$350.00

SKU: GR15066 Categories: , Product ID: 4477

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MEDALLION – EX WAR DOG MUSEUM IN PARAMUS, N.J.: THESE COMMEMORATIVE MEDALLIONS ARE EXREMELY RARE AND REPRESENT A LIFETIME OF COLLECTING WAR DOG MATERIAL. THE USE OF DOGS WITH MEDICS STARTED IN 1914. THESE ARE THE ONLY ONES THAT THE OWNER FOUND IN 30 YEARS OF COLLECTING. THE FIRST OF THE COLLECTION IS A BRONZE TABLE SIZE MEDALLION 4″ IN DIAMETER. OBVERSE (FRONT) IS MARKED “K.GOETZ” BENEATH A HIGH RELIEF WAR DOG (GERMAN SHEPPARD RED CROSS DOG) WITH MEDALLION AROUND NECK WITH A RED CROSS ON IT. AROUND RIM IN RELIEF IS “IM DIENTSE DES WELTKRIEGS 1914”. REVERSE(BACK) HAS IN RELIEF TWO SOLDIERS CARRYING A THIRD BETWEEN THEM WITH DOG AT THEIR SIDE. IN SMALL PANEL IS “ERST MALIGE VERWEN DVNG DER SANITATS HVNDE”. EXC++