E-Auction 26 Lot 158

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E-Auction 26 Lot 158

FRANCE. The signing of the Armistice. Marechal Foch. (Supreme Allied Commander, WW I). Bronze medal. 68 mm. 1918. His bust left; F. FOCH. MARECHAL. DE. FRANCE around; MCMXVIII in field. G PRUDHOMME incuse below / A railroad car where the armistice was signed in the Rethondes Forest, tree and plant in foreground; REHONDES SIGNATURE DE L' ARMISTICS 8-11 NOVEMBRE 1918. Extremely Fine.

Note the railroad car on Lot 159 (issued when France surrendered in 1940) with its reference to the railroad car here where the Armistice ending WW I was signed, and the triumphant Nazi statement "The Armistice is deleted!"

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