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Collecting Military Medals: A Beginner's Guide - Colin Narbeth
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The background to collecting military medals is inseparable from a study of history. The earliest British medals, as befits a nation for so long reliant upon naval strength for its independence, were issued to the Navy, beginning with the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588. The first true campaign medals awarded to the Army followed the Battle of Waterloo, although many had been issued privately and unofficially before this. As one would expect for a country like Britain, with an The background to collecting military medals is inseparable from a study of history. The earliest British medals, as befits a nation for so long reliant upon naval strength for its independence, were issued to the Navy, beginning with the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588. The first true campaign medals awarded to the Army followed the Battle of Waterloo, although many had been issued privately and unofficially before this. As one would expect for a country like Britain, with an outstanding imperial history dating to modern times, a vast field of military medals covering service in Africa, India, and China awaits the attention of the collector. There are, too, the collections relating to major wars, including the Crimean War, Boer War and the two World Wars. Colin Narbeth describes the medals awarded, and the actions which gave rise to special bars, ribbons and stars. Orders and decorations, including the Victoria Cross and the George Cross, both awarded for extreme valour, are described as are the naming of medals and display. As well as this wealth of background information, the author also details the aims to which a new collector should aspire, and discusses the pitfalls to guard against, including the problem of identification of forgeries. The volume is illustrated with numerous photographs selected by the author. Books, Antiques and Collectibles~~General, Collecting-Military-Medals~~Colin-Narbeth, 999999999, Collecting Military Medals: A Beginner's Guide, Colin Narbeth, 0718890108, Lutterworth Press, The, , , , , Lutterworth Press, The

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The background to collecting military medals is inseparable from a study of history. The earliest British medals, as befits a nation for so long reliant upon naval strength for its independence, were issued to the Navy, beginning with the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588. The first true campaign medals awarded to the Army followed the Battle of Waterloo, although many had been issued privately and unofficially before this. As one would expect for a country like Britain, with an outstanding imperial history dating to modern times, a vast field of military medals covering service in Africa, India, and China awaits the attention of the collector. There are, too, the collections relating to major wars, including the Crimean War, Boer War and the two World Wars. Colin Narbeth describes the medals awarded, and the actions which gave rise to special bars, ribbons and stars. Orders and decorations, including the Victoria Cross and the George Cross, both awarded for extreme valour, are described as are the naming of medals and display. As well as this wealth of background information, the author also details the aims to which a new collector should aspire, and discusses the pitfalls to guard against, including the problem of identification of forgeries. The volume is illustrated with numerous photographs selected by the author. Books Books ~~ Antiques and Collectibles~~ General Collecting-Military-Medals~~Colin-Narbeth Lutterworth Press, The short description: An expertly written introductory guide to collecting military medals. Narbeth offers the reader all the requisite background information, the aims to which a new collector should aspire, and the pitfalls to guard against

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Internationaler Buchtitel. In englischer Sprache. Verlag: LUTTERWORTH, 112 Seiten, L=229mm, B=152mm, H=11mm, Gew.=336gr, [GR: 14260 - HC/Sammlerkataloge], [SW: - Antiques / Collectibles], Gebunden, Klappentext: short description: An expertly written introductory guide to collecting military medals. Narbeth offers the reader all the requisite background information, the aims to which a new collector should aspire, and the pitfalls to guard against short description: An expertly written introductory guide to collecting military medals. Narbeth offers the reader all the requisite background information, the aims to which a new collector should aspire, and the pitfalls to guard against

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short description: An expertly written introductory guide to collecting military medals. Narbeth offers the reader all the requisite background information, the aims to which a new collector should aspire, and the pitfalls to guard against

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780718890100
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0718890108
Hardcover
Publishing year: 2002
Publisher: LUTTERWORTH
112 Pages
Weight: 0,336 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 0718890108

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