Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 x in. ( 8.3 x 5.1 x 0 cm )
Dark-colored military style medal, with a badge hanging from a pin post. Post engraved with "MATTHEW J. PERKINSON/25 YEARS OF FAITHFUL SERVICE" on scrolls, with crossed swords and leaves in the background. Hanging medal in 8-pointed star shape, with an eagle above it and "JOHN A. RAWLINS POST G. A. R./DEPT. NY" written around a central "80".
On back: "G. G. DRAXMAR/10 MAIDEN LANE/NEW YORK"
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