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Offline Tom E. Gunn

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Commando's medals up for auction!
« on: June 18, 2014, 10:46:17 PM »
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Re: Commando's medals up for auction!
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2014, 11:06:57 PM »
   Its truly sad but as you said, where would we all be without those families that sell? I plan to pass my personal uniforms and medals down to my kids, but what they do with them will be their business. I would love for them to continue to grandkids, but we never really know what the long term brings.  Scott
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Re: Commando's medals up for auction!
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2014, 11:32:14 PM »
Unfortunately, these days the £ / $ hold more sway than sentiment. Sad, but true.
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Re: Commando's medals up for auction!
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2014, 09:02:37 AM »
I imagine the medals will fetch more then 50,000£, and I'm sure the family will always regret that they sold them. It sounds as if there is a need for money that is motivating the family. And it also seems as though they care to have the medals well taken care of. This will make the decision even harder for the family, but they must survive. TOO BAD IT HAS TO COME TO THIS.  :'(
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