Orders, Decorations and Medals

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Orders, Decorations and Medals

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Spink UK

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Wednesday 28th November 2018 - 10:00am  
Thursday 29th November 2018 - 10:30am  

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At London office
Monday 26 November 2018 at 11 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
Tuesday 27 November 2018 at 11 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
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An exceptionally rare and historically important International Olympic Committee Collar Chain of OfficeInternational Olympic Committee, Gold Collar Chain of Office, by W. E. Lemcke, comprising 7 medallions, the central medallion of the Olympic rings with maker's name to reverse and surrounded by those depicting discus throwers, javelin throwers, torch bearers, two wrestlers, an armed runner and a jumper, each in the classical style, 895mm, gilt and enamel, with Badge Appendant depicting Zeus and with the inscription 'XI Olympiade Berlin 1936' to the reverse, together with space for ten further...

An impressive 'Peninsula and Waterloo' mounted group of four miniature dress medalsThe Most Distinguished Order of the Bath, Badge, 17mm, gold and enamel with straight-bar suspension, this 19mm; Waterloo 1815, with swivelling suspension; Military General Service 1793-1814, 4 engraved clasps, Corunna, Busaco, Fuentes D'Onor, Ciudad Rodrigo, with swivelling suspension; The Royal Guelphic Order, Military Badge, 25mm including crown and sword suspension x 16mm, gold and enamel, mounted for wear upon a custom-made gold brooch bar, nearly extremely fine and in the finest quality overall (4)Subject t...

The rare miniature dress China Medal worn by James Tweed, Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank and a prominent defender of the LegationsChina 1900, 1 clasp, 'Def. of Legations', original silk riband and pin-brooch for wear, good very finePlease see Lot 152 for the recipient's full-size award and a biographical note.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The mounted group of ten miniature dress medals worn by Major-General G. A. Blake, C.B., Royal Army Medical CorpsThe Most Honourable Order of the Bath, silver-gilt and enamel; 1914-15 Star; British War and Victory Medals; India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919; 1939-45 Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Jubilee 1935; Coronation 1937, mounted as worn, polished, otherwise very fine (10)Gilbert Alan Blake was born on 9 January 1887 and was educated at Eastbourne College and the University of London, where he qualified as a surgeon. He joined the R.A.M.C. in 1912 and wo...

(x) A rare group of mounted miniature dress medals worn by Lieutenant B. R. Spencer, South African Volunteer Reserve, late Royal Air Force, who was awarded the Royal Humane Society's Silver Medal and subsequently the Stanhope Gold Medal for rescuing natives from a gas filled sewage pipe at the Klipspruit Sewage Farm, Johannesburg, in 1932British War and Victory Medals; Africa Service Medal 1939-45; R.H.S. Silver Medal; R.H.S. Stanhope Gold Medal, mounted as worn, the last silver-gilt, minor verdigris to second, otherwise good very fine (5)Benjamin Roper Spencer embarked from South Africa aboar...

The mounted group of eight miniature dress medals worn by Commander J. Shoto Douglas, D.S.O., Royal Navy, a long-served pilot in the Fleet Air Arm who was decorated for his gallant services operating from the carrier Ark RoyalDistinguished Service Order, G.VI.R., silver-gilt and enamel; India General Service 1908-35, 2 clasps, North West Frontier 1930-31, Mohmand 1933; 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Coronation 1953, mounted as worn, generally good very fine (8)Please see Lot 566 for the recipient's full-size awards.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premiu...

The mounted group of eight dress miniature medals worn by Lieutenant-Commander B. C. Lyons, Royal Navy, a long-served Fleet Air Arm pilot1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Burma Star, clasp, Pacific; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Naval General Service 1915-62, 1 clasp, Malaya; Korea 1950-53; U.N. Korea 1950-54, mounted as worn, very fine or better (8)Please see Lot 518 for the recipient's full-size awards.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The mounted group of four miniature dress medals worn by Corporal A. Kennan, Royal Scots Dragoons Guards, who served as Radio Operator in Lieutenant-Colonel H. Blackman's Challenger 2 tank during the advance and capture of Basra with the 'Desert Rats'N.A.T.O. Medal 1994, 1 clasp, Former Yugoslavia; N.A.T.O. Medal 1994, 1 clasp, Kosovo; Iraq 2003-11, 1 clasp, 19 Mar to 28 Apr 2003; Jubilee 2002, mounted court-style as worn, good very fine (4)For the recipient's full-size awards and biographical note, please see Lot 563.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Term...

A fine quality miniature dress Order of the Indian EmpireThe Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire, badge of fine quality, gold and enamel, hinged at bottom of crown, with top suspension brooch extremely fine and attractively tonedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The miniature dress Kaisar-i-Hind Medal worn by Mrs. Barbara Burge, the widow of Magistrate B. E. J. Burge, Indian Civil ServiceKaisar-i-Hind Medal, G.V.R., silver-gilt, and representative of a 1st Class award, on original silk riband bow, good very fine and rarePlease see Lot 594 for her full-size award and related biographical note.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael & St. George, 24mm including crown suspension x 17mm, gold and enamel, with gold riband buckle, slight enamel wear, very fineThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Badge, silver, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) An attractive pair of cased miniature dress medalsVolunteer Officers' Decoration, V.R., with top bar and pin; Territorial Decoration, G.V.R., with top bar and pin, both in Garrard and Co. cases of issue, nearly extremely fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) An unattributed group of three mounted miniature dress medalsThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military), Member's 1st type breast badge; King's Police Medal, G.V.R.; Coronation 1911, County & Borough Police issue, mounted as worn, good very fine (3)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) An unattributed group of three mounted miniature dress medalsCoronation 1902; Delhi Durbar 1911; Colonial Auxiliary Forces Decoration, E.VII.R., mounted as worn, nearly extremely fine (3)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A mounted group of five miniature dress medals1914-15 Star; British War and Victory Medals; Coronation 1902; France, Croix de Guerre, dated '1914-1918' and with Palme upon riband, mounted as worn, good very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) A selection of miniature dress medalscomprising 1914 Star; Territorial Force War Medal; Victory Medal (2); Africa Star; France & Germany Star; Africa Service Medal; War Medal 1939-45, original strikings, good very fine (8)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An interesting collection of miniature dress Crimea MedalsCrimea 1854-56, no clasp, 9mm, ring suspension, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Crimea 1854-56, no clasp, 15mm (2), good very fine (2) Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Crimea 1854-56, no clasp, 16mm, claw suspension upon a deeply struck planchet, nearly extremely fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Crimea 1854-56, no clasp, 19mm, ball suspension, nearly extremely fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Crimea 1854-56, no clasp, 19mm, nearly extremely fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Crimea 1854-56, no clasp, 20mm, ring suspension, toned, extremely fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Crimea 1854-56, 1 clasp, Sebastopol, 11mm, good very fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Crimea 1854-56, 1 clasp, Sebastopol, 16mm, extremely fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Crimea 1854-56, 1 clasp, Sebastopol, 18mm, contact marks, very fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Crimea 1854-56, 1 slide clasp, Sebastopol, 14mm, an interesting rendering of the portrait, nearly extremely fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Crimea 1854-56, 1 slide clasp, Alma, 12mm and the disc surmounted by an ornate floral suspension, good very fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B. (Military) Companion’s breast badge, by William Neale, gold and enamel, hallmarks for London 1826, with wide straight swivel suspension and gold riband buckle, in its R & S. Garrard & Co. case of issue, the badge with a few minor enamel chips, otherwise nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B. (Military) Companion's breast badge, gold and enamel, by William Neale, hallmarks for London 1843, with wide straight swivel suspension and gold riband buckle, some loss of green enamel on wreath, slight chip to white enamel on reverse, thus good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, Knight Commander´s (K.C.M.G.) set of Insignia, 92mm including crown suspension x 74mm, silver-gilt and enamel; Star, 80mm, silver, silver-gilt, and enamel, with gold retaining pin, good very fine, with neck riband, in Garrard, London, case of issue (2)Sold with an attribution to Sir William Grey Ellison-Macartney, Governor of Tasmania who was appointed Knight Commander of the Order in 1913.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, C.M.G., Companion's neck badge, silver-gilt and enamels, with neck cravat, in damaged Garrard & Co. Ltd. case of issue, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire, C.I.E., Companion’s 3rd type neck badge, gold and enamel, extremely fine, with full neck riband and in Garrard & Co. case of issueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire, C.I.E., Companion’s 3rd type neck badge, gold and enamel, one miniscule knock to reverse otherwise extremely fine, with length of neck ribandSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, 1st type, Military Division, Knight Commander´s (K.B.E.) set of Insignia, neck Badge, 80mm including crown suspension x 62mm, silver-gilt and enamel; Star, 80mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, nearly extremely fine, with length of neck riband (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, C.B.E. (Military) Commander’s 1st type neck badge, silver-gilt and enamel, nearly extremely fine, in its Garrard & Co. case of issue, with length of old neck ribandSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military), Member's 2nd type breast badge, silver, very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Knight Bachelor’s Badge, 2nd type breast badge, silver-gilt and enamel, hallmarks for London 1926, good very fine, in case of issue Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New Zealand Cross, a replica in 18-carat gold and sterling silver made by the New Zealand Mint, the reverse of the suspension bar inscribed 'NZ MINT STG 18CT', the reverse centre inscribed 'Replica 16', complete with gold ribbon buckle in its red leather presentation case, extremely fineIn 1982, the New Zealand Coin & Medal Co. Ltd. of Auckland, commissioned the New Zealand Mint to produce 200 replicas in sterling silver and 18ct. gold. Due to the work involved in hand finishing each cross, only 67 were completed. These were all engraved 'Replica' and numbered on the reverse (Ref: Oldham &...

King's Medal for Courage in the Cause of Freedom, unnamed as issued, miniscule edge nicks otherwise extremely fine, mounted for wear and in Royal Mint case of issueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R., unnamed as issued to foreign recipients, extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R., of continental manufacture, 36mm with enamelled suspension obverse, good very fine and interestingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R., of continental manufacture, 30mm, good very fine and interestingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R., of continental manufacture, 36mm and struck upon a thin flan, good very fine and interestingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Military Medal, G.V.R., unnamed as issued to foreign recipients, good very fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The historically important Army of India and first Afghan War pair awarded to Lieutenant-General A. F. Richmond, C.B.; chosen to command the rearguard of Sir George Pollock's army for the march on Cabul in 1842, Richmond brought his troops safely through the notorious Jugdulluck and Hufikotul Passes, making several brave stands against superior numbers of Afghan cavalryOn reaching Cabul, Pollock assigned Richmond the unnerving task of destroying the city's Grand Mosque and Bazaar, which he achieved with minimal bloodshed. During the march back to India he led audacious counter-attacks agai...

'The Sappers and Pioneers, under that most able officer, Captain Siddons, did excellent service, and were ever in front to overcome any obstacle.'Sir Hugh Gough praises Captain Siddons' achievements at Mooltan, January 1849.The important 'Sikh Wars' pair to Captain H. Siddons, Bengal Engineers; personally selected by Gough to command the Sappers and Miners at the Siege of Mooltan, Siddons' outstanding siegecraft hastened the city's capture, enabling Lieutenant-General Whish to march to Gough's relief at GoojeratHaving worked in Arakan as a civil engineer, Siddons fought bravely at Sobraon on 1...

(x) An exceptional Eurasian's First Sikh War and Indian Mutiny group of three awarded to Volunteer S. Doming, East India Railway Volunteer Rifle Corps, late 41st Native Infantry and Lahore Light HorseSutlej 1845-46, for Ferozeshuhur, 1 clasp, Sobraon (Drummer S. Donimy, 41st N.I.), note surname spelling; Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 1 clasp, Defence of Lucknow (S. Doming, Lahore Lt. Horse); Volunteer Force Long Service, V.R. (Vol. S. Doming, E.I. Ry. Volr. Rifle Corps), the first with contact wear, good fine, the second with slack suspension claw, otherwise very fine or better (3)Simon Doming, a Eur...

(x) A rare 'double-issue' Indian Mutiny pair to Surgeon-General J. J. Clarke, Bengal Medical Department; attached to Sir Henry Havelock's Column, Clarke took part in the first relief of Lucknow, tending the wounded amongst the Residency's squalid conditions while under continuous enemy fire.Twice mentioned in despatches for his invaluable service, Clarke went on to become Principal Medical Officer to the 1883 Akha ExpeditionIndian Mutiny 1857, 2 clasps, Defence of Lucknow, Lucknow (A, Surgn. J. J. Clarke, 3rd Bn. Bengal Art.); Indian Mutiny 1857, 2 clasps, Relief of Lucknow, Lucknow (Asst. Sur...

Pair: Private R. Bentley (alias Wild), 41st Foot, late 84th FootIndian Mutiny 1857-59, 2 clasps, Lucknow, Defence of Lucknow (Rd. Wild, 84th Regt.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (1452 Pte. R. Wild, 41st Foot), unofficial rivets between clasps on first, otherwise very fine (2)Richard Bentley (alias Wild) was born at Haslingden, Lancaster in 1834 and was a weaver by trade upon his enlistment in the 84th Foot in Yorkshire in July 1856. Having served during the Indian Mutiny (Medal & 2 clasps), he subsequently saw service with the 75th (No. 721), 97th (No. 953), 102nd (No. 5179) an...

(x) Pair: Sapper J. Townend, Royal EngineersIndian Mutiny 1857, 2 clasps, Relief of Lucknow, Lucknow (Sapper John Townend, Royal Engrs.); China 1857-60, 2 clasps, Taku Forts 1860, Pekin 1860 (Sapper John Townend. 23rd C. Royal Engrs.), contact marks and scratches to obverse, the latter with scratches around suspension claw, nearly very fine (2)John Townend was born at Manchester in 1836, gaining civilian employment as a plumber. He attested for the Royal Engineers on 12 November 1855, and was assigned to the 23rd Company under Captain A. J. Clerke. This Company sailed for China in early 1857,...

(x) The important Indian Mutiny and Second Afghan War pair awarded to Colonel W. T. Mills, 30th (late 25th) Bombay Native Infantry; having disarmed the mutinous Hyderabad Contingent at Aurangabad, Mills took part in Sir Hugh Rose's famous assault on Jhansi and was twice recommended for the V.C.Indian Mutiny 1857, 1 clasp, Central India (Lieut. W. T. Mills, 25th Bombay N.I); Afghanistan 1878 (Lt. Col. T. Mills. 30th. Bo.N.I.), the first with light scratches to obverse and reverse fields, both better than very fine (2)William Thomas Mills was born at Stepney, London c. 1833, the son of Henry Mil...

Five: Private S. W. Barfoot, Royal Army Medical Corps, one of only 37 medical staff to receive the Egypt Medal with 'Gemaizah 1888' claspEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, undated reverse, 1 clasp, Gemaizah 1888 (5995. Pte. S. W. Barfoot. Med: Staff Corps.); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing's Nek (5995 Pte. S. W. Barfoot, R.A.M.C.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902; Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R.; Khedive's Star, undated, the third and fourth erased, nearly very fine (5)Stephen William Barfoot was born...

Pair: Private W. Hallett, Coldstream GuardsEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 1 clasp, Tel-el-Kebir (--- Pte. W. Hallett ---Gds); Khedive's Star 1882, the reverse impressed '5049 C. G.', heavy wear to naming on first, contact marks, pitting and polished, fine or better (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A rare Mounted Infantry Camel Regiment Abu Klea pair awarded to Private W. Morris, 3rd Battalion, The Rifle BrigadeEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, undated reverse, 2 clasps, The Nile 1884-85, Abu Klea (3640 Pte. W. Morris, 3/Rif. Bde.); Khedive's Star 1884-6, nearly extremely fine (2)William Morris was born at Radmarley, Gloucestershire and enlisted in the Rifle Brigade in May 1879, aged 19 years.Subsequent service in Ireland and Gibraltar aside, he saw action as a member of the 3rd Battalion in the Nile Expedition of 1884-85, including the action at Abu Klea (Medal & 2 clasps; Khedive's Star). More...

Family group:'Sir Robert Anderson is one of the men to whom the country, without knowing it, owes a great debt.'Raymond Blathwayt (1855-1935) on the achievements of Sir Robert Anderson, K.C.B., LL.D.The fascinating and historically significant pair awarded to Sir Robert Anderson, K.C.B., LL.D., Metropolitan Police; as Assistant Commissioner of Scotland Yard's Criminal Investigation Department, Anderson led the investigation into Jack the Ripper's murders and was the most senior police officer on the caseAnderson's conduct during the 1888 'Whitechapel Murders' scare was highly controversial, hi...

(x) An extremely rare British East Africa 'Indian Contingent' group of three awarded to Sepoy Bahawal Bakhsh, 33rd Native InfantryIndia General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1894-5 (907 Sepoy Bahawal Bakhsh, 33d Bl. Infy.); East and West Africa 1887-1900, no clasp, for 'Mwele 1894-95' (907 Sepoy Bahawal Bakhsh, 33d. Punjab Infy.); East and Central Africa 1897-99, 2 clasps, Lubwa's, Uganda 1897-98 (29 Sepoy Bahawal Bakhsh, Ind. Cont.), second clasp on the last attached by unofficial rivets, contact wear and worn overall, good fine (3)Bahawal Bakhsh was one of 299 Indian officers and men...

Three: Private W. Holleran, Lancashire FusiliersQueen's Sudan 1896-98 (5009 Pte. W. Holleran, 2/Lan: Fus:); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing's Nek (5009 Pte. M. Holleran, Lan. Fus:); Khedive's Sudan 1896-1908, 1 clasp, Khartoum (5009. Pte. W. Holleran. 2nd. L.F.), this first with officially re-engraved naming, note initials, generally very fine (3)William Holleran, a native of Athlone, Ireland, served overseas with the Lancashire Fusiliers in India, February 1897-January 1898, Sudan, January 1898-October 1898 (Qu...

Pair: Bugler F. J. Day, Royal Marine Light InfantryQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (F. J. Day, Bglr: H.M.S. Thetis); Imperial Service Medal, G.V.R., 2nd crowned bust issue (Frederick James Day.), minor edge bruise, good very fine (2)Frederick James Day served as a Bugler aboard H.M.S. Thetis, which formed part of the Delagoa Bay Squadron, together with her consorts Dwarf, Forte, Magicienne and Racoon. Their purpose was to carry out blockade duty by stopping and searching merchantmen carrying contraband intended for the Boers, a task made far easier by the fitting of 'wireless'; H.M.S....

(x) Three: Private J. Platz, Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F., a Boer War veteran who was wounded by a gunshot to the head in the Great WarQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, South Africa 1902 (9005 Pte. J. Platz, 1st. Regt. 10th. N.Z. Cont:); British War and Victory Medals (11933 Pte. J. Platz, N.Z.E.F.), mounted as worn, edge bruise to second, very fine (3)Joseph Platz was born in Auckland, New Zealand on 31 December 1872 and worked as a bushman by trade, near his home at Wanganui. Towards the end of the Boer War he enlisted in the Tenth Contingent which was raised by the New Zealand Cabin...

(x) Four: Hon. Major T. J. Brampton, Royal Air Force Cadet Brigade, late King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was wounded at PaardebergQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Orange Free State (7924 Serjt. T. Brampton, K.R.R.C.), last clasp unofficially riveted; King's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (7924 Serjt. T. Brampton, K.R.R.C.); British War Medal 1914-20 (Q.M. & Lieut. T. J. Brampton); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (7924 C. Sjt. T. J. Brampton, K.R.R.C.), generally very fine (4)Theophilus James Brampton was born in Trevethan...

Pair: Trooper E. B. Gooyer, Cape Railway Sharpshooters, late Southern Rhodesia Volunteers and Imperial Light HorseQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, three clasps, Rhodesia, Relief of Mafeking, Transvaal (1381 Pte. E. B. Gooyer. Cape Rly: Shptrs:); King's South Africa 1901-02, two clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (716 Tpr E. B. Gooyer. S. Rhod Vols.), minor official correction to unit and top lugs neatly removed from last, lacquered, good very fine and better (2)Provenance:Ex A. A. Upfill-Brown collection, December 1991.Edward Barrand Gooyer joined the South Rhodesian Volunteers on 20...

Five: Private R. Alsop, 14th HussarsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, South Africa 1902 (4505 Pte. R. Allsopp. 14th Hussars.); 1914-15 Star (4505. Pte. R. Alsop. 14th. Hrs.); British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. Oak Leaves (4505 Pte. R. Alsop. 14-Hrs.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (H-47456 Pte. R. Alsop. 14/Hrs.), unofficial rivets between state and date clasps on first, otherwise generally good very fine (5)Robert Alsop served with the 14th Hussars during the Boer War, and was reputedly serving with the 25-strong detatchment under the command...

Pair: Private G. Scougall, Royal Irish FusiliersQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal (4333 Pte. G. Scougall, Rl: Irish Fus.); King's South Africa 1901-1902, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (4333 Pte. G. Scougall Rl. Irish Fus:), contact marks and wear to naming, nearly very fine (2)G. Scougall was taken prisoner of war at Blood River Poort on 17 September 1901. During this engagement a thousand-strong Boer commando led by Louis Botha crushed a British force under Hubert Gough; the British lost 23 killed and 21 woun...

Seven: Warrant Officer Class II E. Cullum, Middlesex RegimentQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, Paardeberg, Diamond Hill (1054 Pte. E. Cullum. Middlesex Regt.); King's South Africa 1901-1902, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (1054 Pte. E. Cullum. Middlesex Regt.); 1914 Star (L-9165 Sjt E. Cullum. 1/Middx: R.); British War and Victory Medals (L-9165 A. W. O. CL. 2. E. Cullum. Midd'x R.); Army L.S. & G.C., George V (6192182 W. O. Cl. II. E. Cullum. Midd'x R.), France, Republic, Medaille Militaire, the first two with copy clasps, the...

Five: Lieutenant-Colonel F. G. Kunhardt, 74th Punjabis, late Loyal Lancashire RegimentQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (2-Lt. F. G. Kunhardt, 1-Loyal Lanc. Regt.); 1914-15 Star (Capt. F. G. Kunhardt, 74/Punjabis.); British War and Victory Medals (Maj. F. G. Kunhardt.); Jubilee 1935, polished, good fine and better (5)Frederick George Kunhardt was born on 29 July 1882 and was commissioned in the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment in May 1901. Following active service in South Africa with the 1st Battalion, he t...

Pair: Private P. Farrelly, Royal Inniskilling FusiliersQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith, Belfast, Orange Free State (6195 Pte. P. Farrelly, 1st. Rl. Innis: Fus:); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (6195 Pte. P. Farrelly. Innis: Fus:), light contact marks, otherwise very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private J. Williams, Royal FusiliersQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal (2271 Pte. J. Williams, 2nd. Royal Fus:); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3271 Pte. J. Williams. Rl: Fusiliers.), light contact marks and edge nicks, otherwise nearly very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Five: Staff Captain D. S. Manners, Auckland Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F., late 9th Lancers, who saw extensive action in the Boer War and Great War, not least at Gallipoli, where in August 1915 his regiment was 'cut down to mere handfuls of sick and exhausted men; the month of fate that was to see all the sacrifice of lives, all the imperishable valour, all the striving of naked quivering souls, reap nothing but fame'Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 8 clasps, Natal, Belmont, Modder River, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Witterbergen (3932 Serjt. D. Manners. 9/Lcrs.);...

Pair: Private J. Park, Shanghai Volunteer CorpsShanghai Volunteer Corps Long Service Medal, silver, the reverse officially engraved, 'J. Park, Act. 1903-1919'; Shanghai Volunteer Grand Aggregate Medal, 1908, silver, the reverse officially engraved, '2nd Gd. Aggr. Won by Pte. J. Park', good very fine and rare (2)James Park was employed by the Shanghai Dock & Engineering Company. A long-served member of the Shanghai Volunteers, he was a member of the Mih-Ho-Loong Rifles in 'A' (British) Company and was awarded his Long Service Medal in April 1922, following his retirement. (The Municipal Gazette...

An impressive and notable Africa General Service pair awarded to W. C. Syer, Colonial Service, Nigeria and latterly British Resident of that country at the time of the 1918 operations, late Captain, Jamaica MilitiaAfrica General Service 1902-56, E.VII.R., 3 clasps, Aro 1901-1902, S. Nigeria 1903-04, S. Nigeria 1904 (Ast. Dist. Commr. W. C. Syer, Aro. F.F.), officially engraved naming; Africa General Service 1902-56, G.V.R., 1 clasp, Nigeria 1918 (W. C. Syer), officially impressed naming, mounted as worn, one or two edge bruises, otherwise generally good very fine, an unusual ‘double issue’ and...

Five: Acting Leading Seaman T. J. White, Royal Navy, who won a 'mention' for action with enemy submarines, having been employed afloat with 'Q' Ships and Defensively Armed Merchant Ships for the majoirty of the Great WarAfrica General Service 1902-56, 1 clasp, Somaliland 1902-04 (T. White, A.B., H.M.S. Highflyer); 1914-15 Star (2068964. T. J. White. A.B. R.N.); British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaf (2068964. T. J. White. Act. L.S. R.N.); Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (206894 T. J. White. Act. Ldg. Sean. H.M.S. President III), the first and last heavily worn and namin...

(x) Three: Lance-Naik S. G. Mohamed, Camel Corps, late Supply and Transport CorpsAfrica General Service 1902-56, 1 clasp, East Africa 1913-14 (465 Sarwan Ghulam Mohamed, S & T.C. I.A.); British War Medal 1914-20 (465 Sarwan Ghulam Mohd, 53 C. T. Coy.); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 (465 L-Nk. Ghulam Mohd, 53 Camel Cps), contact marks, nearly very fine (3)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private Kenan, King's African RiflesAfrica General Service 1902-56, 1 clasp, Nyasaland 1915 (737 Pte. Kenan. H. Coy. 1/K.A.R.); British War and Victory Medals (737 Pte Kennan 1/KAR), note surname spelling, mounted for wear, polished, good fine82 'Nyasaland 1915' clasps to 'H' Company, 1st Battalion, King's African Rifles.Kennan served during the operations in the Shire Highlands in the defeat of John Chilembwe. A 'Watch Tower sect' preacher with a large flock in the region, Chilembwe had previously penned a piece regarding 'The voice of the African natives in the present War'. Having me...

