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Lot

№ 364

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31 May 1995

Hammer Price:
£45

France, c.1936/1937. France/SPAIN (Civil War). NEWSPAPER "L'ECHO de PARIS”, Tribute to the defenders of the Alcazar of Toledo, shield shaped Æ badge/medal by R.Benard, 60 x 35mm. Rare, one little knock on rim, otherwise extremely fine (£40-50)

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22/7/1936 - 27/9/1936. The cadets of the Infantry Academy under the command of Colonel Muscardo, besieged by the Republicans, resisted for five weeks before being delivered by Franco's Army.