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WWII US LEGION OF MERIT MEDAL -
The Legion of Merit is a military award of the United States Armed Forces that is given for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements. The decoration is issued to members of the seven uniformed services of the United States as well as to military and political figures of foreign governments.

This is a legion of merit medal complete with the issue coffin box. Complete with the ribbon and the lapel pin. Stitch back construction. The back of this medal has been insribed with the name of the colonel who earned it. Not all of the medals were engraved.







This page is a recognition and identification guide for WWII US medals and awards. Multiple detailed photos of a specific sample are provided. Descriptions point out clearly defined points that should be noted.

One of the most commonly asked questions is "How much is my WWII medal or insignia worth?". A price guide is included here to address this question. The value of the medals is reviewed over a period of several years. A trend can be observed. The present worth of US militaria in the collector's market is illustrated.

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  1. Identifying fakes and reproductions
  2. Stamps and manufacturing markings
  3. Pins, hinges and other
  4. Construction materials
  5. Perspective view
  6. Purchasing WWII US medals




This US medal or insignia is currently being reproduced. It is becoming more difficult to be able to tell the fake ones from the real ones because the quality of the reproductions is improving. The collector must become familiarized with the construction style and materials employed in the manufacturing of this medal/insignia. Attention to the details is critical in order to be able to determine the authenticity of the collectible.



If you have an interest is seeing other WWII medals or insignia, you can do so by going to our WWII US medals and insignia identification guide. Where we cover Army, Navy, Army Air Force and other organizations.



PRICING GUIDE INFORMATION

The value for WWII US medals and other military antiques and collectibles is provided as a means to educate the collector community and individuals who have a general interest on the field. The following is an estimated value. Prices may vary in every state and every country. This service is provided courtesy of MilitaryItems.com. The source for military antiques and collectibles in the web.

Year 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Value $150.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Availability Medium Medium Medium Medium Medium Medium Medium
Invest Grade B B B B B B B


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