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Auction Description for Hess Fine Art: Militaria including Sweden, Norway WWI WWII Civil War Medals and Collectibles
Auction Description:

Another exciting auction for January 25, 2017! We invite our bidders to watch this auction as new items will be added almost every day.   Civil War and other war collectibles, Baseball memorabilia and more to come.

Conditions of Sale:
WE ACCEPT PHONE BIDS. E-mail or call our office in advance at 727.896.0622. Hess Fine Auctions is the auction division of Hess Fine Art, Inc. We have been in the business of buying and selling fine art, artists estates, fine watches, decorative arts, estate jewelry and important collectibles for over 25 years. We conduct our weekly auctions on eBay where we have over 100,000 positive feedbacks with a 99.7+% rating with a total volume of over 70 million dollars since 1997. We have sold more vintage watches on eBay than anyone in the world and are have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, WORTH magazine, FORBES magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, and many other publications. Our firm is headed by Mr. Jeffrey P Hess, a best selling Rolex author and highly sought after lecturer who opened his first fine arts gallery in the 1970s. Gallerist Richard Van is a former national appraisal television personality whose appraisal clients include the Federal Government, Ivy League institutions and major banks. Both Mr. Hess and Mr. Van are former SothebysDotCom Associates. We also have two GIA Graduate Gemologists on our staff including Hess Fine Auctions Chief of Operations Mrs. Katrina Hess. Our staff lecture audiences have included the American and International Society of Appraisers, JCK at the request of eBay, the Florida Auctioneers Association and the National Auctioneers Association. TERMS OF SALE: REGISTRATION: Bidders must be a registered Hess Fine Auctions client and be in good standing.
To participate in our Invaluable online sales you must become an Approved Bidder. To establish an account with our firm, please complete an Account Setup Form.

ALL SALES ARE FINAL. All lots are sold AS IS, with all faults, imperfections, and errors of description. Hess Fine Auctions (hereafter HFA), their employees and/or agents are not responsible for errors of description, genuineness or authenticity, and fault or defect in any lot. No warranties or representations whatsoever are given by HFA, its employees and/or agents, to any buyer in respect to any lot, except as noted below.
ALL PAYMENTS ARE DUE IMMEDIATELEY FOLLOWING AUCTION, and all merchandise must be removed from the premises within 5 business days of the auction by the buyer or the authorized shipper of their choice. Please note our payment options posted elsewhere.
LIMITED WARRANTIES FOR FINE & DECORATIVE ARTS, JEWELRY & ESTATE PROPERTIES: Artists who are cataloged with dates in parentheses indicate it is our opinion that this artwork was created or designed by the artist listed. Artists born before 1800, works created before 1870 and works identified as School of, Manner of, After or by other limiting or speculative descriptors do not apply to the following: Notwithstanding any Terms of Sale, if within 14 calendar days of the sale, HFA has received notice in writing from the original buyer of record of any artwork that authorship is in error and also within this time period this error is confirmed by a certified letter from an independent appraiser satisfactory to HFA, our firm will set aside the sale and refund to the buyer the amount paid by the buyer for the lot, excluding shipping. This limited warranty is specific to authorship only and does not extend to condition, restoration, medium, size, losses, relationship of an artist to a multiple edition or any other defect. Any artwork returned for refund under the above provisions must be returned to HFA in the same condition it was in at the time of sale. The same applies to jewelry or watches misdescribed as to the physical qualities of the jewelry and such inaccuracy is confirmed by a certified letter from an independent appraiser satisfactory to HFA, then our firm will set aside the sale and refund to the buyer the amount paid by the buyer for the lot. Physical Qualities are limited to descriptions of karat, weight of metal, type of stone or metal, carat (weight of stone), and cut of stone. The above provisions allowing return and refund will not be applicable upon evidence of any physical removal or tampering. Watches are covered by the same 14 day limited guarantee and terms as jewelry as to manufacturer of movement and case. Manufacturer of dial, bezel and bracelet is not guaranteed unless specified.
BIDDING:The highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer will be the buyer of that lot. In the event of any dispute, the auctioneer shall have sole discretion to either determine the successful bidder or to re-offer for bidding, the lot in dispute. HFA may refuse any bid, divide or combine any two or more lots and/or withdraw any lot or lots from the sale.
Some lots may be offered subject to a reserve, which is a minimum price below which such lot will not be sold. HFA may implement such reserves by bidding on behalf of the seller. HFA reserves the right to allow its employees to bid competitively at all auctions for their own payable accounts.
A buyers premium of 25% (unless otherwise indicated) of the successful bid price will be added to each lot and is payable by the purchaser as part of the total purchase price of each lot.
All purchases, including buyers premium, are subject to Florida state and local sales taxes. Buyers will be required to pay 7% sales tax at the time of payment unless items purchased will be shipped out of FL by a registered ICC carrier or buyer provides HFA with a valid FL resale number.
CONDITION REPORTS: HFA publishes condition reports for most lots in the item description. As time allows HFA and its employees will provide, upon request, supplementary reports and additional photographs for items contained within the current auction catalog. This service is provided as a courtesy only and requesting a condition report in no way changes the Terms of Sale. We are not professional conservators and we urge you to inspect each lot in person or retain an agent do so on your behalf. Prospective buyers should satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by HFA or its employees is subjective qualified opinion, notwithstanding written reports. ABSENTEE & ONLINE BIDDING: As a service, HFA provides several absentee bidding formats that vary by event to those who cannot or choose not to attend the auction live online or in person depending on the particulars of the sale. Please see bidding instructions posted elsewhere. By submitting a bid of any type the prospective purchaser consents and agrees to the Terms of Sale. HFA is not liable or responsible for any errors or failure to execute any bids.
SHIPPING: HFA has limited in-house shipping for smaller items and certain types of jewelry, silver and watches. Please contact us in advance of the auction if you wish to see if the lot in which you are interested can be handled by our shipping department. We will be pleased to provide a list of shippers and packers that our clients have successfully used, or you can have your own shipper handle your purchases. Please contact the shipper of your choice to arrange for pick up and packing of your items. Your items will be released as soon as payment clears our bank. We request that your shipper schedules pick up times at least 24 hours in advance; this will ensure no delays in pick up, and release of your purchases. Many of our customers use P.K.G.s, a nearby shipper who picks up here for you.Call Thad at 727.895.7547 for details and pay P.K.G.s for shipping. A second option for some of our customers has been the Tampa office of Craters & Freighters who also pick up at our offices. Call Justin at 813.889.9008 for more information about their services and rates. Please be aware that the item will be packed in a box that is proportionally larger than the object itself and will be in many cases be considered dimensional DIM weight. Shipping carriers charge based on maximum allowable weight for the size of the package. Your boxed purchase will likely weigh less than the stated weight on which the bill is based.


