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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3034M Marlborough
October 26, 2017 10:00AMCalender
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Tiffany 25th New York Cavalry Custer Medal

$13,530$11,000
Auction: Sale #3034M - 3034M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 26, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Tiffany 25th New York Cavalry Custer Medal, c. 1864, gold crossed sabers with pin-back, a Maltese cross with a start with blue enamel "25/CUSTER/EXCELSIOR," suspended from a gold ribbon, ht. 2 3/4 in.

Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio.
Estimate $15,000-25,000

In very good condition with a very slight bend on the lower part of the cross.


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Keywords

Nicholas A. Penachio, 19th century in the United States, American Old West, American people of German descent, Battle of the Little Bighorn, Comanche Campaign, George Armstrong Custer, Michigan Brigade, Military personnel, United States Cavalry, Western United States