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Some notes on war medals for the collector

Alec A. Purves

Some notes on war medals for the collector

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Published by Seaby in London .
Written in English

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Statementby Alec A. Purves.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21201258M

  Amazon seems to have some in stock published in with chapters on Italy, Germany, France, and England and the Low Countries link >> Yep, I have that book, though in hardcover (had the softcover previously, and like yours, the spine broke and the cover detached). It's probably my favorite overall book on medals. A great bargain for only $3! A medal or medallion is a small portable artistic object, a thin disc, normally of metal, carrying a design, usually on both sides.

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Some notes on war medals for the collector by Alec A. Purves Download PDF EPUB FB2

Need help with some war medals. By The12try, 11 years ago on Coins & Medals. 5, K. Need help with some war medals. hey guys i am after some info on what some war medals would be worth as i child i had a collection and have kept it i am after somewhere or one who can give me quote so i.

Hi there, saw you request, the main book for information on the Victory Medal is; The interallied victory medals of World War I by Alexander J. Laslo, Dorado Publishing, Albuquerque. Edition. It gives detailed information on all the countries who issued Victory Medals, such as Cuba, Japan, designs etc.

Peter Duckers has been a collector of British campaign and gallanary medals for many years and now specialises in awards ito the Indian Army. He is a Fellow of the royal Asiatic Society, a Fellow of the Royal Numismatic Society, a member of the Orders and Medals Research Society, the Military Historical Society and the Indian Military Historical Society/5(18).

MILITARY MEDALS OF THE UNITED STATES - 8th edition, Currently unavailable. This is the single best book in the world on U.S. Military Medals. pages containing: Criteria for all medals listed in full detail with dates and campaigns/5(26).

World War II Allied Military Currency, 4th edition, Raymond S. Toy & Carlton F. Schwan U.S. Ration Currency & TokensWAR PRISONER MONEY AND MEDALS, GUIDO KISCH SOME NOTES ON WAR MEDALS, ALEC A. PURVES Military Medals and Decorations (U.S.

& foreign), Yves, Arden Bryan Money, Fred Schornstein. GREAT WAR MEDAL COLLECTORS COMP Hardcover – 1 Jan British Military Medals: A Guide for the Collector and Family Historian Peter Duckers. out of 5 stars And a small point but might be important to some - this book only covers British medals and awards.

It does not cover awards made by other nation participants in WW/5(7). Most collectors do not know that the early GC Medals came with a full wrap broach with the pin assembly and the medals were serial numbered at the position on the rim as this one is.

The box top notes that this GCMedal was made by Medallic Art Co. By now you will realise that what started as a curiosity has now gripped you with an enthusiasm that can become quite compulsive. You will need to buy a copy of the medal collector's bible Collecting Medals and Decorations by Alec A Purves.

(ISBN 0 45 4). This is primarily a book on collecting medals rather than on medals as such. A medal or medallion is a small portable artistic object, a thin disc, normally of metal, carrying a design, usually on both sides. They typically have a commemorative purpose of some kind, and many are given as awards.

They may be intended to be worn, suspended from clothing or jewellery in some way. They may be struck like a coin by dies or die-cast in a mould. The World War One Victory Medal Navy Clasps: "F" = "Fake" Two major sources of information on the WWI Victory medal are Alexander Laslo's book, The Interallied Victory Medals of WWI and Col.

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