Named Ca. 1920 US Volunteer Life Saving Corps (USVLSC) Sterling Medal
1920 US Volunteer Life Saving Corps (USVLSC) Sterling Medal. ARTIFACT: This is a named circa 1920’s life-saving medal for the United States Volunteer Life Saving Corps (USVLSC) auxiliary in sterling silver. The USVLSC existed in fifteen states where there were no federally-run life-saving stations and acted to supplement the U. The medal was presented to Harold. Kitschell at Sheepshead Bay, New York on August 15, 1920 for saving someone from drowning. The medal is in three parts, with an eagle atop Kitschell’s name, a lifeboat hanging below that and a life preserver, anchor and oars as the bottom-most medallion. VINTAGE: Circa 1920’s. SIZE: Approximately 3-1/2″ in height and 1-3/16″ in width. ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with tongue-style catch, chain links. MARKINGS: STERLING (listed on each the reverse of each medallion) SHEEPSHEAD BAY AUGUST 15, 1920 on reverse of bottom medallion. ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Coast Guard collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The medal shows little wear and has a handsome tarnish. GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original. The item “Named Ca. 1920 US Volunteer Life Saving Corps (USVLSC) Sterling Medal” is in sale since Friday, August 19, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\1919-38\Original Period Items”. The seller is “flyingtigerantiques” and is located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.