EXPORT LICENSES AND PERMITS: Certain property sold at auction may be made of or contain materials that may be subject to laws governing export, import or interstate transportation. It is the buyer?s responsibility to obtain any and all export, import and/or transport licenses, permits or documentation required by any authority. The denial or delay in obtaining any license or permit from any agency shall not justify the cancellation or rescission of any sale or any delay in making payment for the total purchase price of any lot in accordance with these Terms of Sale. WEAPONS: Relics and antique weapons are sold for collector purposes only. HFA expressly disclaims any liability whatsoever for accidents, injury and damage resulting to any person from the storage or subsequent use of any such lots. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
While HFA, their employees and representatives make every effort to accurately describe all lots offered for sale, it is incumbent upon the bidder to satisfy themselves in all areas of authenticity, originality, condition and imperfections. Bidders should also acknowledge that condition reports are often subjective and any item offered at auction may be subject to normal wear consistent with age that may not be specified in a condition report. If a bidder is uncertain about any of these issues, we would recommend that they not bid on lots in question. These Terms of Sale and the purchasers and our respective rights and obligations hereunder are governed by the laws of the State of Florida. By bidding at an auction, each purchaser and bidder agrees to be bound by these Terms of Sale. LEGAL JURISDICTION: HessFineAuctions is a division of Hess Fine Art, and is registered in Pinellas County, FL, USA. It is agreed that all parties will abide by the laws of the State of Florida in all matters relating to this agreement. And that in the case of any dispute, the legal jurisdiction of resolution shall be Pinellas County, Florida.
In addition to the other remedies available to us by law, we reserve the right to impose a late charge of 2% per month of the total purchase price if payment is not made in accordance with the conditions set forth herein.
If any applicable conditions herein are not complied with by the purchaser, in addition to other remedies available to us and the consignor(s) by law, including without limitation the right to hold the purchaser liable for the total purchase price, with the purchaser to be responsible for all costs of collection (including attorneys fees and disbursements), we, at our option, may either (a) cancel the sale, retaining as liquidated damages all payments made by the purchaser or (b) resell the property at public auction without reserve, and the purchaser will be liable for any deficiency, costs including handling charges, the expenses of both sales, our commission on both sales at our regular rate, all other charges due hereunder, and incidental damages. In addition, a defaulting purchaser will be deemed to have granted us a security interest in, and we may retain as collateral security for such purchaser's obligations to us, any property in our possession, owned by such purchaser. We shall have all of the rights accorded a secured party under the Florida Uniform Commercial Code with respect to such property, and we may apply against such obligations all monies held or received by us for the account of, or due from us to, such purchaser. At our option, payment will not be deemed to have been made in full until we have collected funds represented by checks, or in the case of bank or cashiers checks, we have confirmed their authenticity. STORAGE:
All property must be removed from our premises by the purchaser at their expense no later than 5 business days following its sale and, if it is not removed, HFA reserves the right to charge a minimum storage fee of $5 per lot per day or to deliver said property to a public warehouse for storage at the purchaser's expense. HFA shall have no liability for any damage to property left on its premises for more than 5 days following the sale. CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATION OF BIDDER:
Your bid is a legally binding contract. If you are the successful bidder, you have entered into a contract to purchase the property bid on from the seller. You should contact HFA to resolve any questions prior to placing any bids.
The Terms of Sale will take precedence over any other conditions, whether printed or posted on internet websites. Terms of Sale may be amended by posted notices or by announcement from the auctioneer.Hess Fine Auctions
Invaluable Sales Conducted by:
Katrina M. Hess, Florida Auctioneer License AU#4434, ATN Properties, LLC AB#3356

BID INCREMENTS: Bid Range/Increment: $0-99/$10, $100-499/$25, $500-999/$50, $1,000-2,999/$100, $3,000-4,999/$200, $5,000-9,999/$500, $10,000-19,999/$1,000, $20,000-49,999/$2,000, $50,000-199,00/$5,000, $200,000-Up/$10,000.
Legal Jurisdiction. HessFineAuctions is a division of Hess Fine Art, and is registered in Pinellas County, FL, USA. It is agreed that all parties will abide by the laws of the State of Florida in all matters relating to this agreement. And that in the case of any dispute, the legal jurisdiction of resolution shall be Pinellas County, Florida
Bidding is binding:
Your bid is a legally binding contract. If you are the successful bidder, you have entered into a contract to purchase the property bid on from the seller. You should contact HFA to resolve any questions prior to placing any bids.
The Terms of Sale will take precedence over any other conditions, whether printed or posted on internet websites. Terms of Sale may be amended by posted notices or by announcement from the auctioneer.Hess Fine Auctions
Invaluable Sales Conducted by:
Katrina M. Hess, Florida Auctioneer License AU#4434, ATN Properties, LLC AB#3356
How to pay:
We accept Cash, check, money order, moneygram, wire transfer, Visa, Mastercard, American express and Paypal.
Shipping Terms:
All jewelry items can be shipped within the USA. Other items please contact for shipping terms
Buyers premium:
A 19% premium will be charged on all successful sold lots
Florida Sales Tax:
For all items delivered within the State of Florida or picked up in person, we are required to collect Florida Sales Tax at the rate specified for Pinellas County, currently 7% of the selling price and shipping/handling. Unless the purchaser provides a copy to us, either by fax or email, of a current Form DR-13 Florida Annual Resale Certificate for Sales Tax, in the name of the purchaser, we will charge 7% Florida Sales Tax on the purchase. The name on the DR-13 must be shown on the shipping name and address.

Exemption from Florida Sales Tax cannot be provided for deliveries within Florida even when the purchaser may be exempt in their resident State or Country. Only Florida Form DR-13 will be accepted.

If you are entitled to an exemption from Florida Sales Tax and do not comply with the above, Florida Sales Tax will be charged. You may be entitled to claim the amount paid on Line 6, Less Lawful Deductions of Form DR-15, Florida Sales and Use Tax Returns.
Condition:
ALL SALES ARE FINAL. All lots are sold AS IS, where is with all faults, imperfections, and errors of description. Hess Fine Auctions (hereafter HFA), their employees and/or agents are not responsible for errors of description, genuineness or authenticity, and fault or defect in any lot. No warranties or representations whatsoever are given by HFA, its employees and/or agents, to any buyer in respect to any lot, except as noted below.
ALL PAYMENTS ARE DUE IMMEDIATELEY FOLLOWING AUCTION, and all merchandise must be removed from the premises within 5 business days of the auction by the buyer or the authorized shipper of their choice. Please note our payment options posted elsewhere.
LIMITED WARRANTIES FOR FINE & DECORATIVE ARTS, JEWELRY & ESTATE PROPERTIES: Artists who are cataloged with dates in parentheses indicate it is our opinion that this artwork was created or designed by the artist listed. Artists born before 1800, works created before 1870 and works identified as School of, Manner of, After or by other limiting or speculative descriptors do not apply to the following: Notwithstanding any Terms of Sale, if within 14 calendar days of the sale, HFA has received notice in writing from the original buyer of record of any artwork that authorship is in error and also within this time period this error is confirmed by a certified letter from an independent appraiser satisfactory to HFA, our firm will set aside the sale and refund to the buyer the amount paid by the buyer for the lot, excluding shipping. This limited warranty is specific to authorship only and does not extend to condition, restoration, medium, size, losses, relationship of an artist to a multiple edition or any other defect. Any artwork returned for refund under the above provisions must be returned to HFA in the same condition it was in at the time of sale. The same applies to jewelry or watches misdescribed as to the physical qualities of the jewelry and such inaccuracy is confirmed by a certified letter from an independent appraiser satisfactory to HFA, then our firm will set aside the sale and refund to the buyer the amount paid by the buyer for the lot. Physical Qualities are limited to descriptions of karat, weight of metal, type of stone or metal, carat (weight of stone), and cut of stone. The above provisions allowing return and refund will not be applicable upon evidence of any physical removal or tampering. Watches are covered by the same 14 day limited guarantee and terms as jewelry as to manufacturer of movement and case. Manufacturer of dial, bezel and bracelet is not guaranteed unless specified.

