Large Medal Group: United States & Canadian Merchant Marine Merchant Navy Medals
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Large Medal Group: United States & Canadian Merchant Marine Merchant Navy Medals:
On offer is below original full-size United States, British & Commonwealth issue campaignmedals and pins;
An un-named but attributed USA/Canadian Second World War / Korean War campaign medal group of 9:
TO: Edward W. Smith, United States Merchant Marine late Canadian Merchant Navy- USA Merchant Marine: Atlantic War Zone Medal
- USA Merchant Marine: Pacific War Zone Medal
- USA Merchant Marine: Mediterranean-Middle East War Zone Medal
- USA Merchant Marine: World War II Victory Medal
- USA Merchant Marine: Korean Service Medal
- United Nations: Service Medal with clasp 'Korea'
- United Kingdom: 1939-45 Star
- United Kingdom: Pacific Star:
- United Kingdom: War Medal. This an un-named medal that has been chromed/plated for wear or displayNote: The medals are all mounted 'for display' in the swing style on a long line, together with;- Laminiated Named Award Certification Cards for the USA, & UK (Canada) Medals
- Canada Merchant Navy silver badge officially numbered 8472, with 'Scullys' makers marks on reverse
- Laminated Named & Numbered Award Certification Card for Canadian MN badge
- US Merchant Marine Veterans lapel badge
- Laminated Named Award Certification Card for US Merchant Marine 'Combat Bar'
- Set of 9 x ribbons mounted on bar, plus a single 'Combat Riband Bar' - this latter probably attached on top at one timeFYI: The USA cards are all named Edward Smith and the Canadian ones Edward W. Smith, but copied letter dated June 12 1991 from US Deartment of Transportation is addressed to Mr Smith at latters Canadian address in Burnaby, British Columbia. The USA only retrospectively issued Merchant Marine series of medals in the early 1990's - prior to that only campaign ribands had been approved / worn. The recipientonly appears to have claimed his US and British & Commonwealth ribands and medals in the 1990's. Anoriginal letter present with the group from United States Coast Guard National Maritime Center dated July 9 2008 confirms existence of Edward Smith's service papers - but that they were/are protected by the Privacy Act
Provenance: 'Jack Boddington Collection'
Note: The items as illustrated is what you are offerding on – in addition there are theoriginal and copied letters referred to
Postage: Due to & Paypal rules and vendor liabilities, all items are sent by secure – and insured - signed for Royal Mail mail services. Ordinary mail (domestic/international) services are not offered, under any circumstance
Combined Postage:Is NOT available for this item, Due to its size / weight this lot will only be sent as a single lot
International Post Boxes: Due to combination of Royal Mail regulations & restrictions I can only despatch items to overseas 'Post Box' addresses in MIDDLE EAST or AFRICA. I cannot send to PO Boxes in other international destinations.
International offers and buyers are welcome but if you live outside of MIDDLE EAST or AFRICA then you must provide a conventional residential or office address
OTHER ITEMS FOR SALE: See my other listings of items for sale that 'will' include, british medals, regimental silver, international medals, police medals, books etc