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Lot 1720    SESSION 8 (2.30PM WEDNESDAY 24TH MARCH)    World Historical Medals

Estimate $100
SOLD $150

FRANCE, the Brigade Motocycliste of Paris, a large leather jacket breast pocket ID medal height 106x45mm (illustrated), together with breast I.D., medal "Union de la Gendarmerie nationale" (National Police). Very fine and rare.

The Motor Cyclist Brigade was started in 1903. Since 1945 it was established at 18 and 20 Rue Chanoinesse in the centre of Paris a block away from Notre-Dame.

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