Militaria including Sweden, Norway WWI WWII Civil War Medals and Collectibles (110 Lots)

by Hess Fine Art

January 25, 2017, 4:00 PM EST

Live Auction

Saint Petersburg , FL, USA

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Richmond 32nd Encampment GAR Civil War Veteran 1911 Reunion Badge Metal

Estimate: $100 - $200

Description: Reads Richmond Panic Proof City 32ns Encampment Delegate May 1911 GAR Benjamin Starr Indiana. The hallmark on the back reads: Bastion Brothers Co Rochester NY MPB BIU. ; Type of Piece: Medal ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: Measures 4 ¾ x 2 ¼ inches ; Condition: Displays patina and mild wear. Please enlarge our images for optimum viewing of as found condition. ; Hallmark: Bastion Bros Co Rochester NY mpb biu ; Estimated weight: 1.65 oz ; Estimated weight of package: 8 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 6 x 4 x 2 ;

Condition Report: Displays patina and mild wear. Please enlarge our images for optimum viewing of as found condition.

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Civil War GAR Reunion Ribbons Dakota Grant Illinois Indiana 19th Century Ribbon Assortment Lot

Estimate: $200 - $300

Description: This is a nice collection of GAR Civil War era ribbons. Please view all images on a full size computer screen for best viewing. smallest: 2 x 6 inches. Largest: 2.5 x 9.5 inches Very nice condition with regard to age. Fabric color toning, some missing fringes, estate soil. 12 oz. shipping weight in 5 x 10 x .5 inch package.

Condition Report: Very nice condition with regard to age. Fabric color toning, some missing fringes, estate soil.

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Current bid: $45 (2 bids)

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WWI WWII American Red Cross Vintage Enamel Sterling Silver Antique Pendant Pins Lot

Estimate: $100 - $200

Description: This is a very nice lot with vibrant enamel inlays, one pendant is Sterling Silver, the other 2 are marked AE & Co. Enlarge our images on a full size computer screen for optimum viewing of items. ; Type of Piece: 3 piece lot. ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: .85 to 1 inch diameter. ; Condition: Displays patina and mild wear. These appear in tip top shape. Please enlarge our images for optimum viewing of as found condition. ; Hallmark: Sterling on 1, AE & Co on other 2 ; Estimated weight: 14.2 grams total ; Estimated weight of package: 8 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 6 x 4 x 2 ;

Condition Report: Displays patina and mild wear. These appear in tip top shape. Please enlarge our images for optimum viewing of as found condition.

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GAR Delegate Badges Civil War Veterans Rhode Island Connecticut Pennsylvania Wisconsin Antique Ribbon Badge Collection Lot

Estimate: $200 - $300

Description: Vibrant colors and in varying stages of condition. Dates include 1905, 1907, 1912 and established 1868. Enlarge our images on a full size computer screen for optimum viewing of items. ; Type of Piece: 4 piece lot. ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 2 to 4 inches long each ; Condition: Displays patina and mild wear. Some fraying, estate soil and patina. Easton ribbon is extensively torn and worn. Please enlarge our images for optimum viewing of as found condition. ; Hallmark: please view images for imprints ; Estimated weight: 4.5 ounces approximate total ; Estimated weight of package: 12 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 6 x 4 x 2 ;

Condition Report: Displays patina and mild wear. Some fraying, estate soil and patina. Easton ribbon is extensively torn and worn. Please enlarge our images for optimum viewing of as found condition.

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Current bid: $10 (1 bid)

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Military Issue G Force USSR Mig Pilot Air Force Vintage Jumpsuit Suit

Estimate: $200 - $400

Description: Amazing original condition, get a good look by enlarging our images on a full size computer screen. Our research indicates this may by Russian military issue and a size Small. ; Type of Piece: ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: Inseam 29 inches. Waist-30 inches Total length from back of neck 54 inches. Shoulders approx 38 inches around. ; Condition: Excellent, appears unworn. Enlarge our images for best viewing. ; Hallmark: stamped marks, see images. ; Estimated weight: 4 lbs. ; Estimated weight of package: 6 lbs. ; Estimated size of package: 20 x 14 x 6 inches ; tus

Condition Report: Excellent, appears unworn. Enlarge our images for best viewing.

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Civil War GAR Representative 42nd National Encampment Toledo Ohio Medal Badge

Estimate: $100 - $300

Description: View this 4 tier medal by enlarging our images on a full size computer screen. One great example! The bottom copper color medal is hallmarked Bastion Bros, Rochester, NY. ; Type of Piece: Medal ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: approx 5 ¾ inches long ; Condition: Normal wear, oxidation and patina. Appears very nice! Enlarge our images for best viewing. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 90 grams ; Estimated weight of package: 12 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 9 x 5 x 5 ;

Condition Report: Normal wear, oxidation and patina. Appears very nice! Enlarge our images for best viewing.

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Current bid: $35 (4 bids)

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34th Encampment Ornate Civil War Chicago GAR Massive Enamel Gold Medal

Estimate: $300 - $500

Description: View this magnificent medal by enlarging our images on a full size computer screen. One very fine example! Back hallmark reads SD Childs & Co Engravers Chicago Il Medal is approx 5 inches long Condition: Normal wear, oxidation and patina. Appears very nice! Enlarge our images for best viewing. Hallmarks: see images weight: 62 grams shipping: 8 oz. in 9 x 5 x 5 inch box

Condition Report: Normal wear, oxidation and patina. Appears very nice! Enlarge our images for best viewing.

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Grand Army Republic 1860s Veterans Civil War GAR Button Badge Flag Ribbon Metal 5pc Lot

Estimate: $300 - $500

Description: The small button reads Grand Army of the Repulic 1862 Veterans 1866 as well as the other 2 star medals. The round pendant medal reads Grand Army of the Republic USA and is from Sneider Engravers of NY. View this fabulous collection by enlarging our images on a full size computer screen. ; Type of Piece: 5 pc. Medal, badge, pendant ribbon collection ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: longest medal is 3.5 inches long. GAR bar badge is 3.15 inches wide; Condition: Normal wear, oxidation and patina. Enlarge our images for best viewing. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 56 grams ; Estimated weight of package: 10 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 9 x 5 x 5 ;

Condition Report: Normal wear, oxidation and patina. Enlarge our images for best viewing.

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Current bid: $75 (2 bids)

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Large 1871 Rifle Bayonet Yataghan Antique French 1870s Musket Knife Weapon

Estimate: $300 - $500

Description: This bayonet is marked in several places with many different stamps. The blade is engraved 1871 accompanied by other letters likely from the manufacturer. This example may have been made in French State Arsenal, Manufacture Imperiale de Châtellerault. The hand forged blade is 22 ½ inches long with an additional 5 inch handle. We believe it is French or German. ; Type of Piece: bayonet and sheath ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: overall length 27.25 inches ; Condition: Normal wear, oxidation and patina. Enlarge our images for best viewing. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 2.27 lbs. ; Estimated weight of package: 5 lbs. ; Estimated size of package: 32 x 6 x 6 ;

Condition Report: Normal wear, oxidation and patina. Enlarge our images for best viewing.

