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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 25, No. 1

    1/2/1985

    Highlight: 8-10 Jesse Kelchem — small 6 5.69 Barge — Dartmouth College 1 3.49 Marksmanship — Rifle 4 \ 4.16 — Pistol 2 J 8-14 University of Pennsylvania (Morgan) 1 1.95 9-20 Marksmanship 1 .70 Elliott Cresson 20 18.85 10-7 Hoff memorial 1 1.59 11-8 MarksmanshipS. Naval Institute 1 .58 John Fritz 1 3.61 National Academy of Design 1 3.22 2-17 Corcoran 2 6.69 2-20 Jennie Sesnan 1 1.51 4-13 Alumni 1 .72 Webb 1 1.63 Proctor 1 .72 5-2 George A. Davis 7 6.63 5-17 D.K. Phillips 1 1.32 Noyes 2 1.58 Orators 1 2.31 Santini 1 2.26 5-28 Marksmanship 63 44.62 5-20 Yale 1 3.47 Campbell 1 .80 6-2 University of Pennsylvania — Archeo. (Museum of Science and Art) 1 2.89 6-8 Hannah M. Dodd 1 .48 Barge 1 4.21 Noyes 1 .80 6-11 Life Saving 10 38.41 6-19 Life Saving — State

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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 25, No. 1

    1/2/1985

    Highlight: 8-10 Jesse Kelchem — small 6 5.69 Barge — Dartmouth College 1 3.49 Marksmanship — Rifle 4 \ 4.16 — Pistol 2 J 8-14 University of Pennsylvania (Morgan) 1 1.95 9-20 Marksmanship 1 .70 Elliott Cresson 20 18.85 10-7 Hoff memorial 1 1.59 11-8 MarksmanshipS. Naval Institute 1 .58 John Fritz 1 3.61 National Academy of Design 1 3.22 2-17 Corcoran 2 6.69 2-20 Jennie Sesnan 1 1.51 4-13 Alumni 1 .72 Webb 1 1.63 Proctor 1 .72 5-2 George A. Davis 7 6.63 5-17 D.K. Phillips 1 1.32 Noyes 2 1.58 Orators 1 2.31 Santini 1 2.26 5-28 Marksmanship 63 44.62 5-20 Yale 1 3.47 Campbell 1 .80 6-2 University of Pennsylvania — Archeo. (Museum of Science and Art) 1 2.89 6-8 Hannah M. Dodd 1 .48 Barge 1 4.21 Noyes 1 .80 6-11 Life Saving 10 38.41 6-19 Life Saving — State

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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7

    Highlight: MARKSMANSHIP MEDALS U.S. MARKSMANSHIPmental events and those crack shots then competed on the divi- sional (geographical) level. Winners at this exalted stage were awarded medals made by the Mint. The awarding of such medals was a short-lived affair, spanning the decade of the 1880’s, principally, but its effect was lasting. By the time American soldiers invaded Cuba and the Philippines a decade later, their marksmanship had significantly improved. Mr. Ford’s collection of U.S. Mint struc

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    Annual Report of the Director of the Mint to the Secretary of the Treasury for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1889

    30/6/1889

    Highlight: Army Department Marksmanship Army Division Marksmanship, First-class Prize... Army Division Marksmanship, Second-class Prize Arms Division Marksmanship, Third-class Prizo.. Army Marksmanship, First-class Prizo Army Marksmanship, Second-class Prize. Army Marksmanship, Third-class Prize Army Skirmish Prize Bridge Brown Memorial Carney Centennial of French Republic Centennial of St. John Commandery Corcoran Art Gallery - Denman Grammar School Department Skirmish Prize Distinguished Marksmen, Competition of, First-class Prize... Distinguished Marksmen, Competition of, Second-class Prize Division Skirmish Prize Dodd, H. M Franklin School Harrison, TV. H., President Hayes, R. B., President Ketcham, Jesse Life-Saving Lincoln Grammar School Maine State Agricultural Society Maryland Institute

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    Catalogue of coins, tokens, and medals : in the numismatic collection of the Mint of the United States at Philadelphia, Pa. [1914]

    /1914

    Highlight: MARKSMANSHIP MEDALS. 163. Distinguished Marksmanship, First Class. Obv. COMPE- TITION OF DISTINGUISHED MARKSMANSHIP. An Indian discharging an arrow at a buffalo, from a horse in full pursuit; below, on border, Fl RST CLASS PRIZE. Rev. A laurel wreath. AE. 51mm. 164. The same, Second Class. Obv. COMPETITION OF DISTINGUISHED MARKSMANSHIP. An Indian camp with three wigwams; below, SECOND CLASS PRIZE. Rev. A laurel wreath. AE. 51mm. 165. Army Marksmanship, First Prize. Obv. FIRST PRIZE ARMY MARKSMANSHIPlaurel wreath in claws. Ren. A laurel wreath within a circle of pellets. AE. 48 mm. 166. The same, Second Prize. Obv. SECOND CLASS PRIZE ARMY MARKSMANSHIP. Bust of Mars, with head turned to left; wears Corinthian helmet adorned with quadriga in full career

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    Catalogue of coins, tokens, and medals in the numismatic collection of the Mint of the United States at Philadelphia, Pa [1912]

