A vintage 1972 set of brass medallions from the ill-fated Munich, Germany 1972 Olympics. These Canadian Olympic Association medals measure 1-1/8 x 1-1/16" across and they have the Canadian Olympic logo on one side and all of the different sports pictograms on the other sides. They are in a fitted plush-lined box with gold stamping and a faux leather brown wrapped hardbody case...
Beautiful small 4 1//2" X 6" Bronze Neoclassical Urn. Ca 1960 and is in flawless condition.
An octagonal miniature Japanese bronze, bell metal mirror. Relief decoration of phoenix, kirin, pheasants and other birds among cloud wisps and floral decoration. The mirror forms one of the three Imperial regalia of Japan (the other two being the sword and magatama bead.) A small four character mark appears along the edge (have been told it is an Imperial Japanese mint mark but have not confirmed this.) Probably a presentation medal or token of appreciation...
This medal was given for the "winner of the target shooting in 1938". A small village shooting club, many of which were spread throughout Germany, would have issued it. These were "men's clubs" that had annual shooting contests with winners eventually working their way up to national competitions. These shooting clubs still exist today, many being several hundred years old and steeped in German traditions and values.
Medal is 2 5/8 inch in diameter and has the original ribbon on it.
Silver Plated Shield Medal with 13 Stars and Stripes, c. 1876. Attributed to the Union League of Philadelphia. Nicely made wriggle work decoration. 3 inches x 1 3/4 inches.
commemorative medal of Queen Victoria,7.7cm
commemorative medals from Roma,70mm long.
A 'Dead Man's Penny' - commemorative medal presented to families of soldiers who died during the First World War.These commemorative medals were presented to the next-of-kin of the men and women who died in action in the Great War (1914-18). The medal was commonly known as the 'Dead Man's Penny'. The medal was made of brass and measured approximately four and a half inches in diameter. Most of the medals were manufactured at Woolwich arsenal (London)...
Bronze commemorative medallion of the Massachusetts Bay Tercentenary, 1930.
Dimensions: 2.5” x 3.5”
Gilt Bronze Delegate Medal to Annual Fireman's Convention, 1935. Showing the Capitol Building with a fire hat dangling from the medal. Perfect condition. 2 1/8 inches x 1 7/8 inches.
American Gilt Bronze Fireman's Medal of Manor Hall, erected 1682. The medal is circa 1935. Made by C.G. Braxmar, 10 Maiden Lane, New York City. With a Phoenix rising out of flames at the top and other fireman's symbols. 3 inches x 2 1/8 inches.
Americas First Medals was a series of medals struck by the US Mint commemorating the first medals conferred upon certain individuals for their exemplary service to our country in notable battles during the American Revolution. They were minted back when our country was celebrating the Bicentennial of the American Revolution in the '70's era. They were struck in pewter and measure 1 & 1/2 inches in diameter with the book holding the medels measuring 8.5" by 10.5"...