Nick McDowell of
Foxfall Medals submitted this announcement of a new monograph on the U.S. Navy's Specially Meritorious Medal. Thanks!
The Specially Meritorious Medal – United States Navy, by John E. Strandberg and Allen R.
Menke is a 55-page monograph that provides details on the production history of this rare
medal and gives details on its die varieties. A comprehensive section of exhibits includes
extracts of original documents and a detailed list of each authorized recipient. The 8.5x11
format allows for multiple color photos of original medals showing details of the various
original varieties and official engraving styles.
Also shown are examples of spurious engravings
as well as the specially prepared medal to Paymaster William Gault for actions supporting
Admiral in Dewey in the Philippines. Spiral bound with a clear front cover and black vinyl rear
cover. Available from the Foxfall Press for $23.60, which includes shipping to addresses (in the
United States) and PayPal fees. Send PayPal payment to email@example.com or by check
to Foxfall Medals at Post Office Box 710, Madison, VA 227278.
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