    /1912

    Highlight: MARKSMANSHIP MEDALS. 163. Distinguished Marksmanship, First Class. Ohv. COMPE- TITION OF DISTINGUISHED MARKSMANSHIP. An Indian discharging an arrow at a buffalo, from a horse in full pursuit; below, on border, Fl RST CLASS PRIZE. Rev. A laurel wreath. AE. 51 mm. 164. The same, Second Class. Ohv. COMPETITION OF DISTINGUISHED MARKSMANSHIP. An Indian camp with three wigwams; below, SECOND CLASS PRIZE. Rev. A laurel wreath. AE. 51 mm. 166. Army Marksmanship, First Prize. Ohv. FIRST PRIZE ARMY MARKSMANSHIPaurel wreath in claws. Rev. A laurel wreath within a circle of pellets. AE. 48 mm. 166. The same, Second Prize. Ohv. SECOND CLASS PRIZE ARMY MARKSMANSHIP. Bust of Mars, with head turned to left; wears Corinthian helmet adorned with quadriga in full

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    Annual Report of the Director of the Mint to the Secretary of the Treasury for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1883

    30/6/1883

    Highlight: Adams Academy Amidon Army marksmanship (first prize) Army division marksmanship (first prize) ., Army division marksmanship (second prize) Army marksmanship (second prize) Army department marksmanship Army marksmanship (third prize) Army division marksmanship (third prize) Allegiance . . American Humane Association Adams, J. Q. (President) Bi-centennial Bicycle club Blind Asylum Bridge Brown memorial Buchanan, James (President) Cincinnati, Society of Cabiuet Carney Coinage, first steam Cathedral • Davis Denman School Diplomatic Franklin Fleurv, Count de Garfield and Linooln Georgetown University Great seal Garfield. J. A. (President) Grant, U. S. (President) Hosack, Dr Hayes, R. B. (President) - Ingraham, Captain Johnson, A. (President) Japanese embassy Ketcham, Jesse Knight Templar

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    Catalogue of coins, tokens, and medals in the numismatic collection of the Mint of the United States at Philadelphia, Pa [1912]

    /1912

    Highlight: MARKSMANSHIP MEDALS. 163. Distinguished Marksmanship, First Class. Ohv. COMPE- TITION OF DISTINGUISHED MARKSMANSHIP. An Indian discharging an arrow at a buffalo, from a horse in full pursuit; below, on border, Fl RST CLASS PRIZE. Rev. A laurel wreath. AE. 51 mm. 164. The same, Second Class. Ohv. COMPETITION OF DISTINGUISHED MARKSMANSHIP. An Indian camp with three wigwams; below, SECOND CLASS PRIZE. Rev. A laurel wreath. AE. 51 mm. 166. Army Marksmanship, First Prize. Ohv. FIRST PRIZE ARMY MARKSMANSHIPaurel wreath in claws. Rev. A laurel wreath within a circle of pellets. AE. 48 mm. 166. The same, Second Prize. Ohv. SECOND CLASS PRIZE ARMY MARKSMANSHIP. Bust of Mars, with head turned to left; wears Corinthian helmet adorned with quadriga in full

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    Catalogue of coins, tokens, and medals : in the numismatic collection of the Mint of the United States at Philadelphia, Pa. [1914]

    /1914

    Highlight: MARKSMANSHIP MEDALS. 163. Distinguished Marksmanship, First Class. Obv. COMPE- TITION OF DISTINGUISHED MARKSMANSHIP. An Indian discharging an arrow at a buffalo, from a horse in full pursuit; below, on border, Fl RST CLASS PRIZE. Rev. A laurel wreath. AE. 51mm. 164. The same, Second Class. Obv. COMPETITION OF DISTINGUISHED MARKSMANSHIP. An Indian camp with three wigwams; below, SECOND CLASS PRIZE. Rev. A laurel wreath. AE. 51mm. 165. Army Marksmanship, First Prize. Obv. FIRST PRIZE ARMY MARKSMANSHIPlaurel wreath in claws. Ren. A laurel wreath within a circle of pellets. AE. 48 mm. 166. The same, Second Prize. Obv. SECOND CLASS PRIZE ARMY MARKSMANSHIP. Bust of Mars, with head turned to left; wears Corinthian helmet adorned with quadriga in full career

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    Annual Report of the Director of the Mint to the Secretary of the Treasury for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1889

    30/6/1889

    Highlight: Army Department Marksmanship Army Division Marksmanship, First-class Prize... Army Division Marksmanship, Second-class Prize Arms Division Marksmanship, Third-class Prizo.. Army Marksmanship, First-class Prizo Army Marksmanship, Second-class Prize. Army Marksmanship, Third-class Prize Army Skirmish Prize Bridge Brown Memorial Carney Centennial of French Republic Centennial of St. John Commandery Corcoran Art Gallery - Denman Grammar School Department Skirmish Prize Distinguished Marksmen, Competition of, First-class Prize... Distinguished Marksmen, Competition of, Second-class Prize Division Skirmish Prize Dodd, H. M Franklin School Harrison, TV. H., President Hayes, R. B., President Ketcham, Jesse Life-Saving Lincoln Grammar School Maine State Agricultural Society Maryland Institute

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    Annual Report of the Director of the Mint to the Secretary of the Treasury for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1888

    30/6/1888

    Highlight: Army Division Marksmanship, First-class Prize Array Division Marksmanship, Second-Class Prize Army Department Marksmanship, Third-Class Prize .. Army Division Marksmanship Adams Academy Arthur, C. A., President Arthur, Indian Peace Brown Memorial Bridge Brown, Maj or-General Cincinnati, Society of the - — ..... Civil Engineers, American Society of Cassin, Lieutenant - Cabinet Department of State Department Skirmish Prize Dodd, H. M — Division Skirmish Prize Denman Grammar School Elliott, Captain Electrio Exhibition Franklin School Georgetown College Garfield, J. A., President Grant, Indian Peace Henley, Captain — Harrison, W. H., President Harrison, Major-General Jones, John Paul - Ketcham, Jesse Lincoln Grammar School Lifo-Saving Laurence, Captain Massachusetts Charitable and Mechanics'

