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Swordsman Badge

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The

"Compilation of General Orders Circulars and Bulletins of the WAR DEPARTMENT

Issued between February 15, 1881, and December 31, 1915"

published 1916

describes the award criterias

 

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I'm searching for my collection:
White House Service badge and certificate
Presidential Service and Vice Presidential Service badges and certificates
Army Staff (former General Staff) badge, certificate and collar insignia, DoD and JCS badges
Aide de Camp collar insignia ( Army, USAF, USMC )

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I'm searching for my collection:
White House Service badge and certificate
Presidential Service and Vice Presidential Service badges and certificates
Army Staff (former General Staff) badge, certificate and collar insignia, DoD and JCS badges
Aide de Camp collar insignia ( Army, USAF, USMC )

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I'm searching for my collection:
White House Service badge and certificate
Presidential Service and Vice Presidential Service badges and certificates
Army Staff (former General Staff) badge, certificate and collar insignia, DoD and JCS badges
Aide de Camp collar insignia ( Army, USAF, USMC )

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donation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

 

 

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I'm searching for my collection:
White House Service badge and certificate
Presidential Service and Vice Presidential Service badges and certificates
Army Staff (former General Staff) badge, certificate and collar insignia, DoD and JCS badges
Aide de Camp collar insignia ( Army, USAF, USMC )

donation2015.gifdonation2016.gifdonation2017.gif
donation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

 

 

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As rare as this badge is and as few as I have seen in 25 years, believe it or not...for six months I owned two!

The badge in this thread has continued its journey and has been passed on to a good friend and advanced Cavalry collector, (sale endorsed by my wife of course, lol).

My new acquisition is biographical with a photo of the trooper wearing it.

I will post pics to this thread as time permits.

 

Cheers, John


...and on the eighth day, God created the radial engine...

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Finally had some time to show a few images.

Here is a partial on the grouping, showing the ID'ed Swordsman Badge.

There is a lot more paper with the lot, this is just a partial display.

 

John

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...and on the eighth day, God created the radial engine...

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Front of badge

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...and on the eighth day, God created the radial engine...

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...and on the eighth day, God created the radial engine...

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Thank you for bringing this thread back up and your sharing the group with this EXTREMELY rare badge. I am glad that you were able to "upgrade" your badge to the one with provenance and accompanied by other memorabilia from the veteran. To me, it means so much more when you can put a name and even better, a face, to the artifact.

 

I hope that you cherish this piece and grouping for many years to come.

 

Allan


Never under-estimate the power of prayer.

 

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That is a nice badge. I have 3 Sword bars for the shooting badge type badge. They are all sterling .

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Great grouping, thanks for sharing


Bob Davis
Secretary, Arizona Chapter, The Orders and Medals Research Society
ASMIC Member #5364, OVMS Member #11939
US Army Infantry 2001-2009, OIF/OEF Veteran

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Just thought that I would bring this Swordsman Badge post back to life again.

 

The lower badge is an original, while the upper badge is a reproduction.

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