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Antique French Bayonet 1870s Yataghan D Armes de Saint Etienne 1876 Rifle  Musket Knife Weapon

Estimate: $300 - $500

Description: This fine antique bayonet is marked in several places with many different stamps. The blade is engraved 1876 accompanied by St. Etienne. The hand forged blade is 20 ¾ inches long with the total length of 25 ¾ inch ; Type of Piece: bayonet and sheath ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: overall length 25 ¾ inch ; Condition: Normal wear, oxidation and patina. Enlarge our images for best viewing. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 2.00 lbs. ; Estimated weight of package: 4.5 lbs. ; Estimated size of package: 28 x 4 x 4 inches ;

Condition Report: Normal wear, oxidation and patina. Enlarge our images for best viewing.

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Original Ink Drawing Edward Albee Playwright Self Portrait Signed Number 5 of only 10 Made

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

Description: Edward Franklin Albee III (1928 –2016) was an American playwright known for works such as The Zoo Story , The Sandbox Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, and A Delicate Balance (1966). Three of his plays won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and other works won the Tony Award for Best Play. This is #5 of only 10 made and is on 100% fine cotton 32 lb weight. It comes with a fine cotton envelop with a Parchment gallery tag. ; Type of Piece: ink drawing, with envelope and information sheet ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 7.85 X 11 inches ; Condition: Excellent condition. Use a full size computer screen to view our images. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 1 oz. ; Estimated weight of package: 12 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 12 x 14 x .5 inches. ; tuss

Condition Report: Excellent condition. Use a full size computer screen to view our images.

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Original Edward Albee Ink Drawing Playwright Self Portrait Albee at 78 Signed 2006

Estimate: $500 - $1,000

Description: This is the sample drawing made by Edward Albee before he made the rare limited edition of only 10 ink drawings. Number 5 of those 10 is being offered in Lot 210A. Edward Franklin Albee III (1928 –2016) was an American playwright known for works such as The Zoo Story , ,The Sandbox Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and A Delicate Balance (1966). Three of his plays won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and other works won the Tony Award for Best Play. This is #5 of only 10 made and is on 100% fine cotton 32 lb weight. It comes with a fine cotton envelop with a Parchment gallery tag. ; Type of Piece: ink drawing, without original envelope ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 7.85 X 11 inches ; Condition: Excellent condition. Use a full size computer screen to view our images. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 1 oz. ; Estimated weight of package: 12 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 12 x 14 x .5 inches. ; tqss

Condition Report: Excellent condition. Use a full size computer screen to view our images.

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Mark Grace Chicago Cubs Autographed Baseball and 1988 Rookie Card with Display

Estimate: $300 - $500

Description: This Mark Grace display includes the plastic holder for the ball and card, mounted to the wood base. In outstanding condition, and kept in storage by a former US Army General collector. ; Type of Piece: baseball, card and display ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: display base is 7 x 3.5 inches and approx 4 inches tall. Ball is regulation size, card is 2.5 x 3.5 inches. ; Condition: Plastic case and card display display scuffs but is not cracked and closes snugly. Overall this is in tip top shape. We viewed no bends or dog ears on the card. Enlarge our images for optimum viewing. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 12 oz. ; Estimated weight of package: 1.5 lbs. ; Estimated size of package: 8 x 8 x 8 inches. ;

Condition Report: Plastic case and card display display scuffs but is not cracked and closes snugly. Ball displays some light toning but overall this is in tip top shape. We viewed no bends or dog ears on the card. Enlarge our images for optimum viewing.

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USN Navy WWI Era Pocket Watch Naval Insignia Fob Antique

Estimate: $100 - $200

Description: This is a 2 tone metal Navy insignia fob, perhaps scarce, we have not found another one like it. Our antiques experts believe it is from the WWI era. ; Type of Piece: watch fob ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 1.5 x 1.75 inches ; Condition: Overall very nice. Metal shows some normal wear, with patina. Tip shows shallow bend. Enlarge our images for best viewing on a full computer screen. ; Hallmark: none found ; Estimated weight: 12.5 grams ; Estimated weight of package: 8 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 6 x 4 x 2 ;

Condition Report: Overall very nice. Metal shows some normal wear, with patina. Tip shows shallow bend. Enlarge our images for best viewing on a full computer screen

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1898 Camp Geo H Thomas Military Badge Chickamauga Park Georgia Souvenir

Estimate: $100 - $300

Description: From historical military Chickamauga Park in Georgia. This one is in very fine shape with regard to age! Take a moment to enlarge our images on a full size computer screen. ; Type of Piece: medal ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 2.50 x 1.35 inches ; Condition: Overall very nice. Metal shows some normal oxidation. Still bears a bright gold glow. Enlarge our images for best viewing on a full computer screen. ; Hallmark: Schwaabs & S. Milwaukee ; Estimated weight: 11.7 grams ; Estimated weight of package: 8 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 6 x 4 x 2 ;

Condition Report: Metal shows some normal oxidation. Still bears a bright gold glow. Enlarge our images for best viewing on a full computer screen.

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Civil War Veterans GAR 25th Encampment Indiana Shaw Captured Confederate Cannon Badge Medal Lot

Estimate: $100 - $300

Description: This lot also includes an Indiana State Fair 1908 medal in addition to the 1904 25th Encampment badges and 1900 Shaw captured cannon medal. Enlarge our images on this rare lot for best viewing. ; Type of Piece: Medal ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 2.15 to 3.50 inches long ; Condition: Normal wear, oxidation and patina. Ribbon has expected fraying. Appears very nice! Enlarge our images for best viewing. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 78 grams total ; Estimated weight of package: 12 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 9 x 5 x 5 ; tuk

Condition Report: Normal wear, oxidation and patina. Ribbon has expected fraying. Appears very nice! Enlarge our images for best viewing.

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Civil War Veterans GAR 18th Encampment Bennett Richmond Indiana 1897 Ribbon Badge Lot

Estimate: $100 - $300

Description: A nicely detailed souvenir ribbon is included with a unique and well preserved Quaker City of the West Richmond badge. Enlarge our images on this lot for best viewing. ; Type of Piece: badge and ribbon ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: badge is 4.5 inches long, ribbon is 875 x 2.25 inches approximate. ; Condition: Normal wear, oxidation and patina. Ribbon has expected fraying. Appears very nice! Enlarge our images for best viewing. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 17 grams total ; Estimated weight of package: 10 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 9 x 5 x 5 ;

Condition Report: Normal wear, oxidation and patina. Ribbon has expected fraying. Appears very nice! Enlarge our images for best viewing.

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GAR Civil War Boston 1917 Veterans Eagle Flag Enamel 1917 51st Encampment Massive Medal

Description: A finely detailed 4 tier souvenir medal ribbon from 1917. The bottom copper medal features Commander William Patterson. The center Boston medal is extra finely detailed and features the Old State House and also has the words “Cradle Liberty” on it. ; Type of Piece: badges or medals and ribbon ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: assembled measures 6.25 x 1.75 inches. ; Condition: Normal wear, oxidation and patina. Ribbon has expected fraying and estate soil. Enlarge our images for best viewing. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 74 grams total ; Estimated weight of package: 12 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 9 x 5 x 5 ;

Condition Report: Normal wear, oxidation and patina. Ribbon has expected fraying and estate soil. Enlarge our images for best viewing.