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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 26, No.5

    1/10/1986

    Highlight: Phillips Marksmanship Katrina Trask - Brenner, N.Y. Brown memorial Hannah M. Dodd Franklin Carney Jesse Ketchum - large small Army Marksmanship Massachusetts Horticultural Society Division Army Marksmanship Florists Lincoln plaques Lincoln medals - 2y2” W.F. Gable & Co. - Altoona, Penn. W.F. Gable & Co. - Altoona, Penn. Wright Brothers - Brenner Corcoran Wright Brothers - Brenner Ayers Anniversary — blanks furnished by George Morgan Spencer Trask — Brenner Alumni Phillips Elliott Suydam Army Marksmanship Franklin Carney Brown memorial Mass. Hort. Soc. Army Marksmanship - Atlantic rifle H.M

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    Annual Report of the Director of the Mint to the Secretary of the Treasury for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1888

    30/6/1888

    Highlight: Army Division Marksmanship, First-class Prize Array Division Marksmanship, Second-Class Prize Army Department Marksmanship, Third-Class Prize .. Army Division Marksmanship Adams Academy Arthur, C. A., President Arthur, Indian Peace Brown Memorial Bridge Brown, Maj or-General Cincinnati, Society of the - — ..... Civil Engineers, American Society of Cassin, Lieutenant - Cabinet Department of State Department Skirmish Prize Dodd, H. M — Division Skirmish Prize Denman Grammar School Elliott, Captain Electrio Exhibition Franklin School Georgetown College Garfield, J. A., President Grant, Indian Peace Henley, Captain — Harrison, W. H., President Harrison, Major-General Jones, John Paul - Ketcham, Jesse Lincoln Grammar School Lifo-Saving Laurence, Captain Massachusetts Charitable and Mechanics'

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    Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the State of the Finances (1883)

    1/1/1883

    Highlight: 1 Amidon : Army marksmanship (first prize) Army division marksmanship (first prize) Army division marksmanship (second prize) Army marksmanship (second prize) ' Array department marksmansnip Army marksmanship (third prize) .irmy division marksmanship (third prize) Allegiance American Humane Association Adam.s, J. Q. (President) Bi-centennial Bicycle club Blind Asylum Bridge Brown memorial Buchanan, James (President) Cincinnati, Society of Cabinet - Carney (Coinage, first steam Cathedral Davis A Denman School Diplomatic Franklin Fleury, Count de Garfield and Lincoln Georgetown University (jreat seal Garfield. J, A. (President) Grant, U. S. (President) • Hosack.Dr.... Hayes, E. B. (President) Ingraham, Captain Johnson, A. (President) • Japanese embassy .... Ketcham, Jesse Knight Templar

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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 26, No.5

    1/10/1986

    Highlight: Phillips Marksmanship Katrina Trask - Brenner, N.Y. Brown memorial Hannah M. Dodd Franklin Carney Jesse Ketchum - large small Army Marksmanship Massachusetts Horticultural Society Division Army Marksmanship Florists Lincoln plaques Lincoln medals - 2y2” W.F. Gable & Co. - Altoona, Penn. W.F. Gable & Co. - Altoona, Penn. Wright Brothers - Brenner Corcoran Wright Brothers - Brenner Ayers Anniversary — blanks furnished by George Morgan Spencer Trask — Brenner Alumni Phillips Elliott Suydam Army Marksmanship Franklin Carney Brown memorial Mass. Hort. Soc. Army Marksmanship - Atlantic rifle H.M

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    Auction Fifty Eight

    Highlight: (F-G) MARKSMANSHIP MEDALS AWARDED PAIR OF SECOND PERIOD ARMY MARKSMANSHIP MEDALS, (l). MK20 41.4mm. Silver. Uncirculated. THIRD CLASS PRIZE DIVISION MARKSMANSHIPN BY/SERGEANT W. PEACOCK/CO. A. 11TH INFY/SEPTEMBER 1889. Clamp suspension to a silver top bar with a bullet to either side of a U.S. monogram. (2). MK 26. 38.2mm. Bronze. Choice Uncirculated. The obverse bears a revolver and crossed swords over a stars and stripes shield with the surrounding legend: DEPARTMENT MARKSMANSHIP THIRD CLASS PRIZE. On the reverse, a wreath encloses the engraved inscription: DEPARTMENT OF THE EAST/WON BY/SERGEANT W.

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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7

    Highlight: MARKSMANSHIP MEDALS AWARDED 1887 GOLD MARKSMANSHIP MEDAL Lot No. 227 227 1887 Army. Division. Marksmanship. Second Class Medal. J.MK.7. Gold. 44.5 mm. 724.7 gns. (46.9 gms.). Un- signed. Rifleman standing at the ready/wreath. Choice Extremely Fine. Prooflike. With suspension clasp (loose) and loop. Bright yellow gold in color. Minor marks. Awarded, engraved on the reverse Corpl. Eugene McCarty Battery A 1st. Ar- tillery September 10 1887. Rare: only nine struck in 1887, a total of 63 in gold 1882-1888. The First Artillery regiment was stationed along the east coast, from Fort Preble, Maine to Fort Adams, Rhode Island from 1876 to 1881. In 1881, the regiment was moved to Fort Canby and the San Francisco harbor forts, where it remained until 1890. It is interesting to note that while the MK.

