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United States: Silver Star

Medal riband fitted with crimp brooch and intricate drop catch hinged pin and clasp fittings. As issued

Condition: EF

Code: 19035Price: 25.00 GBP


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United States: Defence Distinguished Service Medal

Medal riband fitted with crimp brooch and intricate drop catch hinged pin and clasp fittings. As issued

The Defense Distinguished Service Medal is presented for exceptionally distinguished performance of duty contributing to the national security or defense of the United States. The medal was created on July 9, 1970 by President Richard Nixon in Executive Order 11545

Condition: EF

Code: 19277Price:


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United States: Distinguished Service Medal (Army). Gilt and Enamel

The decoration fitted with crimp brooch mounting bar which retains the long hinged pin and drop lock clasp fitting as issued

Reverse of mounting brooch with official Governement Contract number G27

Note: The DSM (Army) was instituted by Presidential Order on 2 January 1918

Condition: EF

Code: 19371Price: 35.00 GBP


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United States: Defence Superior Service Medal

Medal riband fitted with crimp brooch and intricate drop catch hinged pin and clasp fittings. As issued

The Defense Superior Service Medal (DSSM) is a senior decoration of the Department of Defense, awarded to members of the United States Armed Forces (all services and branches) who perform "superior meritorious service in a position of significant responsibility"

The decoration is most often presented to senior officers in the flag and general officer grades, followed by a lesser number of colonels and USN and USCG captains. The medal is presented in the name of the Secretary of Defense and was established by President Gerald R. Ford on February 6, 1976, in Executive Order 11904

Condition: EF

Code: 19276Price: 30.00 GBP


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United States: Medal of Freedom (Instituted 1945)

The decoration fitted with contemporary slot-brooch mounting pin, as issued. The brooch retaining the original intricate long hinged pin & drop lock clasp fittings

Originally intended as a decoration for award to foreign nationals - specifically civilian - for specific acts of courage, or meritorious service that aided the United States in the prosecution of a war against the 'Axis Forces' 1941-1945

Although open for award in all theatres of war, in practise the medal was mostly awarded to resistance fighters and members of groups that gave succour to downed United States and allied airmen on the escape line networks established across Nazi occupied Europe

This very prestigious award was replaced in 1963 by 'Presidential decree', with the instiitution of the 'Presidential Medal Of Freedom' - the second highest Federal award in the United States honours system

A fine early contemporary strike of an infrequently awarded United States decoration

Condition: EF

Code: 19369Price: 95.00 GBP


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United States: U.S. Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal. Gilt

The decoration fitted with crimp brooch mounting bar which retains the long hinged pin & intricate drop lock clasp fitting as issued

Reverse of mounting brooch with official Government Contractors marks 'Graco-GI'

Note: The Coast Guard DSM was instituted in 1962. Prior to that date, members of the United States Coast Guard Service had been awarded the Navy DSM

Condition: EF

Code: 19370Price: 35.00 GBP


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United States: Purple Heart

Medal riband fitted with crimp brooch and intricate drop catch hinged pin and clasp fittings. As issued

Conndition: EF

Code: 19032Price:


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United States: Purple Heart

Medal riband fitted with crimp brooch and intricate drop catch hinged pin and clasp fittings. As issued

Condition: EF

Code: 19275Price:


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United States: Army Commendation Medal (Instituted 1945)

The award - originally a riband - was made made retrospective to 1941, and is issued for acts of heroism, meritorious achievement, or service

Medal riband fitted with contemporary early 'Slot Brooch' riband mounting bar, this retaining the original intricate hinged pin and clasp fitting

A nice early contemporary strike

Condition: About EF

Code: 18640Price: 20.00 GBP


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United States: Army Achievement Medal (Instituted 1981)

Awarded for meritorious service or achievement while serving in a non-combat area.

Condition: EF

Code: 18639Price: 15.00 GBP

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