Felix de Weldon's Personal Copies of a 1945 Bronze Medallion Commemorating the Iwo Jima Flag Raising (X-Collection Felix De Weldon)
Lot 141
Iwo Jima. Flag Raising Imagery. Two bronze medallions issued for the 7th War Loan Drive
1945 7
Sold for US$ 375 inc. premium
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Iwo Jima. Flag Raising Imagery. Two bronze medallions issued for the 7th War Loan Drive
1945
Two bronze medallions given to the most generous donors of the 7th war loan drive (the mighty drive). One face a relief of the flag raising lettered 'In triumph shall wave' and on verso a reilief of a broadsword lettered 'For conquer we must', diameter 2.75 in. Boxed.
Two Iwo Jima 'medals' one with the label 'R O'Connell', and two coins and a 1946 American Legion badge for the Cleveland state Convention, 1946, all with imagery of the flag raising. Boxed. (7)

Footnotes

  • Exhibited:
    The Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum, New York, 1995-2007

    Provenance:
    The War Museum (The medaillions from the Felx de Weldon collection)
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