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Posted 11 months ago

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DrFluffy
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This is such a beautiful medal. The details on the front of the medal is incredible. I like taking a magnifying glass and study all the little details.
On the back it reads:
Presented by the State of Oregon
In grateful recognition of faithful service rendered during the 1917 -1918 World War.

W&H Whitehead and Hoag Newark NJ Manufactured Medal.

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  1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 11 months ago
    these are great!!
  2. scottvez scottvez, 11 months ago
    There were many of these made by states, cities and towns throughout the US.

    Many (like this example) use the US Victory Medal ribbon colors.

    There is a good reference book out there on these by Andrew Lipps.

    scott
  3. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 11 months ago
    Sean, Kerry and Kevin... Thanks for the loves
    Scott, thanks for the information. I really like this one. I like the details.
  4. scottvez scottvez, 11 months ago
    Link to the book-- very reasonably priced examples can be found if you have an interest in these medals:

    http://books.google.com/books/about/A_Guide_to_Local_Issue_U_S_Service_Victo.html?id=Tw74PgAACAAJ

    scott
  5. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 11 months ago
    Thanks again... I have a bunch of sterling and other pins I will be posting soon.
  6. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 11 months ago
    Thank you blunderbuss2, antiques-in-nj, tom, walksoftly and hedgewalker
  7. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 11 months ago
    DrFluffy Great looking ribbon & medal.
  8. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 11 months ago
    Thanks ttom.
  9. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 11 months ago
    Thank you geo, GC and Phil.
  10. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 11 months ago
    bratjdd, thank you
  11. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 11 months ago
    lisa and pickrknows, thanks for the loves.
  12. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 11 months ago
    artislove, thanks for the love
  13. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 11 months ago
    moon and Pops52, thank you...

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