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US Military Navy Medals Merits Buttons 1910-1940 Sterling Silver Gold Enamel Large Lot

Estimate: $200 - $300

Description: Description: The largest medals measure 3.25 inches long. The second image shows 4 Silver medals, the top Sharpshooter medal in that photo is marked Silver, the other 3 are marked Sterling. This is a very nice lot, we invite you to enlarge all images on a full computer screen. ; Type of Piece: Medal and button collection ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: Varies from 5/8 inch diameter to the larger medals 3 ¼ inches long. ; Condition: Normal wear, oxidation and patina. Ribbons are not frayed. Enlarge our images for best viewing. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 92 grams total ; Estimated weight of package: 1 lb. ; Estimated size of package: 9 x 5 x 5 ;

Condition Report: Normal wear, oxidation and patina. Ribbons are not frayed. Enlarge our images for best viewing.

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Civil War US Navy Service Medal United Stated Heavy Medal 1861 1865

Estimate: $50 - $100

Description: This thick coin medal has the appearance of copper. It weighs over 23 grams, has good relief and appears in fine condition. We invite you to enlarge all images on a full computer screen for best condition viewing. ; Type of Piece: Medal ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 33 mm or 1.30 inches diameter 1 ; Condition: Normal wear, some oxidation and patina. Enlarge our images for best viewing. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 23.5 grams total ; Estimated weight of package: 6 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 6 x 4 x 2 ;

Condition Report: Normal wear, some oxidation and patina. Enlarge our images for best viewing.

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Civil War Calvary Veteran 1907 General Stuart Richmond Reunion Medal

Estimate: $100 - $200

Description: Finely detailed with Civil War soldier on horse and made by Whitehead and Hoag of Newark. We invite you to enlarge all images on a full computer screen for best condition viewing. ; Type of Piece: Medal ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 1 5/8 inches long. ; Condition: Normal wear, some oxidation and patina. Enlarge our images for best viewing. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 20 grams total ; Estimated weight of package: 10 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 6 x 4 x 2 ;

Condition Report: Normal wear, some oxidation and patina. Enlarge our images for best viewing.

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Claes Westring Sweden Consul General Original Photographs Nobel Prize Preservation Foreign Dignitary Original Image with Provenance

Estimate: $300 - $500

Description: We are offering our bidders this original photograph, of Sweden Consul General, Claes Westring (1893-1975). He was instrumental in the preservation of the Nobel Institute during the German attacks of WWII.Hess Fine Auctions had the privilege of interviewing Mr Westring’s son and featuring the items in a Tampa Bay Times article, of which can be seen in the last image for reference. ; Type of Piece: photo ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: Image is mounted on cardboard. Actual photo measurements are 4.75 x 6.75 inches. ; Condition: Excellent overall condition, with regard to age. Cardboard shows some toning and edge wear. Please use a full size computer screen to view our images. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 1 oz. ; Estimated weight of package: 12 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 10 x 12 x .5 ;

Condition Report: Excellent overall condition, with regard to age. Cardboard shows some toning and edge wear. Second dinner photo has a large stain.Please use a full size computer screen to view our images.

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Claes Westring Sweden Consul General Portugese Order of the Tower and Sword Massive WWII Era Portugal Medal to Swedish Foreign Ministry Secretary

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: We are offering our bidders this original Medal, Order of the Tower and Sword” awarded to Sweden Consul General, Claes Westring (1893-1975). It is awarded to very few dignitaries and reads in Latin Valor Lealdade Me Merito. The Tampa Bay Times featured an article about our interview with Westrings son and the provenance, of which can be seen in our last image for bidders reference. See auction 220 for a photo of Westring wearing many of the medals. ; Type of Piece: Medal ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 3.25 inches long with top ring. Medal diameter is 3 inches, ; Condition: Excellent condition, with a 2 tiny spots of enamel loss at the blue ring on one side only. This historical medal is in very fine condition. Please use a full size computer screen to view our images. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 64.2 grams ; Estimated weight of package: 12 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 6 x 4 x 2 inches ;

Condition Report: Excellent condition, with a 2 tiny spots of enamel loss at the blue ring on one side only. This historical medal is in very fine condition. Please use a full size computer screen to view our images.

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Mid 19c Adolphe Hervier French Barbizon Salon Era Landscape Figures Wood Gatherers Painting

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

Description: Mid 19c Adolphe Hervier French Barbizon Salon Era Landscape Figures Wood Gatherers Painting. Oil on canvas re-bronzed Egg and Dart cove molding frame. Measurements of Canvas:15 ¼ X 11 ½ inches, Frame Size:21 ¾ X 18 ¾ inches. Condition: Old conservation and craquelure throughout, there a small ding with a small tear, one ding and chip of paint Note: we sold this work to a local professional who put it in his office. He just moved to a new open plan office and asked us to re-offer a number of paintings he no longer has room for. This was, and is again, a staff favorite, with the twig gathering motif, perhaps anticipating Millet’s Gleaners.

Condition Report: Old conservation and craquelure throughout, there a small ding with a small tear, one ding and chip of paint

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Gettysburg Civil War General Daniel Sickles Monument Dedication 1863 1893  Original Die Struck Large Medal w Intriguing Provenance

Estimate: $200 - $400

Description: This came to us with a small clear box labeled, : Gen. Dan Sickles's Medal of Honor struck at US Mint New York Gettysburg 10 yr surviver." General Daniel Sickles had a colorful career and personal life. This fine medal reads; “For the dedication of state monuments at Gettysburg July1 1893 Excelsior New York Day, Gettysburg Veteran July 1 2 3 1863” The original ribbon is detached, the medal has incredible details and warm patina. Be sure to read the Provenance below. ; Type of Piece: Medal ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 44mm ; Condition: Normal wear, some oxidation and patina. Ribbon is worn and detached. Enlarge our images for best viewing. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 65 grams total ; Estimated weight of package: 12 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 6 x 4 x 2 ; cnx slowey

Condition Report: Normal wear, some oxidation and patina. Ribbon is worn and detached. Enlarge our images for best viewing.

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GAR Civil War Veteran Sparta Michigan Post 243 Large Battlefield Picture Medal Ribbon

Estimate: $200 - $400

Description: We believe this particular ribbon is scarce, we could not find another one like it. The details on the battle scene are quite incredible. View our images on a full computer screen to fully appreciate this awesome veteran’s ribbon. ; Type of Piece: Ribbon-Medal ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 8 ½ inches long, 3 inches wide at widest top bar. ; Condition: Red white and blue ribbon is fragile and worn. White ribbon is age toned, fringes are fragile but appear nice. Please view all images on a full size computer screen. ; Hallmark: none found ; Estimated weight: 1 oz. ; Estimated weight of package: 10 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 6 x 4 x 2 ;

Condition Report: Red white and blue ribbon is fragile and worn. White ribbon is age toned, fringes are fragile but appear nice. Please view all images on a full size computer screen.

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GAR Civil War Veterans 1898 Cincinnati 1902 Saratoga Springs New York 36th Encampment 2 Medal Lot

Estimate: $100 - $200

Description: These two medals are finely cast and have high relief details. One is from Saratoga Springs, New York, the other from Cincinnati, Ohio. View our images on a full computer screen to fully appreciate these medals. ; Type of Piece: Ribbon-Medals (2) ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 4 inches long each. ; Condition: The metal has a warm patina. Some estate soil on the ribbons, however intact and not frayed. Please view all images on a full size computer screen. ; Hallmark: none found ; Estimated weight: 64 grams ; Estimated weight of package: 12 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 6 x 4 x 2 ;

Condition Report: The metal has a warm patina. Some estate soil on the ribbons, however intact and not frayed. Please view all images on a full size computer screen.

