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United States: Navy Cross. With ordnance issue 'Gold Star' device emblem on riband drape

With ordnance issue 'Gold Star' device. The device indicating an award to United States Navy, United States Marine Corps or United States Coast Guard personnel who have been awarded a second award of the Navy Cross

Important: This is - after the Medal of Honor - the second highest gallantry award in the 'Order of Precedence' of the United States Navy, United States Marine Corps & United States Coast Guard. The decoration may be additionally awarded to any USA uniformed personnel from other branches of service, or to foreign allied personnel, who may be serving on attachment with the United States Navy, United States Marine Corps or United States Coast Guard at the time of performing their deed of gallantry

The medal riband is fitted with a crimp-brooch, complete with long hinged pin & intricate drop lock clasp fittings on reverse, as issued

The medal brooch with federal government contractors marks 'G27' (denoting maker 'Graco Awards' of Tomball, TX) on reverse of 9mm 'crimp' style mounting brooch, as issued from circa 1980's

A contemporary award as issued to personnel decorated for gallantry during the Gulf War & Somalia, and issued from stocks held in hand for those decorated in later wars in; Afghanistan, the Iraq War and during the numerous operations associated with the War against Terrorism

Note: Since it's inception in 1919 (retrospective to include actions from 1917 during the Great War) and through to October 2017, it is estimated that there have been more than 6,300 x awards of the Navy Cross, covering all wars and expeditions fought by the United States including the Great War War and all wars and expeditions since 1917.

Condition: About EF

Code: 19841Price: 85.00 GBP


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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: Distinguished Service Cross (Army). With 2 x Bronze Oakleaf Cluster emblems

The riband drape fitted with 2 x Bronze 'Oakleaf' cluster emblems, denoting 2 x subsequent 'additional' awards of the Distinguished Service Cross

Medal with 9mm crimp' style mounting brooch (post circa 1980)

The medal brooch with Federal Contractors Marks for 'Graco-GI'

The crimp brooch with an intricate drop catch long hinged pin and clasp fittings, as issued

Condition: About EF

Code: 19995Price: 65.00 GBP


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United States: Air Force Cross

Important: This is - after the Medal of Honor - the second highest gallantry award in the United States Air Force 'Order of Precedence'

The medal riband is fitted with a crimp-brooch, complete with long hinged pin & intricate drop lock clasp fittings on reverse, as issued

The medal brooch with federal government contractors marks 'G27' (denoting maker 'Graco Awards' of Tomball, TX) on reverse of 9mm 'crimp' style mounting brooch, as issued from circa 1980's

A contemporary award as issued to personnel decorated for gallantry during the Gulf War & Somalia, and issued from stocks held in hand for those decorated in later wars in; Afghanistan, the Iraq War and during the numerous operations associated with the War against Terrorism

Note: Since it's inception in 1960, and through to October 2017, it is estimated that there have only been 202 awards of the Air Force Cross, comprising 197 individual recipients of which five have been awarded the decoration on two occasions

Condition: EF

Code: 19840Price: 60.00 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: 30.00 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: 15.00 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: Air Medal

Medal riband fitted with a post-1965 crimp-brooch with intricate drop catch hinged pin and clasp fittings, as issued

The reverse of the crimp-brooch with Federal Government contractors marks for 'G-23'

The Air Medal was established by Executive Order 9158, signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 11, 1942. It was awarded retroactive to September 8, 1939 to anyone who distinguishes himself by meritorious achievement while serving with the Armed Forces in aerial flight

Condition: EF

Code: 19810Price: 25.00 GBP

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