There are five medals total including a purple heart. They are in great shape and come in original boxes and present nicely for the collector of original service medals. The purple heart had been in a safe deposit box for decades and the other four medals had been stored since the 1980s and 1990s as it took many years to track down the other four medals that he was due.
Here are the medals included. Purple Heart, engraved with John J. United Nations Service, this medal is new and still enclosed in plastic. The medal features the United Nations symbol on the obverse and the legend, For service in the defense of the principles of the charter of the United Nations in English.National Defense Service, this medal is new and still enclosed in plastic. Army Good Conduct, engraved with John J Hartong.
Korean Service, this medal is out of the plastic. All my items come from a pet & smoke free home. These have been stored in my closet since 2012. Prior to that they were in a safe deposit box, which were passed to me after my father's passing in 2012.The items in the pictures are the exact items you will receive. Please send me your questions and I will get back to you ASAP. Thank you for looking & happy shopping. The item "Korean War medal group to Illinois Army First Lieutenant KIA Purple Heart" is in sale since Tuesday, July 14, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Korea (1950-53)\Original Period Items".
The seller is "jachart99" and is located in Eugene, Oregon. This item can be shipped to United States.