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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1

    1/2/1983

    Highlight: the War Department held Army and Distinguished Marksmanshipiod, they were probably held in 1889 as well as 1890, and the strike run made in 1890 (as soon as the dies were ready) included retroactive award pieces for the 1889 competitions as well as award specimens for the upcoming 1890 competitions. Note that in Second Period the ratio of first; second: third prizes in every category was 1:3:6 (except for Distinguished Marksmanship), the “retroactive” group would probably account for the extra “replacement” specimen of MK-24

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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1

    1/2/1983

    Highlight: the War Department held Army and Distinguished Marksmanshipiod, they were probably held in 1889 as well as 1890, and the strike run made in 1890 (as soon as the dies were ready) included retroactive award pieces for the 1889 competitions as well as award specimens for the upcoming 1890 competitions. Note that in Second Period the ratio of first; second: third prizes in every category was 1:3:6 (except for Distinguished Marksmanship), the “retroactive” group would probably account for the extra “replacement” specimen of MK-24

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    Collection of Dr. Paul Patterson, Part II

    Highlight: (E) PLATE MARKSMANSHIP MEDALS 1045 FIRST PRIZE ARMY DIVISION MARKSMANSHIP. MK-6. 51mm. Copper. A virtually full red AU. (F-G) PLATE 1046 THIRD CLASS PRIZE ARMY DIVISION MARKSMAN- SHIP. MK-8. 51mm. Copper, bronzed. Choice AU. (F-G) PLATE 1047 ARMY DEPARTMENT MARKSMANSHIP. MK-Unlisted. 44.5mm. Copper. AU. The central design is the same as MK-24, but the legend is ARMY DEPARTMENT MARKSMANSHIPNSYLVANIA MARKSMAN- SHIP. MK-31, 30mm. Copper. A mostly red Unc. (C) /if 1049 MASSACHUSETTS RIFLE ASSOCIATION MARKSMAN- SHIP. MK-32. 43mm. Copper. Choice Unc. (C) PLATE 1050 PHILADELPHIA RIFLE CLUB MARKSMANSHIP. MK- 30, Baker 360. 25mm. Silver. VF. Reverse engraved to M . SONNENSCHEIN . (C) UNCLASSIFIED MEDALS 1051 MUSICAL

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    Presidential Coin and Antique Company Sale #86

    Highlight: (F) MARKSMANSHIP MEDALS PENNSYLVANIA GRAY RESERVES MARKSMANSHIPame of the unit, GRAY RESERVES. At enter are two crossed U.S. flags and below, CAPE MAY JULY 1869/ PRESENTED TO/ a scroll with spaces for engraving the name of the recipient. A total of one gold and twenty three bronze medals were struck for this unit of the Pennsylvania National Guard. According to Julian, bronze medals were distributed as awards Lot 351 for marksmanship. As testimony to the rarity of the

    Sale #86 of tokens, medals, and exonumia of this longstanding auction firm.

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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7

    Highlight: MARKSMANSHIP MEDALS 224 Undated. Army. Division. Marksmanshipg carbine back over left shoulder/wreath. About Uncirculated. Prooflike. Nice mahogany surface finish. Ur awarded. Very scarce: about 59 seem to have been struck 1882-1888 (but Carlson also wrote that only 23 were struck i: copper). Julian reports his MK.6 at 41 mm. but this must be in error. Ex Thomas S. Gordon on August 31, 1981. 225 Undated. Army. Division. Marksmanship. First Prize Medal. J.MK.6. Bronzed copper. 51.2 mm. Unsigned. Mounted ri fleman aiming carbine back over left shoulder/wreath. About Uncirculated. Prooflike. Mahogany surface finish. Several marks Unawarded. Another. Very scarce: about 59 seem to have been struck 1882-1888

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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7

    Highlight: MARKSMANSHIP MEDALS AWARDED 1885 SILVER MARKSMANSHIP MEDAL Lot No. 229 229 1885. Army. Division of the Missouri. Marksmanship. Third Class Medal. J.MK.8. Silver. 51.2 mm. 1,413.9 gns. Unsigned. Head of Athena within wreath/wreath. Nearly Extremely Fine. With clasp, loop and silver pinback. Rich gray toning. Reverse rim dent. Awarded, engraved on the reverse: Division of the Missouri. Won by Sergeant John Pederson, Co. C, 7th. Infantry, September 1885. Rare: only 24 were struck in 1885 and only 169 from 1882-1888. The 7th. Infantry was headquartered at Fort Laramie, Wyoming from 1849 through 1890, originally transferring there to offer protection to settlers moving along the Oregon Trail. Company C was in Fort Laramie barracks from April, 1883 until October, 1886. The 7th was badly shot up

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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7

    Highlight: MARKSMANSHIP MEDALS AWARDED 1889 MARKSMANSHIP MEDAL Lot No. 240 240 1889 Army. Department of the Missouri. Marksmanship reverse: Department of the Missouri. Won by Private Daniel McKenzie. Co. D. 18th. Inf’y. August 1889. Scarce: only 96 were struck in 1890, some awarded retroactively, as here. Private McKenzie’s MK.18 can be found above and his second MK.26 immediately below. Ex Presidential Coin & Antique Company on October 20, 1983. AWARDED 1890 MARKSMANSHIP MEDAL Lot No. 241 241 1890 Army. Department of Texas. Marksmanship. Third Class Medal. J.MK.26. Bronzed copper. 38.2 mm. Un-

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    Double Auction Sale # 10: Session 2 & 3