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1896 Civil War 30th Encampment Saint Paul Delegate Large Medal

Estimate: $200 - $400

Description: Truly one of the finest Veterans reunion medals in this auction. This is from the St. Paul Minnesota 30th encampment 1896 reunion ceremony. View our images on a full computer screen to fully appreciate the delegate Medal. ; Type of Piece: Medal ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 5 inches long, 2 inches wide at widest top bar. ; Condition: The metal has a warm patina. Overall excellent with some minimal wear. Please view all images on a full size computer screen. ; Hallmark: Heeren Bros Pittsburgh PA ; Estimated weight: 41 grams ; Estimated weight of package: 12 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 6 x 4 x 2 ;

Condition Report: The metal has a warm patina. Overall excellent with some minimal wear. Please view all images on a full size computer screen.

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1908 WWI US Military Issue Fighting Bayonet with Scabbard

Estimate: $200 - $400

Description: Ricasso has matching bomb marks with Scabbard. Also on the scabbard are US 349322 SA 1908. The scabbard still has its original paint with some normal wear. View our images on a full computer screen to observe condition of this bayonet. ; Type of Piece: bayonet and scabbard. ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: Overall length of bayonet without scabbard is 14.5 inches. Blade length is 10 inches. ; Condition: The metal has expected oxidation and blade edge is quite good. Overall outstanding with some normal aging and wear. Please view all images on a full size computer screen. ; Hallmark: US 349322 SA 1908. ; Estimated weight: 1 lb. 4 oz. ; Estimated weight of package: 2 lbs. 12 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 20 x 14 x 8 ;

Condition Report: The metal has expected oxidation and blade edge is quite good. Overall outstanding with some normal aging and wear. Please view all images on a full size computer screen.

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Antique Bayonet Belgian Mauser Attributes Wood Handle with Scabbard

Estimate: $100 - $300

Description: This is very nice Bayonet, perfect for display. It is missing some rivet caps but the grip has a warm shiny patina and all parts are sound and sturdy. The scabbard is marked 2L at the end and the bayonet is marked 807-see images. ; Type of Piece: bayonet and scabbard ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: blade 15.25 inches. Entire length of bayonet is 20.50 inches. ; Condition: Normal wear, oxidation and patina. 2 missing rivet caps. Appears very nice! Marks on bayonet are 807 only at end of grip. Scabbard has a faint 2L mark. Enlarge our images for best viewing. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 1.75 lbs. ; Estimated weight of package: 3.25 lbs. ; Estimated size of package: 20 x 14 x 6 inches ;

Condition Report: Normal wear, oxidation and patina. 2 missing rivet caps. Appears very nice! Enlarge our images for best viewing.

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Chicago Cubs Autographed Baseballs Dave Kingman 1981 w Card 1990 Hector Villanueva Lot of 2 with Displays

Estimate: $300 - $500

Description: Description: From a WWII retired General’s personal collection, we are offering this Chicago Cubs Dave Kingman baseball and signed baseball card and also Cubs’ Hector Villanueva signed Baseball, both in their own displays. ; Type of Piece: 2 Baseball, 1 car with 2 displays lot ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: Display bases are approximately 3.5 x 7inches. Balls are regulation size. Kingman card is about 2.5 x 3.5 inches. ; Condition: Displays are intact, some minor scuffing to plastics. Balls appear outstanding, in storage for years. Normal yellowing to card and signing ticket. Please note 1 ball is a Rawlings and 1 is simply marked Taiwan. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 2.1 lbs. total ; Estimated weight of package: 3.25 lbs. ; Estimated size of package: 8 x 8 x 8 ;

Condition Report: Displays are intact, some minor scuffing to plastics. Balls appear outstanding, in storage for years. Normal yellowing to card and signing ticket. Please note 1 ball is a Rawlings and 1 is simply marked Taiwan.

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Reggie Jackson Autographed Baseball World Series MVP Signed Vintage Ball

Estimate: $100 - $300

Description: From a WWII retired Generals personal collection, we are offering this Reggie Jackson signed baseball in display. Jacksons iconic athletic career makes this baseball a must have for collectors. ; Type of Piece: baseball in display ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: Ball is regulation size ; Condition: Display is intact, some minor scuffing to plastics. Ball appears outstanding, in storage for years. Normal toning to ball. Viewing images on a full size computer screen provides optimum viewing of condition. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 7 oz. in display ; Estimated weight of package: 1 lb. ; Estimated size of package: 6 x 6 x 6 inches. ;

Condition Report: Display is intact, some minor scuffing to plastics. Ball appears outstanding, in storage for years. Normal toning to ball. Viewing images on a full size computer screen provides optimum viewing of condition.

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Florida State League Champions Tampa Yankees 2009 10k White Gold Ring

Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000

Description: Title: Florida State League Champions Tampa Yankees 2009 10k White Gold Ring Description: Offering an awesome Florida State League Champions Tampa Yankees 2009 10k White Gold Ring owned by Senior VP Felix Lopez, the highest ranking executive in the Yankee industry. Stones are not diamonds. Our auction estimate is $3-4k but our reserve is way under that.Type: Ring Metal: 10k white gold Approx Size or length: Ring size-11 Condition: Pre-owned: overall excellent condition, shows minimal surface scuffs on metal Stamping or Factory Markings: 10k Jostens MLBP-2009 Total weight of piece: 35.6 grams Most of these rings were made out of base metal this one is 10K GOLD which is highly unusual

Condition Report: Pre-owned: overall excellent condition, shows minimal surface scuffs on metal

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2013 Tampa Yankees Eastern Minor League Baseball Team Championship Ring Genuine Authentic not Repro

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: Description: Title: 2013 Tampa Yankees Eastern Minor League Baseball Team Championship Ring Genuine Authentic not Repro Description: Offering a genuine 2013 AA Trenton Thunder Eastern minor league baseball team championship ring. This authentic ring belonged to the highest ranking executive under Steinbrenner in the Yankees, Felix Lopez. The stones on the ring are not diamonds. Our auction estimate is $1000-1500. Type: Baseball championship ring Metal: Celestrium (non precious metal) Approx Size or length: Ring size-11 Condition: Pre-owned: overall excellent condition, shows minimal surface wear on metal, all stones are intact Stamping or Factory Markings: Balfour CEL Total weight of piece: 41.3 grams Dimensions: Ring size-11 Literature: Pre-owned: overall excellent condition, shows minimal surface wear on metal, all stones are intact Medium: celestrium Circa: 2013

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Civil War Indiana 1907 GAR National 41st Encampment Saratoga Springs Reunion Medal Sash

Estimate: $100 - $300

Description: This antique GAR ribbon includes a section of American Flag ribbon with 13 stars and fine details on the Soldier Encampment large button. Very nice condition with respect to age. ; Type of Piece: medal ribbon ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: Ribbon including fringes is 8 inches long. Widest point at top bar is 3 inches across. ; Condition: Overall very nice. Ribbon is worn, but intact and still attached. Metal-fabric fringes show tiny detachment on one edge. Normal toning to light colored areas. Metal has warm patina. View images on a full size computer screen for best look at condition. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: .85 oz. ; Estimated weight of package: 8 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 6 x 4 x 2 inches. ;

Condition Report: Overall very nice. Ribbon is worn, but intact and still attached. Metal-fabric fringes show tiny detachment on one edge. Normal toning to light colored areas. Metal has warm patina. View images on a full size computer screen for best look at condition.

