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Two United Veterans Union Medals

Auction:
3033T
Lot:
1258
Sold for:
$197$160

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Auction:
Sale #3033T - 3033T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 18, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Two United Veterans Union Medals, c. 1879, a bronze medal with an eagle with shield, and a suspended medal marked "UNATATE VETRANORAM UNIO," with a panoply of arms, engraved on the reverse "Edud F. O'Brien/Lt. Col./28" Mass. Vols.," and a bronze medal with gilt finish, with an eagle with shield, and a suspended medal marked "UNATATE VETRANORAM UNIO", with a panoply of arms, engraved on the reverse "F.T. Torrence/Co. A/105th Ohio Vols./Wounded at/Perryville/Oct. 8th 1862," ht. 3 1/8 in.

Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio.
Estimate $200-250

Both in very good condition but missing the ribbons.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Nicholas A. Penachio, Eagle, Panoply, Personal armour, Perryville