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  • #12572
    Anonymous
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    Hello

    Please excuse my bad english.

    I found on the flea market in Paris this medal.
    this medal does not seem to be of French manufacture,.

    With other collectors we believe that American manufacturing can be

    Have you ever seen this medal to usa? is this an American manufacturing?
    Thank you for the answer

    http://tinypic.com/r/14t3ptj/6

    Jeanphy

    #16287
    jb floyd
    Moderator

    I have never seen this medal in the US and it doesn’t look like US manufacturing to me.

    Anyone?

    #16290
    Frank Dutil
    Participant

    It has the artist’s name on it and he’s definitely French. He made a few diffent medals of that period.

    Is this a larger table medal?

    #16343

    Hi
    I live in France now and I have become very interested in french war medals.
    Usually I can look them up and know what they are but I have found one that I cannot
    find anywhere.
    It has General Joffre on the front with his name on the top and LA FRANCE RECONNAISSANTE on the bottom.
    On the reverse it has the words VAINCRE OU MOURIR and on the left hand side from top to bottom it looks like
    acanthus leaves.
    It is a small rectangular medal and it looks to be silver or silver plate.
    Can anyone give me any info on this please?
    Thank you.

    #16677
    Christophe
    Participant

    Hi
    I live in France now and I have become very interested in french war medals.
    Usually I can look them up and know what they are but I have found one that I cannot
    find anywhere.
    It has General Joffre on the front with his name on the top and LA FRANCE RECONNAISSANTE on the bottom.
    On the reverse it has the words VAINCRE OU MOURIR and on the left hand side from top to bottom it looks like
    acanthus leaves.
    It is a small rectangular medal and it looks to be silver or silver plate.
    Can anyone give me any info on this please?
    Thank you.

    This is a French "patriotic" medal as many have been produced during WW1 to support the Army and the Forces.

    Here is a pic of yours.

    Ch.

    Pic: Delcampe.net
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    #16676
    Christophe
    Participant

    Please, post here all about unofficial patriotic medals of 1914-1918.

    Cheers.

    Ch.

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