A Fine Collection of American Medals

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Date of Auction: 8th September 2015

Sold for £120

Estimate: £140 - £180

Spanish Campaign Medal 1898, Army issue (No. 6284) with full wrap brooch on worn 2nd type ribbon, small ring neatly replaced; another, Army issue (No. 3744), 2nd type ribbon and unattached split brooch; another, Army issue (M.No. 5774) with full wrap brooch on 2nd type ribbon, very fine and better (3) £140-180

Footnote

Medal No. 6284 issued on 4 January 1909 to Sergeant Charles Gutjahr, a retired general delivery man, from Cincinnati, Ohio. He served in Cuba as a Wagoner with Company E, 2nd U.S. Infantry. With brief copied notes.

Medal No. 3744 issued on 18 August 1908 to Corporal Jacob Schneider, Company D, 2nd U.S. Infantry. This cancelled on 27 October 1908. Re-issued on 10 December 1908 to Cook John Wheat, 9th Cavalry. With brief copied notes.