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Medals of French Indochina - A Painting I just completed


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Just finished this. Put it in my showcase but thought I'd post it here too. Some of the rarer medals awarded for service in French Indochina. Medals shown are Public Instruction, Public Works, Forest Service, Customs, Police, Railroad, Medical Services and Native Guard.

A close up is in my showcase. These don't come up for sale often. In the past year I have seen one police and one customs on ebay.fr. There was a native guard and public works on ebay.fr recently. A well known dealer currently has a customs on his site. All go for big bucks (around $1000).

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Very nice work. Well done, I know how hard medals are to paint. Bronze and gold are fairly easy, the silver ones are really hard to get right and take an age to do.

And I like the way you've extended the ribbon to show both sides of the medal. Nice one.

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