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    Al Jolson Gold Award Medal Presented to Jerry Colonna. 38 mm medal designated "The Al Jolson Award For Distinguished Service". The sponsor was the Veterans of Foreign Wars organization. This example is inscribed to "Jerry Colonna For Outstanding Service to the Armed Forces in the Field of Entertainment". The edge is stamped "Medallic Art Co. N.Y. 14K". The medal weighs 50.2 grams. Jerry Colonna was a popular radio and film comedian who worked with Fred Allen and Bob Hope, appearing in many U.S.O. shows during World War II and Korea.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    3rd Saturday
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