Three: Sapper G. D. W. Binks, Royal EngineersAfrica General Service 1902-56, 1 clasp, Kenya (22953848 Spr. G. D. W. Binks. R.E.); General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Near East (22953848 Spr. G. D. W. Binks. R.E.); U.N. Medal, for Cyprus, mounted court-style as worn, second with initials and surname officially re-impressed, otherwise good very fine (3)The recipient is understood to have served with 3 Field Squadron, 19 Brigade during the Kenya operations; sold with metal and cloth badges and housed in a folder of copied research.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please v...

Three: Gunner H. P. Back, Royal Field Artillery1914 Star (71310 Gnr: H. P. Back, R.F.A.); British War and Victory Medals (71310 Gnr. H. P. Back. R.A.), mounted as worn, nearly very fine (3)Herbert P. Back served in France with the 18th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, from 27 September 1914.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Six: Acting Sergeant W. A. Burnham, Supply and Transport Corps, late 8th Hussars1914 Star (6197. Pte. W. A. Burnhams 8.Hrs.); British War Medal 1914-20 (6197 Pte. W. Burnham. 8-Hrs.); Victory Medal 1914-19 (6197. Pte. W. A. Burnhams. 8.Hrs.); General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. Persia (393220 A-Sjt. W. A. Burnhams. S. & T. Corps.); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 (393220 A-Sjt. W. A. Burnhams, S & T. C.); War Medal 1939-45, the first and third with re-engraved naming and the fifth with officially re-impressed naming, polished, good fine (6)William Burnham serve...

Three: Private H. Brown, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment, who died of wounds during the Second Battle of Ypres, the first successful German use of chemical weapons on a large scale on the Western Front1914 Star (10086 Pte. H. Brown. 2/Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (10086 Pte. H. Brown. Essex. R.), the third with neatly erased naming, good very fine (3)Harry Brown, who was born at Romford, landed at Le Havre on 22 August 1914, in the 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment, arriving just in time to provide infantry reinforcements at the Battle of Le Cateau. They were then heavily engaged at the...

Six: Colonel A. S. Parkin, Royal Army Service Corps1914 Star (2. Lieut: A. S. Parkin. A.S.C.); British War and Victory Medals (Capt. A. S. Parkin.); France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, mounted as worn, scratches to reverse of first, nearly very fine (3)Arthur Stuart Parkin was born on 26 August 1896, the son of Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Parkin and Laura Janet Parkin, who were married at Ilkley, Yorkshire, on 2 October 1892. Arthur grew up at Newbury, Berkshire, and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army Service Corps on 1 October 1914. He served in France from 5...

Three: Gunner W. Jones, Royal Garrison Artillery1914 Star, with clasp (14015 Gnr: W. Jones, R.G.A.); British War and Victory Medals (14015 Gnr. W. Jones, R.A.), very fine (3)William Jones served with 26th Heavy Battery, R.G.A. in France from 16 August 1914. Based at Fareham, Hampshire, prior to mobilisation, the Battery was attached to 1 Division and landed at Boulogne from where it assisted in an attempt to halt the German Army during the retreat to the Marne.Heavy Batteries of the R.G.A. were typically equipped with 60-pounder (5-inch) guns, although some had 5-inch howitzers; their objectiv...

Four: Private W. F. Crotch, Norfolk Regiment1914 Star, with clasp (8703 Pte. W. F. Crotch. 1/Norf: R.); British War and Victory Medals (8703 Pte. W. F. Crotch. Norf. R.); Defence Medal 1939-45, polished overall and sometime lacquered, nearly very fine or better (4) William F. Crotch served in France with the 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment, from 16 August 1914. He was later awarded the Silver War Badge.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Acting Sergeant J. Fenner, Machine Gun Corps, late Essex Regiment1914 Star, copy clasp (9616 Cpl. J. Fenner. 2/Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (9616 A. Sjt. J. Fenner. Essex R.), very fine (3)Jack Fenner served in France from 22 August 1914 with the 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. The men arrived in time to provide infantry reinforcements at the Battle of Le Cateau, and they were in action at the Battle of the Marne, the Battle of the Aisne and the Battle of Messines in 1914; sold with miniature trio and bar, original wearing riband with roses and copied MIC.Subject to 20% VAT...

Three: Private J. Wallace, Labour Corps, late Loyal North Lancashire Regiment1914 Star, copy clasp (3126 Pte. J. Wallace, L. N. Lan: R.); British War and Victory Medals (3126 Pte. J. Wallace, L. N. Lan. R.), very fine (3)John Wallace served in France from 22 September 1914. He would have followed in the footsteps of the 1st Battalion of the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment which crossed from Southampton aboard the S.S. Agapenor and landed at Le Havre in August 1914 as part of the 2nd Brigade in the 1st Division. The Battalion did not take part in the fighting at Mons or Le Cateau but was involv...

Three: Corporal W. Bevis, 1st Indian Cavalry Supply Column, 89 Company, A.S.C.1914 Star, copy clasp (M2-18793 Pte. W. Bevis, A.S.C.); British War and Victory Medals (M2-018793 Cpl. W. Bevis, A.S.C.), very fine (3)William Bevis served in France from 22 November 1914. The 89 (Mechanical Transport) Company operated in France and Belgium throughout the war and later served as part of the Army of Occupation.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An extremely well-documented and highly emotive Great War casualty's group three awarded to Yeoman of Signals G. E. Reeve, Royal Navy, who, 'having had the good fortune to come off scot free' at Jutland, was drowned in heavy seas just a few days later, when famously H.M.S. Hampshire struck one of several mines laid by U-75 off the Orkneys1914-15 Star (232867, G. E. Reeve, Y.S., R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (232867 G. E. Reeve, Y.S. R.N.), together with the recipient's Memorial Plaque (George Edward Reeve), and a football prize watch fob, the obverse engraved gold applique panel, 'W. H...

Family group:Three: Acting Leading Stoker W. T. Griggs, Royal Navy1914-15 Star (K. 22807. W. T. Griggs. Sto.1. R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (K. 22807. W. T. Griggs. Act. L. Sto. R.N.), very fineThree: Stoker C. R. Griggs, Royal Navy1914-15 Star (K. 21050. C. R. Griggs, Sto.1., R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (K. 21050 C. R. Griggs. Sto.1. R.N.), very fine (6)William Thomas Griggs was born at Herne Bay on 26 June 1893 and joined the Royal Navy in June 1914. He subsequently served as a Stoker aboard H.M.S. Cornwallis from 10 December 1914 to 16 January 1917. Cornwallis was heavily...

Three: Leading Stoker F. E. Hornblower, Royal Navy, who died of influenza on 13 September 1918, whilst serving aboard the pre-dreadnought battleship H.M.S. Africa off the coast of Sierra Leone - by the time Africa hauled down her quarantine flag on 30 September 1918, 52 crew members had died of illness1914-15 Star (K. 11836. F. E. Hornblower. Act. L. Sto. R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (K. 11836 F. E. Hornblower. L. Sto. R.N.), good very fine (3)Frederick Edwin Hornblower was born on 26 April 1892 at Newington Butts, London, the son of Mrs. A. Hornblower of 14 Tyers Terrace, Vauxhall. A...

Three: Stoker P. Hamilton, Royal Naval Reserve1914-15 Star (J. 2544. P. Hamilton. Sto. R.N.R.); British War and Victory Medals (2544T. P. Hamilton. Sto. R.N.R.), nearly very fine (3)Peter Hamilton was born in County Wexford, Ireland, on 28 September 1883 and enrolled in the R.N.R. in November 1907. He saw extensive service during the Great War aboard the sloop Rinaldo, composite-screw corvette Satellite, and hired Banff drifter Lavantera, the last whilst stationed at Invergordon. After the war, he returned to working on coalers off the east coast of Ireland; sold with service record.Subject to...

Four: Private C. Hallam, Royal Marine Light Infantry1914-15 Star (Ply. 174. S. Pte. C. Hallam, R.M.L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (174 Pte. C. Hallam. R.M.L.I.), Victory Medal 1914-19 (77450 2AM. C. Hallam. R.F.C.), the second with unofficially re-impressed naming, nearly very fine (4)Christopher Hallam was born at Derby on 28 July 1889. He enlisted on 7 September 1914 and served with the Royal Marine Light Infantry (Plymouth Division) until 2 March 1917, whereupon he transferred to the Royal Flying Corps as 2nd Class Air Mechanic, likely as a result of his civilian skills as an enginee...

Three: Gunner W. J. Pitts, Royal Marine Artillery1914-15 Star (R.M.A. 843-S-Gr. W. J. Pitts,); British War and Victory Medals (R.M.A. 843 -S-. Gr. W. J. Pitts.), the last stained and worn, good fine or better (3)William John Pitts was born at Peckham, London, on 1 June 1894. Listing his trade as a bookbinder's cutter, he enlisted in the R.M.A. in April 1915 in London. Demobilised at the end of hostilities, he returned home to Paulin Street, Bermondsey, S.E.1.; sold with copied service record.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers...

Pair: Private F. H. Thomas, Labour Corps, late Herefordshire Regiment1914-15 Star (2165 Pte. F. H. Thomas, Hereford R.); Victory Medal (2165 Pte. F. H. Thomas, Hereford R.), good very fine (2)Francis H. Thomas served with the 1st Battalion, Herefordshire Regiment in Gallipoli from 16 July 1915. He subsequently transferred to Egypt on 22 December 1915 and served in Palestine from 1917-18 and in France & Flanders from 28 June 1918; also entitled to the British War Medal 1914-20.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private A. H. Hallam, Leicestershire Regiment1914-15 Star (13197 Pte. A. H. Hallam. Leic: R.); British War Medal (13197 Pte. A. H. Hallam. Leic. R.), nearly very fineArthur H. Hallam served in France from 29 July 1915; he was later transferred to the reserve on 21 February 1919.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private F. Grocott, Worcestershire Regiment1914-15 Star (21729 Pte. F. Grocott, Worc:R.); Victory Medal (21729 Pte. F. Grocott, Worc. R.), very fine (2)Frederick Grocott served with the 4th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment in Gallipoli from 15 August 1915; also entitled to the British War Medal 1914-20.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: 2nd Lieutenant R. Holdom, Royal Air Force, late Army Service Corps1914-15 Star (M2-080447 Pte. R. Holdom, A.S.C.); Victory Medal (2/Lieut. R. C. Holdom, R.A.F.), good very fine (2)Ralph Charles Holdom served as a Private in the Army Service Corps before being commissioned in the Royal Air Force on 23 August 1918. He appears to have served in No. 44 and No. 99 Squadrons; the former was commanded by Sir Arthur 'Bomber' Harris, G.C.B., O.B.E., A.F.C., at the end of the Great War.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private J. Quaid, Royal Dublin Fusiliers1914-15 Star (21535 Pte. J. Quaid, R. Dub. Fus.); British War Medal (21535 Pte. J. Quaid, R. D. Fus.), very fine (2)Joseph Quaid served with the Royal Dublin Fusiliers in Gallipoli from 16 October 1915 and was discharged Class 'Z' at the termination of hostilities; also entitled to a Victory Medal.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private P. Rothwell, Manchester Regiment, late Lancashire Fusiliers1914-15 Star (2512 Pte. P. Rothwell, Lan. Fus.); Victory Medal 1914-19 (2512 Pte. P. Rothwell. Lan. Fus.), contact marks and edge bruising, nearly very fine (2)Percy Rothwell served in British East Africa from 25 September 1914.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private W. Belfield, Machine Gun Corps, late Royal Lancaster Regiment1914-15 Star (14212 Pte. W. Belfield. R. Lanc. R.); British War Medal 1914-20 (14212 Pte. W. Belfield. R. Lanc. R.), nearly very fine and better (2)William Belfield served in France from 4 September 1915.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Captain C. G. Mackay, Royal Army Medical Corps1914-15 Star (Lieut. C. G. Mackay, R.A.M.C.); British War and Victory Medals, with copy M.I.D. oak leaf (Capt. C. G. Mackay.), good very fine (3)C. G. Mackay served with the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force from 18 July 1915 and was later twice mentioned in despatches (London Gazettes 27 August 1918 and 21 February 1919, refer). He is believed to have served as a Councillor in Bath and as President and Chairman of the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases. His funeral in December 1942 was conducted by the Archdeacon of Bath and he...

Three: Private J. T. Bradley, Army Ordnance Corps, late Essex Regiment and Manchester Regiment1914-15 Star (24140 Pte. J. Bradley, Manch. R.); British War and Victory Medals (24140 Pte. J. T. Bradley, Manch. R.), very fine (3)John T. Bradley served in Gallipoli from 3 October 1915, approximately two months after the Battle of Krithia Vineyard, where the Manchester Regiment suffered heavy losses and where Lieutenant William T. Forshaw of the 1/9th Battalion gained the Victoria Cross. The evacuation of Cape Helles lasted from December 1915 to January 1916, whereupon many of those who had served...

Four: Temporary Lieutenant F. S. Baker, Army Pay Corps1914-15 Star (2507. Pte. F. S. Baker, A.P.C.); British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. oak leaf (Lieut. F. S. Baker.); Defence Medal 1939-45, nearly extremely fine (4)M.I.D. London Gazette 28 November 1917Frederick S. Baker served in France from 10 May 1915. He was later commissioned and discharged in 1918; sold with original boxes of transmittal the British War and Victory Medal, addressed to 'Mr. F. S. Baker, 291 Trinity Road, Wandsworth Common, London S.W.18'; together with copied research.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more i...

Three: Corporal F. McVeigh, Army Pay Corps, late Liverpool Regiment1914-15 Star (2831 Pte. F. Mc Veigh, L'Pool R.); British War and Victory Medals (2831 Pte. F. Mc Veigh. L'Pool R.), very fine (3)Frank McVeigh served in France from 21 February 1915. By the end of March 1915, the King's Liverpool Regiment fielded eight Battalions on the Western Front; they would quickly be utilised at Givenchy and a month later at the Second Battle of Ypres. Frank was also entitled to a Silver War Badge.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private J. Chapman, Army Service Corps1914-15 Star (M2-048068 Pte. J. Chapman, A.S.C.); British War and Victory Medals (M2-048068 Pte. J. Chapman. A.S.C.), very fine (3)Joseph Chapman served in France from 10 July 1915. He was discharged Class 'Z' on 8 July 1919.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Corporal W. McBeth, Army Service Corps, late Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders1914-15 Star (3-7519 Pte. W. Mc Beth, A. & S. Highrs.); British War and Victory Medals (3-7519 Cpl. W. Mc Beth, A. & S. H.), nearly very fine (3)Walter McBeth served in France from 6 March 1915. The 1st and 2nd Battalions of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders had already been serving on the Western Front since December and August 1914 respectively, and it is likely that Walter either served with them or the Territorial Battalions which were waiting for orders at Stirling or had already disembarked at French...

(x) A good Great War Belgian Croix de Guerre group of five awarded to Warrant Officer Class 2 C. H. Linehan, Connaught Rangers, who was twice wounded on the Western Front1914-15 Star (1382 C.Q.M. Sjt. C. H. Linehan, Conn. Rang.); British War and Victory Medals (1382 W.O. Cl. 2 C. H. Linehan, Conn. Rang.); Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, E.VII.R. (355 Sjt. C. H. Linehan, 13/(C. of L.) B. Lon. Regt.); Belgium, Croix de Guerre 1914-18, mounted as worn, together with two related cap badges, including a Connaughts' example by J. R. Gaunt, London, the second with officially re-impressed naming,...

Three: Private A. J. Griggs, East Kent Regiment1914-15 Star (S-503 Pte. A. J. Griggs. E. Kent R.); British War and Victory Medals (SR-503 Pte. A. J. Griggs. E. Kent. R.), nearly very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Private G. W. Brownbridge, East Lancashire Regiment1914-15 Star (19811 Pte. G. W. Brownbridge, E. Lan. R.); British War and Victory Medals (19811 Pte. G. W. Brownbridge. E. Lan. R.), nearly very fine (3)George W. Brownbridge served in France from 14 July 1915; also entitled to the India General Service Medal for 'Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919'.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Five: Private E. Ramsey, East Yorkshire Regiment1914-15 Star (1688 Pte. E. Ramsey, E. York. R.); British War and Victory Medals (1688 Pte. E. Ramsey. E. York. R.); 1939-45 Star; War Medal 1939-45, mounted as worn, very fine (5)Edward Ramsey served in France from 17 April 1915 and was also awarded a Silver War Badge.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private J. Bacon, Essex Regiment, who was discharged due to wounds received during the Battle of the Somme1914-15 Star (16235 Pte. J. Bacon, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (16235 Pte. J. Bacon, Essex R.), very fine (3)Jonathan Bacon served with the 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment in France from 30 August 1915. He was discharged due to wounds on 29 July 1916.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private P. J. Barrett, Essex Regiment, who was killed in action during the Battle of the Somme1914-15 Star (16950 Pte. P. J. Barrett, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (16950 Pte. P. J. Barrett, Essex R.), the third with erased naming, very fine (3)P. J. Barrett first served with the 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment in Gallipoli from 2 September 1915. In March 1916 the Battalion was sent from Egypt to France, sailing to Marseilles and travelling by train to concentrate in the area east of Pont Remy by the end of the month. In July the Battalion went into action on the Somme, and it...

Three: Private J. A. Bell, Essex Regiment, who served at Gallipoli and was discharged in March 1916 whilst his regiment guarded the coast railway from Alexandria to Da'aba1914-15 Star (1491 Pte. J. A. Bell, Essex. R.); British War and Victory Medals (1491 Pte. J. A. Bell, Essex. R.), very fine (3)John A. Bell served with the 7th Battalion, Essex Regiment in the Balkans from 11 August 1915. The 7th Battalion was employed on home coastal defence duties until May 1915, when the 54th Division began to concentrate around St. Albans and prepare for overseas service. 161 Brigade sailed from Devonport...

Three: Private J. Cleveland, Essex Regiment1914-15 Star (1776 Pte. J. W. Cleveland, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (1776 Pte. J. W. Cleveland, Essex R.), very fine (3)John W. Cleveland served in Gallipoli with the 5th Battalion, Essex Regiment from 9 August 1915. The 5th Battalion sailed from Plymouth aboard the S.S. Grampian and after a few days in reserve, albeit under sniper fire, it moved forward into the trenches around Suvla Bay. Its soldiers faced heavy losses at Jephson's Post, before transferring to Anzac where their campaign was marked by trench warfare with occasional los...

Three: Private J. C. East, Essex Regiment1914-15 Star (2159 Pte. J. C. East, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (2159 Pte. J. C. East, Essex R.), good very fine (2)James C. East served in the Essex Regiment in Gallipoli from 12 August 1915; he was also entitled to a Silver War Badge.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private W. Field, Essex Regiment1914-15 Star (15195 Pte. W. Field, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (15195 Pte. W. Field, Essex. R.), nearly very fine (3)William Field served in France with the 11th (Service) Battalion, Essex Regiment, from 30 August 1915. The Battalion began training at Shoreham Camp in Sussex before moving to Aldershot and on to France where it served as part of 71st Brigade. During the Battle of Loos, 2nd Lieutenant Frank B. Wearne, in command of two sections of the 11th Essex Regiment, won the V.C. for his tenacity in remaining at his post though severely w...

Three: Private S. Murton, Essex Regiment1914-15 Star (22907 Pte. S. Murton, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (22907 Pte. S. Murton, Essex R.), very fine(3)S. Murton served with the 1st Garrison Battalion, Essex Regiment in Gallipoli from 6 September 1915; he was discharged at the end of the war, on the termination of engagement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private J. Parsons, Essex Regiment1914-15 Star (15396 Pte. J. Parsons, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (15396 Pte. J. Parsons, Essex R.), very fine (3)J. Parsons served in France with the 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment from 21 August 1915; he was discharged Class 'Z' on 13 March 1917; his MIC refers.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private A. H. Power, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment, who died during the Battle of the Somme, having previously served at Gallipoli1914-15 Star (16843 Pte. A. H. Power, Essex. R.); British War and Victory Medals (16843 Pte. A. H. Power, Essex R.), good very fine (3)Arthur Henry Power was the son of Patrick and Anastasia Power of 54, Hickling Road, Ilford, Essex. A native of Enniskillen, he served in the Gallipoli campaign from 10 June 1915. It was here on 5 August that the 1st Essex were heavily engaged at Suvla Bay attempting to take the first two Turkish defensive lines of trenches; 50...

Three: Private F. Preston, Essex Regiment1914-15 Star (22575 Pte. F. Preston, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (22575 Pte. F. Preston, Essex R.), the third officially renamed, nearly very fine (3)Fred Preston served in the Balkans from 6 September 1915. Four Battalions of the Essex Regiment landed at Suvla Bay in August 1915 in an attempt to restart the stalled campaign. After hard fighting and the loss of large numbers of men to sickness, the Battalions were withdrawn to Egypt in December before the peninsula was finally abandoned. Fred was discharged Class 'Z' on 1 December 1919.Sub...

Three: Private F. Price, Essex Regiment1914-15 Star (22982 Pte F. Price, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (22982 Pte. F. Price, Essex R.), good very fine (3)F. Price served with the 1st Garrison Battalion in the Balkans from 9 September 1915. The Battalion were formed at Denham, Buckinghamshire, on 21 July 1915. Leaving Devonport, it arrived at Mudros on 3 September 1915 and served at Gallipoli, before moving to Egypt in February 1916 where it then remained; sold with copied MIC.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private G. E. Scally, Essex Regiment1914-15 Star (1615 Pte, G. E. Scally, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (1615 Pte. G. E. Scally, Essex R.), very fine (3)George E. Scally served with the 7th Battalion, Essex Regiment in Gallipoli from 11 August 1915.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private T. W. Smith, Essex Regiment1914-15 Star (20423 Pte. T. W. Smith, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (20423 Pte. T. W. Smith, Essex R.), very fine (3)Thomas W. Smith served with the 1st Garrison, Essex Regiment during the Gallipoli Campaign from 6 September 1915; discharged Class 'Z' on 28 April 1919.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private M. Snell, Essex Regiment, who landed at Suvla Bay in August 19151914-15 Star (1560 Pte. M. Snell, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (1560 Pte. M. Snell, Essex R.), the first polished, nearly very fine (3)Manly Snell served in Gallipoli from 12 August 1915 with the 4th Battalion, Essex Regiment. He was discharged due to King's Regulations (xvi), no longer physically fit for war service, on 19 July 1918 and was also entitled to a Silver War Badge.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private S. J. Stammers, Essex Regiment, who served a little over three months on the Western Front before being discharged1914-15 Star (14417 Pte. S. J. Stammers, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (14417 Pte. S. J. Stammers, Essex R.), very fine (3)S. J. Stammers served in France with the 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment from 4 October 1915. He was discharged on 16 January 1916 and was also entitled to a Silver War Badge; sold with copied MIC.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private F. J. Taylor, Essex Regiment1914-15 Star (16605 Pte. F. J. Taylor, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (16605 Pte. F. J. Taylor, Essex R.), nearly very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The emotive - and important - 'Royal Service' group of four awarded to Leonard Osborn, late Grenadier GuardsAppointed batman to the Prince of Wales - the future Edward VIII - during the Great War, Osborn accompanied Edward in Paris during his scandalous affair with Marguerite Alibert, a prostitute subsequently charged with murdering her husband in the Savoy HotelOsborn served later as Edward VIII's butler at Fort Belvedere throughout the Abdication Crisis, where he was victimised and humiliated by American divorcee Wallis Simpson; among other tasks, the King's mistress delegated flower arrangi...

Five: Private T. Vernall, Grenadier Guards, late Metropolitan Police1914-15 Star (23079 L. Cpl. T. Vernall, G.Gds:); British War and Victory Medals (23079 Pte. T. Vernall. G.Gds.); Defence Medal 1939-45; Coronation 1911, Metropolitan Police issue (P.C. T. Vernall.), very fine (5)Thomas Vernall served in France from 9 December 1915. He was later discharged and awarded a Silver War Badge.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Corporal J. James, Highland Light Infantry1914-15 Star (3200 Pte. J. James, High: L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (3200 Cpl. J. James, High. L. I.), very fine(3)John James served in France with the 15th (1st Glasgow) Battalion, Highland Light Infantry from 23 November 1915.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Corporal H. J. Coe, Labour Corps, late Essex Regiment1914-15 Star (19296 Pte. H. J. Coe, Essex. R.); British War and Victory Medals (19296 Cpl. H. J. Coe, Essex R.), nearly very fine (3)Harry J. Coe served in France from 2 December 1915 with the Essex Regiment. The Regiment provided 30 infantry battalions to the British Army, many of which fought in the Battle of the Somme. The Labour Corps was formed in January 1917 and grew to approximately 389,900 men by the Armistice, more than 10% of the total size of the Army; manned by officers and other ranks medically rated below the "A1" condi...

Three: Private W. J. Gray, Labour Corps, late Suffolk Regiment1914-15 Star (18847, Pte W. J. Gray, Suff. R.); British War and Victory Medals (18847 Pte. W. J. Gray, Suff. R.), very fine (3)William James Gray served in France from 3 October 1915 and was mentioned in dispatches for services with the Suffolk Regiment, likely for the Battle of the Somme (London Gazette 6 December 1916, refers). He was discharged on 29 January 1919 and was also entitled to a Silver War Badge.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private J. W. Pyemont, Labour Corps, late Royal Engineers1914-15 Star (122709 Pnr. J. W. Pyemont. R.E.); British War and Victory Medals (122709 Pnr. J. W. Pyemont. R.E.), light contact marks, nearly very fine (3)John W. Pyemont served in France from 2 October 1915, and was discharged Class 'Z' on 17 February 1919.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private H. Wood, Labour Corps, late Loyal North Lancashire Regiment1914-15 Star (3082 Pte. H. Wood, L. N. Lan. R.); British War and Victory Medals (3082 Pte. H. Wood, L. N. Lan. R.), nearly very fine (3)Harold Wood served in France from 3 May 1915 with the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. It expanded to 21 infantry battalions for service at home and abroad during the Great War, one of which, the 1/4th (Preston Rifles) Battalion landed at Boulogne as part of the 154th Brigade in the 51st (Highland) Division in early May 1915 for service on the Western Front. In little over a month they s...