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Genuine 14K Gold Military Chaplain Vintage Enamel Bar Pin Medal

Estimate: $200 - $400

Description: This scarce 14K Gold yellow Chaplains uniform pin is in wonderful condition. ; Type of Piece: pin ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 1.65 x 1.50 inches ; Condition: Excellent vintage condition, with some normal surface wear. No enamel loss noted. View images on a full size computer screen for best look at condition. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 8.2 grams ; Estimated weight of package: 8 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 6 x 4 x 2 inches. ;

Condition Report: Excellent vintage condition, with some normal surface wear. No enamel loss noted. View images on a full size computer screen for best look at condition.

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Grand Army Republic 1903 Civil War From Maine to San Francisco GAR Reunion 37th Encampment Medal Ribbon

Estimate: $100 - $300

Description: This outstanding GAR ribbon is from the reunion of 1903. The center medallion reads “From the pine tree state to the golden gate.” ; Type of Piece: ribbon-medal ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 9 inches long including fringes. Widest point at top bar is 3 inches wide. ; Condition: Very nice condition. Ribbon is frail with a few tiny moth holes and some spots taped on the back, however when held vertical is still complete and not detached. Fringes are worn, estate soil on ribbon, toning to light colored areas. Viewing our images on a full size computer with give you best look at condition. Ready to add to your collection! ; Hallmark: Whitehead Hoag lable-see images. ; Estimated weight: .65 oz. ; Estimated weight of package: 8 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 6 x 4 x 2 inches. ;

Condition Report: Very nice condition. Ribbon is frail with a few tiny moth holes and some spots taped on the back, however when held vertical is still complete and not detached. Fringes are worn, estate soil on ribbon, toning to light colored areas. Viewing our images on a full size computer with give you best look at condition. Ready to add to your collection!

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Civil War Veterans New York Reunion GAR Collection Onondaga Rochester Binghamton Lot of 4 Medal Ribbons

Estimate: $300 - $500

Description: This outstanding GAR ribbon collection lot spans from 1904-1934. The details on the medals are incredible. 2 Medals showcase Commander W.H. Daniels and Russell Martin. This is a fine lot, we invite you to view our images on a full size computer screen to enjoy each ribbon. ; Type of Piece: ribbon-medal ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: shortest ribbon is 3.65 inches long. Longest ribbon is approximately 5 inches. ; Condition: Very nice condition. Gold grosgrain ribbon on 1934 medal is detached and taped for photo. Normal ribbon fraying commensurate with age. Metals show patina and are in great shape. Viewing our images on a full size computer with give you best look at condition. Ready to add to your collection! ; Hallmark: Whitehead Hoag lable-see images. ; Estimated weight: .3 oz. ; Estimated weight of package: 1 lb. ; Estimated size of package: 9 x 5 x 5 ;

Condition Report: Very nice condition. Gold grosgrain ribbon on 1934 medal is detached and taped for photo. Normal ribbon fraying commensurate with age. Metals show patina and are in great shape. Viewing our images on a full size computer with give you best look at condition. Ready to add to your collection!

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Ohio Volunteer Infantry Civil War Regiment 2nd Brigade 3rd Division Antique Medal

Estimate: $50 - $150

Description: This outstanding O.V.I. Medal is mounted on a blue and white grosgrain ribbon. We invite you to view our images on a full size computer screen to enjoy and view condition. The 177th Ohio Infantry was organized at Camp Cleveland in Ohio. It was under the command of Colonel Arthur T. Wilcox in the mid 1860s. The regiment was attached to Defenses of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, Department of the Cumberland. The 177th Ohio Infantry mustered out of service in 1865, at Greensboro, North Carolina, and was discharged July 7, 1865. ; Type of Piece: ribbon-medal ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 1.65 x 2.50 inches ; Condition: Very nice condition. Grosgrain ribbon has a tiny slit upper left. Normal ribbon fraying and yellowing commensurate with age. Metals show warm patina. View our images on a full size computer with give you best look at condition. Ready to add to your collection! ; Hallmark: none found ; Estimated weight: 1 oz. ; Estimated weight of package: 10 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 9 x 5 x 5 ;

Condition Report: Very nice condition. Grosgrain ribbon has a tiny slit upper left. Normal ribbon fraying and yellowing commensurate with age. Metals show warm patina. View our images on a full size computer with give you best look at condition. Ready to add to your collection!

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GAR Boston Civil War Veteran Reunion 1904 Massachusetts Badge Medal Ribbon

Estimate: $50 - $100

Description: GAR Boston Civil War Reunion 1904 Massachusetts Badge Medal Ribbon Description: This outstanding Boston G.A.R. Medal is mounted on a red, white and blue satin ribbon. We invite you to view our images on a full size computer screen to enjoy and view condition. Perfect for our New England collectors. ; Type of Piece: ribbon-medal ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: medal is 1.50 inches diameter, total ribbon-medal length is 4.25 inches ; Condition: Very nice condition. Normal ribbon fraying and toning commensurate with age. Metals show warm patina. View our images on a full size computer with give you best look at condition. Ready to add to your collection! ; Hallmark: none found ; Estimated weight: 1 oz. ; Estimated weight of package: 10 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 9 x 5 x 5 ;

Condition Report: Very nice condition. Normal ribbon fraying and toning commensurate with age. Metals show warm patina. View our images on a full size computer with give you best look at condition. Ready to add to your collection!

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Abraham Lincoln 1809-1909 Centennial Rochester New York Celluloid Commemorative Extremely Fine Button

Estimate: $100 - $300

Description: A striking button from the Lincoln centennial in awesome condition. Reads on the back With malice toward none; with charity for all. We invite you to view our images on a full size computer screen to enjoy and view condition. ; Type of Piece: badge-button ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 1.25 inches diameter ; Condition: Very nice condition. We did not remove and left intact in the original collectors cardboard coin case. View our images on a full size computer with give you best look at condition. Ready to add to your collection! ; Hallmark: none found ; Estimated weight: 1 oz. ; Estimated weight of package: 10 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 9 x 5 x 5 ;

Condition Report: Very nice condition. We did not remove and left intact in the original collectors cardboard coin case. View our images on a full size computer with give you best look at condition. Ready to add to your collection!

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Civil War Antique GAR 27th Encampment Kentucky Corn Indiana Badge Pin

Estimate: $40 - $150

Description: This is likely a Copper medal, and scarce, as we only found one other like it. Fine condition and somewhat unusual compared with most encampment reunion medals. We invite you to view our images on a full size computer screen to enjoy and view condition. ; Type of Piece: medal ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 3.35 x 2.50 inches ; Condition: Very nice condition. Normal metal oxidation and patina. . View our images on a full size computer with give you best look at condition. Ready to add to your collection! ; Hallmark: none found ; Estimated weight: 1 oz. ; Estimated weight of package: 8 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 6 x 4 x 2 ;

Condition Report: Very nice condition. Normal metal oxidation and patina . View our images on a full size computer with give you best look at condition. Ready to add to your collection!

