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    Sterling Silver Lifesaving "Ladder Badge" Award. A remarkably detailed badge, apparently twice ordered to one John Pellinger. His name is engraved below the eagle at the top. Principal "U.S. Vol. Life Saving Corps" medal at bottom engraved on verso "East River, N.Y.C. July 26, 1913." The second lifeboat, almost three-dimensional, engraved on verso "Nov. 28, 1916." Near mint condition, in original presentation case. Badge, 1.125" x 3.375". Apparently a rare type, as our research turned up only one other appearing at auction.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    3rd Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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