Three: Private A. Abram, Liverpool Regiment1914-15 Star (19364 Pte. A. Abram, L'Pool R.); British War and Victory Medals (19364 Pte. A. Abram, L'Pool R.), very fine (3)Albert Abram served in France from 1 September 1915; his MIC notes he was demobilised.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private R. E. Hale, London Regiment1914-15 Star (1654, Pte. R. E. Hale, 5-Lond. R.); British War and Victory Medals (1654 Pte. R. E. Hale. 5-Lond. R.), nearly very fine (3)Robert E. Hale served in France from 2 September 1915. He was discharged on 13 April 1918.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) A rare Great War Greek Medal of Military Merit group of four awarded to Private P. McGregor, Lovat's Scouts, afterwards Cameron Highlanders, who was decorated for displaying 'enormous zeal and great coolness under fire' at the battle of Tumbitsa in December 19161914-15 Star (2257 Pte. P. McGregor, 1-Lovat's Scts.); British War and Victory Medals (2257 Pte. P. McGregor, 1-Lovat's Scts.); Greece, Medal of Military Merit, 4th class (1916-17), bronze, together with the recipient's Lovat's Scouts' cap badge, generally very fine (5)Approximately 210 Greek Medals for Military Merit were issued to...

Four: Private E. J. Hills, Machine Gun Corps, late South Wales Borderers and Essex Regiment1914-15 Star (3-2010 Pte. E. J. Hills, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (3-2010 Pte. E. J. Hills, Essex R.); General Service Medal, 1918-62, 1 clasp, Kurdistan (62322 Pte. E. J. Hills, M.G.C.), very fine (4)Ernest J. Hills served in France with the Essex Regiment from 26 January 1915. He subsequently transferred to the South Wales Borderers and thence to the 17th Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Northern Division), which were formed on 24 February 1918; demobilisation began in January 1919, but Erne...

Three: Lance-Corporal F. H. Jones, Machine Gun Corps, late Essex Regiment1914-15 Star (2376 Pte. F. H. Jones, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (2376 Pte. F. H. Jones, Essex R.), good very fine (3)Fred H. Jones served in Gallipoli with the Essex Regiment from 11 August 1915, and later transferred to the Machine Gun Corps; his MIC refers.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private H. T. Bardsley, Manchester Regiment1914-15 Star (9814 Pte. H. T. Bardsley, Manch. R.); British War and Victory Medals (9814 Pte. H. T. Bardsley, Manch. R.), very fine (3)Harry T. Bardsley served in France from 18 November 1915.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private H. Jackson, Manchester Regiment1914-15 Star (2629 Pte. H. Jackson, Manch. R.); British War and Victory Medals (2629 Pte. H. Jackson, Manch. R.), very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Four: Private T. A. B. Green, Middlesex Regiment1914-15 Star (2118 Pte. T. A. B. Green, Midd'x R.); British War and Victory Medals (2118 Pte. T. A. B. Green, Midd'x R.); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 (265784 Pte. T. A. B. Green. Middx. R.), the last officially re-impressed, very fine and better (4)Trevor A. B. Green served in the Balkans from 9 August 1915.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Sergeant F. I. Smith, Military Mounted Police1914-15 Star (P. 2006. L-Cpl. F. I. Smith, M.M.P.); British War and Victory Medals (P-2006 Sjt. F. T. Smith, M.M.P.), note initials, nearly very fine (3)F. I. Smith served with the Military Mounted Police in Egypt from 6 October 1915. Their roles overseas were many and varied but included the detection of crime, the arrest of offenders, the maintenance of order under all circumstances, the surveillance and control of civilians, and maintaining march discipline of the troops and regulating traffic. Smith was discharged Class 'Z' on 6 May 1919....

Three: Corporal J. W. Bonnett, Northamptonshire Regiment, late Bedfordshire Regiment and Essex Regiment1914-15 Star (2283 Pte. J. W. Bonnett, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (3-2283 Cpl. J. W. Bonnett. Essex R.), mounted as worn, light verdigris to third, nearly very fine (3)John W. Bonnett served in France from 9 February 1915; later transferred to the Special Reserve.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private J. E. Fitzgerald, Rifle Brigade1914-15 Star (B-720 Pte. J. E. Fitzgerald. Rif. Brig:); British War and Victory Medals (B-720 Pte. J. E. Fitzgerald. Rif. Brig.) very fine (3)John E. Fitzgerald served in France from 20 May 1915, and was discharged Class 'Z' at the end of hostilities.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private G. Shaw, Rifle Brigade1914-15 Star (3646 Pte. G. Shaw, Rif: Brig:); British War and Victory Medals (3646 Pte. G. Shaw. Rif. Brig.), very fine (3)George Shaw served in France from 20 December 1914. He was later discharged and awarded a Silver War Badge.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private G. P. Woodall, Royal Army Medical Corps, attached 8th Company, Machine Gun Corps, who was killed in action in the battle of the Somme in July 19161914-15 Star (43760. Pte. G. P. Woodall, R.A.M.C.); British War and Victory Medals (43760 Pte. G. P. Woodall, R.A.M.C.), very fine (3)George Pearson Woodall was born at Gateshead, the son of John and Elizabeth Woodall of 85 Bayswater Road, Jesmond, Newcastle-on-Tyne. He served in France from 20 July 1915 and was killed in action on 14 July 1916, aged 21. He is commemorated on Thiepval Memorial; sold with copied research.Subject to 20%...

Three: Private W. Young, Royal Army Medical Corps1914-15 Star (Pte. W. Young, R.A.M.C.); British War and Victory Medals (2287 Pte. W. Young, R.A.M.C.), very fine (3)William Young served in France from 20 November 1915. He was discharged on 9 September 1919.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) A Great War Belgian Croix de Guerre group of six awarded to Sergeant H. M. Mackay, Royal Engineers: 'a very brave man and a born leader', he was also twice mentioned in despatches1914-15 Star (16511 Spr. H. M. Mackay, R.E.); British War Medal 1914-20 (16511 T. Sjt. H. M. Mackey, R.E.), note surname spelling; Victory Medal 1914-19 (16511 T. Sjt. H. M. Mackay, R.E.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (1852098 Sjt. H. M. Mackay, R.E.); Coronation 1953; Belgium, Croix de Guerre 1914-18, generally very fine (6)Henry Malcolm Mackay was born at Stonehouse, Plymouth in April 1892 and enlisted in the Royal...

Three: Sapper J. Waddington, Royal Engineers1914-15 Star (97054. Spr. J. Waddington, R.E.); British War and Victory Medals (97054 Spr. J. Waddington. R.E.), very fine or better (3)James Waddington arrived in France on 18 October 1915; sold with copied MIC.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Driver W. F. Smith, Royal Field Artillery, who was killed in action in the aftermath of the Battle of Passchendaele1914-15 Star (L-25927 Dvr: W. F. Smith, R.F.A.); British War and Victory Medals (L-25927 Dvr. W. F. Smith, R.A.), very fine (3)William Frederick Smith served in France from 27 November 1915. He died serving with 64 Brigade Ammunition Column, R.F.A., on 30 November 1917, and is buried at Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Gunner A. R. Rouse, Royal Garrison Artillery1914-15 Star (36497. Gnr. A. R. Rouse, R.G.A.); British War and Victory Medals (36497 Gnr. A. R. Rouse. R.A.), nearly very fine (3)Arthur R. Rouse served in France from 9 December 1914.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Family group:Five: Colonel F. A. Worley, Royal Artillery1914-15 Star (29745 Sjt. F. A. Worley, R.G.A.); British War and Victory Medals (Lieut. F. A. Worley); Defence and War Medals 1939-45, mounted as worn, together with a set of related miniature dress medals, including the Russian Order of St. Stanislaus, and a National Federation of Site Operators award, bronze-gilt and enamel, the reverse engraved, 'To Colonel F. A. Worley, Founder and President', the Great War awards polished thus fine or better, the remainder good very fineFour: Major R. A. J. Worley, Royal Artillery1939-45 Star; Defence...

Three: Private L. Ellis, Royal Highlanders (The Black Watch)1914-15 Star (S-9410 Pte. L. Ellis, R. Highrs.); British War and Victory Medals (S-9410 Pte. L. Ellis, R. Highrs.), good very fine (3)Lewis Ellis served in France from 2 October 1915. He was discharged Class 'Z' on 26 March 1919.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Acting Warrant Officer 2nd Class E. Hall, Royal Irish Fusiliers1914-15 Star (13882 L. Sjt. E. Hall, R. Ir. Fus.); British War and Victory Medals (13882 A.W.O. Cl. 2. E. Hall. R. Ir. Fus.), light contact marks, very fine (3)Ernest Hall served in the Balkans from 1 August 1915, where British forces in Salonika faced some hard fighting, the assaults at Lake Doiran in April and May 1917 being cases in point. However, the chief enemy on the Salonika front proved to be the malarial mosquito with over 7000 hospital cases reported in 1916 alone. Hall subsequently transferred to the Labour Corps...

Three: Private P. Lyons, Royal Irish Fusiliers, late Royal Munster Fusiliers1914-15 Star (2744 Pte. P. Lyons, R. Muns. Fus.); British War and Victory Medals (2744 Pte. P. Lyons, R. Mun. Fus.), very fine (3)Patrick Lyons served as a Private with the Royal Munster Fusiliers in France from 18 December 1915 and later transferred to the Royal Irish Fusiliers; his MIC notes discharged with 'desertion' struck through.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Four: Sergeant P. A. F. Lawrence, Royal Irish Rifles, late the Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians)1914-15 Star (8440 Sjt. P. A. F. Lawrence, Leins. R.); British War and Victory Medals (8440 Sjt. P. A. F. Lawrence, Leins. R.); Defence Medal 1939-45, very fine (4)Percival A. F. Lawrence served in France from 22 December 1914; the 1st Battalion, Leinster Regiment, which had been in Faizabad in India, landed at Le Havre in December as part of the 82nd Brigade in the 27th Division, for service on the Western Front. It then moved to Salonika in December 1915 and Egypt for service i...

Three: Private G. V. Aves, Royal Sussex Regiment1914-15 Star (G-288 Pte. G. V. Aves, R. Suss: R.); British War and Victory Medals (G-288 Pte. G. V. Aves, R. Suss. R.), good very fine (3)George V. Aves served in France from 31 May 1915, in the aftermath of the disastrous Battle of Aubers Ridge, where elements of the Sussex Regiment, aided by R.E. tunnelling companies attempted to capture an area of slightly higher ground marked by the villages of Aubers, Fromelles and Le Maisnil. George arrived at the heart of what became known as the 'Shell Crisis of 1915', with many blaming the defeat on the...

(x) Four: Sergeant F. Taylor, Royal Sussex Regiment, late Sussex Yeomanry, who served in the Gallipoli campaign and later as a Lieutenant and Platoon Commander in the Home Guard during World War Two1914-15 Star (2166 L.Cpl. F. Taylor. Suss. Yeo.); British War and Victory Medals (2166 Sjt. F. Taylor, Suss. Yeo.); Defence Medal 1939-45, this last in its original card forwarding box, addressed to 'Mr. F. Taylor, 3 Park Road, Punbrook, Portsmouth', good very fine (4)Frank Taylor enlisted in the Sussex Yeomanry and served with the 1st Battalion in the Gallipoli operations from 7 October 1915. He an...

Three: Private F. J. Fulcher, Royal West Surrey Regiment1914-15 Star (G-1194 Pte. F. J. Fulcher. The Queen's R.); British War and Victory Medals (G-1194 Pte. F. J. Fulcher. The Queen's R.), contact marks, good fine or better (3)Frederick J. Fulcher served in France from 11 December 1914. He was discharged on 18 September 1918.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private W. Laird, 1/6th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders, who died of wounds on 2 August 1917, the final day of the Battle of Pilckem Ridge, the opening attack of the Battle of Passchendaele1914-15 Star (S-5016 Pte. W. Laird, Sea: Highrs.); British War and Victory Medals (S-5016 Pte. W. Laird. Seaforth.), nearly extremely fine (3)William Laird enlisted at Cambuslang, Lanark, and served in France from 21 January 1915 with the 1/6th (Morayshire) Battalion (Territorial Force) of the Seaforth Highlanders, which formed part of the 51st (Highland) Division. Joined in France in May by the rest...

Three: Private S. L. Tate, Suffolk Regiment, late Essex Regiment1914-15 Star (16036 Pte. S. L. Tate, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (16036 Pte. S. L. Tate, Essex R.), nearly very fine (3)Samuel L. Tate served in Gallipoli from 11 September 1915 with the Essex Regiment. He subsequently transferred to the Suffolk Regiment and was also entitled to a Silver War Badge; sold with copied MIC.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Corporal G. Haines, Tank Corps, late Army Cyclist Corps1914-15 Star (2726 L. Cpl. G. Haines, A. Cyc. Corps.); British War and Victory Medals (2726 Cpl. G. Haines, A. Cyc. Corps.), very fine (3)Gilbert Haines served in France from 19 May 1915. The primary roles of the cyclists were reconnaissance and communication. They were armed as infantry and could provide mobile firepower if required. At the outbreak of the war, the cyclist battalions were employed on coastal defence work, but those units which went overseas spent considerable time on trench-holding duties and manual work. Transferr...

Three: Private E. Smith, Wiltshire Regiment, who was killed in action in April 19171914-15 Star (13873 Pte. E. Smith. Wilts: R.); British War and Victory Medals (13873 Pte. E. Smith. Wilts. R.) very fine (3)Eustace Smith served in France from 23 September 1915 but later transferred to Greek-Macedonia front. He was killed in action whilst fighting in 'C' Company of the 7th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. The son of Job Smith, of Castlethorpe, Stony Stratford, Buckinghamshire, and husband of Florence Annie Smith of 59, Shakespeare Street, Watford, Hertfordshire, he is commemorated on the Doiran M...

Three: Lance-Corporal A. Clarke, Yorkshire Regiment, who died on 3 March 19161914-15 Star (2359 Pte. A. Clarke. York: R.); British War and Victory Medals (2359 Pte. A. Clarke. York. R.), nearly extremely fine (3)Arthur Clarke served in France with the 5th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment, from 30 September 1915. He is buried in Maple Copse Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, approximately 900 metres east of Zillebeke, his headstone bearing the inscription, 'Their Glory shall not be blotted out'.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions f...

Three: Private W. Phillips, York and Lancaster Regiment1914-15 Star (18728 Pte. W. Phillips, York.& Lanc: R); British War and Victory Medals (18728 Pte. W. Phillips. Y & L.R.), very fine (3)William Phillips served in France from 1 May 1915. The Regiment raised 22 Battalions for service in the Great War, 17 of which served overseas; during the Battle of the Somme, eight Battalions went 'over the top' on the first day, suffering huge casualties. In total, the Regiment lost 8,814 officers and men killed in action during the war; William was also entitled to a Silver War Badge.Subject to 20% VAT o...

(x) Three: Burger P. W. Annandale1914-15 Star (Burg. P. W. Annandale. 20 Ste B.S.); British War and bi-lingual Victory Medals (Burg. P. W. Annandale. 20 Ste B.S.), minor edge nick to second and staining to last, otherwise nearly very fine (3)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Corporal J. A. Leishman, South African Heavy Artillery, late 2nd South African Horse1914-15 Star (Pte. J. A. Leishman 2nd S.A.H.); British War and bi-lingual Victory Medals (Cpl. J. A. Leishman. S.A.H.A.), polished, nearly very fine (3)James Allan Leishman joined 'D' Squadron of the 1st Mounted Brigade, 2nd South African Horse on 20 December 1915, giving his next-of-kin as his mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Leishman of Musselburgh, Scotland. He served in East Africa before being posted to the Reserve Brigade of the S.A.H.A. on 27 November 1917. He next served with a variety of batteries of...

(x) Three: Staff Sergeant G. Everiss, New Zealand Medical Corps, who served as a stretcher-bearer at Gallipoli1914-15 Star (10/1481 S/Sjt. S. Everiss, N.Z.E.F.); British War and Victory Medals (10/1481 S/Sjt. G. Everiss, N.Z.E.F.), the last with officially re-impressed naming, good very fine (3)George Everiss lived at 17 Stout Street, Gisborne, New Zealand, where he worked as a draper for Adair Brothers prior to the outbreak of war. He enlisted on 16 December 1914 and served with the New Zealand Medical Corps as a stretcher-bearer, firstly at Gallipoli, then in Egypt from 1915-16 and finally i...

(x) Three: Driver R. H. Monson, New Zealand Field Artillery, who served in the Balkans, Egypt and on the Western Front1914-15 Star (7/1106 Dvr. R. H. Monson, N.Z.E.F.); British War and Victory Medals (7/1106 Dvr. R. H. Monson, N.Z.E.F.), very fine (3)Robert Hillson Monson was born on 2 August 1890 and lived with his mother, Lucy Monson, at Racecourse Road, Ashburton, New Zealand. A labourer prior to war, he enlisted into the N.Z.F.A. on 13 February 1915 and was posted to the Gallipoli theatre of operations; he made it no further than Lemnos where he was admitted to hospital suffering from dyse...

Three: 1st Class Air Mechanic J. A. Badnell, Royal Flying Corps1914-15 Star (10820 2.A.M. J. A. Badnell. R.F.C.); British War and Victory Medals (10820. 1.A.M. A. J. Badnell. R.F.C.), note order of initials, very fine (3)J. A. Badnell served in France from 7 November 1915.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Air Mechanic 2nd Class C. J. Clark, Royal Air Force, late Royal Flying Corps1914-15 Star (5290 2. A.M. C. J. Clark, R.F.C.); British War and Victory Medals (5290 Cpl. C. J. Clark, R.A.F.), very fine (2)C. J. Clark served in France from 26 June 1915. The rank of Air Mechanic 2nd Class would be commensurate with a whole host of functions including armourer, engine fitter, gear mechanic, aircraft rigger, electrician, fitter and machinist, to name but a few.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) A rare Great War Greek Order of the Redeemer group of four awarded to Captain A. L. Strange, Royal NavyBritish War and Victory Medals (Commr. A. L. Strange, R.N.); Coronation 1911; Greece, Order of the Redeemer, 3rd class badge, 72 x 45mm., silver-gilt and enamel, the last lacking upper suspension ring and with enamel damage to arms, otherwise generally very fine (4)Andrew Lumisden Strange entered Britannia as a Naval Cadet in July 1894 and first went to sea as a Midshipman aboard H.M.S. Majestic in 1896. Advanced to Lieutenant in February 1902, he specialised in gunnery at Excellent and w...

Eight: Able Seaman H. C. Park, Royal NavyBritish War and Victory Medals (J. 83711 H. C. Park. Ord. R.N.), 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, these four in their original card forwarding box; Royal Fleet Reserve L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (J. 83711 (Ch. B. 21580) H. C. Park. A.B. R.F.R.); Imperial Service Medal, E.II.R. (Henry Charles Park), in its Royal Mint case of issue, the Great War pair worn, good fine, otherwise very fine or better (8)Henry Charles Park was born at Tottenham, London, on 18 September 1900. He served in the final year of the Great War as Boy 2nd Class aboa...

Seven: Able Seaman L. J. Calton, Royal Fleet Reserve, late Royal Navy, a veteran of Jutland who later joined the Submarine BranchBritish War and Victory Medals (J. 45171 L. J. Calton. A.B. R.N.); 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star, clasp, North Africa 1942-43; War Medal 1939-45; Royal Fleet Reserve L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (J. 45171 (CH. B. 20810) L. J. Calton. A.B. R.F.R.), mounted as worn, very fine (7)Leonard James Calton was born at Attleborough, Norfolk, on 6 May 1899. He worked as a farm boy before joining the Royal Navy on 5 October 1915 and training at the shore establishments Ganges...

Pair: Chief Petty Officer 1st Class E. Hallam, Royal NavyBritish War Medal 1914-20 (135235. E. Hallam. CPO. 1 Cl. R.N.); Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (135235 Ernest Hallam, P.O. 1 Cl., H.M.S. Juno.), official correction to number on first, very fine (2)Ernest Hallam was born at Dovehouse Fields, Lichfield, Staffordshire, on 8 September 1870. He saw extensive service with the Royal Navy and was pensioned in October 1910. Returning on the outbreak of hostilities, he served ashore during the Great War before dying from heart disease on 13 March 1919, having just left the Royal Navy for a seco...

(x) Pair: Signaller S. A. Ward, Royal NavyBritish War and Victory Medals (J. 40858 S. A. Ward. O. Sig. R.N.), very fine and better (2)Sydney Arthur Ward was born at Wellingborough on 5 November 1899. He enlisted on his 18th birthday and attended a number of shore bases before serving as a signaller aboard Europa I and the hired yacht Valhalla II. He joined the R.F.R. on 16 April 1920; sold with copied service record.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Stoker 1st Class J. Sanders, Royal NavyBritish War and Victory Medals (K.46454 J. Sanders, Sto. 1. R.N.), good very fine (2)James Sanders was born at Bow, Devon on 26 August 1894 and entered the Royal Navy at Devonport on 10 October 1917. Initially posted to Vivid II, he next joined - in February 1918 - the Bellerophon-class dreadnought battleship H.M.S. Temeraire, which ship was engaged on patrols and training in the North Sea and transferred to the Mediterranean Fleet in October 1918; he was demobilised in May 1919.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view...

Pair: Gunner W. H. Barkwill, Royal Marine ArtilleryBritish War and Victory Medals (R.M.A. 10095 Gr. W. H. Barkwill.), nearly very fine (2)William Henry Barkwill was born at Barnstaple, Devon, on 22 October 1882. He enlisted in the Royal Marine Artillery in June 1902 and saw extensive service as a Gunner during the Great War, most notably aboard H.M.S. Agincourt; also entitled to a 1914-15 Star and the L.S. & G.C. Medal.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Trimmer W. Barker, Mercantile Fleet AuxiliaryBritish War and Victory Medals (W. Barker. Tr. M.F.A.), good fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Bosun J. Sullivan, Mercantile Fleet AuxiliaryBritish War and Victory Medals (J. Sullivan, Bosn. M.F.A.), good fine and scarce (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: John Coates, Mercantile MarineBritish War and Mercantile Marine War Medals 1914-18 (John Coates), very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An interesting World War campaign service group of five awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel Lord Rankeillour, Scots Guards, who suffered the amputation of his left arm after being hit by a shell fragment in August 1918: he was subsequently employed as a senior officer in the Political Warfare Executive 1939-45British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. oak leaf (2-Lieut. H. J. Hope); Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Coronation 1937, generally very fine (5)Henry John Hope was born at Heron's Ghyle, Uckfield, Sussex on 20 January 1899, the son of James Fitzalan Hope, 1st Baron Rankeillour. Educated at the O...

'We now have a divisional photographer appointed to us. He is a regular cockney 'tout', not even a New Zealander and new been to New Zealand; and here he is appointed to the softest job in the whole division, given a commission in my regiment the N.Z.E. (honorary) if you please, given a motor car and driver all to himself, and what is worse for me, put into my mess and I have to sit next to him at every meal! I often think that there must be men in our division in the ranks who could ably fill that job without giving the pick of all soft jobs to an outsider like that.The pictures of course wil...

(x) An emotive - and important - group of nine to Major W. G. Horton, War Office Photography Department, late Royal Air Force, Royal Flying Corps and Royal Sussex Regiment, who was mentioned in despatches for his photographic work in the field in the Great WarMore significantly - in the Second World War - he captured some of the most iconic images of Winston Churchill and the Royal Family ever to appear in the press1914-15 Star (2522. Pte. W. G. Horton. R. Suss. R.); British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. oak leaves (Lieut. W. G. Horton, R.A.F.); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Italy Star; France a...

An interesting 'Russian Intervention' group of seven awarded to 2nd Lieutenant F. T. Swann, 28th (County of London) Battalion, The London Regiment; having escaped from St. Petersburg after the February Revolution, Swann assisted White Russian émigrés and was awarded the Order of St. Stanislaus for his work with the Russian Government CommitteeBritish War and Victory Medals 1914-19 (2. Lieut. F. T. Swann.); 1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Russia, Imperial, Order of St. Stanislaus, 3rd Class breast badge with Swords, gold and enamel, hallmarks for Dmitry Os...

The unusual - and fascinating - Great War 'Secret Service' group of three awarded to Captain E. Knoblock, Intelligence Department, a distinguished Harvard-educated playwright and literary figure; posted to Athens in November 1917, Edward Knoblock rendered invaluable service to the British Legation by working to maintain Greece's neutrality during a critical phase of the warAsked by Douglas Fairbanks to write the film scripts for The Three Musketeers (1921) and Robin Hood (1922), Knoblock co-authored a dramatisation of The Good Companions (1931) by J. B. Priestley and an adaptation of The Edwar...

Pair: Lieutenant M. Fullerton, Royal Irish FusiliersBritish War and Victory Medals (Lieut. M. Fullerton.), nearly very fine (2)Commissioned in the Royal Irish Fusiliers in August 1915, Fullerton relinquished his commission as a Lieutenant in October 1919.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: 2nd Lieutenant G. T. Roe, General ListBritish War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut. G. T. Roe), very fine (2)George Thomas Roe served in France from 1917. It is likely that he was employed with one of the graves units; also entitled to a Silver War Badge.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private J. S. Hore, Army Pay Corps, late Essex RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (55631 Pte. J. S. Hore, Essex R.), very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private G. Hale, Army Service CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (M2-191033 Pte. G. Hale, A.S.C.), very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private W. O. Hillman, Coldstream GuardsBritish War and Victory Medals (23057 Pte. W. O. Hillman. C. Gds.), suspension slack on the second, good fine (2)William O. Hillman was entitled to the British War and Victory Medals; his MIC refers.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private H. Pocock, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards, who was killed in action on 22 July 1917, a little over a week before the Battle of Pilckem Ridge and the opening attacks of the Battle of PasschendaeleBritish War and Victory Medals (17848 Pte. H. Pocock, C. Gds.), good very fine (2)Henry Pocock was the son of Robert Pocock of Burrow Bridge, Bridgewater, Somerset. He was killed in action aged just 21 and is buried at Canada Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. The cemetery largely contains the graves of men who died at a dressing station which was located within a farmhouse near t...

