Auction 06.11.2013

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Datum der Auktion: 06.11.2013

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MILITARY CROSS, GVR, unnamed as issued. Toned extremely fine.

MILITARY CROSS, GVR, unnamed as issued. Toned extremely fine

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 350 £ - 400 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL, GVR (31989 A. Bmbr: H.E. Deede 122/Bty...

DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL, GVR (31989 A. Bmbr: H.E. Deede 122/Bty: R.F.A.); officially impressed. Toned, a few light marks and tiny edge nicks in places, otherwise very fine. DCM London Gazette 14.01.1916 ‘For conspicuous gallantry, when he laid out a telephone wire under great difficulties whilst

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 600 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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INDIAN DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL, GVR 1st type (175 Sowar Sita Ram. 11-12...

INDIAN DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL, GVR 1st type (175 Sowar Sita Ram. 11-12 Lcrs.); officially impressed. Old dark tone, light obverse scuff in field and tiny reverse edge bruise, otherwise a pleasing fine. IDSM London Gazette 18.02.1918 This award to Sowar Sita Ram relates to distinguished service

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 500 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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MILITARY MEDAL, GVR (14907 L. Cpl M. O’Connor. 12/L’Pool:R.); officially...

MILITARY MEDAL, GVR (14907 L. Cpl M. O’Connor. 12/L’Pool:R.); officially impressed. Toned, one or two light surface marks, nearly extremely fine. MM London Gazette 02.11.1917 - ‘14907 L./C. M. O’Connor, L’Pool R. (Paisley)’ Sold with copy MM card and MIC confirming this award to Cpl Michael

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 350 £ - 450 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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A WWII ‘Bomber Command’ DFM Group of 4 awarded to Flight Sergeant Dennis...

A WWII ‘Bomber Command’ DFM Group of 4 awarded to Flight Sergeant Dennis Axtell, 51 Squadron, No. 4 Group, Royal Air Force, a ‘fearless and skillful’ Wireless Operator who completed 38 bombing sorties and nearly 260 hours over targets in France, Germany and Italy, prior to his being shot down and

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 1.800 £ - 2.200 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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A Very Rare Russian WWI St George Medal for Bravery, 2nd Class, awarded to...

A Very Rare Russian WWI St George Medal for Bravery, 2nd Class, awarded to Sergeant Edward George Cox, Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry), late 10th (Prince of Wales’ Own Royal) Hussars, awarded for gallantry and distinguished service in the field, comprising: Russia, St George Medal for Bravery, 2nd

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY MEDAL FOR SERINGAPATAM, 1799 bronze-gilt...

HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY MEDAL FOR SERINGAPATAM, 1799 bronze-gilt, Soho Mint, 48mm, with section of yellow cord suspension, unnamed as issued. General loss of gilding from central details due to gentle polishing, one or two light marks, otherwise an attractive very fine

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 300 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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MILITARY GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, 1793-1814, 9 clasps, Barrosa, Ciudad...

MILITARY GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, 1793-1814, 9 clasps, Barrosa, Ciudad Rodrigo, Badajoz, Salamanca, Vittoria, Pyrenees, St. Sebastian, Orthes, Toulouse (E. Hotley, 95th Foot, Rifles); officially impressed, with original silver claw suspension and reverse pin for wear. Attractive cabinet tone, one or

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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MILITARY GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, 1793-1814, 8 clasps, Talavera, Busaco...

MILITARY GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, 1793-1814, 8 clasps, Talavera, Busaco, Fuentes D’Onor, Ciudad Rodrigo, Salamanca, Vittoria, St Sebastian, Nive (D. Hammond, 3rd Foot Guards); officially impressed. Lightly toned, once polished with associated hairlines and a few tiny marks to portrait, a bold and

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 1.800 £ - 2.200 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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MILITARY GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, 1793-1814, single clasp, Barrosa (C. Scott...

MILITARY GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, 1793-1814, single clasp, Barrosa (C. Scott, 3rd Foot Guards), officially impressed. Light, somewhat uneven tone, once polished with associated hairlines, a few tiny reverse scuffs, otherwise extremely fine. ex James Crichton, October 1925, 12/10/0 Sold with copy roll

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 600 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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42ND HIGHLANDERS REGIMENTAL MEDAL FOR THE PENINSULAR WARS (Royal...

