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Posted 3 years ago

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Wisconsin's Kohler Company issued these spectacular 14k gold medals for only 25 years of service. These were issued on a chain linked to a pocket watch. Eventually the medals were issued in bronze and without a loop so that they could be worn in a bezel by the ladies.

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  1. Militarist Militarist, 3 years ago
    Kohler makes some of the best bathroom fixtures in the world.
  2. walksoftly walksoftly, 3 years ago
    What year would this have been issued? I love the image on it, these days you would be lucky to get a travel mug in stainless steel, for 25 years of service.
  3. Militarist Militarist, 3 years ago
    Good question walksoftly. The Quarter Century Club was founded in 1924. The Kohler medallion design dates from 1919, so the earliest date for the gold medals could be 1924. I know that these were issued in gold until the early 1970's. By the late 1970's the ladies got a medal in bronze, same size, without a loop and in a bezel for wear on a chain. I have one of these from a friend's mother that was issue in 1978.
  4. Militarist Militarist, 3 years ago
    Never heard of the Baker Furniture line so I googled it. I don't think Kohler makes it but there is a connection with a division named Kohler Interiors.
  5. keenans, 2 years ago
    Any chance this would have any value other than just for scrap?
  6. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    I think the carburator on my truck was made by Kohler.
  7. Militarist Militarist, 2 years ago
    Great question and unfortunately with the currently very high gold and silver prices it would be very hard to get more than melt value for long service medals like this one. In the current economy collectors with money may also be hard to find. I still buy but even on "the bay" medals like these are rarely listed.
  8. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    I think the carburetor on my truck was made by Kohler!
  9. Militarist Militarist, 2 years ago
    That wouldn't surprize me since they do make machinery and parts.

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