    Highlight: (Julian MK-5) third Class Prize Army Marksmanship Medal (ca 1885); 2-inch (5 1 .4mm) bronze. Engraver unknown. Obv kneeling rifleman aiming to right with long rifle, tents to right, “third class prize army Marksmanshipiption avail- able in Julian. Brown mahogany patina. AU$150.00-200.00 1901. (Julian MK-8) Third Class Prize Army Divison Marksman- ship Medal, (ca 1885); 2-inch (5 1 .4mm) bronze. Engraver un- known. Obv head of Pallas Athena left within wreath; legend “third class prize Army Divison Marksmanship, uninscribed; “U.S. Mint”below. Red-brown mahog- any patina. AU $70.00-85.00 1902. (Unlisted MK-9; Lettering Variety!) Army Department Marksmanship Medal (ca 1885); 1 54-inch (44.6mm) bronze. Engraver unknown. Obv

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    U.S. Mint Report (1882)

    1/1/1882

    Highlight: reverse (reproduction) 1 Garfield and Lincoln medals 9 Indian peace medal 2 Presidential medal 2 Annual assay 2 Army marksmanship J> Seal of the United States, medal 2 Total 1,295 IX.— MEDALS MANUFACTURED at the MINT at I'HILADELPHIA during the fiscal year ended .Tunc 30, 1882. Kames. Adams Academy Amidon American Pomological Society Army division marksmanship, first prize, dies ITo. 1 . . Army division marksmanship, first prize, dies Ko. 2. . Army division marksman.ship, third prize, dies Xo. 3. Army division marksmanship, third prize, dies No. 4 . Baltimore Female College (large) Baltimore Female College, graduate Baltimore Female College, for excellence Bridge " Brown memorial College of Pharmacy alumni College of Pharmacy, Proctor prize Denman School Department of State Franklin,

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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1

    1/2/1983

    Highlight: Army Marksmanship Medals 1882-1897: A Critical Reexamination — Carl W.A. Carlson, N.L.G. The first extensive treatment of U.S. Army Marksmanship Medals was carried out by Robert W. Julian in his Medals of the United States Mint 1 792- 1892. Utilizing Mint records from the 1880-1894 period, he divided the many issues into their two basic time periods, illustrated as many as possible, and discussed the reuse of many vignettes in the Second Period on different award medals than those on which they had been employed in the First Period. It was an admirable first effort. Due to the extreme difficulty of locating specimens of these elusive pieces, however, as well as approaching deadlines for publication, he was unable to correct all problems and could barely begin the detailed analysis necessar

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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1

    1/2/1983

    Highlight: CHART A Vignettes on Army Marksmanship Medals Description: Eagle holding wreath & rifle, stars above and at sides Helmeted bust of Mars left, spears behind Rifleman kneeling, aiming right, tents in background Mounted rifleman left, aiming back to right Helmeted rifleman standing right with rifle at “ready” Helmeted Athena head left in wreath Target over crossed rifles on shield on US, star above Prone rifleman aiming left Kneeling rifleman aiming right, mountains behind him Standing rifleman behind tree, aiming right Indian on horse chasing buffalo to right Indian village scene US intertwined with 3 stacked rifles, helmet on top Crossed sabres and revolver on US shield Four horsemen riding left, aiming pistols Horseman right aiming at Indian, Indian aiming at him with bow Cavalryman

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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1

    1/2/1983

    Highlight: marksmanship matches. This would have reduced the opportunities for valuable gold and silver medals to “mysteriously vanish.” The exception to this seems to have been the new MK-13 and 14 medals for Distinguished Marksmanshipr specimen of MK-13 and 14 presumably went to West Point). We do not know who received these sets — it certainly seems that three full sets were made — but as of the 1912 Comparette volume on medals in the Mint Cabinet that collection owned no specimens of any of the First Period Marksmanship awards in any metal. The large copper mintages of 1882 and (for 1st Period Department Marksmanship Julian

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    U.S. Mint Report (1882)

    1/1/1882

    Highlight: reverse (reproduction) 1 Garfield and Lincoln medals 9 Indian peace medal 2 Presidential medal 2 Annual assay 2 Army marksmanship J> Seal of the United States, medal 2 Total 1,295 IX.— MEDALS MANUFACTURED at the MINT at I'HILADELPHIA during the fiscal year ended .Tunc 30, 1882. Kames. Adams Academy Amidon American Pomological Society Army division marksmanship, first prize, dies ITo. 1 . . Army division marksmanship, first prize, dies Ko. 2. . Army division marksman.ship, third prize, dies Xo. 3. Army division marksmanship, third prize, dies No. 4 . Baltimore Female College (large) Baltimore Female College, graduate Baltimore Female College, for excellence Bridge " Brown memorial College of Pharmacy alumni College of Pharmacy, Proctor prize Denman School Department of State Franklin,

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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1

    1/2/1983

    Highlight: Army Marksmanship Medals 1882-1897: A Critical Reexamination — Carl W.A. Carlson, N.L.G. The first extensive treatment of U.S. Army Marksmanship Medals was carried out by Robert W. Julian in his Medals of the United States Mint 1 792- 1892. Utilizing Mint records from the 1880-1894 period, he divided the many issues into their two basic time periods, illustrated as many as possible, and discussed the reuse of many vignettes in the Second Period on different award medals than those on which they had been employed in the First Period. It was an admirable first effort. Due to the extreme difficulty of locating specimens of these elusive pieces, however, as well as approaching deadlines for publication, he was unable to correct all problems and could barely begin the detailed analysis necessar

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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1

