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#1 gunbarrel

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Posted 20 October 2007 - 07:13 PM

I picked up a WWI Victory mini medal for $5 at an antique fair today. It appears to be very old and it has wear, but otherwise it's in good condition. I tried to get an idea of its value on eBay, but I could not find one there. Are these not very common? I expected to see several up for auction.

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#2 Gil Sanow

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Posted 20 October 2007 - 07:18 PM

Very few would have had occaision to wear a WW1 Mini. Only an occicer wold have been authorized it -- and only on the lapel of the mess jackets or special evening dress, though perhaps an American Legionaire or VFW member might have worn it on his cap.

How many bars are there on it?

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Posted 20 October 2007 - 07:42 PM

Very few would have had occaision to wear a WW1 Mini. Only an occicer wold have been authorized it -- and only on the lapel of the mess jackets or special evening dress, though perhaps an American Legionaire or VFW member might have worn it on his cap.

How many bars are there on it?

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Gil,

Thank you. It has no bars. I'll try and take a picture of it tomorrow.

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Posted 21 October 2007 - 10:27 AM

Here are pictures of the mini medal--sorry about the photo quality.
WWI_Victory_Mini_Medal_Obverse.jpg
WWI_Victory_Mini_Medal_Reverse.jpg

#5 Gil Sanow

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Posted 21 October 2007 - 01:20 PM

Looks like a nice old example to me. It should be pointed out that all minis were private purchase -- they were not issued like the full sized ones were.

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