Pair: Private E. J. Bennett, 1st Connaught RangersBritish War and Victory Medals (11084 Pte. E. J. Bennett. Conn. Rang.), very fine (2)Edward J. Bennett was entitled to the British War and Victory Medals; his MIC refers.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private R. Coyle, Connaught RangersBritish War and Victory Medals (6825 Pte. R. Coyle. Conn. Rang.), very fine (2)Richard Coyle landed with the 2nd Battalion, Connaught Rangers at Boulogne on 14 August 1914; further entitled to a 1914 Star, with clasp.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Sergeant J. T. Furzeman, Devon RegimentVictory Medal (240064 Sgt. J. T. Furzeman. Devon. R.); Territorial Force War Medal 1914-19 (566 Pte. J. T. Furzeman. Devon. R.), nearly extremely fine (2)Sold together with portrait photograph of the recipient.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private S. G. Hancock, Devonshire RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (45750 Pte. S. G. Hancock, Devon. R.), very fine (2)Stanley G. Hancock was also entitled to a Silver War Badge.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private F. E. Grocock, Dorsetshire Regiment, late East Yorkshire RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (37136 Pte. F. E. Grocock. E. York. R.), together with Silver War Badge, the reverse officially numbered 'B167259', nearly very fine (3)Frank E. Grocock was entitled to the British War and Victory Medals; his MIC refers.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private L. T. Sharples, Durham Light InfantryBritish War and Victory Medals (16483 Pte. L. t. Sharples, Durh. L.I.), good very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private W. C. Sinkins, East Surrey RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (28018 Pte. W. C. Sinkins. E. Surr. R.), very fine (2)Walter Charles Sinkins was entitled to the British War and Victory Medals; his MIC refers.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Private E. P. Chapman, Essex Regiment, late 2/6th South Staffordshire Regiment, who died on 2 September 1918 whilst serving on the Western FrontBritish War and Victory Medals (43563 Pte. E. P. Chapman, S. Staff. R.), together with the recipient's Memorial Plaque 1914-18 (Edward Porter Chapman), nearly very fine and better (3)Edward Porter Chapman was the son of John and Martha Mahala Chapman of Bradwell, Braintree, Essex. He died aged 19 whilst serving with the 10th (Service) Battalion, Essex Regiment, and is buried at Rancourt Military Cemetery on the Somme.Subject to 5% tax on Ham...

Pair: Private W. Ball, Essex RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (4219 Pte. W. Ball, Essex R.), nearly very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private C. Broyd, Essex RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (2911 Pte. C. Broyd, Essex R.), very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private G. W. Hollin, Essex RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (350907 Pte. G. W. Hollin, Essex R.), good very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private J. W. Holmes, Essex RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (46472 Pte. J. W. Holmes, Essex R.), very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private A. Jones, Essex RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (28620 Pte. A. Jones, Essex R.), very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private A. Neal, Essex RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (276728 Pte. A. Neal, Essex R.), good very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private H. P. Perks, Essex RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (28960 Pte. H. P. Perks, Essex R.), very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Corporal G. Salmon, Essex RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (1806 Cpl. G. Salmon, Essex R.), very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private D. Goodison, Gordon HighlandersBritish War and Victory Medals (S-42128 Pte. D. Goodison, Gordons.), very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private W. R. Gray, Hampshire RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (29079 Pte. W. R. Gray. Hamps. R.), very fine (2)William R. Gray was entitled to the British War and Victory Medals; his MIC refers.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private J. H. Baker, Labour Corps, late Royal Berkshire RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (26061 Pte. J. H. Baker, R. Berks. R.), very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private S. A. Edwards, Labour Corps, late Essex RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (2809 Pte. S. A. Edwards, Essex R.), nearly very fine (2)Stanley A. Edwards served as a Private with the Labour Corps, late Essex Regiment and was entitled to the above described awards; sold with copied MIC.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private F. W. Harris, Labour Corps, late Essex RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (27989 Pte. F. W. Harris, Essex R.), very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Family group:Pair: Private C. Inniss, Labour Corps, late Devonshire RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (40766 Pte. C. Inniss, Devon. R.), the first with officially re-impressed naming, very fineFour: C. W. Inniss1939-45 Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, in their original O.H.M.S. forwarding box addressed to 'Mr. C. W. Inniss, Greyfarth, Lovell Road, Chalfont St. Peter, Bucks', and medal entitlement slip, extremely fine (6)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private A. E. Lewis, Labour Corps, late Devonshire RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (57662 Pte. A. E. Lewis, Devon R.), very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private S. C. Payne, Labour Corps, late Queen's RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (51120 Pte. S. C. Payne. The Queen's R.), very fine (2)Sydney C. Payne was entitled to the British War and Victory Medals; his MIC refers.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private J. C. Redfern, Labour Corps, late Royal Flying Corps and Essex RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (2247 Pte. J. C. Redfern, Essex R.), very fine (2)James C. Redfern served with the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force from 3 August 1915; entitled to the 1914-15 Star; his copied MIC refers.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private J. A. Matthew, Lancashire FusiliersBritish War and Victory Medals (64883 Pte. J. A. Matthew, Lan. Fus.), together with lid of transmittal box, good very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private C. Nicholls, 1st Battalion, London Regiment, late Royal Fusiliers and Essex RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (375522 Pte. P. Nicholls, Essex R.), good very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Rifleman B. Vanstone, 6th Battalion, London Regiment (City of London Rifles), who died of wounds on 9 August 1918British War and Victory Medals (375855 Pte. B. Vanstone. 6-Lond. R.), good very fine (2)Bertram Vanstone was born in Bedminster, the youngest son of John and Alma Vanstone of 74, Hill Avenue, Totterdown, Bristol. He initially enlisted as a Private in the 8th Battalion, London Regiment, before transferring to the 6th Battalion. In 1918 the Regiment fought at Villers Bretonneux, Malard Wood, Bouchavnes, Epehy, Lens and Roeux; total casualties between 8 August and 11 September 19...

Pair: Private R. Howarth, 29th Battalion, London Regiment, late Royal FusiliersBritish War and Victory Medals (G-49309 Pte. R. Howarth. R. Fus), good very fine (2)Confirmed as full entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private A. J. Bristow, Machine Gun Corps, late Hampshire Regiment and Wiltshire RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (19320 Pte. A. J. Bristow, Wilts R.), very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private W. V. H. Humphreys, Machine Gun CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (90588 Pte. W. V. H. Humphreys, M.G.C.), nearly very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private C. Everitt, Manchester RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (1340 Pte. C. Everitt. Manch. R.), nearly very fine (2)Charles Everitt was entitled to the British War and Victory Medals; his MIC refers.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private H. Hofmeier, Middlesex RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (G-84236 Pte. H. Hofmeier. Midd'x R.), very fine (2)Henry Hofmeier was entitled to the British War and Victory Medals; his MIC refers.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private G. Underwood, 25th (2nd Tyneside Irish) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, who was killed in action on 31 May 1917British War and Victory Medals (47963 Pte. G. Underwood, North'd Fus.), nearly very fine (2)George Underwood was born in East Grinstead, West Sussex, and lived with his wife at 33 Durkins Road, East Grinstead. He served with the 25th Battalion which was a Pals Battalion, raised at Newcastle on 9 November 1914 by the Lord Mayor and City. They proceeded to France in January 1916 and were in action during the Battle of the Somme, including the capture of Scots and Saus...

Pair: Draughtswoman E. D. Ayling, a founding member of the Women's Royal Air Force, who served in Queen Alexandra's Auxiliary Army Corps at Rouen in 1918 but finding herself placed on clerical duties, rallied her father to successfully argue on her behalf for a more suitable role in the engine repair shops of the Royal Air Force: his strongly worded letter went all the way to General Headquarters, 1st Echelon, and was brought to the attention of the office of Field Marshal Sir Douglas HaigBritish War and Victory Medals (39759 Wkr. E. D. Ayling. Q.M.A.A.C.), nearly very fine (2)Edith Dorothy Ay...

Pair: Assistant Administrator E. E. Hogg, Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (A. Adtr. E. E. Hogg. Q.M.A.A.C.), mounted as worn, together with the recipient's miniature dress medals, good fine or better (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private J. R. Peck, Rifle Brigade, late Army Veterinary CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (SE-20871 Pte. J. R. Peck, A.V.C.), nearly very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private W. R. Morgan, Royal Army Ordnance CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (029778 Pte. W. R. Morgan, A.O.C.), very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A poignant Great War pair awarded to Private A. Jones, Royal Army Medical Corps, who died on his way to hospital following a rockfall which resulted in a fractured pelvisBritish War and Victory Medals (69617 Pte. A. Jones. R.A.M.C.), together with the recipient's Memorial Plaque (Arthur Jones), nearly extremely fine (3)Arthur Jones was born at Manchester in 1889 and spent his childhood at Ffestiniog, Wales. On leaving school, he became a junior reporter for the Herald newspaper at Caernarfou, followed three years later by a staff post at the Halifax Courier.With the outbreak of war, Arthur twi...

Pair: Private J. Shewan. Royal Army Medical CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (88181 Pte. J. Shewan. R.A.M.C.), very fine (2)James Shewan was entitled to the British War and Victory Medals; his MIC refers.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Acting Sergeant W. F. Springett, Royal Engineers, late Essex Regiment and Royal Defence CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (34801 A. Sjt. W. F. Springett, Essex R.), very fine (2)William F. Springett's service number changed on five occasions during the Great War; his entitlement as above.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Sapper A. E. Wilson, Royal EngineersBritish War and Victory Medals (195253 Spr. A. E. Wilson. R.E.), good very fine Victory Medal 1914-19 (2) (DM2-154870 Pte. C. Ede. A.S.C.; Pte. F. S. C. Cowell. 1st S.A.I.), very fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Gunner A. E. Miller, Royal Field ArtilleryBritish War and Victory Medals (2199 Gnr. A. E. Miller, R.A.), good very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Gunner H. F. G. Cawdron, Royal Garrison ArtilleryBritish War and Victory Medals (374537 Gnr. H. F. G. Cawdron. R.A.), very fine (2)Henry F. G. Cawdron was entitled to the British War and Victory Medals; his MIC refers.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Family group:Pair: Gunner R. F. Tomlinson, Royal Horse Artillery, who was killed in action on 14 November 1916British War and Victory Medals (111120 Gnr. R. F. Tomlinson. R.A.), very finePair: Forewoman F. Tomlinson, Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (2158 Fwn. F. Tomlinson. Q.M.A.A.C.), good very fineThree: Private P. R. Tomlinson, Tank Corps, late Highland Light Infantry1914-15 Star (18230 L. Cpl. P. R. Tomlinson, High. L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (18230 Pte. P. R. Tomlinson, H.L.I.), nearly very fine (7)Richard Forman Tomlinson died whilst serving in...

Pair: Private D. Sullivan, Royal Irish RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (10461 Pte. D. Sullivan, R. Ir. Regt.), good very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private N. Stead, Royal Lancaster RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (241513 Pte. N. Stead. R. Lanc. R.), very fine (2)Norman Stead was entitled to the British War and Victory Medals; his MIC refers.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private H. J. Green, Royal Sussex Regiment, late Essex RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (24628 Pte. H. J. Green, Essex R.), nearly very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private C. Lewry, Royal Sussex Regiment, late Sussex YeomanryBritish War and Victory Medals (2547 Pte. C. Lewry, Suss. Yeo.), nearly very fine (2)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private H. Allan, 5th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders, late Irish Regiment, who was killed during fierce hand-to-hand fighting at the Battle of Terdenois in July 1918British War and Victory Medals (S-24069 Pte. H. Allan. Seaforth.), nearly very fine (2)Hugh Allen served with the 5th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders as the Allies took the fight to the Germans following the failure of the German Spring Offensive. On 27 July 1918, after a particularly successful artillery barrage which covered 100 metres in 8 minutes, the 5th Battalion left their front line trenches and secured their first o...

Pair: Lance-Corporal W. L. Jenkins, 5th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment, late Welch Regiment, who was captured on the first day of a highly successful German 'stormtrooper' infantry attack and later died as a result of sickness contracted whilst a Prisoner of WarBritish War and Victory Medals (57209 Pte. W. L. Jenkins, Welsh. R.), nearly very fine (2)Walter Lloyd Jenkins was born on 28 November 1893, the son of John Lloyd Jenkins and his wife Matilda, of Brynhyfrydd, Radyr, Cardiff. According to records held by the International Committee of the Red Cross, he was posted as missing in France betw...

Pair: Sapper T. J. Thomas, Welsh Regiment, late Royal EngineersBritish War and Victory Medals (66950 Spr. T. J. Thomas. R.E.), good very fine (2)Thomas J. Thomas served in France from 25 February 1915; also entitled to the 1914-15 Star.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) A scarce Great War 'balloonatic's' Belgian Croix de Guerre group of three awarded to Sergeant G. Chattington, Royal Air Force, late Royal Flying CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (23843 Sgt. G. Chattington, R.A.F.); Belgium, Croix de Guerre 1914-18, together with the recipient's R.F.C. cap badge, good very fine (4)George Chattington, a native of Sheffield, enlisted in the Royal Flying Corps in February 1916 and joined No. 19 Kite Balloon Section in France in September 1916. The gallant work of the R.F.C's 'balloonatics' needs little introduction here, a case in point being Chattington's...

Pair: Corporal C. Watson, Royal Air ForceBritish War and Victory Medals (201751. Cpl. C. Watson, R.A.F.), very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Lieutenant H. Clayton, 1st Pioneer Battalion, Australian Imperial Force, who was killed in action during the Battle of the SommeBritish War Medal 1914-20 (Lieut. H Clayton. A.I.F.); Victory Medal 1914-19 (Lieut. H Clayton. 1-Pnr. Bn. A.I.F.), together with the recipient's Memorial Plaque 1914-18 (Harry Clayton), traces of lacquer, the V.M. officially re-impressed, good very fine (3)Harry Clayton was born in August 1886 at Wrexham, the son of Thomas Henry Clayton and his wife Alice, of Tanlliffan Isa, Old Colwyn, North Wales. He was employed by the Robinsons Wood Cutting and Corn Milling...

(x) Pair: Captain F. W. Royle, Manchester Regiment, who was killed in action on the Somme in July 1916British War and Victory Medals (Capt. F. W. Royle.), nearly extremely fine (2)Frederick William Royle was killed in action on the Somme on 8 July 1916, while serving in the 19th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. His entry on Manchester University's Roll of Honour states:'Frederick was the only son of William Royle of Rushome. His father was a shippers' merchant, the chairman of the Executive Committee of the Manchester Liberal Federation and he wrote a history of Rusholme which was published in...

Three: Sergeant P. Hyland, Royal Irish FusiliersBritish War and Victory Medals (10479 Sjt. P. Hyland. R. Ir. Fus.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (7040314 Cpl. P. Hyland. R. Ir. Fus.), light edge bruising, the Great War awards polished, nearly very fine (3) Patrick Hyland was entitled to the British War and Victory Medals; his MIC refers.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Gunner H. Pickard, Royal ArtilleryBritish War and Victory Medals (169293 Gnr. H. Pickard, R.A.); Special Constabulary Long Service Medal, G.V.R. (Herbert Pickard), very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Five: Driver E. R. Drain, Royal Field ArtilleryBritish War and Victory Medals (163184 Dvr. E. R. Drain. R.A.); 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; War Medal 1939-45, mounted as worn, the Great War medals partially erased but still legible, very fine (5)The recipient's entitlement to the Atlantic Star may suggest service in the Maritime Royal Artillery in D.E.M.S.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Acting 2nd Class Corporal W. K. J. McCubbin, 2nd Signal Company, Royal Engineers, late Liverpool PoliceBritish War and Victory Medals (172346 A. 2. Cpl. W. J. K. Mc Cubbin, R.E.); Liverpool City Police Good Service Medal, bronze (P.C. 118 C. William Mc.Cubbin.), the reverse additionally engraved, 'Presented by the Watch Committee, 21st October 1912', good very fine (3)William J. K. McCubbin served with the Liverpool City Police prior to the Great War, before enlisting in the Royal Engineers on 30 May 1916. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal in the New Year's Honours List o...

Three: Corporal T. Whiteside, Royal Army Medical CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (27319 Cpl. T. Whiteside, R.A.M.C.); St. John Service Service Medal (4167/H.D/Supt. T. Whiteside. Kendal Div. Cumb. & West, 1954.), very fine (3)Sold with copied MIC, confirming above entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Five: Miss P. L. W. Mason, Specialist Pharmacist, British Red Cross SocietyDefence Medal 1939-45; Voluntary Medical Services Medal (Miss Phyllis L. W. Mason); B.R.C.S. Medal for Long Service, for 3 Years, with three '3 Years' Service' clasps, reverse impressed 51071; B.R.C.S. Proficiency Cross, enamelled, for Red Cross First Aid, reverse inscribed, '34840 P. Mason'; another for Red Cross Nursing, reverse inscribed, '1376 P. L. W. Mason', very fine and better (5)Phyllis Lilian Winifred Mason served as a Specialist Pharmacist with the 68th Sussex Detachment of the British Red Cross, from 9 May 1...

Three: M. Pearce, British Red Cross SocietyVoluntary Medical Services Medal, with Bar (M. Pearce); B.R.C.S. Proficiency Cross, enamelled, for Air Raid Precautions Training, reverse inscribed '9100 M. Pearce'; B.R.C.S. War Service 1914-18 Medal, very fine (3)Also sold with a B.R.C.S. enamelled pin badge for 10 Years' Service, reverse inscribed '9718 Mabel Pearce'.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Dr. P. H. Sharp, Consultant Oculist to the Belgian Red CrossBelgium, Order of the Crown, Chevalier's breast badge, silver and enamel; Medal of the Belgian Red Cross, very fine (2)Percival Henry Sharp was born on 22 December 1891 and was educated at Manchester Grammar School from 1906 to 1909. Qualifying L.R.C.P. (London) in 1922, he lived and worked in Sheffield in the inter-war years. In this time, he published works on the common cold, indigestion and the pains of rheumatism. Awarded the Medal of the Belgian Red Cross on 29 May 1946 and the Chevalier of the Order of the Crown of Belgiu...

An extremely rare and impressive Shanghai Municipal Police grouping to Mr. A. Hurry, late Scottish HorseA long-served Warder and Assistant Gaoler, he was himself interned by the Japanese in February 1943British War and Victory Medals (152713 Pte. A. Hurry, Scottish Horse); Shanghai Emergency Medal 1937, good very fine (3)To be sold with the following related prize medals and awards, in silver, silver-gilt or base metal, several enamelled - see illustration:(i)Shanghai Municipal Police, 25th Annual Meet awards (3), inscribed 'Dribbling Race, 2nd, A. Hurry'; 'Manna Cup, D Division, A. Hurry' and...

(x) Eight: Captain (Q.M.) G. J. Bruce, Royal SignalsIndia General Service 1936-39, 2 clasps, North West Frontier 1936-37, North West Frontier 1937-39 (2323223 Sgln. G. J. Bruce, R. Signals); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Coronation 1953; Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 2nd issue (C.Q.M.S. G. J. Bruce, R. Sigs.), mounted as worn, together with a quantity of related buttons, 'pips' and Royal Signals badges, and a large bronze commemorative medallion for XXX Corps 'Alamein-Cuxhaven' 1942-45, initials officially corrected on the last, very fine or b...

'On the departure of H.M.S. Triumph from the command of the Naval Forces Far East, I take pleasure in saying to the captain, the officers the flying personnel and the crew of this splendid fighting ship - WELL DONE. Your enthusiastic and effective efforts have contributed immeasurably to the United Nations cause in Korea.'A message from Admiral Joy, the American Commander Naval Forces Far East, refers.A rare Second World War and post-war operations Fleet Air Arm pilot's campaign group of eight awarded to Lieutenant-Commander (A.) B. C. Lyons, Royal NavyAmong other career highlights, it was Lyo...

A fine Second World War and post-war campaign group of five awarded to Captain J. H. Akam, Royal MarinesGiven charge of the R.M. detachment aboard the cruiser H.M.S. Manchester in May 1942 - his own action station being the 6-inch main armament spotting office - Akam was quickly employed on convoy duties. His most memorable trip was undoubtedly Operation "Pedestal" in August 1942, the most famous of all Malta's convoys: on that occasion Manchester had to be abandoned after being torpedoed by a pair of Italian MAS boats off the Tunisian coast, her casualties amounting to some 150 officers and m...

Four: Leading Seaman J. L. Niell, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star, this privately engraved, 'Ldg. Sm. James L. Neill, P/CD/X2365'; War Medal 1939-45; Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Long Service, G.VI.R., 1st issue (2365J. Niell, A.B., R.N.V.R.), good very fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Lance-Corporal A. Horne, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment, who died in Singapore between 13 and 14 February 19421939-45 Star; Pacific Star; War Medal 1939-45, together with original medal award slip to Mrs. Horne, in respect of 'Your Husband 4966425 Pte. A. Horne', and box of transmission addressed to 'Mr. Horne, 53 Ryefield Ave, Hillingdon, Mx.', the slip partly torn at folds, otherwise very fine or better (3)Albert Horne died whilst serving with the 1/5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, and is buried at Kranji War Cemetery.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more informat...

Five: Lance-Corporal J. Matthews, Royal Army Medical Corps1939-45 Star; Africa Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, M.I.D. oak leaf, nearly very fine (5)J. Matthews joined 153 Field Ambulance in July 1943 and saw extensive service in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. Following the landings in northern France, his unit ran an Advanced Dressing Station and two Casualty Clearing Posts, and it was later responsible for treating hundreds of casualties associated with the Rhine crossings. For his personal contribution and devotion to duty over this period, Matthews was...

Six: Lance-Corporal G. Hope, Royal Artillery, late Welsh Regiment, South Wales Borderers and Royal Military Police1939-45 Star; Burma Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S.E. Asia 1945-46 (14319286 Pte. G. Hope, S.W.B.), this last with official re-impressed naming, generally good very fine (6)George William Douglas Hope was born in Buxton, Derbyshire in 1924, one mile away from his family home in Chapel En Le Frith. Young George was called up to join the General Service Corps on 5 November 1942 and was posted to the Royal Artillery a...

(x) Three: Captain W. A. Heath, M.C., Royal Engineers, who was decorated for blowing up road junctions over the River Bresle and gaining precious time to facilitate the Allied withdrawal from France in 19401939-45 Star; Africa Star, clasp, 1st Army; War Medal 1939-45, good very fine (3)Wallis Arnot Heath was born in Dundee, Scotland on 10 August 1916, the second son of Edwin Heath, a Director of the printing firm Valentine & Sons Ltd. Educated at Dundee High School, young Walles spent a period of time before the war working in the card and postcard department of his father's firm, gaining expe...

(x) Three: Lieutenant F. S. Barnes, Royal Engineers, who was killed in action in the El Alamein operations of November 19421939-45 Star; Africa Star, clasp, 8th Army; War Medal 1939-45, with Army Council condolence slip in the name of 'Lieut. F. S. Barnes', nearly extremely fine (3)Frank Stanley Barnes was the son of Stanley J. Barnes and Violet A. Barnes, and husband of Marjories S. Barnes, of Cheam, Surrey. He worked for many years before the war in his father's estate agency in Wandsworth Common, before joining the Territorials in January 1939. Successfully evacuated from Dunkirk, he was ki...

An outstanding Second World War pilot's campaign group of five awarded to Flight Lieutenant E. A. McCann, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, who claimed three confirmed 'kills' and two 'damaged' in Spitfires of No. 232 Squadron over Sicily and Italy in 1943-441939-45 Star; Air Crew Europe Star; Africa Star, clasp, North Africa 1942-43; Italy Star; War Medal 1939-45, generally good very fine (5)Edmund Arthur McCann was born near Wigan, Lancashire in August 1919 and was educated at the Wigan Mining & Technology College, 1931-35. He then joined the Fairey Aviation Company at Hayes, Middlesex, pri...

A fine Second World War and post-war campaign group of seven awarded to Master Engineer J. K. Jackson, Royal Air Force, who flew operationally in Sunderlands of No. 88 Squadron over Malaya and off Korea1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R. (M. Eng. J. K. Jackson. (574763) R.A.F.); Korea 1950-53 (M. Eng. J. K. Jackson. (574763) R.A.F.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, generally very fine or better (7)John Kirkby Jackson was born on 14 November 1922, the son of R. H. Jackson of Aingarth, Harwood, near Bolton; his father was Chairman of...

Six: Corporal N. Smith, Royal Air Force1939-45 Star; Burma Star; War Medal 1939-45; General Service Medal 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (1696263 Cpl. N. Smith. R.A.F.); General Service Medal 1962-2007, 1 clasp, South Arabia (F1696263 Cpl. N. Smith. R.A.F.); Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. (F1696263 Cpl. N. Smith. R.A.F.), mounted as worn, light contact marks, otherwise very fine and better (6)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Flying Officer W. H. Ormsby, Royal Air Force, who died when two Boston aircraft collided in the skies over Tunisia on 25 April 1943Africa Star, clasp, North Africa 1942-43; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, mounted as worn, together with original Air Minitry condolence slip in the name of 'Flying Officer W. H. Ormsby', nearly extremely fine (3)William Henry Ormsby trained as an Observer in 1942 and, following attendance of at No. 42 O.T.U., he was posted to No. 13 Squadron at R.A.F. Odiham. The Squadron proceeded - via Gibraltar - to North Africa, where Ormsby quickly saw action, his...

(x) Five: Temporary Lieutenant I. E. Wallace, Women's Auxiliary Air Service, who acted as a P.A. to the Director-General (Land), Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces in North Africa, from 11 September 19441939-45 Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Africa Service Medal 1939-45, all officially impressed, 'W 297424 I. E. Wallace', very fine (5)Iris Elaine Wallace was born on 15 December 1910 and lived at Grahamstown, South Arica. She embarked from Durban aboard the New Amsterdam on 9 August 1941 and arrived at Suez two weeks later. She worked as a shorthand typist and P.A. for the d...

(x) Four: Sergeant W. A. Blann, South African Corps of Signals, who served in East Africa and Madagascar during the Second World War1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Africa Service Medal 1939-45; War Medal 1939-45, all officially impressed, '212937 W. A. Blann', mounted as worn, good very fine (4)William Alan Blann was born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa on 31 January 1913. He enlisted in 1940 and served just under three and a half years with the S.A.C.S., initially at home with No. 2. G.H.Q., and later as a Signaller with No. 2 Motorised Infantry Brigade. His service record notes a bout of illnes...

Five: Staff Sergeant J. V. Van der Watt, South African 'Q' Service (Ordnance) Corps1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Africa Service Medal, all officially impressed '86419 J. V. Van der Watt', good very fine (5) John Victor Van der Watt was born at Willowmore, Cape Province on 27 October 1909 and was a Storeman Clerk upon his enlistment on 22 February 1940. During the Second World War, he saw active service in Madagascar, Egypt and the Middle East and was discharged on 8 July 1946 with his medals sent to him 18 July 1951; sold with full copied service record.Subject to...

