSM) is a senior decoration of the Department of Defense, awarded to members of the United States Armed Forces (all services and branches) who perform "superior meritorious service in a position of significant responsibility"

The decoration is most often presented to senior officers in the flag and general officer grades, followed by a lesser number of colonels and USN and USCG captains. The medal is presented in the name of the Secretary of Defense and was established by President Gerald R. Ford on February 6, 1976, in Executive Order 11904

Condition: EF

Code: 19276Price: 30.00 GBP


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United States: Airman's Medal

Medal with government contractors marks 'Diamond & GI' G27 (for Williams and Anderson) on reverse of 'crimp' style mounting brooch. In use from circa 1969-70

Medal riband fitted with crimp brooch and intricate drop catch hinged pin and clasp fittings, as issued

The Airmanís Medal is an individual decoration of the United States Air Force. The medal was established on 6 July 1960 (and retroactive to deeds performed since 10 August 1956) and is awarded to those United States Air Force service members or those of a friendly nation who, while serving in any capacity with the U.S. Air Force, distinguish themselves by a heroic act, usually at the voluntary risk of his or her life not involving actual combat. The saving of a life or the success of the voluntary heroic act is not essential

A good Vietnam era example of the Airman's Medal

Condition: EF

Code: 19469Price: 30.00 GBP


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United States: Purple Heart

Medal with government contractors marks for 'Lordship NY-GI' on reverse of 9mm 'crimp' style mounting brooch, in use 'from' circa 1980's

Medal riband fitted with crimp brooch and intricate drop catch hinged pin and clasp fittings, as issued

A contemporary award as issued to personnel who were casualties (killed or wounded) wounded during the Gulf War & Somalia, and issued from stocks in hand to casualties from later wars in Afghanistan, Iraq War and during the operations associated with the War against Terrorism

Condition: EF

Code: 19470Price:

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