    1/2/1983

    Highlight: CHART A Vignettes on Army Marksmanship Medals Description: Eagle holding wreath & rifle, stars above and at sides Helmeted bust of Mars left, spears behind Rifleman kneeling, aiming right, tents in background Mounted rifleman left, aiming back to right Helmeted rifleman standing right with rifle at “ready” Helmeted Athena head left in wreath Target over crossed rifles on shield on US, star above Prone rifleman aiming left Kneeling rifleman aiming right, mountains behind him Standing rifleman behind tree, aiming right Indian on horse chasing buffalo to right Indian village scene US intertwined with 3 stacked rifles, helmet on top Crossed sabres and revolver on US shield Four horsemen riding left, aiming pistols Horseman right aiming at Indian, Indian aiming at him with bow Cavalryman

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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1

    1/2/1983

    Highlight: marksmanship matches. This would have reduced the opportunities for valuable gold and silver medals to “mysteriously vanish.” The exception to this seems to have been the new MK-13 and 14 medals for Distinguished Marksmanshipr specimen of MK-13 and 14 presumably went to West Point). We do not know who received these sets — it certainly seems that three full sets were made — but as of the 1912 Comparette volume on medals in the Mint Cabinet that collection owned no specimens of any of the First Period Marksmanship awards in any metal. The large copper mintages of 1882 and (for 1st Period Department Marksmanship Julian

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    CATALOGUE OF THE COLLECTION OF ANCIENT, FOREIGN AND UNITED STATES COINS AND MEDALS, INCLUDING LARGE SERIES OF WAR DECORATIONS AND MEDALS, THE PROPERTY OF MR. LOUIS A. RISSE, C.E. OF NEW YORK CITY.

    Highlight: MARKSMANSHIP REWARD MEDALS. 1589^army marksmanship, 1st, 2d and 3d prizes, 2 types of * last, DEPARTMENT MARKSMANSHIP, 1st, 2d and 3d class, army division marksmanship, 1st, 2d and 3d class. ARMY SKIRMISH. DIVISION SKIRMISH. CAVALRY competition 1st, 2d and 3d prizes. revolver match, 1st, 2d and 3d class. Very fine. Copper. 1 Wm. Different. Size 24-32. We believe this set to be the only one in a private collection. Many of

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    Presidents' Sale

    Highlight: (C) 1046 NEW JERSEY NATIONAL GUARD MARKSMANSHIP BADGE. Ogletree M339. Gilt Bronze. AU. Type I badge with 25.4mm drop showing NJ arms. 4 bars: 1883; 1884; 1885 and 1893. (B) 1047 OHIO NATIONAL GUARD MARKSMANSHIP BADGE. O: M412. Bronze. XF. 2 pc. Type II badge. Top bar inscribed: 2 MARKSMAN 2. (B) 1048 PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL GUARD MARKSMANSHIP BADGE. O: M473. Bronze. XF. 30.4mm drop with PA. arms on obverse and NGP on reverse. 5 bars dated 1889; 1890; 1891; 1895 and 1897. (B-C) 1049 ANOTHER, NGP Marksmanship badge. XF. 2 bars -1890 6 silver SHARPSHOOTER 1889. (B) 1050 DEWEY STORECARD-MARBLE HALL, JAMESTOWN, 1899. Dewey 18(C). R8. 31.8mm. Brass. (W&H). VF., with scattered marks. Obv: Bust right, name and title below. Rx: MARBLE HALL JAMESTOWN/ RELI ABLE/TRADING/PLACE/1 899. (C) 1051 DEWEY

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    Public auction sale : the Van Mill and other collections featuring U.S. gold, silver, copper, ancient silver ... [10/23-24/1959]

    Highlight: Marksmanship and Gunnery Badges. I to 5 clasps. Riffle and Pistol, diff. 3 pcs. Marksmanship and Gunnery Badges. 1 to 6 clasps. Riffle and Pistol diff. 3 pcs. Marksmanship and Gunnery Badges. 1 to 2 clasps. Riffle and Pistol, diff. 3 pcs. Marksmanship and Gunnery Badges. Machine-gun and Riffle and Pistol, diff. 5 pcs. Medal of Guinea 1869-70, Merit Royal Museum Cross, and other items 7 pcs. Netherlands, East Indies. Faithful Service, and Korea, United Nations; med, 2 pcs. Korea Cross with 2 clasps; Korea-United Nations Service Medal, and the Korea War Service Medal. 3 pcs. Medals of France with clasps of Levant, England for Faithful Service in the special constabulary; Cross of South Africa August-November 1914 etc 6 pcs. Medals of France 1915-1945 with bars Deporte, Interne, etc all diff.

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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7

    Highlight: MARKSMANSHIP MEDALS Lot No. 231 231 Undated. Army. Division. Marksmanship. Third Class Medal. J.MK.8. Bronzed copper. 51.3 mm. Unsigned. Head of Athena within wreath/wreath. About Uncirculated, or thereabouts. Prooflike. Mahogany surface finish Unawarded Scarce- only 59 struck 1882-1888. Ex Providence Collection (NASCA, July 16, 1981, lot 71). Lot No. 232 232 Undated. Army. Division. Marksmanshipoflike. Mahogany surface finish Unawarded Scarce: only 59 struck 1882-1888. From the same reverse die as J.MK.6. Ex Thomas S. Gordon on August 31, 1981. Lot No. 233 233 Undated. Army. Division. Marksmanship. Third Class Medal. J.MK.8. Bronzed copper.