(x) Four: Sergeant M. G. Oosthuizen, Natal Mounted Rifles1939-45 Star; Africa Star, clasp, 8th Army; War Medal 1939-45; Africa Service Medal, all officially named '243082 M. G. Oosthuizen', good fine or better (4)Martin Gerald Oosthuizen was born on 13 December 1908 at Ngcobo, Eastern Cape, South Africa. He attested at Lussikisiki (Pondoland) on 18 April 1940 and was posted to the 2nd N.M.R. at Maritzburg. Embarking at Durban on 30 November 1941, he served in the Middle East with the N.M.R., was transferred to the 1st Anti-Tank Regiment, S.A.A., and saw out his war with the 3rd Reserve Heavy A...

(x) Five: G. Adelaine, South African Forces1939-45 Star; Africa Star; War Medal 1939-45; Africa Service Medal 1939-45; South African Medal for War Services 1939-45, unnamed as issued, the first four officially named '14365 G. Adelaine', contact marks, nearly very fine (5)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Five: Lance-Corporal O. M. J. Van Vuuren, 27th South African Engineer Corps 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Africa Service Medal, all officially named '172242 O. M. J. Van Vuuren', nearly very fine (5)Ockert Michael Jansen Van Vuuren was born on 5 June 1912 and lived at 58, Baderstein Street, Pietersburg. He served with the S.A.E.C. in the Middle East from 16 December 1943 and was posted to number of road construction companies. Discharged on 7 November 1945, he returned home to his wife and likely returned to his civilian employment as a driver; sold with copie...

(x) Four: Lance-Corporal R. G. Kidson, Umvoti Mounted Rifles, who was posted missing in Libya on 20 June 1942 and later confirmed as a Prisoner of War1939-45 Star; Africa Star; War Medal 1939-45; Africa Service Medal 1939-45 (1687 R. G. Kidson), very fine (4)Ronald Grenville Kidson was born at Kimberley on 11 October 1915, the son of Mrs. G. J. Jacobs of Lichtenburg, South Africa. He enlisted as a Private in the Umvoti Mounted Rifles on 25 June 1940, was promoted Lance-Corporal in September 1940 and left Durban on 21 July 1941, aboard the S.S. Elizabethville, bound for the Middle East. After a...

(x) Pair: G. M. Briggs, Voluntary Medical ServicesSouth African Medal for War Services 1939-45; Voluntary Medical Services Medal (G. M. Briggs), silver, mounted as worn, very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Seven: Corporal D. E. Durrant, Rhodesian ForcesRhodesia General Service Medal (11820X F/R D. E. Durrant); Rhodesia Police Reserve Faithful Service Medal (11820X F/R D. E. Durrant (R)); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Efficiency Medal, G.VI.R., 1st issue, Southern Rhodesia (CR1775 P/A/Cpl. Dennis E. Durrant), mounted for display in this order, first with officially re-impressed naming, very fine (7)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Police Sergeant A. C. GatesDefence Medal 1939-45; Police L.S. & G.C. (Sergt. Aubrey C. Gates), very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Troop Sergeant Kesbahadur Gurung, Gurkha Royal EngineersWar Medal 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, G.VI.R. (21132570 Spr. Kesbahadur R.E. Gur.), mounted as worn, contacts marks, otherwise very fine (2)Kesbahadur Gurung enlisted in the Gurkhas in October 1945. In addition to his subsequent services in the Gurkha Engineers in India and Hong Kong, he undertook three operational tours in Malaya in the period 1953 to 1956 (Medal & clasp). He was discharged in Singapore as a Troop Sergeant with an 'Exemplary' rating in January 1964; sold with copied service record.Subject to...

Four: Corporal Bhupalsing Thapa, Gurkha Royal SignalsIndia Service Medal 1939-45; War Medal 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, G.VI.R. (21131603 Cpl. Gopalsing. Thapa, R. Sigs. Gur.), note surname spelling; Indian Independence Medal 1947 (21131603 Rfm. Bhupalsing Thapa, G.R.), mounted as worn, generally very fine (4)Bhupalsing Thapa enlisted in the Indian Army in October 1941 and was drafted to the Gurkha Royal Signals in the following year. In addition to his employment in India, he undertook three operational tours in Malaya in the period 1948 to 1956 (Medal & clasp) and was...

Pair: Lieutenant W. O. Stanley-Jones, Royal SignalsKorea 1950-53 (Lt. W.O. Stanley-Jones, R. Sigs.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, the first with officially re-impressed naming, generally good very fine (2)William O. Stanley Jones passed out third of 10 officers destined for the Royal Signals on graduating from Sandhurst In July 1951. Following further training at Blandford, he was embarked for Korea, where he remained on active service for a year. On returning to the U.K. he fell sick and he was discharged from the Army in October 1954, 'on account of his disability'. He died in Kingston, London in 195...

Pair: Driver R. J. Puckett, Royal Army Service CorpsKorea 1950-53 (T/14466747 Dvr. R. J. Puckett, R.A.S.C.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, generally good very fine (2)The recipient was also entitled to the G.S.M. for 'Palestine 1945-48'; sold with medal roll extract.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Craftsman R. Jones, Royal Electrical and Mechanical EngineersKorea 1950-53 (22226192 Cfn R Jones REME); U.N. Korea 1950-54, unnamed as issued, mounted court-style for display, good very fine (2)Sold with seven R.E.M.E. and U.N. badges and buttons in a file of copied research.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Signalman F. Ashton, Royal SignalsKorea 1950-53 (2549678 Sigmn. F. Ashton, R. Sigs.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, mounted as worn, generally good very fine (2)The recipient lived in Shaftsbury when he joined the Army.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An interesting 'Royal Service' Malaya G.S.M. pair awarded to Hon. Colonel M. A. P. Mitchell, Coldstream GuardsAppointed Equerry to Princess Margaret in 1962, Mitchell oversaw the presentation of new Colours to the regiment at Windsor in 1976General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (2/Lt. M. A. P. Mitchell. Coldm. Gds.); Jubilee 1977, mounted as worn, with the recipient's related dress miniatures, good very fine (4)Michael Andrew Patrick Mitchell was born at Broadstairs in Kent in 1928. Educated at Harrow School, he attended Sandhurst and was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the 2nd Battalion, Co...

(x) Pair: Sapper R. Rai, Gurkha EngineersGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (21148902 Spr. Ratnabahadur Rai. Gurkha Engrs.); General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Borneo (21148902 Spr. Ratnabahadur Rai. Gurkha Engrs.), edge bruising to first, otherwise very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Corporal F. H. Whitefoot, Royal Anglian Regiment, late East Anglian Regiment and Royal Norfolk RegimentGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Cyprus (23017010 Cpl. W. H. Whitefoot. R. Norfolk.); General Service 1962-2007, 3 clasps, Radfan, South Arabia, Northern Ireland (23017010 Pte. W. H. Whitefoot. 1 E. Anglian.); U.N. Medal, for Cyprus, with silver '2' device upon riband, mounted court-style, second with unoffical rivets between clasps, light edge bruising, very fine and a scarce combination (3)F. H. Whitehood was born in the late 1930s and likely enlisted in the Royal Norfolk Regiment d...

Pair: Trooper G. T. Dyson, 4/7th Dragoon GuardsGeneral Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, South Arabia (24024103 Tpr. G. T. Dyson. 4/7 DG.); U.N. Medal, for Cyprus, light contact wear to edge of first, good very fine (2)George Thomas Dyson was born on 5 July 1946 at Keighley, Yorkshire. A textile worker by trade he enlisted for service in the cavalry on 12 October 1964. Having completed his basic training with the 3rd Royal Tank Regiment, he transferred to the Queen's Own Hussars as a 'B' Vehicle Driver. Tyson joined the 4/7th Dragoons on 6 May 1965, serving with 'B' Squadron in the South Arabia oper...

Pair: Flight Sergeant H. G. Wort, Royal Air ForceGeneral Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Radfan (1289981 F. Sgt. H. G. Wort. R.A.F.); Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. (1289981 F. Sgt. H. G. Wort. R.A.F.), minor edge bruise to first, good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Warrant Officer 2nd Class E. L. Budworth, Royal SignalsGeneral Service 1962-2007, 2 clasps, Borneo, Northern Ireland (23956578 L/Cpl. E. L. Budworth. R. Sigs); Regular Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. (23956578 WO 2 E L Budworth R Signals), minor edge nicks to first, nearly extremely fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private D. M. Butler, 1st Queen's Lancashire RegimentGeneral Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24101777 Pte. D. M. Butler. Q.L.R.); U.N. Medal 1951, UNPROFOR riband for Bosnia; N.A.T.O. Medal 1994, 1 clasp, Former Yugoslavia, mounted court-style as worn, minor edge wear from contact to first, good very fine (3)The 1st Queen's Lancashire Regiment has its roots in the 30th Foot and can trace its history in an unbroken line back to 1689. The regiment itself was formed on 25 March 1970 at the Connaught Barracks, Dover Castle upon the amalgamation of the 1st Battalions of the Loy...

Three: Private D. Clews, the Queen's RegimentGeneral Service Medal 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24756479 Pte D Clews Queens); U.N. Medal, UNFICYP riband; Gulf 1990-91, no clasp (24756479 Pte. D. Clews Queens), mounted court-style as worn, minor scratches to first, otherwise good very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Private D. W. Cox, Duke of Wellington's RegimentGeneral Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24546793 Pte D W Cox DWR); U.N. Medal 1951-, UNPROFOR riband, minor edge nicks and scratches, very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Sergeant T. J. Crosby, the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment, late the Queen's RegimentGeneral Service Medal 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24375784 Pte. T. J. Crosby Queens); N.A.T.O. Medal 1994-, 1 clasp, Former Yugoslavia; Regular Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. (24375784 Sgt T J Crosby PWRR), mounted court-style as worn, very fine and better (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Lance-Bombardier J. Feeney, Royal ArtilleryGeneral Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24502429 Lbdr J Feeney RA); U.N. Medal, for Cyprus, with silver '3' device upon riband; Gulf 1990-91, no clasp (24502429 Lbdr J Feeney RA), mounted court-style as worn, nearly extremely fine, together with Saudi Arabian Medal for the Liberation of Kuwait and Kuwait Liberation Medal, 4th Grade (5)Sold with three Royal Artillery badges and housed in a file of copied research.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Four: Private D. R. Murphy, King's Own Scottish BorderersGeneral Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Nothern Ireland (25017042 Pte. D R Murphy KOSB); U.N. Medal 1951, UNPROFOR riband for Bosnia; N.A.T.O. Medal 1994, 1 clasp, Former Yugoslavia; N.A.T.O. Medal 1994, 1 clasp, Kosovo, mounted court-style as worn, one or two heavy edge bruises to first, otherwise good very fine (4)Sold with cap and cloth badges and the recipient's riband bar housed within a file of copied research.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Trooper T. C. Szulc, King's Royal HussarsGeneral Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (2502411 Tpr T C Szulc KRH); N.A.T.O. Medal 1994, 1 clasp, Kosovo, mounted court-style as worn, good very fine (2)Terrance Christopher Szulc, likely of Polish origin, enlisted in the The Royal Hussars (Prince of Wales's Own) on 30 July 1992, whilst living in Buckinghamshire. Following their amalgamation with the 14/20th Hussars in December, he was posted to 'D' Squadron, 1st Troop, King's Royal Hussars. A talented sportsman, he is first mentioned in the Regimental Journal in 1993, whilst represe...

Four: Trooper K. F. Williams, Queen's Dragoon GuardsGeneral Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (25058432 Tpr K F Williams QDG); N.A.T.O. Medal 1994, 1 clasp, Kosovo; N.A.T.O. Medal 1994, 1 clasp, Former Yugoslavia; Jubilee 2002, mounted court-style as worn, minor edge wear to first, otherwise good very fine (4)K. F. Williams enlisted in the Queen's Dragoon Guards in the mid-1990s, and saw active service in a tour of Northern Ireland during 1998, a year in which the British Army suffered 57 killed in action, despite the ceasefire. He then served in Kosovo, Bosnia and the Former Yugosl...

Pair: Corporal B. Driscoll, Royal Air ForceGeneral Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Air Operations Iraq (SAC B Driscoll (G8424472) RAF); Jubilee 2002, both individually mounted as worn and in named boxes of issue, nearly extremely fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A fine Falklands War group of five awarded to Chief Petty Officer (Communications Technician) M. Cooper, Royal Navy, who served on the bridge of the M.V. Norland whilst under attack by the Argentine Air Force in San Carlos Water; as Leading Radio Operator to approximately 28 men of Naval Party 1850, it was his role to listen to the airwaves and gather vital operational and strategic intelligence for Commander C. J. Esplin-Jones, R.N.South Atlantic 1982, with rosette (ALRO (T) M Cooper D166034V NP 1850); General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Gulf (ACPOCT (A) M Cooper D166034V RN); N.A.T.O. Medal...

Four: Corporal A. Kennan, Royal Scots Dragoons Guards, who served as Radio Operator in Lieutenant-Colonel H. Blackman's Challenger 2 tank during the advance on Basra with the 'Desert Rats'N.A.T.O. Medal 1994, 1 clasp, Former Yugoslavia; N.A.T.O. Medal 1994, 1 clasp, Kosovo, with silver '2' device upon riband; Iraq 2003-11, 1 clasp, 19 Mar to 28 Apr 2003 (25042776 Cpl A Kennan Scots DG); Jubilee 2002, mounted court-style as worn, good very fine (4)Andrew Kennan enlisted in the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards in 1995 and was selected for 'Command Troop' in 1997 (Eagle and Carbine, Vol. 26, refers). H...

A superb mounted pair of French miniature dress medalsFrance, Kingdom, Royal and Military Order of St. Louis, 11mm, gold and enamel; Legion of Honour, 13mm including crown suspension x 9mm, gold and enamel, mounted for wear upon a gold and enamel crescent facilitating wear upon 26mm old red silk riband with rosette, the Badge reverses removed in manufacture and rather worn, nonetheless early, nearly very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A mounted pair of miniature dress medalsFrance, Legion of Honour, 18mm including crown suspension x 12mm, gold and enamel; Sweden, Order of the Sword, 18mm including crown suspension x 13mm, gold and enamel, mounted together as worn upon gold straight-bar suspension, enamel chipping, nearly very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A mounted pair of French miniature dress medalsFrance, Legion of Honour, 20mm including crown suspension x 13mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel; Crimea 1854-56, 1 clasp, Sebastopol, 11mm, mounted as worn with Badges affixed to gold straight-bar suspension and old conjoined ribands, very fine (2) Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A mounted pair of miniature dress medalsFrance, Legion of Honour, 20mm including crown suspension x 13mm, gold centre, silver and enamel; Italy Campaign 1859, 11mm, mounted as worn with Badges affixed to silver straight-bar suspension and with conjoined ribands, good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A mounted pair of miniature dress medalsFrance, Order of Academic Palms, 9mm, with rosette upon riband, silver-gilt, enamel and the suspension enhanced with 3 chip diamonds; Vatican, Holy See, Order of St. Gregory, 21mm including wreath suspension x 15mm, with rosette upon riband, gold, silver-gilt and enamel, good very fine (2) Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A mounted pair of Russian miniature dress medalsRussia, Imperial, Order of St. Stanislaus Badge, 15mm, gold and black enamel rays; Order of St. Anne Badge, 13mm, gold and black enamel rays, mounted continental-style as worn on double braided chain and with pin and button fixings at either end, the pin slightly bent, otherwise nearly extremely fine and of the finest quality (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A mounted group of three Austrian miniature dress medalsAustria, Empire, Order of Franz Joseph, 28mm including crown suspension x 16mm, gold and enamel; Order of the Iron Crown, 30mm including crown suspension x 16mm, gold and enamel; Medal for 40 Years' Faithful Service, Civil riband, gilt, mounted as worn on triangular ribands with button stamped 'Heeres Ausrustung' (Army Equipment) for fixation, good very fine and most interesting (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A continentally-mounted group of three miniature dress medalsBelgium, Order of Leopold, 22mm including crown suspension x 14mm, gold and enamel; Spain, Order of Isabella the Catholic, 20mm including wreath suspension x 14mm, gold and enamel; Order of Charles III, 20mm including wreath suspension x 13mm, gold and enamel, mounted continental-style as worn upon a double braided gold chain with pins at either end, of the finest quality, nearly extremely fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A continentally-mounted group of three miniature dress medalsComoros, French Colonial, Order of Anjouan, 15mm, gold and enamel; France, Order of Agricultural Merit, 13mm, gold and enamel; Order of Academic Palms, 12mm, silver and enhanced with a 23 chip stones, mounted continental-style as worn upon double braided gold chain with pins at either end, good very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A fine mounted group of three French miniature dress medalsFrance, Kingdom, Royal and Military Order of St. Louis, 10mm, gold and enamel; Decoration of the Fleur de Lis, 18mm including crown suspension x 8mm, silver; Legion of Honour, 18mm including crown suspension x 9mm, gold and enamel, mounted for wear upon a gold bar facilitating wear upon a 28mm red silk riband, the last lacking reverse centre, very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A mounted group of three miniature dress medalsFrance, Legion of Honour, 20mm including crown suspension x 12mm, gold centre, silver and enamel; Italy Campaign 1859, 11mm; Italy, Kingdom, Valore al Militare, 11mm, mounted as worn with Badges affixed to silver straight-bar suspension and with ribands neatly sewn together as worn, good very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A continentally-mounted group of three miniature dress medalsFrance, Order of Academic Palms, 14mm, silver and enamel; 1870-71 Medal, 13mm, silver; Italy, Kingdom, Independence Medal, 11mm, silver, mounted continental-style as worn upon double braided gold chain with pins at either end, first and third with silver marks to loops, good very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A mounted group of three miniature dress medalsSpain, Order of San Fernando, with rosette, 12mm including wreath suspension x 7mm, gold and enamel; France, Legion of Honour, 12mm including crown suspension x 6mm, silver, gold and enamel; Spain, Order of Charles III, with rosette, 13mm including crown suspension x 8mm, gold and enamel, presented as removed from jacket upon section of cloth as worn, the second with Badge attached to crown via cotton, enamel worn overall, nearly very fine and earlySubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buy...

A continentally-mounted group of three miniature dress medalsVatican, Holy See, Mentana Cross, 12mm, silver; France, Legion of Honour, 26mm including crown suspension x 15mm, gold, silver and enamel; Order of Academic Palms, 10mm, silver-gilt and enamel, fmounted continental-style as worn upon triple braided gold chain with pins at either end, first and third with silver marks to loops, good very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A continentally-mounted group of four miniature dress medalsCambodia, French Colonial, Order of Cambodia, 24mm incuding crown suspension x 14mm, gold and enamel; Vietnam, French Colonial, Order of the Dragon of Annam, 28mm including crown and dragon suspension x 13mm, gold and enamel; Laos, Kingdom, Order of the Million Elephants and the White Parasol, 19mm including white parasol suspension x 12mm, silver-gilt and enamel, Spain, Kingdom, Order of Isabella the Catholic, 21mm including crown suspension x 14mm, gold and enamel, mounted as worn Continental-style on a double braided chain, with fi...

A continentally-mounted group of four miniature dress medalsFrance, Legion of Merit, 18mm including wreath suspension x 12mm, gold, silver and enamel; Vatican, Holy See, Order of St. Gregory, 19mm including trophy of arms suspension x 11mm, gold and enamel; France, Colonial Service Medal, 12mm, silver; Vatican, Holy See, Mentana Cross, 12mm, silver, mounted continental-style as worn upon quattro braided chain with pins at either end, good very fine and the third scarce (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A continentally-mounted group of four miniature dress medalsFrance, Legion of Honour, July Monarchy 1830-48, 20mm including crown suspension x 14mm, gold and enamel; Sweden, Order of the Vasa, 23mm including crown suspension x 14mm, gold, silver-gilt and enamel; Germany, Saxe-Weimar, Order of the White Falcon, 20mm including crown suspension x 14mm, gold and enamel; Malta, Order of Malta, 15mm, gold and enamel, mounted continental-style as worn upon quattro braided gold chain with loops and bar at either end, good very fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please...

A mounted group of four French miniature dress medalsFrance, Legion of Honour, 28mm including crown suspension x 18mm, gold centre, silver and enamel; Italy Campaign Medal 1859; Italy, Kingdom, Al Valore Militare; Russia, Imperial, Order of St. Stanislaus, gold and enamel, Badges mounted for wear upon silver straight-bar suspension, very fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A Crimea-period mounted group of four miniature dress medalsFrance, Legion of Honour, 20mm including crown suspension x 12mm, gold and enamel; Medaille Militaire, 18mm x 11mm, silver; Italy Campaign 1859, 8mm, silver; Crimea 1854-56, 8mm, mounted for wear with loops upon a silver straight-bar suspension with conjoined old silk ribands, good very fine and attractive (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A continentally-mounted group of four miniature dress medalsFrance, Legion of Honour, 16mm including slightly bent wreath suspension x 11mm, gilt and enamel; Order of Academic Palms, 10mm, enhanced with a diamond and 5 small 'rubies', silver; Belgium, Order of Leopold, 18mm including crown suspension x 11mm, silver and enamel; Venezuela, Order of the Liberator, 12mm, silver-gilt and enamel, mounted continental-style as worn upon double braided gold chain with pins at either end, very fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers...

A continentally-mounted group of four miniature dress medalsFrance, Order of Academic Palms, 30mm including large loop x 15mm, silver, gold backed and enhanced with 22 diamonds of varied size and 5 rubies, marks to loop; Order of Agricultural Merit, 22mm including large loop x 13mm, gold and enamel and enhanced with 17 diamonds, marks to loop; Tunisia, Order of Nichan Iftikar, 20mm including bow suspension x 14mm, silver and enamel, marks to loop; Order of Merit, 14mm, gold, marks to loop, mounted continental-style as worn upon double braided gold chain with pins at either end, good very fine...

A continentally-mounted group of four miniature dress medalsRussia, Imperial, Order of St. Anne, 14mm, gold and enamel with marks to loop; Germany, Saxony, Military Order of St. Henry, 11mm, gold and enamel; Prussia, Order of the Crown, 16mm, silver-gilt and enamel; Order of the Red Eagle, 14mm, silver-gilt and enamel, mounted continental-style on double braided chain with fixing pin to one end, the first particularly striking, last with reverse centre missing, otherwise good very fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A continentally-mounted group of four miniature dress medalsSpain, Order of Naval Merit, 23mm including crown suspension x 12mm, gold and enamel; Italy, Order of St. Maurice and St. Lazarus, 23mm including crown suspension x 14mm, gold and enamel; Tajura, French Colonial Somaliland, Order of Nichan el-Anouar, 23mm including crown surmounted by a Crescent x 14mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel; France, Legion of Honour, 23mm including wreath suspension x 14mm, gold and enamel, mounted continental-style as worn upon double braided gold chain with pins at either end, good very fine and the third...

A continentally-mounted group of six miniature dress medalsFrance, Republic, Legion of Honour, 17mm including wreath suspension x 11mm, silver gilt and enamel; Morocco, Kingdom, Order of Ouissam Alaouit Cherifien, 20mm including wreath suspension x 16mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel; Tunisia, Kingdom, Order of Nichan Iftikar, 20mm including bow suspension x 13mm, silver and enamel; Japan, Kingdom, Order of the Rising Sun, 20mm including paulownia flowers x 13mm, silver-gilt and enamel; Romania, Kingdom, Order of the Star, 2nd type, Military Division, 19mm including crown suspension x 12mm, s...

A continentally-mounted group of ten miniature dress medalsFrance, Fraternal Medal, 11mm, silver-gilt; Medal of the Ministry of the Interior, 11mm, silver with marks to loop; Medal for Public Service of the Ministry of the Interior, 12mm, bronze; Turkey, Order of the Medjidie, 20mm including Star and Crescent suspension x 16mm, gold, silver and enamel; Russia, Order of St. Anne, 13mm, gold and enamel with marks to loop, chipping to obverse centre; Persia, Order of the Lion and the Sun, 20mm x 15mm, silver and enamel; Germany, Prussia, Order of the Red Eagle, 14mm, silver-gilt and enamel; Italy...

A highly impressive continentally-mounted group of ten miniature dress medalsSpain, Order of Mary Louisa, 28mm including wreath suspension x 18mm, silver-gilt and enamel; Austria, Order of Franz Joseph, 31mm including crown suspension x 19mm, silver-gilt and enamel; Serbia, Order of the White Eagle, Military Division, 30mm including crown and crossed sword suspension x 18mm, gold and enamel; Greece, Order of the Redeemer, 28mm including crown suspension x 17mm, silver-gilt and enamel; Malta, Order of Malta, 35mm including crown and trophy of arms suspension x 18mm, gold and enamel; Sweden, Ord...

A striking continentally-mounted group of 21 miniature dress medalsFrance, Legion of Honour, 18mm including wreath suspension x 12mm, silver-gilt and enamel; Order of Academic Palms, 10mm, silver-gilt; Order of Agricultural Merit, 12mm, gold and enamel; Tunisia, Order of Nichan Iftikar, 20mm including bow suspension x 13mm, silver and enamel; Russia, Order of St. Stanislaus, 13mm, gold and enamel; Spain, Order of Isabella the Catholic, 18mm including wreath suspension x 12mm, gold and enamel; Order of Charles III, 19mm including wreath suspension x 11mm, gold and enamel; Portugal, Order of Chr...

