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October 26, 2017 10:00 AMCalender

General Joseph Hooker Silver California Medal and Related Objects

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Auction: Sale #3034M - 3034MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: October 26, 2017 10:00AM


General Joseph Hooker Silver California Medal and Related Objects, c. 1849-89, silver medal with a wagon train, bear, eagle on the front, hanging from a tab marked "CALIFORNIA/1849," engraved on the back "Lt. Col. Joseph Hooker/Asst Adjt Gen. U.S.A./June 4th,/1849/SAN FRANCISCO," in a wooden case with maroon velvet lining, a copper medal for Major General Joseph Hooker, two images, and a short history of Gen. Joe Hooker.

Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

All in very good condition.

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Joe Hooker, Nicholas A. Penachio, United States