Click title/picture for details. offer US $29.99 This is the service ribbon for the Presidential Medal of Freedom with Distinction, the highest award issued by the United States government. This medal is only awarded by the President of the United States, and is by far the most impressive medal from the USA. This service ribbon is the only component from this set I have. New mint condition. The eagle device is gold plated, not solid gold.
Click title/picture for details. offer US $20.16 Authorized on July 6, 1945, and amended on April 3, 1953 the Medal of Freedom is awarded to any person who, on or after December 7, 1941, has aided the United States in war against an enemy, or has furthered the intrust of the United States security or that of an ally during a national emergency. It is not awarded to a member of the United States Armed Forces. This medal is awarded to citizens and members of the Armed Forces of foreign nations in four degrees, corresponding to certain American military decorations. Three degrees are in the form of palms to be worm on the suspension ribbon. They are: Gold Palm; Silver Palm; Bronze Palm and the fourth degree is without the Palm. Citizens of the United States are only awarded the medal without the palm. It has not been awarded since 1963. The medal was re-established by a similar name only, as America's highest Civilian Order by President John F. Kennedy on 22nd February 1963, named The Presidential Medal of Freedom a beautiful large enameled Order that hangs from a blue Commander type neck ribbon. The Medal of Freedom on auction is not to be confused with the extremely rare Presidential Medal of Freedom which is only awarded by the President of the United States, as this Commander Order is worth around $40,000.USD, and awarded for something entirely different to that of the Medal of Freedom. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the highest current awarded civil honour a President can bestow. The award recognizes outstanding individuals who have been leaders in their chosen fields, have led lives of vision and character, and have made especially meritorious contributions to our nation and the world. This rare medal is 100% authentic, made by a U.S. Government offical manufacturer, therefore regulation hallmarked (makers marked) G27 behind the pin as per U.S. federal regulation.
Click title/picture for details. offer US $17.00 This medal was issued to any person other that a member of the Armed forces who performed a meritorious act against an armed enemy of the United States or its Allies. This medal was authorized Dec 1941. This medal is a current issue Government authorized crimp broach type.
Click title/picture for details. offer US $27.41 Very good and original Vietnam War to 1980's era US Medal of Freedom. Nicely preserved medal, which is very rarely awarded and as such, is of value to both the recipient and collector alike. Marked 'GRACO - GI' to clip. This medal was awarded only by the US President and was/is therefore rarely seen for sale on the medal market. CRITERIA: The Medal of Freedom is awarded by virtue of the authority of the President of the United States and as Commander in Chief of the armed forces of the United States, it is ordered as follows: Section 1. Medal established. The Medal of Freedom is hereby re-established as the Presidential Medal of Freedom, with accompanying ribbons and appurtenances. The Presidential Medal of Freedom, hereinafter referred to as the Medal, shall be in two degrees. Sec. 2. Award of the Medal. (a) The medal may be awarded by the President as provided in this order to any person who has made an especially meritorious contribution to (1) the security or national interests of the United States, or (2) world peace, or (3) cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. (b) The President may select for the award of the Medal any person recommended to the President for award of the Medal or any person selected by the President upon his own initiative. (c) The principal announcement of awards of the Medal shall normally be made annually, on or about 4th July of each year; but such awards may be made at other times, as the President may deem appropriate. (d) Subject to the provisions of this Order, the Medal may be awarded posthumously.
Click title/picture for details. offer US $125.00 ORIGINAL JUST AFTER WW2 ISSUE (LATE 40'S EARLY 50'S). THE MEDAL OF FREEDOM WAS AWARDED BETWEEN 1945-1962 (AFTER 1962 THIS MEDAL CEASED TO BE USED AND THE PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM WAS CREATED WHICH IS A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT MEDAL) THIS ONE HAS THE CORRECT WW2 PERIOD SEWN OR SLOT BROOCH, THE ORIGINAL RIBBON DOES NOT GLOW UNDER THE UV LIGHT (MOST IF NOT ALL OF THE ONES BEING SOLD OUT THERE HAVE THE WRONG MODERN BROOCH & THE RIBBON GLOWS). THE EDGE OF THE MEDAL SHOULD NOT HAVE A RIM (RAISED) LIKE THE ONES THAT WERE MADE IN THE EIGHTIES, IT SHOULD BE A SMOOTH EDGE. GUARANTEED WITH 3 DAY RETURN FOR ANY REASON. ESTABLISHED ON JULY 6, 1945 TO BE AWARDED TO ANY PERSON WHO ON OR AFTER DECEMBER 7, 1941 HAS PERFORMED A MERITORIOUS ACT OR SERVICE WHICH HAS AIDED THE UNITED STATES IN THE PROSECUTION OF A WAR AGAINTS AN ENEMY OR ENEMIES WHICH AN AWARD ANOTHER US MEDAL IS CONSIDERED INAPROPRIATE. -