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    Sons of the Revolution: An Elegant 14 Karat Gold & Enamel Membership Badge Made by Bailey, Banks, and Biddle. Inscribed on back of eagle with membership number "3234," profile image of Washington on reverse with name, and date "1883" below. The Sons of the Revolution Organization was founded in 1876, primarily by leading members of the Society of the Cincinnati who disagreed with the group's policy of extending membership only to the eldest male descendant based on the rules of primogeniture. It was intended for any descendants of a Revolutionary War veteran to be eligible for Sons of the Revolution membership. Overall length 3.25" including ribbon. The gold medallion weighs approximately 18 grams. Choice condition.

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    13th Saturday
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