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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7

    Highlight: MARKSMANSHIP MEDALS Lot No. 234 234 1887 Army. Department of the East. Marksmanshipyellow gold in color. Minor marks, edge scratches. Awarded, engraved on the reverse: Department of the East. Won by 2nd. Lieut. Cassius E. Gillette Corps of Engineers September 1886. Rare: only nine struck in 1886, a total of about 59 in gold 1882-1888; the type was actually not plated in Julian. Lt. Gillette won both the Division and the Department marksmanship gold medals for his shooting in the September, 1886 competition. The outline of his military career is given in the description of his gold MK.7 medal

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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7

    Highlight: MARKSMANSHIPoice About Uncirculated. Prooflike. Mount probably re- moved. A beautiful specimen with attractive toning. Awarded, engraved on the back: Distinguished marksmen’s Carbine Competition won by Corporal P.M. Hook Troop B 5th Cavalry 1892. Very rare: Carlson notes only two issued in silver in 1888 and 20 in that metal over the whole second period (1890-94). This is one of only two types of marksmanship medals issued in both Periods One and Two. The 5th Cavalry was active against the Apache on the San Carlos reservation and took part in the last big

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    Catalogue of coins, tokens, and medals : in the numismatic collection of the Mint of the United States at Philadelphia, Pa. [1914]

    /1914

    Highlight: THIRD CLASS PRIZE ARMY MARKSMANSHIP. Head of Pallas in tufted Attic helmet, to left; the helmet adorned with griffin. Rev. Laurel wreath. AE. 45 mm. 168. Department Marksmanship, First Prize. Olv. FIRST PRIZE DEPARTMENT MARKSMANSHIP. A target on two guns, in saltire, over shield of the United States, which in turn is upon two large letters, U.S., in monogram, on crossed pennant staffs; above, five pointed star; the whole within a laurel wreath. Rev. Laurel wreath. AE. 41 mm. 169. The same, Second Prize. Olv. DEPARTM ENT MARKS- MANSHIP. SECOND CLASS PRIZE. Stand of arms surmounted with helmet; behind, U. S. in mono- gram. Rev. A laurel wreath. AE. 38 mm. 170. The same, Third Prize. Olv. DEPARTMENTMARKS- MANSHIP. THIRD CLASS PRIZE. Two swords in saltire on shield of arms of United States,

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    Catalogue of coins, tokens, and medals in the numismatic collection of the Mint of the United States at Philadelphia, Pa [1912]

    /1912

    Highlight: THIRD CLASS PRIZE ARMY MARKSMANSHIP. Head of Pallas in tufted Attic helmet, to left; the helmet adorned with griflSn. BefV. Laurel wreath. AE. 45 mm. 168. Department Marksmanship, First Prize. Ohv. FIRST PRIZE DEPARTMENT MARKSMANSHIP. A target on two guns, in saltire, over shield of the United States, which in turn is upon two large letters, U. S., in monogram, on crossed pennant staffs; above, five pointed star; the whole within a laurel wreath. Rev. Laurel wreath. AE. 41 mm. 169. The same, Second Prize. 6>5v. DEPARTM ENT MARKS- MANSHIP. SECOND CLASS PRIZE. Stand of arms surmounted with helmet; behind, U. S. in mono- gram. Rev. A laurel wreath. AE. 38 mm. 170. The same, Third Prize. Ohv. D E PA RT M E N T M A R KS- MANSHIP. THIRD CLASS PRIZE. Two swords in saltire on shield of arms of

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    U.S. Mint Report (1884)

    1/1/1884

    Highlight: Adams Academy American Humane Society American Penological Society Amidon Army department prize Ainiv division (first prize) Army division (second prize) Army division (third prize) Army marksmanship (first prize) Army marksmanship (second prize) .\nn\ marksmanship (third prize) Army skirmish prize Arthur, Chester A. (President) Arthur, Indian peace - Baltimore Female College Biovole club Bridge -' Brown memorial Charleston celebration Cincinnati, Society of the Davis Oonman School Department of State Department skirmish prize Division skirmish prize Dodd, H. M Elliott Emancipation Field, Cyrus Franklin School Garfield, Indian peace Oarlield, James A. (President) Gentlemen's Driving Park Georgetown College Grant, Indian peace Hayes, Indian peace Horn, John Jackson, A. (President) Johnson,

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    Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the State of the Finances (1882)

    1/1/1882

    Highlight: !•- Army division marksmanship, first prize, dies No. 2 3 Army division marksmanship, third prize, dies No. 3 Army division marksmanship, third prize, dies No. 4 24 Baltimore Female College (large) • 3 6 3 60 8 Baltimore Female College, graduate Baltimore Female College, for excellence Bridge. .• Brown memorial College of Pharmacy alumni 1 2 College of Pharmacy, Proctor prize Denman School 27 Department of State 20 Franklin, Boston, schools 30 Garfield, presidential 25 Garfield, Indian peace 25 Georgetown College 1 Johnson, presidential 1 Ketch um, J esse (large) 2 30 Digitized for FRASER BKi^li^ealsfejr^BAiSfeR.org/ Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 26, No.5

    1/10/1986

    Highlight: Louis - award 1 5.44 5-27 Marksmanship - rifle 1 ? pistol 1 7 (Note: the gross weight of the Marksmanship1.81 6-8 Carney 6 5.05 6-27 Norwood 50 37.01 .900 8-10 Jesse Ketchum - large 59 95.88 small 58 34.67 8-14 Univ. of Pennsylvania (Morgan) 1 1.21 8-10 Marksman - rifle 2.06 .900 pistol iS 8-17 Northern rifle 1.21 8-28 Atlantic pistol 4 J 2.56 .900 Pacific rifle 1 9-20 Division rifle 10 7 .900 Pauline 1 1.56 10-7 Humane Society 20 20.19 11-8 Marksmanship - Army pistol 6 3.63 .900 12-12 Carl Schurz - Brenner 10 41.84 1908 1-6 New England Agricultural - small 12 15.01 1-27 Carl Schurz 10 40.24 2-17 Corcoran 5 10.26 Assay 55 112.40 2-20 St. John & Holy Mother - Boston