Annam, Order of Kim Khan Badge, 20mm including enamelled tassel x 12mm, gold and enamel with marks to loop, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Austria, Empire, Order of Franz Joseph, an early Badge of 14mm including crown suspension x 6mm, gold and enamel, upon old riband, nearly very fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Austria, Empire, Order of Franz Joseph, 20mm including crown suspension x 12mm, gold, silver-gilt and enamel, housed in a custom shaped leather case; 23mm including crown suspension x 13mm, gold and enamel, good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A fine collection of diamond-set Orders of LeopoldBelgium, Kingdom, Order of Leopold (5), silver-gilt, silver and enamel, each enhanced with a multitude of diamonds or paste stones, a good range of Badges of the Order, generally very fine (5) Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Belgium, Kingdom, Order of Leopold (7), Military Division; Civil Division (6), gold, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, generally very fine (7) Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Belgium, Kingdom, Order of the Crown (2), silver-gilt and enamel, both enhanced with a number of diamonds; Order of Leopold II, silver gilt and enamel, enhanced with 5 diamonds, generally very fine (3) Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Belgium, Order of Leopold, 27mm including crown suspension x 15mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, enhanced with 24 chip diamonds, 12 'emeralds' and 1 'ruby', very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Benin, French Colonial, Order of the Black Star, 23mm including wreath suspension x 19mm, gold and enamel, enhanced with 13 'diamonds' and with fixing for wear upon a chain, good very fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Brazil, Empire, Order of the Rose, a fine-quality Badge, 37mm including crown suspension x 22mm, gold and enamel, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bulgaria, Principality, Order of St. Alexander, 22mm including crown suspension x 12mm, gold and enamel, enhanced with 22 'diamonds', nearly extremely fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

China, Empire, Order of the Double Dragon, 1st Type, 2nd Class Badge, 12mm, silver-gilt and enamel, exceptionally rare, nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

China, Empire, Order of the Double Dragon, 17mm, silver and enamel with painted 'corals', silver mark to ring, miniscule flaking to central 'coral' otherwise nearly extremely fine and in remarkable detail at this sizeSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Comoros, French Colonial, Order of Anjouan, 22mm including large loop suspension x 13mm, with rosette upon riband and the suspension enhanced with 5 diamonds, silver-gilt and enamel, with loop for attachment to chain, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Denmark, Kingdom, Order of the Dannebrog, C.X.R. (1912-47), Civil Division, with rosette upon riband, 28mm including crown suspension x 13mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, with marks to loop, very fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A fine collection of diamond-set Orders of Agricultural MeritFrance, Order of Agricultural Merit (7), gold, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, each enhanced with a multitude of diamonds or paste stones, a good range of Badges of the Order, generally very fine (7) Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

France, Republic, Croix de Guerre, dated '1914-1918' to reverse, 29mm including large loop suspension x 19mm, gold and enhanced with 5 diamonds, nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An interesting Knight Templar's CrossFrance, Knight Templar's Cross, 42mm including crown suspension x 25mm, gold and enamel, good very fine and worthy of detailed studySubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

France, an interesting and early uniface Knight Templar's Badge, , 35mm including crown suspension x 23mm, gold and enamel, a white and red enamelled maltese cross surmounted by a pierced and enamelled crown, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

France, Knight Templar's Badge, 21mm including crown suspension x 14mm, uniface, gold and enamel with hinged straight-bar suspension, a white and red enamelled maltese cross surmounted by a pierced and enamelled crown, clip for brooch on reverse lower arm, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Germany, Prussia, Order of the Crown, Military Division, 12mm, gold and enamel, nearly extremely fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Germany, Prussia, Order of the Crown, 18mm, gold and enamel, marks to loop, good very fine and a charming Badge Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Germany, Saxe-Weimar, Order of the White Falcon, 12mm including crown suspension x 7mm, gold and enamel, marks to loop, extremely fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Germany, Saxony, Saxe-Ernestine House Order, Military Division, 24mm including crown suspension x 16mm, silver and enamel, very fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Parma, Order of St. Louis Badge, 12mm, suspended from a gold brooch display enamelled riband of the Order, together with a further Royal blue enamelled riband, this first lacking related Badge, minor chipping to Badge, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Kindgom, Order of the Crown (2), gold, one with gold bar and pin for wear; Order of St. Maurice and St. Lazarus (2), gold, generally very fine and of good quality throughout (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Lithuania, Republic, Order of Vytautas the Great, 23mm including crown suspension x 16mm, silver-gilt and enamel, nearly extremely fine and scarce Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Malta, Order of Malta, 26mm including crown suspension x 16mm, fitted with large floral ring suspension, this 15mm x 8mm, gold, silver-gilt and enamel, enamel rather worn, nearly very fine, nonetheless early and interesting Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Malta, Order of Malta, 20mm including crown suspension x 14mm, fitted with large floral ring suspension, this 13mm x 9mm, gold, silver-gilt and enamel, enamel rather worn, nearly very fine, nonetheless early and interesting Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Netherlands, Kingdom, Order of Orange Nassau, Civil Division, with rosette and gold flashes upon riband, 25mm including crown suspension x 15mm, gold and enamel, marks to loop, good very fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Norway, Kingdom, Order of St. Olav, 26mm including crown suspension x 16mm, gold and enamel, mounted as worn Continental-style on a double braided chain, with fixing pins at either end, gold marks throughout, of the finest quality, extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Poland, Order of the White Eagle, 18mm, silver-gilt and enamel; Order of Military Virtue, 12mm, silver-gilt and enamel, very fine (2) Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Portugal, Kingdom, Order of Villa Vicosa (2), gold and enamel; Order of St. Aviz, gold and enamel, marks to loop; Military Order of Christ, gold and enamel, marks to loop, good very fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Russia, Imperial, Order of St. Andrew, an interesting miniature Star for evening wear 28mm, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, screwback, screw-plate lacking, centre sometime re-affixed, otherwise very fine and worthy of study Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Russia, Imperial, Order of St. Anne, 11mm x 21mm including enamelled crown and loop suspension, gold and enamel, enhanced with 9 diamonds and each ray set with a well-carved ruby, good very fine and most strikingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Russia, Imperial, Order of St. Anne, 12mm, gold and enamel, extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Russia, Imperial, Order of St. Anne, 22mm, silver-gilt and enamel, minor enamel chipping, otherwise good very fine and a good Badge Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Russia, Imperial, Order of St. Anne (2), 11mm, gold and enamel, good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Russia, Imperial, Order of St. Vladimir Badge, 16mm, gold and enamel, minor enamel chip to obverse centre and one reverse arm, otherwise very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Russia, Imperial, Order of St. Stanislaus, 13mm, gold and enamel Badge, enhanced with 13 diamonds and 12 rubies, good very fine and most attractive in detailSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Russia, Imperial, Order of St. Stanislaus, 13mm, gold and enamel Badge with large suspension loop, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Russia, Imperial, Order of St. Stanislaus, 14mm, silver-gilt, gold and enamel Badge, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Russia, Imperial, Order of St. Stanislaus, 12mm, gold and enamel, with quadruple ringed suspension, good very fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Russia, Imperial, Order of St. Stanislaus, 19mm, gold and enamel uniface Badge, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

San Marino, Republic, Order of San Marino, 25mm including crown suspension x 16mm, silver-gilt and enamel, extremely fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Serbia, Kingdom, Order of St. Sava Badge, 20mm including crown suspension x 13mm, gold and enamel, Bishop wearing red robes and enhanced with 24 small chip diamonds besides 2 rubies and 1 emerald to crown, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Spain, Kingdom, Military Order of San Fernando, 21mm including wreath suspension x 15mm, gold and enamel, enamel rather worn, nearly very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Spain, Kingdom, Military Order of San Fernando, 25mm including large loop suspension x 14mm, gold and enamel, reverse centre lacking and wear overall, nonetheless early and rare, upon an old silk ribandSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Spain, Kingdom, Order of Isabella the Catholic (2), 20mm including wreath suspension x 14mm, with rosette upon riband, gold and enamel; 17mm including wreath suspension x 11mm, gold and enamel, very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Spain, Kingdom, Order of Military Merit Badge, 22mm including crown suspension x 12mm, gold and enamel, enhanced with 17 diamonds and 2 emeralds, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Spain, Kingdom, Military Order of San Fernando, 24mm including wreath suspension x 15mm, gold and enamel; Order of Charles III, 20mm including wreath suspension x 14mm, gold and enamel; France, Legion of Honour, 24mm including crown suspension x 14mm, gold centre, silver and enamel, each with large ring suspension, sewn together as originally worn on old ribands, last two lacking Badge centre reverses, enamel wear comensurate with age, nearly very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Spain, Kingdom, Order of Charles III (2), gold and enamel, one with marks to loop; Order of Military Merit, with rosette upon riband, gold and enamel, generally good very fine and of good quality throughout (3) Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sweden, Kingdom, Order of Vasa, 1st type (1772-1860, 15mm x 7mm, gold and enamel, very fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sweden, Kingdom, Order of the North Star, 26mm including crown suspension x 17mm, gold and enamel, good very fine and a rather scarce early BadgeSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sweden, Kingdom, an early Order of the North Star Badge, 32mm including crown suspension x 21mm, gold and enamel, some light enamel wear comensurate with age, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Tunisia, Kingdom, Order of Nichan Iftikar, with rosette upon riband (3), all around 24mm including bow suspension x 16mm, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, generally good very fine (3) Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Vatican, Holy See, Order of St. Gregory, a reduced-size Badge of fine quality, 42mm including trophy of arms suspension x 25mm, gold and enamel, good very fine, mounted as worn with old silk riband and gilt brooch barSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Vatican, Holy See, Order of St. Gregory, 20mm including wreath suspension x 13mm, gold and enamel, enhanced with 16 chip diamonds and 12 rubies to the rays, good very fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Vatican, Holy See, Order of St. Gregory (3), 30mm including trophy of arms suspension x 17mm; 26mm including trophy of arms suspension x 13mm; 16mm including wreath suspension x 12mm, gold and enamel, generally very fine (3) Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Austria, Empire, Order of Maria Theresa, Commander's neck Badge, by Rothe, Vienna, 45mm, silver and enamel with marks to loop, miniscule green enamel chipping to reverse wreath otherwise nearly extremely fine, in fitted case of issueSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Austria, Empire, Order of Franz Joseph, Commander's neck Badge, 68mm including crown suspension x 38mm, silver-gilt and enamel, non-locket reverse, very fine, with full neck ribandSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Austria, Empire, Merit Cross, by Vinc Mayers Sohne, Vienna, 58mm including crown suspension x 38mm, silver and enamel, with maker's and silver marks to ring, very fine, in fitted case of issueSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Austria, Empire, 1864 War Medal, gilt; Merit Medal, bronze, both mounted upon original triangular ribands, very fineCzechoslovakia, Victory Medal, bronze, good very fineDenmark, Kingdom, 1864 War Medal, bronze, mounted as worn, good very fineFinland, Winter War 1939-40, bronzed, nearly extremely fineNetherlands, Kingdom, War Medal, very fineRomania, Kingdom, Merit Medal, very fine, together with a crowned eagle screw-back Badge (8)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Austria, Empire, Defence of the Tirol 1866, 32mm, silver, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Austria, Empire, 50 Year Long Service Decoration, 60mm including Crown suspension x 34mm, gilt and enamel, good very fine and scarceSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) A rare Great War-period aircrew Badge of the Austrian Air ForceAustria, Empire, aircrew Badge, by J. Wimbler, Vienna, 58mm x 60mm including eagle wings, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, as issued with two hooks, nearly extremely fine and rareApproximately 840 awards conferred.With the beginning of hostilities and the development of air technology during the Great War, the need for a reward to members of the Austrian Empire Air Force was raised as early as September 1915. Following a number of proposed designs, adopted with a circular Order of 9.6.1917, under the following decree:'His Aposto...

(x) Austria, Empire, Order of the Golden Fleece, an attractive collector's copy of the Collar Chain, comprising 36 medallions with fixings for wear, 100mm, silver-gilt, gilt and enamel, Badge Appendant, 27mm, gilt, one or two links lacking, nonetheless very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Austria, Empire, a full original watered silk sash riband for the Order of the Iron Crown, 107mm width, with fixings for Badge, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Belgium, Kingdom, Croix de Guerre, with Palme upon riband (2), very fineFrance, Croix de Guerre, dated '1914-1918' (2), one with Star device upon riband and with bar for wear; dated '1939-1940', very fine, together with an aiglet in the colours of the riband (5)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An assortment of foreign Decorations and Medals, including:Belgian, Croix de Guerre 1914-18; Belgium, 1914-18 Commemorative Medal; Belgium, Inter-Allied Victory Medal; Belgium, Battle of Yser Medal; Eire, Truce Commemorative Medal, 1921-71; France (Republic), Ministry of Commerce & Industry Medal, 1894, silver; France, Choral Music Society Medal; Germany, Cross of Honour 1914-1918; Norway, King Haakon's Medal for Freedom; Norway, Participation Medal 1940-45; Norway, Freedom Medal 1940-45, generally very fine (Lot)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and...

(x) Brazil, Empire, Order of the Rose, Knight's Star, 65mm, gold centre, silver-gilt and enamel, the centre surround with areas of overpainting and rotated a little, one arm with white enamel restoration, two roses with enamel chipping, nearly very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bulgaria, Kingdom, Order of National Merit, Military Division, Grand Officer´s set of Insignia with War Decoration Wreaths, neck Badge, 95mm including crown suspension x 64mm, gilt and enamel; Star, 98mm, silver, gilt, and enamel, centres a little loose, minor enamel chipping, nonetheless very fine and scarce, with full neck riband (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bulgaria, Kingdom, Order of National Merit, Civil Division, Grand Commander's set of Insignia, neck Badge, 86mm including crown suspension x 54mm, silver-gilt and enamel, the ring stamped 'SILBER'; Star, 85mm, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, miniscule crack to one ray of Badge, good very fine, with full original neck riband (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bulgaria, Principality, Order of St. Alexander, Military Division, Commander's neck Badge, 92mm including crown suspension x 50mm, gilt and enamel, white enamel damage to arms, nearly very fine, with full neck riband as worn and in case of issueSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cuba, Republic, Order of Carlos Manuel Cespedes, Grand Commander's Star, 84mm, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, import marks to retaining pin, good very fineThe Cuban Order of Carlos Manuel Cespedes was instituted in April 1926, to honour the Cuban planter who freed his slaves and made the Declaration of Cuban Independence in 1868, starting the Ten Years' War. Cespedes acted as 'First President of the Republic of Cuba in Arms', leading the movement for independence from the Spanish and the freedom of slaves. Deposed in 1873 via a leadership coup, he was killed by the Spanish during 1874 whi...

(x) Denmark, Kingdom, Order of Dannebrog, Commander's neck Badge, C.X.R. (1912-47), by A. Michelsen, Kjøbenhavn, 80mm including crown suspension x 40mm, gold and enamel, with gold marks to loop, extremely fine and a fine example, with full original neck riband and in case of issueSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Denmark, Kingdom, Order of the Dannebrog, an early Commander's Star in gold and silver bullion, 90mm x 72mm, fitted with loops for affixation, good very fine and scarceSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Egypt, Kingdom, Order of Ismail, Star, by Lattes, 72mm, gold, silver and enamel, maker's mark and date mark 'B' to reverse, nearly extremely fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Egypt, Kingdom, Order of Ismail, neck Badge, by Lattes, 83mm including crown suspenion x 62mm, gold and enamel, maker's mark and date mark 'Z' to reverse, nearly extremely fine, with full neck riband as wornSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Egypt, Kingdom, Order of the Nile, Knight Commander's set of Insignia, by Lattes, Cairo, neck Badge, 92mm including crown suspension x 63mm, silver, silver-gilt, and enamel, maker's name, silver marks and dated 'C' on reverse; Star, 80mm, silver, silver-gilt, and enamel, maker's name on reverse, silver marks and dated 'C' on lower ray reverse, good very fine, with neck riband and in slightly distressed case of issue (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt, Monarchy in Exile, Order of Muhammad Ali, Knight Grand Cross set of Insignia, by Wurth, sash Badge, 105mm including suspension x 58mm, silver-gilt and enamel and enhanced with six green stones, maker's name and silver purity to reverse; Star, 86mm, silver-gilt and enamel and enhanced with six green stones, maker's name and silver purity to reverse, extremely fine as issued and rare, with full sash riband and in green fitted case of issue, the inner embossed with the seal of King Fuad II and maker's name (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and...

Egypt, Monarchy in Exile, Order of Women, Dame Grand Cross set of Insignia, by Wurth, sash Badge, 100mm including crown suspension x 70mm, silver-gilt, enamel and enhanced with five pearls to the ray tips, the Badge set with five green stones and five blue stones, maker's name and silver purity to reverse; Star, 80mm, silver-gilt, enamel and enhanced with five pearls to the ray tips, and set with four green stones and ten blue stones, maker's name and silver purity to reverse, extremely fine as issued and rare, with full ladies sash riband and in blue fitted case of issue, the inner embossed w...

El Salvador, Republic, Distinguished Valour Medal, silver, mint as struckSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

El Salvador, Republic, Medal of Heroism, silver, mint as struckSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Ethiopia, Empire, Order of Menelik II, Grand Cross set of Insignia, sash Badge, 75mm including crown suspension x 49mm, gilt, and enamel; Star, 78mm, gilt, and enamel, minor enamel overpainting otherwise very fine, with full sash riband (2) Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Five: Dr. H. C. J. Le Coniac de la LongraysFrance, Legion of Honour, Officer's breast badge, gilt and enamel; France, Legion of Honour, Knight's breast badge, gilt and enamel; France, Palmes Academique; France, 1914-18 Commemorative Medal; France, Victory Medal, minor enamel damage to first, polished, nearly very fine (5)Hippolyte Charles Joseph Le Coniac de la Longrays was commissioned in the French Navy in 1898, aged 23 years, and appointed Medical Officer 2nd Class on 1 September 1899. In 1903 he was appointed to Saone at the Maritime Apprentice School, Brest, and in 1906 he was appointed t...

France, Second Empire, St. Helena Medal, bronze, nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) France, St. Helena Medal; Medaille Militaire; Verdun Medal, with clasp 'Verdun'; Yser Medal; Victory Medal (2), generally very fine (6)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

France, Crimea Medal 1854-56, British issue, no clasp, very fineSold with original, signed bestowal document to M. Jaubert, 100th Line Regiment, dated 25 October 1856; scarce thus.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

France, Kingdom, Italian Campaign 1859, silver; Republic, Expeditonary Force to Italy Medal 1943-44, first polished, good fine, the second nearly extremely finePoland, Republic, Monte Cassino Cross, officially numbered '40821', good very fine (3)Monte Cassino Cross awarded to member of the 3rd Carpathian Rifle Division.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

France, China Medal, clasp, 'Chine 1900-1901', silver, good very fineSold with original, signed Minister of Marine bestowal document to Francois Gueneron, French Navy, dated at Toulon on 3 November 1902; scarce thus.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) A mounted pair of Korean-war period French medalsKorea War Commemorative Medal; U.N. Korea Medal, French issue with 'Coree' clasp, mounted for wear, good very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Germany, Bavaria, Campaign Cross 1814, bronze, very fine, upon original ribandSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Germany, Hessel-Kassel, Campaign Merit Medal 1814-15, bronze, upon old combatants riband, traces of repair to suspension, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Germany, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, House Order of the Wendian Crown, a fine-quality neck Badge, 88mm including crown suspension x 62mm, gold and enamel, nearly extremely fine, with full original neck riband with fixings for wear Weight: 53.7g.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Germany, Prussia, Order of the Black Eagle, Star, 96mm, silver, gold, silver-gilt and enamel, nearly extremely fineWeight: 94.93g.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Germany, Prussia, Campaign Medal 1813-15, bronze, Combatant's type, 1814; non-Combatant's type, 1813-1814, first with neatly replaced suspension ring (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) A continentally-mounted group of four German awardsGermany, Prussia, Iron Cross 1914, Second Class breast Badge; Saxony, Friedrich August Medal, bronze; Merit Medal; Hindenburg Cross 1914-18, mounted continental-style as worn, very fineA continentally-mounted group of three German awardsGermany, Prussia, Iron Cross 1914, Second Class breast Badge; Hindenburg Cross 1914-18; Prussia, Long Service Decoration for 15 Years, mounted continental-style as worn, first two with traces of verdigris, very fineGermany, Prussia, Iron Cross 1914, Second Class breast Badge (3); Hindenburg Cross 1914-18 (2...

(x) Germany, Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Waterloo Medal 1815, 42mm, bronze and gilt, as awarded to Non-Commissioned Officers, traces of verdigris, edge bruising and ring bent, good fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Germany, Saxony, Order of Albert, Star, by G. A. Scharffenberg, Dresden, 92mm, silver-gilt and enamel, nearly extremely fineWeight: 76.26g.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Germany, Württemberg, Order of Friedrich, Civil Division, Commander's neck Badge, 54mm, gold and enamel, both central medallions bearing the reverse crowned ´F´, one blue enamel medallion surround with evidence of damage and subsequent overpainting, very fineWeight: 36.88g.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Germany, Württemberg, Order of the Crown, a fine Knight's Grand Cross Star by Eduard Foehr, Stuttgart, 82mm, silver, gold and enamel, with maker's cartouche to reverse, good very fineWeight: 73.38g.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Hungary, Principality, Order of Merit, Civil Division, Grand Officer's set of Insignia, neck badge, 53mm, silver-gilt and enamel; Star, 79mm, silver-gilt and enamel, nearly extremely fine, in case of issue, with full neck riband Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Iceland, Kingdom, Order of the Icelandic Falcon, Type I (1921-44), a rare Grand Cross set of Insignia, sash Badge, 84mm including crown suspension x 45mm, silver-gilt and enamel; Star, 83mm, silver and enamel, silver hallmarks to reverse, minor enamel wear, about good very fine, with full sash riband (2)Provenance:Christie's, November 1992, Lot 398.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) India States, Bahawalpur, Order of Abbassia, 2nd Class set of Insignia, by Spink & Son, 17 & 18 Piccadilly, neck Badge, 52mm, silver-gilt and enamel; Star, 72mm, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, first centre a little loose, otherwise very fine and rare as a set (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ireland, Republic, Service Medal 1917-21, no clasp, unnamed as issued, complete with upper brooch bar; together with another, clasp, Comrac, complete with brooch bar, this last a copy, nearly very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Italy, Kingdom, Order of the Holy Annunciation, Grand Cross set of Insignia, Collar chain, comprising thirty-four alternating medallions of Savoyan knots and motto of the order, within a rose border, 804mm, with Badge Appendant, 64mm x 45mm, gold, marked '800' to Badge reverse; Star, 85mm, silver-gilt and silver, silver and assay marks to pin,good very fine and rare, together with a later presentation case (2) Provenance:Sotheby's, May 1999, when described as having been of the 1920's period.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information p...

(x) Italy, Kingdom, Colonial Order of the Star of Italy, Star, by Gardino, Rome, 85mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, minor enamel crack to one ray and one ray a little bent, very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Italy, Kingdom, Colonial Order of the Star of Italy, Commander's neck Badge, 90mm including crown suspension x 60mm, silver-gilt and enamel, very fine, with full neck riband as wornSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Kingdom, Independence Medal (3), with 7 clasps, 1848, 1849, 1859, 1860-61, 1866, 1870, Inkermann; 1 clasp, 1859; 3 clasps, 1848, 1849, 1860-61, generally very fine and better (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Kingdom, Crimea 1855-1856, by G. Ferraris, 36mm, silver, nearly extremely fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Kingdom, Independence Medal, by Canzani (2), 1 clasp, 1866; 1 clasp, 1870, very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Kingdom, Africa Campaign Medal (2), by Speranza, 1 silver slide-clasp, Campagna 1895-96; no clasp, very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Kingdom, Boxer Rebellion Medal, by Regia Zecca, 'Cina 1900-1901' reverse, 32mm, bronze, nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Kingdom, Messina Earthquake Medal 1908, by L. Giorgi, silver, unnamed as issued, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Kingdom, Italo-Turkish War Medal 1911-12, by L. Giorgi (2), 5 clasps, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915; no clasp; Libya Medal (2), 2 clasps, 1922, 1923; by L. Giorgi, 3 clasps, 1926, 1926, 1928, very fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Kingdom, Marsica Earthquake Medal of Merit 1915, stamped S. J., silver, unnamed as issued, good very fine and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Kingdom, War Medal 1914-18, 3 clasps, 1916, 1917, 1918; Volunteer Medal 1915-18; Victory Medal 1914-18, very fine and better (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Kingdom, Altipiani Medal 1918, silver, extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Kingdom, Naval Long Service Medal, bronze issue, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Kingdom, Royal Family Merit Medal, 32mm, silver, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Kingdom, Medal of Public Welfare, bronze, nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Kingdom, Unification Medal (3), silver, by L. R.; bronze (2), very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Kingdom, Pantheon Guard of Honour Medal (2); Medal of Honour of for Census 1871; Public Welfare Medal; Social Redemption Medal; Italian Overseas Schools Medal, silver, generally very fine and better (6)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Carnegie Fund Lifesaving Medal, 43mm, silvered, nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Medal of the March to Rome 1922; East Africa Campaign Medal (2); East African Volunteer Medal; Volunteer Medal; Liberation Campaign Medal; Italian Schools Medal, very fine and better, together with a Badge of the Italian Troops on the Russian Front (8)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Albanian Campaign Medal 1939; Medal for Greece; Battle of Sirte Medal, very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Spanish Civil War Medals (4), Service Cross; Volunteer Medal; Barcelona 1939 Medal; Veteran Medal, bronze, very fine and better (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Spain Campaign Medal (2); Albania Conquest Medal (2), good very fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Russian Expedition Cross 1941-42, by Lorioli & Picozzi, Milan, silvered and enamel, 42mm, very fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Second War Medal (4); Italian Mothers Medal, with 8 bows, very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Republic, Gulf War 1993, by Spink & Son, virtually mint, in card box of issue and length of ribandSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Jordan, Hashemite Kingdom, Order of the Renaissance (Al Nahda), Badge, by Garrard & Co., London, 95mm including crown and flag suspension x 60mm, silver-gilt, silver (hallmarks for Birmingham 1960) and enamel, nearly extremely fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Korea, D.P.R.K., a selection of Orders and Medals comprising Order of National Flag (4); Order of Soldier's Honour; War Medal (2), generally very fine and better (7)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Latvia, Republic, Order of the Three Stars, Knight´s breast Badge, by F. Muller, 58mm including wreath suspension x 38mm, silver-gilt and enamel, silver and maker's mark to ring, nearly extremely fine, in case of issue Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Liberia, Republic, Order of African Redemption, Commander's neck Badge, 100mm, including wreath suspension x 64mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, minor enamel chipping in part, very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Lithuania, Republic, Order of Gedeminas, 1928-30 period, Grand Cross Star, 78mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, good very fine and scarceSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Lithuania, Republic, Order of Gedeminas, post-1930 type, Commander's neck Badge, 48mm, gilt, silver and enamel, good very fine and scarce, with full neck ribandSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Luxembourg, Grand Duchy, Order of the Oak Crown, Grand Officer's set of Insignia, neck Badge, 50mm, silver-gilt and enamel; Star, 72mm, silver, silver-gilt, and enamel, slight enamel cracking and scratching to Badge rays, thus very fine, with full original neck riband as worn (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Mexico, Empire, Imperial Order of the Mexican Eagle, Commander's neck Badge, 67mm including crown suspension x 39mm, silver-gilt and enamel, unmarked and of later manufacture, good very fine, with a full silk neck riband as wornSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Mongolia, People's Republic, Order of the North Star, Badge, 47mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, the reverse officially numbered '1801', screw-backed, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Mongolia, People's Republic, Order of the North Star, Badge, 47mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, the reverse officially numbered '23209', pin-backed, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Montenegro, Kingdom, Order of Danilo, Star, by Kretly, Paris, 70mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, minor white enamel chipping, very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Montenegro, Kingdom, Order of Danilo, sash Badge, by Vinc Meyer, Vienna, 75mm including crown suspension x 50mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, silver marks to loops, good very fine, with full sash ribandSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Netherlands, Kingdom, Order of Orange Nassau, Star, by M. J. Goudsmit, La Haye, 85mm, gold, silver and enamel, maker's cartouche to reverse and silver mark to retaining pin, centre a little loose, otherwise good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Netherlands, Kingdom, Order of Orange Nassau, Commander's neck Badge, by Rijks Munt, Civil Division, 88mm including crown suspension x 56mm, silver and enamel, silver marks below crown, retaining pin a little loose, very fine, with full neck riband and in case of issue Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Netherlands, Kingdom, Order of Orange Nassau, Military Division, Medal of the Order, 25mm, gold and silver-gilt, test mark to rim, nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Netherlands, Kingdom, U.N. Korea 1950-54, Dutch issue, unnamed as issued, very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Norway, Kingdom, Order of St. Olav, Knight Grand Cross set of Insignia, Military Division, by Tostrop, Oslo, sash Badge, 88mm including crown suspension x 63mm, silver-gilt and enamel, maker's mark and silver mark on suspension ring; Star, 78mm, silver, silver-gilt, and enamel, maker´s cartouche on reverse, good very fine, with full sash riband, botton-hole and in slightly scuffed fitted case of issue (2) Lid inner fitted with card bearing arabic inscription and accompanied by a note when acquired in 2001:'Thank you for [the] purchase, the Order which you purchased was awarded to a top Gen...