42ND HIGHLANDERS REGIMENTAL MEDAL FOR THE PENINSULAR WARS (Royal Highlanders - The Black Watch), in silver, with reverse list of battle honours, Corunna, Fuentes D’Onor, Pyrenees, Nivelle, Nive, Orthes, Toulouse, Peninsula (Serj Angus McPherson); regimentally impressed naming. Toned, about very

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 500 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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WATERLOO MEDAL, 1815, with contemporary replacement steel clip and original...

WATERLOO MEDAL, 1815, with contemporary replacement steel clip and original iron ring suspension (Miles Bird, 2nd Batt. Grenad. Guards.); officially impressed. Lightly toned, minor surface marks in places, a bold fine / nearly very fine. Sold with copy roll mention confirming this award to Private

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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WATERLOO MEDAL, 1815, with original steel clip and replacement steel ring...

WATERLOO MEDAL, 1815, with original steel clip and replacement steel ring suspension (John Ives, 2nd Batt. 3rd Reg. Guards); officially impressed. Old cabinet tone, proudly polished with one or two light contact marks, minor obverse edge bruise at 5 o’clock, otherwise a pleasing fine. Private John

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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WATERLOO MEDAL, 1815, with contemporary silver replacement clip and steel...

WATERLOO MEDAL, 1815, with contemporary silver replacement clip and steel ring suspension (Edmond Barrowcliffe, 2nd Batt. 3rd Reg. Guards); officially impressed. Lightly toned, suspension claw carefully soldered at edge 12 o’clock, one or two minor edge bumps and bruises, otherwise about very fine

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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WATERLOO MEDAL, 1815, with replacement steel clip and ring suspension...

WATERLOO MEDAL, 1815, with replacement steel clip and ring suspension (Thomas Whittaker, 2nd Batt. 3rd Reg. Guards.); officially impressed. Lightly toned, well-polished with surface marks throughout, one or two minor edge bumps and naming slightly weak in places, otherwise fair. ex A H Baldwin

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 1.800 £ - 2.200 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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HANOVERIAN WATERLOO MEDAL, 1815, with contemporary replacement steel clip...

HANOVERIAN WATERLOO MEDAL, 1815, with contemporary replacement steel clip and ring suspension (Soldat Franz Behrnholdt, Feldbataillon Lauenburg); officially impressed. Old cabinet tone, a few light marks and scratches, suspension a touch loose, otherwise very fine

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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An Impressive Afghan and Indian Campaigns Group of 4 awarded to...

An Impressive Afghan and Indian Campaigns Group of 4 awarded to Major-General Henry Pelham Burn, 4th Bengal Native Infantry, Honourable East India Company, who served in the Afghan Campaign of 1840-2 at the siege of Jellallabad, and during the Mutiny of 1857-8 was present at the siege of Delhi and

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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PUNJAB MEDAL, 1848-49, 2 clasps, Chilianwala, Goojerat (R. Dibden, 24th...

PUNJAB MEDAL, 1848-49, 2 clasps, Chilianwala, Goojerat (R. Dibden, 24th Foot); officially impressed. Heavy contact marks, possibly intentional, to portrait, one or two edge knocks, one of which nearly obscures ‘D’ of naming, otherwise fair. Sold with copy original roll mention

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 300 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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INDIA GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, 1854-95, single clasp, Burma 1885-7 (847 Pte...

INDIA GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, 1854-95, single clasp, Burma 1885-7 (847 Pte W. McDonald 2d Bn R. Sco. Fus.); officially engraved in a running script. Attractively toned, suspension a touch loose and one or two tiny edge nicks, otherwise a pleasing very fine. Private William McDonald, of Barony

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 140 £ - 180 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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CRIMEA MEDAL, 1854-58, 4 clasps, Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol (R...

CRIMEA MEDAL, 1854-58, 4 clasps, Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol (R. Morris. Fusileer [sic] Guards); officially impressed. Toned, one or two tiny edge nicks and surface marks in places, some light hairlines from polishing, very fine. ex A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, December 1944 It appears that

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 800 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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CRIMEA MEDAL, 1854-58, 3 clasps, Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann (Robert...