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    Annual Report of the Director of the Mint Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1891

    30/6/1891

    Highlight: Army marksmanship : 2 1 6 1 i 12 1 5 10 5 Cavalry competition : 4 1 12 1 25 12 2 20 1 50 Department of marksmanship : 9 1 24 1 49 1 Division marksmanship : Second-class prize 1 Third-class pri*« 1 1 1 15 8 Grant, U. S., President 14 Green, Nathaniel 10 Grant’s monument. 150 Harrison, Beiyamin, Indian peace 26 5 Harrison, Benjamin, President 5 Harrison, W. H., President 10 Horn, John 5 Ingraham, Captain G Ketcliam Jessie 6 65 Kimball James P 1 Life-Saving 11 11 ' Leech, E. 0., Director 5 Life-Saving Service and service bar 1 x Lincoln Grammar School 25 Lincoln, Abraham, President 10 Mall, Railway Service 12 55 Massachusetts Charitable and Mechanics’ Association 174 4 141 Massachusetts Rifle Association 1 4 Massachusetts Humane Society 4 14 Marksmen, Competition of Distinguished : First-clas

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    Catalogue of coins, tokens, and medals in the numismatic collection of the Mint of the United States at Philadelphia, Pa [1912]

    /1912

    Highlight: THIRD CLASS PRIZE ARMY MARKSMANSHIP. Head of Pallas in tufted Attic helmet, to left; the helmet adorned with griflSn. BefV. Laurel wreath. AE. 45 mm. 168. Department Marksmanship, First Prize. Ohv. FIRST PRIZE DEPARTMENT MARKSMANSHIP. A target on two guns, in saltire, over shield of the United States, which in turn is upon two large letters, U. S., in monogram, on crossed pennant staffs; above, five pointed star; the whole within a laurel wreath. Rev. Laurel wreath. AE. 41 mm. 169. The same, Second Prize. 6>5v. DEPARTM ENT MARKS- MANSHIP. SECOND CLASS PRIZE. Stand of arms surmounted with helmet; behind, U. S. in mono- gram. Rev. A laurel wreath. AE. 38 mm. 170. The same, Third Prize. Ohv. D E PA RT M E N T M A R KS- MANSHIP. THIRD CLASS PRIZE. Two swords in saltire on shield of arms of

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    Catalogue of coins, tokens, and medals : in the numismatic collection of the Mint of the United States at Philadelphia, Pa. [1914]

    /1914

    Highlight: THIRD CLASS PRIZE ARMY MARKSMANSHIP. Head of Pallas in tufted Attic helmet, to left; the helmet adorned with griffin. Rev. Laurel wreath. AE. 45 mm. 168. Department Marksmanship, First Prize. Olv. FIRST PRIZE DEPARTMENT MARKSMANSHIP. A target on two guns, in saltire, over shield of the United States, which in turn is upon two large letters, U.S., in monogram, on crossed pennant staffs; above, five pointed star; the whole within a laurel wreath. Rev. Laurel wreath. AE. 41 mm. 169. The same, Second Prize. Olv. DEPARTM ENT MARKS- MANSHIP. SECOND CLASS PRIZE. Stand of arms surmounted with helmet; behind, U. S. in mono- gram. Rev. A laurel wreath. AE. 38 mm. 170. The same, Third Prize. Olv. DEPARTMENTMARKS- MANSHIP. THIRD CLASS PRIZE. Two swords in saltire on shield of arms of United States,

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    U.S. Mint Report (1884)

    1/1/1884

    Highlight: Adams Academy American Humane Society American Penological Society Amidon Army department prize Ainiv division (first prize) Army division (second prize) Army division (third prize) Army marksmanship (first prize) Army marksmanship (second prize) .\nn\ marksmanship (third prize) Army skirmish prize Arthur, Chester A. (President) Arthur, Indian peace - Baltimore Female College Biovole club Bridge -' Brown memorial Charleston celebration Cincinnati, Society of the Davis Oonman School Department of State Department skirmish prize Division skirmish prize Dodd, H. M Elliott Emancipation Field, Cyrus Franklin School Garfield, Indian peace Oarlield, James A. (President) Gentlemen's Driving Park Georgetown College Grant, Indian peace Hayes, Indian peace Horn, John Jackson, A. (President) Johnson,

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    Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the State of the Finances (1882)

    1/1/1882

    Highlight: !•- Army division marksmanship, first prize, dies No. 2 3 Army division marksmanship, third prize, dies No. 3 Army division marksmanship, third prize, dies No. 4 24 Baltimore Female College (large) • 3 6 3 60 8 Baltimore Female College, graduate Baltimore Female College, for excellence Bridge. .• Brown memorial College of Pharmacy alumni 1 2 College of Pharmacy, Proctor prize Denman School 27 Department of State 20 Franklin, Boston, schools 30 Garfield, presidential 25 Garfield, Indian peace 25 Georgetown College 1 Johnson, presidential 1 Ketch um, J esse (large) 2 30 Digitized for FRASER BKi^li^ealsfejr^BAiSfeR.org/ Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

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