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US Army Marine Corps Military Issue Woodsmans Pal Vintage Brush Clearing Survivalist Machete Knife

Estimate: $100 - $200

Description: Used for many missions by the US military from blazing trails in the thick brush to clearing spots for encampments. With the original vintage canvas sheath. We invite you to view our images on a full size computer screen to enjoy and view condition. ; Type of Piece: woodsmans pal with sheat ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 17 inches long, widest blade point at end is 5.25 inches. ; Condition: Blade is oxidized. Sheath zipper is broken. Parts are all tight, this is very well made and still has lots of life left. Needs cleaning and sharpening. View our images on a full size computer for best look at condition ; Hallmark: none found ; Estimated weight: 2.2 lbs. ; Estimated weight of package: 3.5 lbs. ; Estimated size of package: 20 x 14 x 6 ;

Condition Report: Blade is oxidized. Sheath zipper is broken. Parts are all tight, this is very well made and still has lots of life left. Needs cleaning and sharpening. View our images on a full size computer for best look at condition.

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Spanish American War 1898-1902 Veterans Antique Medal Flag Eagle Cuba Phillipines Numbered Pin

Estimate: $100 - $300

Description: This is an especially fine medal honoring veterans from the short, but intense Spanish American War. The ribbon flag has 13 stars. The back of it is numbered. View our images on a full computer screen for best look at details and condition. ; Type of Piece: medal ribbon badge ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 4.75 inches long ; Condition: Normal fabric wear to ribbon, but intact. Warm patina and oxidation to metal. Overall very nice. ; Hallmark: B12815 ; Estimated weight: 90 grams ; Estimated weight of package: 12 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 6 x 4 x 2 ;

Condition Report: Normal fabric wear to ribbon, but intact. Warm patina and oxidation to metal. Overall very nice.

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Civil War US Colored Troops Military 1865 Rare West Virginia Medal Black Americana USCT African American Union Award to Elijah Moorehead

Description: This extremely rare Civil War Medal honors the Colored Troops, specifically Elijah Moorehead as it is inscribed on the side of the medal. Words on medal: “Honorable Discharge WV 1861 1865 June 30, 1863 Presented by the state of West Elijah Moorehead 45th Reg US Colored Troops West Virginia." Visit our other auctions for more Medals. Cnx tomslo ; • Type of Piece: medal ; • Approx. Dimensions or Size: 2 ½ inches long ; • Condition: Bar and Medal are Disjoined. All pieces offered are have high relief and very minimal wear overall. ; • Hallmark: “Honorable Discharge WV 1861 1865 June 30, 1863 Presented by the state of West Elijah Moorehead 45th Reg US Colored Troops” demerest co. ; • Estimated weight: 33.5 grams ; • Estimated weight of package: 10 oz. ; • Estimated size of package: 6 x 4 x 2 ; cnx slow

Condition Report: Bar and Medal are Disjoined. All pieces offered are have high relief and very minimal wear overall.

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Claes Westring Order of Polar Star Royal Northern Star 18K Gold Nescit Occasum Swedish Consul General Antique Gilt Medal with Historic provenance

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: We are offering our bidders this original 18K Gold and enamel medal, awarded to Claes Westring (1895-1975). Stamped CFC 18K, for C.F. Carlman, Stockholm. Mr Westring was instrumental in the preservation of the Nobel Institute during the German attacks of WWII. Hess Fine Auctions had the privilege of interviewing Mr Westring’s son and featuring the items in a Tampa Bay Times article, of which can be seen in the last image for reference. ; Type of Piece: Medal, 18K Gold and Enamel ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 3.15 inches long, weight 24 grams. ; Condition: Please use a full size computer screen to view our images. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 24 grams ; Estimated weight of package: 12 OZ. ; Estimated size of package: 9 X 5 X 5 ;

Condition Report: Overall excellent, with minimal wear. All enamel inlays intact. Please use a full size computer screen to view all of our images.

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Claes Westring Swedish Consul General Vintage Norse Nordic Maltese Cross  Ribbon Medal with Historic provenance

Estimate: $300 - $500

Description: We are offering our bidders this original medal, awarded to Claes Westring (1895-1975). We believe it may be from Norway or Sweden. Claes Westring was instrumental in the preservation of the Nobel Institute during the German attacks of WWII. Hess Fine Auctions had the privilege of interviewing Mr Westring’s son and featuring the items in a Tampa Bay Times article, of which can be seen in the last image for reference. Auction lot 220 offers a photo of Claes Westring wearing many of the medals. ; Type of Piece: Medal, Silvertone metal and Enamel ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 39mm diameter without ribbon ; Condition: Please use a full size computer screen to view our images. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 16 grams ; Estimated weight of package: 10 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 6 x 4 x 2 inches ;

Condition Report: Outstanding condition, ribbon is frayed and worn. Medal awesome. Please use a full size computer screen to view our images.

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German WWII 1935 1939 Military Saar Basin Territory Service lot of 3 Medals

Estimate: $400 - $800

Description: This is a scarce lot of 3 German Medals of mixed metal. The Gold round pendant medal reads fur kriegs-verdienft 1939, which translates For War Earned. The large center medal has enamel inlays and reads Fur treue Dienfteof For Faithful Service. The smaller medal we believe is even more sought after, as the Saar Basin went back from being French to a German territory on this day: March 1, 1935. ; Type of Piece: Medals, (3) ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 1 to 1.25 inches diameter, ribbon is 3.75 inches long ; Condition: Normal wear, oxidation and patina. Please view all auction images on a full size computer screen. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 40 grams ; Estimated weight of package: 10 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 6 x 4 x 2 ;

Condition Report: Normal wear, oxidation and patina. Please view all auction images on a full size computer screen.

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Current bid: $15 (2 bids)

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Military Order of the Loyal Legion 14K Gold Enamel US United States Star Medal

Estimate: $200 - $500

Description: The Military Order of the Loyal Legion, formed at the time of Lincolns death and still operates in honorable service today with descendants of the Civil War. This is in very fine condition, we tested the Gold at different points of the star it is indeed 14K Gold. The attached ring at the top of the star appears to be Gold Filled. The bale between the ring and star is engraved 16732. The roman numerals MDCCCLXV indicate 1865, the year the Legion was formed. ; Type of Piece: Pendant medal ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 1 3/8 inch diameter-star. Whole medal measures 2 7/8 inches from top to bottom. ; Condition: Very fine condition, with some normal, but minimal wear. Please view all auction images on a full size computer screen. ; Hallmark: see images ; Estimated weight: 8.2 grams ; Estimated weight of package: 10 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 6 x 4 x 2 ;

Condition Report: Very fine condition, with some normal, but minimal wear. Please view all auction images on a full size computer screen.

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Civil War 1899 Philadelphia 33rd National Encampment GAR Veterans Medal

Estimate: $100 - $200

Description: This massive 1899 GAR medal displays bright gold filled high relief details and fine enamel inlays. From the 33rd encampment reunion in 1899 and displaying the Liberty Bell. ; Type of Piece: ribbon medal ; Approx. Dimensions or Size: 5 inches long, 1.5-2 inches wide ; Condition: Very fine condition, with some normal, but minimal wear. Please view all auction images on a full size computer screen. ; Hallmark: JK Davison Phila-see images ; Estimated weight: 45 grams ; Estimated weight of package: 10 oz. ; Estimated size of package: 6 x 4 x 2 ; tqk

Condition Report: Very fine condition, with some normal, but minimal wear. Please view all auction images on a full size computer screen.

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Current bid: $25 (2 bids)

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