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    GENERAL GEORGE A. CUSTER REUNION MEDAL - Two piece bronze construction; top piece with original pin back depicts a pair of crossed sabers over a laurel wreath surmounted by a riband reading "Canadaigua, N.Y." Beneath the crossed sabers is the date "Aug. 21.22, 1907". Suspended from the pin backed top by a bronze ring 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. Diameter of medallion reads: "First reunion Gen'l Geo. A Custer's command 1861-1865". Reverse of medal is marked on each piece "The Whitehead & Hoag Co. Neward, N.J." These original Custer medals are most difficult to obtain and rarely find their way to the open market.

    Condition: Original as struck. Normal wear and aged patina.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    11th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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