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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 FOURTH OF THE COLLECTION IS AUSTRIAN IN DARKENED METAL (NOT BRONZE – AS FOUND IN THEIR WARTIME MEDALS), HEXAGONAL (6 SIDED), 1-7/8″ ACROSS. OBVERSE HAS AN AUSTRIAN SOLDIER WITH WAR DOG FINDING A WOUNDED SOLDIER BENEATH WHICH IS “WELTKRIEG”. REVERSE HAS “IM DIENSTE/ DER/ MENSCHHEIT/ 1914 1916/ K.U.K.KRIEGSU SANITATS/ HUNDEFUHRER KURS/ WEIN”. ON RIM IS SMALL AUSTRIAN EAGLE. NOT A HIGH RELIEF MEDALLION. EXC