Pakistan, Islamic Republic, Order of the Great Leader, Type I (1957-71), Third Class Commander's neck Badge, 90mm including star suspension x 72mm, silver-gilt and enamel, with marks to loop, nearly extremely fine and rare, with full neck riband and original fixingsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) A selection of Pakistani awardscomprising seven campaign awards, including General Service Medal (3) and War Medals 1965 and 1971, generally very fine (7)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Poland, Republic, Order of Poland Restored, Knight Commander's set of Insignia, by Spink & Son, 5-7 King Street, London, neck Badge, 58mm, silver-gilt and enamel, reverse dated '1918'; Star, 80mm, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, with maker's cartouche to reverse, minor enamel chipping, good very, a good example, in fitted case of issue with full neck riband (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Poland, Republic, Order of Poland Restored, 1st type, Knight Grand Cross sash Badge, 69mm, gilt and enamel, crowned eagle on obverse and 1918 on reverse, nearly extremely fine, with full original sash ribandSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Rhodesia, Unilateral Declaration of Independence period, Second Award Bars (10), in good condition (10)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Romania, Kingdom, Order of the Star, 1st type, Military Division, Commander´s neck Badge, awarded to Sir R. Sennett by Joseph Resch, Bucharest, 100mm including crown suspension x 62mm, silver-gilt, gilt and enamel, the inner lid with owner's name and stamps good very fine, with full neck riband and in case of issueSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Romania, Kingdom, Order of the Crown, 2nd type, Star, by Joseph Resch, Bucharest, 82mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, maker's cartouche to reverse, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Romania, Kingdom, Order of the Crown, 2nd type, Commander's neck Badge, by Heinrich Weiss, 46mm, silver and enamel, maker's initials to loop, centre a little loose, some minor enamel chipping, nearly very fine, with neck ribandSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Russia, Imperial, Order of St. George, Badge, 40mm, gold (56 zolotniki) and enamel, gold mark to suspension ring, enamel flaking to one reverse arm, a little rubbed to reverse arms, very fine and scarceAcquired by the present owner during the 1980's.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) San Marino, Republic, Order of San Marino, 2nd type, Commander's neck Badge, 90mm including crown suspension x 56mm, gilt and enamel, very fine, with length of silk ribandSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Serbia, Kingdom, Order of St. Sava, Badge, 70mm including crown suspension x 42mm, silver and enamel, obverse center all but obliterated, fair fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Serbia, Kingdom, Bravery Medal 1877-78, 26mm, gilt; 1914-18 War Medal (2), bronzed, each with triangular riband as issued, very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Africa, General Service Medal (4), each officially numbered; Police Force Reconciliation 1995, the reverse officially numbered '18888', very fine and better (5)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain, Kingdom, Civil Merit Order, Type II (1942-75), Star, 70mm, silver and enamel, with attractively engraved retaining pin, very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Spain, Kingdom, Civil Merit Order, Type II (1942-75), neck Badge, 70mm including crown and wreath suspension x 48mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, blue enamel flaking to central ring, very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sweden, Kingdom, Order of the Vasa, Commander's neck Badge, 87mm including crown suspension x 54mm, silver-gilt and enamel, slight enamel chipping to ray tips, good very fine, with full original neck riband and in Carlman, Stockholm case of issueTogether with an original letter of transmittal to The Honourable Jordan Herbert Stabler, dated 26 June 1936 at Lima stating:'It is a special pleasure for me to herewith hand over you the Insignias as Commander of the Royal Order of Vasa, which His Majesty graciously has conferred upon you as a recognition for the sympathy you have always kept for...

Tonga, Kingdom, Order of the Crown, Knight Grand Cross set of Insignia, by Wurth, Type II, sash Badge, 80mm including crown suspension x 55mm, silver-gilt and enamel, silver purity upon reverse; Star, 80mm, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, maker's name and silver purity to reverse, extremely fine, with full sash riband and in original red case of issue (2)The Order was instituted on 16 April 1913 for service to Tonga and its crown and was re-organised in July 2008. It counts the Duke of Gloucester, invested with this class of the Order upon King Tupuo V's coronation in July 2008 amongst a small...

Tonga, Kingdom, Order of Queen Salote III, Knight Grand Cross set of Insignia, by Wurth, sash Badge, 80mm including crown suspension x 55mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, silver purity to reverse; Star, 78mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, maker's name and silver purity to reverse, nearly extremely fine and scarce, with full sash riband (2)The Order of Queen Salote III was founded in June 2008 by the late King Tupou V in memory of his grandmother, who during her record 48-year reign led Tonga through impressive social and economic developments. A mark of personal service to the monarch, its...

(x) Tunisia, Kingdom, Order of Nichan Iftikah, Commander's neck Badge, 91mm including bow suspension x 62mm, silver, silver-gilt, and enamel, monogram of Ahmad II ibn Ali (1929-42), minor enamel damage, therefore good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Turkey, Ottoman Empire, Order of Medjidieh, Third Class neck Badge, 78mm including Star and Crescent suspension x 60mm, silver, gold applique, and enamel, with mint mark and silver mark on reverse, good very fine, with section of neck ribandSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Turkey, Ottoman Empire, Order of Osmania, Third Class neck Badge, 84mm including Star and Crescent suspension x 60mm, silver, silver-gilt, and enamel, silver marks to loop, about extremely fine, and a fine Badge, with full original neck ribandSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Vatican, Holy See, Order of St. Gregory, Commander's neck Badge, 80mm including wreath suspension x 55mm, gilt, silvered and enamel, wreath an adaption, very fine, with full neck ribandSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Vatican, Holy See, Order of the Holy Sepulchre, Commander's neck Badge, 60mm including trophy of arms suspension x 33mm, silver-gilt, gilt and enamel, good very fine, with full neck ribandSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., V.R. (Philip Elford, Corpl. No. 941 Plymo. R.M.L.I.), impressed naming, minor edge nicks, nearly very finePhilip Elford was born on 2 June 1849 at Bodmin, Cornwall on 2 June 1849 and enlisted in the R.M.L.I. on his 25th birthday. He enjoyed steady promotion, from Private to Musician to Corporal and finally Sergeant in April 1887, his character consistently rated as 'exemplary'. He was awarded his L.S. & G.C. Medal in September 1886 and, having come ashore in June 1891, he joined the Permanent Staff of the 3rd Battalion, Devon Regiment; sold with copied service record.Su...

Naval L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (163093 George Williams, Armourer, H.M.S. Hood), heavy contact marks, nearly very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Roayl Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (197411. P. B. Drayner, A.B. H.M.S. Campania.), nearly very finePhilip Bowles Drayner was born on 7 February 1882 at Cheriton, Kent on 7 February 1882 and joined the Royal Navy in February 1900. Having then transferred to the R.F.R. at Chatham in early 1912, he was recalled on the outbreak of war and witnessed active service in the Dardanelles in H.M.S. Bacchante; she was present at the landings at Anzac Cove in April 1915 and later bombarded Turkish positions at Lone Pine; sold with copied service record.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more informatio...

Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (K. 9119 P. G. Millgate S.P.O. H.M.S. Cornflower), polished, good finePercy George Millgate was born on 17 February 1892 at Faversham, Kent on 17 February 1892 and joined the Royal Navy in September 1910. He served in the destroyer H.M.S. Zephyr from 16 April 1914 to 26 February 1915 and later transferred to the cruiser Blenheim. Awarded his L.S. & G.C. Medal in 1925, he was discharged in 1932; sold with copied service record.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (R.M.B. 2679 C. Wratten, Mus. R.M.), nearly very fineCecil Wratten was born in Streatham, London, on 20 March 1902 and enlisted in the Royal Marines Band on 17 April 1918. He first served as a Band Boy at the Royal Naval School of Music, was promoted Musician, and was then served aboard the dreadnought battleship H.M.S. King George V from 26 October 1920 to 8 February 1923, when she formed part of the Mediterranean Fleet; Cecil was present when the ship evacuated Greek and Armenian refugees desperate to escape the Great Fire of Smyrna. Returning to the R.N. Schoo...

Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (RMA/1279. H. J. Bale, Gunner. R.M.A.), polished, nearly very fineHenry James Bale was born at St. Paul's, Bristol on 21 July 1863 and enlisted in the Royal Marine Artillery on 21 February 1882. Promoted Gunner, he served aboard a large number of ships including H.M.S. Swift, H.M.S. Orontes, H.M.S. Victor Emmanuel and H.M.S. Hercules. He left the R.M.A. after 12 years' service on 22 February 1894, but re-enlisted on 2 August 1914 and was posted to the repair and depot ship H.M.S. Cyclops at Scapa Flow; it was at Scapa where he would see out much of the Great War...

Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R. (JX 129382 W. A. H. Marks, L.S. H.M.S. Anemone), nearly extremely fineWilliam Alfred Harvey Marks was born at Bleworth, Brentford, Middlesex on 25 September 1910 and first went to sea as an Ordinary Seaman aboard H.M.S. Emperor of India in 1929. Over the next decade he spent time aboard H.M.S. Bee, H.M.S. Firedrake and the submarine L-26; he was aboard the destroyer Firedrake during the Abyssinian Crisis of 1935-36.Serving aboard the cruiser Southampton from 28 July 1939 to 1 July 1940, William was present when she intercepted the German merchant Johannes Molken...

Royal Naval Reserve L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (C.2599. R. Arnopp, Sea. R.N.R.), very fineRichard Arnopp was born at Kinsale on 30 June 1881 and lived with his wife at Kingstown, Dublin. He spent the Great War serving aboard a large number of ships operating between Kinsale, Barry and Liverpool, before being demobilised at Devonport on 6 January 1919.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Royal Fleet Reserve L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (117145 (Dev. A. 1371) A. J. Trewin, P.O.2. R.F.R.), nearly very fineAlfred James Trewin was born at St. Mary Church, Devon, on 15 June 1866 and entered the Royal Navy on 5 June 1884. First going to sea as a boy rating in H.M.S. Lion in August 1881, his subsequent postings included Cambridge, Defiance and the Apollo-class cruiser, Melampus. Alfred joined the R.F.R. at Devonport on 15 August 1904 and served aboard Talbot and Colleen from 2 August to 20 November 1914, prior to being pensioned ashore; his service record notes that he was given permission to...

Royal Fleet Reserve L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (J. 37085 (CH. B. 20756) C. E. L. Williams. A.B. R.F.R.), very fineClaude Ernest Leonard Williams was born at Fulham, London on 23 March 1899. He served aboard H.M.S. Powerful from March 1915 and was aboard the battleship Barham at Jutland; heavily engaged in the battle, the Barham was responsible - with the Valiant - for flooding a 5.9 inch magazine on the Lutzow and blowing a 10 by 13 foot hole in the bow of the Seydlitz. She was herself hit six times and suffered losses of 26 killed and 46 wounded. Williams continued to see extensive service with the...

(x) Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (10114. Co: Q.M.Sgt. J. Gurney. A.S.C.), heavy contact marks, nearly very fineJames Gurney was born in Middlesex in 1854 and enlisted at Woolwich whilst stating his trade as a gardener in 1873. Having served with the Royal Artillery in Afghanistan (Medal without clasp), he transferred to the Army Service Corps and was awarded the L.S. & G.C. in February 1892. Gurney was discharged to pension in September 1896; sold with copied service record.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please...

Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (No.3-7829 Sergt. K. Macleod. Seaforth.), minor edge bruising, good fine or betterSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (10 3rd Cls. Staff Sergt. R - Seaman - Army Service - Corps), small pawnbroker's mark before naming, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (1082. Armr. Sgt. F. Shepherd, Staff), nearly very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (1553. Pte. J. Matthewson, A.S. Corps), nearly very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (1651. Pte. R. S. Portch, A. S. Corps), very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (Sub Condtr. Eustace H. C. Lindsay Ordce. Dept.), engraved in running script, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (10472 Sjt. W. G. Down, R. Sc. Fus.), good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (1404092 B.Q.M. Sjt. C. R. Carter. R.A.), very fineCharles R. Carter served in France with the Royal Garrison Artillery from 17 March 1915. He was awarded his L.S. & G.C. Medal in 1927; sold with copied M.I.C.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (27890 Sgt. H. J. Thomas. R.E.), good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., India (S-Condr. L. C. Marshall. R.I.A.S.C.), light scratches and contact marks, very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st issue, Regular Army (777418 Sjt. E. G. A. Dymond. I.A.O.C.), toned, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Indian Army L.S. & G.C., V.R. (1725, Sepoy Mal Singh, 14th Bl. Infy.), nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Indian Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (14401 Nk. Bishan Singh, 5 Medium Bde.), very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Indian Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (135 Nk. Hukam Dad, 3-14 Punjab R.), very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, V.R. (3466. Corpl. J. W. Pryce. 19/Midd'x V:R:C.), suspension loose, polished, nearly very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, E.VII.R. (Lt. Col. F. J. Stohwasser. H.A.C. of London.), nearly extremely fineFrancis Joseph Stohwasser - later Stowe - was born in 1846, the son of Joseph Stohwasser, a German tailor of Austrian ancestry. His father built up a successful business in Conduit Street, London, and Francis spent his childhood living with his parents and sister, Amelia Charlotte, at 7, Marlborough Road, St. John's Wood.Young Francis obtained an Ensigncy in the Honourable Artillery Company (H.A.C.) in November 1875 and gained steady advancement over the coming decades. He was appo...

Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, E.VII.R. (6616 Pte. H. Dexter. 6/V.B. Rl. Hdrs.), good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, E.VII.R. (2304 Gnr. J. Donaghy. 2nd. Middx. R.G.A. Vols.), very fine and betterSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) A fine Volunteer Force shooting and long service group to Corporal H. Doming, East India Railway Volunteer Corps, late Ghazipur Volunteer Rifle CorpsVolunteer Force Long Service (India & The Colonies), V.R. (Corpl. H. Doming, Ghazipur Volr. Rifle Corps), good very fineTo be sold with the following shooting awards; see illustration:(i)The National Rifle Association (1860), silver medal, inscribed 'Won by Corpl. H. Doming as Best Shot in Regimental Matches 1884-85; together with another, bronze, inscribed 'Corpl. Doming, Best Shot, F Coy., G.V.R.C., 1896-97'.(ii)East India Railway Vounteers,...

Volunteer Force Long Service (India & The Colonies), E.VII.R. (Lce. Corpl. J. D. Phillips, Bangalore Rifle Voltrs.), engraved naming, nearly extremely fineThe recipient - who was at sometime employed as Head Clerk for the Cherra Company State Railway in Assam - was awarded his Long Service Medal in IAO 847 of 28 November 1904; sold with brief research.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Volunteer Force Long Service (India & The Colonies), G.V.R. (Vol. J. Anderson, B. & N.W.R. Vol. Rfls.), impressed naming, minor official correction to unit, edge bruise, otherwise nearly extremely fineBengal and North-Western Railway Volunteer Rifles.The recipient - who was at sometime employed as a Foreman at the Vulcan Iron Works in Calcutta - was awarded his Long Service Medal in IAO 54 of 15 January 1917; sold with brief research.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Volunteer Force Long Service (India & The Colonies), G.V.R. (Voltr. E. Burgoyne, E.C. Voltr. Rfls.), engraved naming, lacquered, very fineEdward Burgoyne was awarded his Long Service Medal in IAO 485 of 7 September 1914. He appears to have been a storekeeper by profession and died at Waltair, Madras in October 1915; sold with brief research.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Volunteer Force Long Service (India & The Colonies), G.V.R. (Vol. G. Godfrey, 1st Punjab Vol. Rifles), engraved naming, very fineProvenance:Ex-John Tamplin collection.The recipient was awarded his Long Service Medal in IAO 86 of March 1915.He first appears in Thacker's Indian Directory in 1904, being listed as the Finishing Manager in the New Egerton Woollen Mills at Dharival in the Punjab. He was later Milling Manager of the same establishment and is last listed in the 1919 edition. He may be the 'G. Godfrey' who is recorded as dying and being buried in the Lower Circular Road Cemetery, Calcu...

(x) Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, G.V.R. (India & The Colonies) (Sgt. R. C. L. Earle. Dehra Dun Contgt., A.F.I.), impressed naming, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, G.V.R. (India & The Colonies) (Bomdr. J. Morgans. Cossipore Arty. Voltrs.), engraved in running script, correction to surname, nearly very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Volunteer Force Long Service (India & The Colonies), G.V.R. (Pte. J. Cooper, Kolar G.F. Bn., A.F.I.), impressed naming, very fineKolar Gold Fields Battalion, Auxiliary Forces of India.Joseph Cooper was employed as a Mineral Borer in the Kolar Gold Fields. Otherwise employed as a Private in the Kolar Gold Fields Battalion, Auxiliary Forces of India, he was awarded his Long Service Medal in IAO 505 of 15 June 1925. He died in December 1936, aged 76 years, and is buried in the Champion Reef Cemetery, Madras; sold with brief research.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information plea...

Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (890 Pte. D. Matthew. R.A.M.C.), part officially re-impressed naming, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Efficiency Decoration, E.II.R., the reverse officially dated '1974', very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Efficiency Medal, E.II.R., Territorial (22294968 W.O. Cl. 2 E. Foden, Cheshire), extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Efficiency Medal, G.V.R., Territorial, with Second Award Bar (4605301 Pte. F. Hallam. 7 - D.W.R.), light contact marks, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Efficiency Medal, G.VI.R., Territorial (771791 Sjt. M. A. Perry, R.A.), nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Efficiency Medal, G.VI.R., Territorial (2578685 Sigmn. W. F. Griffiths, R. Sigs.), in card box of issue, extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Efficiency Medal, G.V.R., India (L-Cpl. L. Bastin. 1-G.I.P. Ry. R. A.F.I.), edge bruising and contact marks, good fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Efficiency Medal, G.VI.R., India (Pte. J. E. Easton. Chota Nag. R. A.F.I.), good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service, V.R. (Lieutenant A. F. Cotton Corps of Guides), suspension a little loose, very fine or betterArthur Frederick Cotton was born around 1852 and initially served in No. 5 Company of the 18th 'Prescott' Battalion of Infantry. Appointed provisional 2nd Lieutenant in the New Westminster Rifle Company on 28 September 1889, he was promoted Lieutenant and posted to No. 1 Battery, New Westminster B.C. Brigade of Garrison Artillery in March 1890. Cotton served with this Battery until April 1892, whereupon he joined the Corps of Guides, acting as a District I...

(x) Indian Volunteer Forces Officers' Decoration, E.VII.R. (Captain S. K. Murphy Simla Voltr Rifls), lacking top suspension brooch, correction to unit, very fine and betterSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New Zealand Territorial Service Medal, G.V.R., 2nd issue (No. 435 Bomb. R. Collins, N.Z.G.A. (1913)), good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cadet Forces Medal, G.VI.R. (Act. Fg. Off. S. A. Ward. R.A.F.V.R. (T)), good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Civil Defence Long Service Medal, E.II.R., unnamed as issued, in Royal Mint case of issue, nearly extremely fineSold with original letter from the Home Office to Mrs. Mascall, approving the claim for the Medal, dated 5 May 1967; together with transmittal slip to Mrs. O. Mascall, and card box of transmittal.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Police L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. (Const. Andrew S Belshaw), nearly very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Special Constabulary Long Service, G.V.R., coinage bust (Harold L. Courtney.), good very fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Special Constabulary Long Service, G.VI.R. (Frank O. Few), good very fineFrank Oswald Few served in the Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry and the Manchester Regiment in the Great War, and was awarded the British War and Victory Medals. He died at Southport, Lancashire in September 1956; sold with copied research.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Imperial Service Medal, E.VII.R., in Elkington & Co. Ltd. case of issue, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Imperial Service Medal, G.V.R., 1st type, star-shaped (Allen Pick), in Elkington & Co. Ltd case of issue, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Imperial Service Medal (3), G.V.R., 2nd issue (George Morrison), coinage head (Richard James Alfred Poolton); G.VI.R., 1st issue (John Patrick McElroy), this last officially re-impressed, otherwise good very fine (3)Richard James Alfred Poolton served as an Overseer at the Central Telegraph Office and was awarded his Medal in the London Gazette of 12 February 1926.John Patrick McElroy served as a Postman in Liverpool and was awarded his Medal in the London Gazette of 12 July 1946.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Imperial Service Medal, G.VI.R. (Walter Charles Sinkins), in Royal Mint case of issue, nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Imperial Service Medal (3), G.VI.R., 2nd issue (Henry Miles), E.II.R. (2) (Ernest Obee Coles; Bertie Jackson), good very fineErnest Obee Coles served as a Postman in Great Yarmouth and was awarded his Medal in the London Gazette of 26 April 1960.Bertie Jackson served as a Technical Officer in the Blackburn Telephone Area and was awarded his Medal in the London Gazette of 24 February 1956.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Voluntary Medical Services Medal (Mrs. Winifred Parsons), good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

London County Council Fire Brigade Long Service Medal, bronze (Fireman H. H. A. Conn.), very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Jubilee 1887, clasp 1897, Metropolitan Police issue, bronze (PC, J. Hallinan. R. Divn.), polished, good fineJames Hallinan joined the Metropolitan Police on 28 May 1877. He soon transferred from 'M' (Southwark) to 'R' (Greenwich) Division and was promoted to Police Sergeant with a move to 'E' (Holborn) Division on 11 February 1892. He was pensioned as a Police Sergeant in 'E' Division on 27 January 1900; sold with copied research from the Metropolitan Police Museum.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Condit...

Pair: Police Constable D. Knowles, Metropolitan PoliceJubilee 1887, clasp 1897, Metropolitan Police issue, bronze (P.C, D. Knowles. T. Divn.); Coronation 1911, Metropolitan Police issue (P.C., D. Knowles.), clasp bent on first, otherwise very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Sub-Divisional Inspector A. Pilgrim, Metropolitan PoliceJubilee 1887, clasp 1897, Metropolitan Police issue, bronze (PC, A. Pilgrim. T. Divn.); Coronation 1902, Metropolitan Police issue, bronze (P.S. A. Pilgrim. F. Div.); Coronation 1911, Metropolitan Police issue (Insp. A. Pilgrim.), mounted as worn, the first with officially re-engraved naming, very fine (3)Alfred Pilgrim was born at Moulsham, Chelmsford, Essex and worked as a labourer before joining the Metropolitan Police, aged 20, on 30 May 1877. He commenced his career in Kensington and was subsequently posted to 'R' (Greenwi...

Three: Police Constable A. Sims, City of London PoliceJubilee 1897, City of London Police issue, bronze (P.C. 516. A. Sims.); Coronation 1902, City of London Police issue, bronze (P.C. A. Sims.); Coronation 1911, City of London Police issue (P.C. A. Sims.), mounted as worn, nearly very fine or better (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Visit to Ireland 1900 (S. B. Neill. R.I.C.), naming indistinct through heavy polishing and wear, fine to good fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Coronation 1902, Metropolitan Police issue, bronze (Insp. H. Holloway. J. Div.), nearly very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Coronation 1902, Metropolitan Police issue, bronze (P.S. J. Billenness, N. Div.), nearly extremely fine'N' Division (Islington).Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: C. J. King, Royal Irish ConstabularyVisit to Ireland 1903, bronze (C. J. King. R.I.C.); Visit to Ireland 1911, silver, unnamed as issued, both lacking upper suspension bars, the second with edge bruising, very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Coronation 1911, silver, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Coronation 1911, Metropolitan Police issues (2) (P.C. T. Keary; P.C. S. Bryan), good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Delhi Durbar 1911 (M. L. Gruning Delhi Dec: 1911), privately engraved naming, good very fine, mounted upon bow ribandSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Coronation 1937; Coronation 1953, good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

MILITARIAWaist belt clasps of the patterns offered in the following eleven lots were worn by British infantry officers between 1855 and 1902. The standard reference work on this subject remains Ryan, L. B., Officers' Waist Belt Clasps 1855-1902 (London, 1994): this is cited in the following ten catalogue entries.An Officer's Waist Belt Clasp, 3rd (East Kent) Regiment of Foot (The Buffs)a gilt-metal and white-metal, two-part interlocking clasp with gilt rococo loops, the outer circlet in matte white-metal with burnished borders bearing the burnished title EAST KENT OR BUFFS; the domed centre in...

