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    George A. Custer: Reunion and Monument Badges.
    Nice pair of badges celebrating General Custer. The first is a two-piece bronze badge with original pin back, depicting a pair of crossed sabers over a laurel wreath surmounted by a riband reading "Canandaigua, N.Y." Beneath the crossed sabers is the date "Aug. 21.22, 1907". Suspended from the pin is a 1½" diameter medallion depicting a bust of General Custer in military attire with his long, curly, flowing hair and his famous wide brim campaign hat, and reads "First reunion Gen'l Geo. A Custer's command 1861-1865". The reverse is marked "The Whitehead & Hoag Co. Newark, N.J." These original Custer medals are most difficult to obtain and rarely find their way to the open market. The second piece is an 1 3/4" celluloid button with a yellow ribbon from the unveiling of the Custer monument in Monroe, Michigan. Another equally scarce piece. Both in fine condition. From The Collection Of Don Limpert.

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    December, 2020
    6th Sunday
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