CRIMEA MEDAL, 1854-58, 3 clasps, Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann (Robert Paterson. Scots Fusr Gds); officially impressed. Unevenly toned, hairlines from polishing, and a few light marks to neck of portrait, otherwise good very fine. ex Spink, November 1926, £1/10/0 Private Robert Paterson is noted as

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 600 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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CRIMEA MEDAL, 1854-58, single clasp, Sebastopol (G. Faulkner. Scots...

CRIMEA MEDAL, 1854-58, single clasp, Sebastopol (G. Faulkner. Scots Fusilier Gds); officially impressed, clasp loose on ribbon. Well-toned, small obverse edge bruise at 5 o’clock and a few tiny marks, good very fine. ex A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, February 1946, 6/6 Private George Faulkner is noted as

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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CRIMEA MEDAL, 1854-58, 3 clasps, Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol (1293 Denis...

CRIMEA MEDAL, 1854-58, 3 clasps, Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol (1293 Denis Kennedy, 38th Reg.); regimentally impressed in upright capitals. Toned, a few tiny marks to portrait and minor reverse edge bump at 8 o’clock, pleasing very fine. Private Denis Kennedy, of St. Mary’s, Limerick, Ireland

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 600 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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TURKISH CRIMEA MEDAL, 1855, Sardinian Issue (No. 3620. Pt W. Wassall, 63rd...

TURKISH CRIMEA MEDAL, 1855, Sardinian Issue (No. 3620. Pt W. Wassall, 63rd Rgt.); regimentally impressed in upright capitals. Toned, about very fine. Private William Wassell [note spelling] was born in the Parish of St Thomas near Birmingham, and attested for service with the 63rd Regiment of Foot

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 150 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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The Rare Indian Mutiny Medal awarded to Gunner Samuel Barnes, Royal Marine...

The Rare Indian Mutiny Medal awarded to Gunner Samuel Barnes, Royal Marine Artillery, HMS Shannon, part of Captain W Peel’s ‘Shannon Brigade’, which famously brought a detachment of sailors and heavy guns ashore from his vessel to advance inland to Cawnpore and onwards to the assistance of the

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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INDIA MUTINY MEDAL, 1857-1858, single clasp, Lucknow (Corpl. Saml Nicholls...

INDIA MUTINY MEDAL, 1857-1858, single clasp, Lucknow (Corpl. Saml Nicholls, 2nd Bn Rifle Bde); officially impressed. Attractively toned, a pleasing extremely fine. Sold with copy original roll mention confirming this award

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 350 £ - 400 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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SECOND CHINA WAR MEDAL, 1857-60, single clasp, Taku Forts 1860 (Driver Jas...

SECOND CHINA WAR MEDAL, 1857-60, single clasp, Taku Forts 1860 (Driver Jas Wellman. No 3 B. 13th Bde R. Art.); officially impressed. Dark, perhaps artificial tone, otherwise very fine. Sold with copy original roll mention confirming this award to Driver James Wellman

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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ABYSSINIA MEDAL, 1867 (725 Gunr S. Roach 5:By 25th Bgde. R.A.); reverse...

ABYSSINIA MEDAL, 1867 (725 Gunr S. Roach 5:By 25th Bgde. R.A.); reverse officially named as struck. Attractive cabinet tone, minor reverse edge bump, otherwise a lustrous almost extremely fine. Corporal Silvester Roach, of Blackwater, Wexford, Ireland, enlisted for service with the Royal Artillery

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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CANADA GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, 1866-70, single clasp, Fenian Raid 1866 (82...

CANADA GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, 1866-70, single clasp, Fenian Raid 1866 (82 Pte H. Davis. 47th Foot.); officially impressed. Attractive old tone, extremely fine. Private Henry Davis, of Woodley, Berks, enlisted for service with the 47th Foot on the 13th of October 1857 at Reading, having previously

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 350 £

Datum: 06.11.2013

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ASHANTEE MEDAL, 1873-74, 1 clasp, Coomassie (1841, Pte. J. Cook, 2Bn 23...

ASHANTEE MEDAL, 1873-74, 1 clasp, Coomassie (1841, Pte. J. Cook, 2Bn 23. R.W.Fus:1873-4); officially engraved in upright capitals. Toned, good very fine

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 350 £

Datum: 06.11.2013