Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 113: Rare Veterans of the Mexican War Ribbon

Auction Date: June 22, 2022

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Rare Veterans of the Mexican War Ribbon

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The gilt pin at the top of the this ribbon is marked "1846-1848" and has a gilt shield shaped badge hung from it with chains, the badge marked "PALO ALTO/CITY OF MEXICO/1846". Also hanging from the pin is a blue silk ribbon with crossed American flags and "VETERANS/OF THE/MEXICAN WAR" and gold tassels as the bottom. Also includes a printout of "Military Medals of the Mexican War 1846-1848" by Douglas W. Boyce. Very fine, showing minimal wear and generally an attractive slightly aged appearance.

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