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  1. cool medal just down the road from me NICE LOCAL PIECE!
  2. I may be wrong but I am pretty sure these records are not complete.
  3. Sounds like a fun possibility good luck
  4. Cool rifle with awesome history. I have one where a bult stuck the stock along the barrell and bent the barrell.
  5. Below was the response to my email I had used one via the forum. Dear Brandyn, Thank you for taking the time to contact me regarding H.R. 6234, the Private Corrado Piccoli Purple Heart Preservation Act. Your views and opinions are valuable to me as I consider the important issues of the day. As you know, the Private Corrado Piccoli Purple Heart Preservation Act makes it a crime to knowingly buy, sell, or trade any service medal to any individual or organization. I understand your concern on how this bill could effect your ability to trade or sell service medals, and I believe tha
  6. I had never seen on either but I have some one ebay who bought one from swearing I sent him the medal not pictured. He thought it was a black one cause he looked a my first picture which showed the front of the medal and back of the ribbon bar which was silver and thought it was black but when I showed the back later one it was brass colored. thanks for your insight Brandyn
  7. Would the the Robbins company broach on the good conduct medal be the same color as the broach on the Robbins DSC? thanks Brandyn
  8. good article have to think what his wife went through 1st husband kia in ww1 second survived ww1 and wwii but died of cancer.
  9. try airing it out first sometimes a few days in fresh air helps alot. I just received a nice tank destroyer officers uniform and a navy uniform from a local antique dealer. They look fine but smell of must so badly so I was wondering what you guys do to get rid of that over powering smell safely?
  10. It is officially engraved. Officially engraved were not just for kia's but pows and wia just not many wia got engraved just not as often.
  11. this is probably him. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Flickinger&GSfn=George&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=143226466&df=all&
  12. I think it is wwii but with the broach and ribbon gone it is harder for me to tell from the pictures. A few other people might be able to answer that questions. The case for sure is wwii the engraving I do beleive to be post wwii.
  13. if it is a wwii engraved purple heart it is a privately engraved on. I however think that it is a newer engraved government one which may have been an error. I think possibly because it missing its broach and ribbon. The case is a nicer single line one though.
  14. Thanks for showing this group it is poignant and sad and what really sticks are some of the excerpts of the book and I can see why every one was talking about it at the sos Brandyn
  15. looked like the right format to me. I was second in line.
  16. Details just regular auction not named not cased slot broach Price 150 ish Named no Division no
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