An Officer's Waist Belt Clasp, The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)a gilt-metal and white-metal, two-part interlocking clasp with gilt rococo loops, the outer circlet in matte gilt-metal with burnished borders bearing the burnished white-metal title THE ROYAL FUSILIERS; the domed centre in matte gilt-metal mounted in white-metal with the Regimental badge of a Tudor Rose beneath a Victorian crown; both parts struck with the numeral 7; very good condition; 45mm x 90mm. Ryan p. 5, fig. 14 and p. 34, fig. 171; the pattern worn 1881-1902.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more info...

An Officer's Waist Belt Clasp, The Prince Albert's (Somersetshire Light Infantry)a gilt-metal and white-metal, two-part interlocking clasp with gilt rococo loops, the outer circlet in matte white-metal with burnished borders bearing the burnished title THE PRINCE ALBERTS; the domed centre in matte gilt-metal mounted in gilt- and white-metal with the Regimental badge of a stringed bugle-horn pendant from a mural crown, the Sphinx superscribed EGYPT upon the strings of the bugle-horn, a scroll bearing the battle honour JELLALABAD above all; both parts struck with the numeral 7; very good conditi...

An Officer's Waist Belt Clasp, The Royal Irish Regimenta gilt-metal and white-metal, two-part interlocking clasp with gilt rococo loops, the outer circlet in matte white-metal with burnished borders bearing the burnished title THE ROYAL IRISH REGIMENT; the domed centre in matte gilt-metal mounted in white-metal with the Regimental badge of a crowned harp flanked by sprays of shamrocks; both parts struck with the numeral 7; some wear, with surfaces polished overall; 45mm x 85mm.Ryan pp. 36-37, fig. 183; the pattern worn 1881-1902.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information pleas...

An Officer's Waist Belt Clasp, 27th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Foota gilt-metal and white-metal, two-part interlocking clasp with gilt rococo loops, the outer circlet in matte white-metal with burnished borders bearing the burnished title INNISKILLING REGIMENT; the domed centre in matte gilt-metal mounted in white-metal with the Regimental badge of the castle of Inniskilling upon a ground, the central tower flying St George's flag, all above the numeral 27; both parts struck with the numeral 7; some wear, with surfaces polished overall; 45mm x 87mm. Ryan p. 10, fig. 42; the pattern worn 1865-8...

An Officer's Waist Belt Clasp, The Welsh Regimenta gilt-metal and white-metal, two-part interlocking clasp with gilt oakleaf and acorn loops, the outer circlet in matte gilt-metal with burnished white-metal borders bearing the burnished white-metal title THE WELSH REGIMENT; the domed centre in matte gilt-metal mounted in white-metal with the Regimental badges of the Welsh dragon passant; both parts struck with the numeral 3; very good condition; 50mm x 92mm.Ryan pp. 42-43, fig. 208; the pattern worn 1881-1902.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Con...

An Officer's Waist Belt Clasp, The East Lancashire Regimenta gilt-metal and white-metal, two-part interlocking clasp with gilt rococo loops, the outer circlet in matte gilt-metal with burnished white-metal borders bearing the burnished white-metal title THE EAST LANCASHIRE REGIMENT; the domed centre in matte gilt-metal mounted in white-metal with the Regimental badges of the Sphinx superscribed EGYPT above the Red Rose of Lancaster; both parts struck with the numeral 7; slight wear, with surfaces lightly polished overall; 45mm x 90mm. Ryan pp. 40-41, fig. 197; the pattern worn 1881-1902.Subjec...

An Officer's Waist Belt Clasp, The Northamptonshire Regimenta gilt-metal and white-metal, two-part interlocking clasp with gilt rococo loops, the outer circlet in matte gilt-metal with burnished white-metal borders bearing the burnished white-metal title NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGIMENT; the domed centre in matte gilt-metal mounted in white-metal with the Regimental badge of the castle and key of Gibraltar with, above, a scroll bearing the battle honour GIBRALTAR and, below, a scroll bearing the battle honour TALAVERA; both parts struck with the numeral 4; slight wear, with surfaces lightly polished...

An Officer's Waist Belt Clasp, The Royal Dublin Fusiliersa gilt-metal and white-metal, two-part clasp with gilt shamrock and Harp of Erin loops, the central disc in (worn) polished gilt-metal mounted in polished and matte gilt- and white-metal with a flaming grenade having upon its ball a circlet bearing the title ROYAL DUBLIN FUSILIERS and enclosing a harp, all flanked by sprays of shamrocks and above a scroll bearing the motto SPECTAMUR AGENDO, below all (dexter) an elephant statant upon a scroll bearing the battle honour MYSORE and (sinister) a tiger passant gardant upon a scroll bearing th...

An Officer's Waist Belt Clasp, Rifle Volunteers, late 19th centurycast and chased entirely in white-metal, the two-part interlocking clasp with rococo loops, the outer circlet bearing a wreath of laurel, the central disc bearing a stringed bugle-horn beneath a Victorian crown, all upon a horizontally hatched ground; the inner part struck with the letter O and the outer with the letters BB; good condition with some slight wear through polishing; 55mm x 98mm.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An Officer's Undress Sabretache Badge, Royal Horse Artillery and/or Royal Artillerydie-struck in gilt-metal, the Royal Arms of Great Britain of the period 1837-1901 above a field gun, with separately struck and riveted wheel, upon a ground with, above, a scroll bearing the motto UBIQUE and, below, a scroll bearing the motto QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT; the reverse originally fitted with seven screw-posts, of which three remain, each with square nuts; good condition; 100mm x 82mm. Campbell, D. A., The Dress of the Royal Artillery (London, 1971) states, p. 142, that badges of this type were worn on...

A Piper's Plaid Brooch, The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment)in white-metal, a polished disc with voided centre, mounted thereon a cast and chased depiction of St Andrew with his Cross on a ground within a wreath of thistles, a Victorian crown above and a scroll bearing the title THE ROYAL SCOTS below; transverse pin brooch fitting upon the reverse, into which is scratched the name HARDIE; good condition; 112 mm diameter. Despite the form of the crown, plaid brooches of this design continued to be worn in the Regiment throughout the 20th century.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more i...

Two Pipers' Plaid Brooches, The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment), 20th centuryin white-metal, a polished disc with voided centre, mounted thereon a cast and chased depiction of St Andrew with his Cross, on a ground within a wreath of thistles, the central motif encircled by an engraved border of, in one case, foliate design and, in the other case, of a continuous wreath of laurel; tranverse pin brooch fitting upon the reverse; good condition, some slight distortion of the smaller brooch; 103mm and 97mm diameter.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms...

An Officer's Undress Forage-Cap Badge, The Gordon Highlandersin gold- and silver-wire and green silk thread embroidery, a spray of three thistles and flowers mounted upon a black cloth ground; good condition; 65mm x 70mm.This badge is specified for wear by officers of The Gordon Highlanders on the 'round Forage Cap' in Undress and Drill Order in Regulations for the Dress of Officers of the Army, 1883, p. 14; it continued in wear until 1902.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An Officer's Shoulder-Belt Plate, The Gordon Highlanders, post 1881a gilt-metal rectangular plate mounted as follows in white metal, the mount secured through holes in the plate and retained by a single vertical pin on the reverse. A faceted saltire mounted upon a faceted four-pointed star, at the centre of which, upon a polished ground, the Crest of the Marquess of Huntly above twin sprays of thistles and below a scroll bearing the title GORDON HIGHLANDERS; above all, the Sphinx superscribed EGYPT and, below all, a tiger passant gardant upon a tablet bearing the battle honour INDIA; a pad of...

A Piper's Baldrick-Belt Slide, The Gordon Highlanders, 20th centurycast and chased in white-metal, the rectangular slide with a rococo border containing thistles and leaves, superimposed upon which a saltire mounted with the Sphinx superscribed EGYPT above a tiger passant gardant upon a tablet bearing the battle honour INDIA, all within, above, a scroll bearing the title GORDON HIGHLANDERS and, below, twin sprays of thistles; a belt loop upon the reverse; good condition; 69mm x 95mm.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An Officer's or Piper's Plaid Brooch, 79th (Cameron Highlanders) Regiment of Footcast and chased in nickel-plated metal, a continuous wreath of thistles and leaves with, mounted upon the voided centre, the Sphinx upon a tablet bearing the numeral LXXIX below a scroll bearing the battle honour PENINSULA and above a scroll bearing the battle honour WATERLOO; transverse steel pin brooch fitting upon the reverse; very good condition; 71mm diameter.Plaid brooches of this style seem to have been adopted by the 79th in the 1840s and would have been worn until 1881.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premiu...

A Piper's Plaid Brooch, The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, post-1881cast and chased in white metal, a continuous wreath of thistles and leaves with, mounted upon the voided centre, the Sphinx superscribed EGYPT below a scroll bearing the battle honour PENINSULA and above a scroll bearing the battle honour WATERLOO; transverse pin brooch fitting upon the reverse, which is struck with the retailer's details R & HB KIRKWOOD EDINBURGH; very good condition; 70mm diameter.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An Officer's Plaid Brooch, 93rd Sutherland Highlanderscast and chased in nickel-plated metal, two wreaths of thistles and leaves containing, on a circlet, the title SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS, all around a voided centre; transverse pin brooch fitting; very good condition; 94mm diameter. The 93rd received the sub-title 'Sutherland Highlanders' in 1861. Cavendish, A.E.J., An Reisimeid Chataich: the 93rd Sutherland Highlanders 1799-1927 (Privately published, 1928) suggests that plaid brooches of this type were introduced in the mid-1830s (pp. 327-329) and worn until 1882.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s...

A Piper's Dirk-Belt Plate, The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's), 20th centuryright-side only; riveted to the rectangular brass plate, the following design in white-metal. Within conjoined wreaths, the Crests of (dexter) the Duke of Argyll and (sinister) the Duke of Sutherland, superimposed upon which is a label of three points; above all, a scroll bearing the title PRINCESS LOUISE'S below the coronet of a princess and, below all, a scroll bearing the title ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS; struck into the reverse, the marks H&S LTD and CN 1443; good condition; 60mm x 75mm...

Five Officers' Full Dress Tunic or Doublet Buttons, Scottish Regiments, late 19th centuryall gilt-metal and half-domed, of the following regiments and by the following makers. 21st (Royal Scots Fusiliers) by Jennens & Co., London; The Royal Scots Fusiliers by Pitt & Co., 50 St Martin's Lane, London; The King's Own Borderers by Stillwell & Son, London; 74th (Highlanders) by Jennens & Co., London; 79th (Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders) by Jennens & Co., London; all very good condition; all 25mm diameter.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions...

A Quantity of British Army Headdress Badges, 20th centuryvarious metals, eighteen in number, including a Scots Guards' officer's service dress cap badge, four Light Infantry badges, ten Scottish infantry badges, a Connaught Rangers service dress cap badge and two Rifles regiments badges; generally good condition.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Two Bit-Bosses or Martingale Badgesone, die-struck in brass: a strap and buckle bearing the title SEVENTEENTH LANCERS, surmounted by a crown and containing a skull and cross-bones on a domed ground; the other, cast in brass: a strap and buckle bearing the motto NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSIT, surmounted by a crown and containing, in white metal, a thistle slipped and leaved; both in good condition but with their fittings changed; respectively 95mm x 50mm and 98mm x 51mm.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An Officer's Pouch-Belt Plate, 104th Wellesley's Rifles, Indian Army c. 1906in silver, comprising a die-struck badge and shaped and polished back-plate. The badge in the form of a Maltese cross with ball-tipped points having at its centre on a domed ground a stringed bugle-horn; the arms of the cross bearing the battle honours SERINGAPATAM, KANDAHAR 1880, MYSORE, BENIBOOALI, HYDERABAD, PUNJAB, CENTRAL INDIA, MOOLTAN and AFGHANISTAN 1879-80; the cross set within a wreath of laurel upon which are scrolls bearing the battle honours WAZIRISTAN, PERSIA, RESHIRE, BRITISH EAST AFRICA 1898, KHOOSHAB,...

An Officer's Scarlet Serge Undress Jacket, The Highland Light Infantrythe body in scarlet serge with rounded front skirts and two vents at the rear, the collar in yellow 'superfine' or 'Melton' woollen cloth, the jacket and cuffs lined in scarlet twill, quilted over the chest but not the spine, and the collar lined with scarlet 'superfine' or 'Melton' woollen cloth; the jacket edged all round, including the collar, shoulder straps, cuffs, skirt-vents and pocket flaps, with gold gimp, with a gold gimp trefoil at the rear centre of the collar and gold gimp Austrian knots terminating the rear ven...

An Officer's Dirk-Belt, The Queen's Own Cameron Highlandersof dark blue velvet on black Russia leather, the velvet heavily embroidered overall with thistles and leaves in gold- and silver-wire and sequins; the belt adjustable by a strap and buckle at the rear; the oval gilt two-part plate with rectangular loops, the plate mounted in white-metal with St Andrew and his Cross within a wreath of thistles and leaves, the numeral 559 scratched into the reverse; some wear to gilding of plate and some wear and repairs to belt but otherwise good condition; length at present 81mm, width 45mm. In 1873, u...

An Other Rank's 1796 Pattern Light Cavalry Sword and Scabbardof standard form, the curved blade unmarked except for a crowned numeral 4 struck into its offside face at the shoulder; the upper face of the quillon engraved 14 LD (over) C (over) 50; the ribbed wooden grip covered in scarlet leather; the iron scabbard engraved on its offside below the throat 14 = LD (over) C (over) 50 (an erasure between the C and the 50) and on its nearside below the throat 30; the two scabbard bands each with a loose ring and the scabbard throat mount secured by two screws; some staining overall but otherwise go...

An Officer's 1796 Pattern Infantry Swordof standard form, the straight steel blade single-edged, narrowing to double-edged 190mm from the point, engraved with the name J J Runkel Solingen on its back edge at the forte and overall with martial trophies, the crowned Royal Cypher GR and the Royal Arms of the period 1801-16; the hilt of gilded yellow-metal alloy, its inner shell folding towards the blade (the flat retaining-spring absent), the wooden grip wound with silver wire (now loose); some wear to gilding of hilt and staining and corrosion to blade; overall length 975mm, blade length 810mm.T...

An Officer's 1796 Pattern Infantry Swordof standard form, the straight steel blade single-edged, narrowing to double-edged 210mm from the point, engraved on its faces WOOLLEY & DEAKIN'S and Warranted and overall with martial trophies, the crowned Royal Cypher GR, the Royal Arms of the period 1801-16 and a depiction of a contemporary infantry officer; the hilt of gilded yellow-metal alloy, with fixed shells but missing its pommel button, the wooden grip wound with silver wire (now loose); wear and scratching to gilding of hilt and extensive corrosion to blade; overall length 970mm, blade length...

A Light Infantry Officer's Swordthe single-edged, fullered, undecorated, steel blade of sabre form, forged to an iron tang and double-edged 165mm from its point; the hilt of cast yellow-metal alloy (once gilded or silvered), the curved knucklebow cast with a stringed bugle-horn above the crowned Royal Cypher GR, with lion's-head pommel and ring for the sword knot; the ribbed wooden grip covered with black fish-skin; wear overall, a possible repair to the knucklebow, slight staining and corrosion to the blade; overall length 890mm, blade length 760mm (both measurements across curve). This swor...

An Afghan Churra or 'Khyber Knife' and Scabbardof traditional form, the T-section plain steel blade forged in one piece with the tang, which terminates in a forged loop; the blade's collar and exposed tang-sides possibly silver-plated; the pommel in the form of a stylised bird's head; the grips of bone or ivory fixed to the tang by 4 iron rivets; the scabbard of reinforced black leather sewn along one side, with two raised decorative bands at the throat and a pierced brass chape terminating in an acorn finial; some wear, with corrosion and staining to the blade and slight damage to the scabbar...

A Pair of Drum-Major's Ceremonial Drumsticks, Royal Artilleryof black-painted wood, each terminating in an acorn tip, the bases mounted with plated ends, each bearing in relief the badge of the Royal Artillery beneath a King Edward's crown (of the type used since 1953), horizontal engraved banding engraved above the bases; some wear to the black paint, some dents and tarnishing to the plated ends; each 430mm in length. Drumsticks of this type were (and still are) worn as part of the decoration of the decorative sash or baldric worn by Drum-Majors.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more...

A scarce 'S.A.S.' 1940 pattern Army battledress blousethe inside lining with official stamp and 'I. J. & J. Mendes Ltd.' label, dated '1946', complete with Second World War medal ribands and embroidered airborne 'Wings' above, Corporal's stripes and '21st S.A.S. (Artists)' shoulder flashes, and a French lanyard, and additional 'Who Dares Wins' S.A.S. flash to right sleeve, generally in good condition; sold as viewedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

23rd Light Dragoons Reward of Merit, silver, obverse, a Sphinx with pyramids behind and 'EGYPT' in the exergue, reverse, embossed inscription, 'The Reward of Merit and Faithful Service, XXIII L.D.', the edge engraved 'William Jones', undated, 45 by 37mm., integral loop suspension, edge bruising, very fine and rareListed in Balmer [R110], as an undated issue.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Medal Commemorating the 50th Year of the Reign of George III, obverse: draped cuirassed bust of George III, 'God Save the King', reverse around: 'In Commemoration of George III King of Great Britain and Ireland 23 October 1809'; a second Medal Commemorating the Grand National Jubilee of the Reign of His Royal Highness, George Prince Regent, white metal, reverse: 'Grand National Jubilee, London August 1st Patronized by the Prince Regent to Commemorate the Peace between England and France, signed at Paris, May 30 1814', good fine or better (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more info...

An original edition of the 'Waterloo casualty return' London Gazette, Monday 3 July 1815pp. 1305-1311, with the Duke of Wellington's dispatch to Earl Bathurst at Downing Street:'Being aware of the anxiety in England to receive the returns of the killed and wounded in the late actions, I now send this list of officers … 'with old ink annotation to margins of pp. 1305-1307, totalling up the number of casualties, and two Victorian stamps, generally in good condition and interestingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Hong Kong Police Force Merit Medal, V.R., bronze, unnamed, fitted with integral loop for suspension, good very fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Shanghai Municipal Police Long Service, silver (Havildar 84 Feroze Khan), good very fine and rareFeroze Khanserved on the Gaol Staff of the Shanghai Municipal Police. Must unusually, his name appeared in a publicly published roll of an award ceremony; copy included.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A pair of Shanghai Volunteers Corps silver presentation cupsone bearing the applied crest and motto of the Shanghai Volunteer Corps (S.V.C.), and the other the applied crest and motto of the S.V.C. Field Artillery Battery, both by Chang Tuck, Shanghai, and the second with local hallmarks, 11 cm. high, in good condition and unusual (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Shanghai, Open Inter National Games, 1915, bronze-gilt prize medal, by Heacock Co., Manila, the reverse engraved 'Soccer Foot Ball, First', good very fine and unusualSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Royal Warrant Holder's Medal, G.V.R., crowned bust, silver, the reverse engraved, 'Ernest Covell', complete with brooch-bar for wearing, extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Polar Medal 1904, E.II.R., 2 clasps, Antarctic 1901-04, Antarctic 1907-09, neatly impressed 'SPECIMEN' upon a pre-prepared ground on one edge, virtually as struck, near mintSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A rare clasp for the Polar Medal for Mawson's B.A.N.Z.A.R.E. expeditionClasp for the Polar Medal 1904, inscription 'Antarctic 1929-31', bronze issue, extremely fine and scarce, with a length of riband22 clasps bearing the above dates authorised (London Gazette, 1 May 1934, refers), in respect of the expedition in Discovery under the command of Sir Douglas Mawson.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A varied and fascinating archive relating to Lance-Corporal E. A. Boeg, Military Police, late King's Own Scottish BorderersEdward Albert Boeg was born at Paddington, London on 17 September 1926. He served in the Civil Defence Services from 24 December 1942 until 2 January 1945, when he enlisted into the 2nd Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Stationed in Arakan, the Battalion crossed the River Irrawaddy, defeating the Japanese at the decisive battle of Prome in May 1945. This victory enabled the Allies to march on Rangoon, finally liberating Burma.Boeg was stationed at Bangkok from 27 J...

(x) Silver War Badges 1914-18 (2) (46669; B326236), the second lacking brooch pin with a loop at 12 o'clock to aid wear as a pendant, very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Silver War Badges 1914-18, the reverses officially numbered '42706', '137230' and '217366', the last with replacement soldered safety pin backing, in good condition (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Silver War Badges 1914-18, the reverse officially numbered 'RN 46564', 'RN 23861' and 'RN 32759', in good condition (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Contemporary Great War mentioned in despatches oak leaf emblems (5), in good condition (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Contemporary silk ribands, each 15 cm. (6 inches) in length, comprising 49 x British War Medal 1914-20; 40 x Victory Medal 1914-19 and 11 x Territorial Force War Medal 1914-18, in excellent condition (Lot)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Princess Mary's Christmas 1914 Gift Box, brass, with original contents, including a wrapped ounce of tobacco, and a wrapped packet of cigarettes, both unopened, together with accompanying New Year's card, in good conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Princess Mary's Christmas 1914 Gift Box (2), brass, lacking contents, in average condition, with dents and wear commensurate with use, hinges in good order (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) British Red Cross Society's Medal for War Service 1914-18, unnamed as issued, with integral top riband bar; St. John Ambulance Re-examination Cross, bronze, reverse inscribed, '217828 Edith E. Lanyon', B.R.C.S. County of Cornwall pin badge, by Gaunt, reverse inscribed, '25650 Edith Lanyon', together with B.R.C.S. cap badges (2) and a Royal Engineers' cap badge, brass, nearly very fine (6)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) A portrait miniature of an unknown British officer of the Great Warthe sitter wearing the uniform of the Somerset Light Infantry (Prince Albert's), signed 'A. H. Hunt, 1918.', watercolour on vellum, 95mm x 75mm (including brass frame), with white velvet backing, suspended on a brass loop, good conditionSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A Great War R.N. Mine Clearance Service Badge, bronzeAt the end of the Great War, the Admiralty appointed an International Mine Clearance Committee on which 26 countries were represented. The Supreme War Council allotted each Power an area to clear, the largest falling to Great Britain. Some 40,000 square miles of sea needed clearing. In February 1919 a Mine Clearance Service was formed with special rates of pay and conditions of service. Members of the Service wore a specific metal cap badge. By the end of 1919 over 23,000 Allied and 70 German mines had been swept with the loss of half a doze...

(x) Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey), Great War Welcome Home Medal, bronze, the obverse featuring the badge and motto of the Regiment, the reverse marked in raised relief, 'Prisoners of War. The Queen's Regiment . "Welcome Home". MCMXVIII .', with small wearing loop, integral loop and ring suspension, very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Silver medallions (2): The Buffs Regimental Inter-Coy Cross Country 1921, engraved to edge, 'L/Cpl. F. Hodges. D.C.M.'; Peace Medallion 1919, engraved to edge, 'J. F. Clarke. From the B.M.C. War Service Souvenir 1914-1918', very fine and attractive (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A collection of 16 contemporary French postcards depicting scenes from the Western Front during the Great War; together with 8 copies of Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19, Parts 18, 26, 29, 68, 71, 73, 77 & 79, in good conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A pair of 'diaries' - likely compiled in the 1930s and 1940s - by Sergeant Angus MacLennan, Lovat's Scouts, a veteran of four theatres of war in the Great WarAn excellent pair of handwritten A5 sized diaries, offering some outstanding insights:Diary One, approximately 257 pp., encompassing in excess of 25,000 words; Diary Two, 2 pp., describing the final advance of 1918; together with a roll book containing the pencilled details of '225626 Corporal MacLennan', additionally inscribed 'B' Company, 1st Lovat's Scouts' Battalion; a photograph, inscribed in ink to reverse, 'At the Sphinx, with the...

(x) R.A.F. Halton, Barrington-Kennett Trophy Medal, type 5, by N.A. & A.F.I., silver, hallmarks for Birmingham 1937 (A/A Newstead, C.H.), good very fineConrad Howard Newstead was born on 23 September 1917, the son of James and Edith Newstead of Edinburgh. He was educated at Dundee High School from 1930-33 and joined R.A.F. Halton as an aircraft apprentice in August 1934, passing out in 1937. One of the first fitters to quality as a Flight Engineer (a post only established in March 1941), he joined 35 Squadron based at Linton-on-Ouse and took part in five bombing raids in June 1941. Targets inc...

An interesting collection of awards to F. T. Stowe, non-playing Great Britain Davis Cup Lawn Tennis Captain from 1938-48(i)International Lawn Tennis Davis Cup Championship Medal, 14ct gold, engraved to reverse, 'Great Britain F.T. Stowe non-playing Captain 1939', 3 clasps, Semi-Final v Germany Lost by 5 Matches to 0, 3rd Round v France Won by 3 Matches to 2, and 2nd Round v New Zealand Won by 3 Matches to 2(ii)International Lawn Tennis Davis Cup Championship Medal, silver-gilt, engraved to reverse, 'Great Britain F. T. Stowe non-playing Captain 1946', 1 clasp, 1st Round v France Lost by 5 Mat...

(x) Two sets of cigarette cards'Drum Banners & Cap Badges', by John Player & Sons, 1924, 48 cards of set of 50 present; 'Coronation of Their Majesties', by Phillips, 1937, 50 cards of 50 present; together with 3 cards from 'V.C.'s by Wills, Card numbers 5, 6 & 50, and 1 card from 'The Great War, 1914-18' by Triumph, No. 7, dated 16.6.28, light staining to the first set, otherwise in good condition (Lot)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Royal Flying Corps sweetheart's brooch, silver, marked 'Sterling' to reverse, 5.4 x 2 cm., nicely toned, in good conditionSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Royal Air Force sweetheart's brooch, a good example in 9ct. gold, maker's mark 'PL', 5.4 x 2 cm., the cushion of the crown enhanced by red enamel and diamonds to surround, the laurel sprays in green enamel, original pin-fastener, in contemporary box, in very good conditionSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Fleet Air Arm sweetheart's brooch, a good example in white gold and enamel, unmarked, 5.2 x 1.8 cm., the cushion of the crown enhanced with red enamel, the anchor in white gold and wings enhanced with diamonds, original pin-fastener, in very good conditionSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.