Arms, Armour, Militaria & Ethnographica: Wednesday 04 June 2014 10:30AM

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A Copy of a Gwalior Star - Maharajpoor, 1843, in bronze with worn plated centre, the reverse engraved Sergt. Charles Purcell, H.M. 39th Regt., with a later large ring suspender attached to a bar with small two nut and bolt fixings

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £20
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Lot 2

A St John Ambulance Brigade Medal for South Africa, awarded to 349.PTE.J.R.TITE. LIECESTER CORPS.; a Service Medal of the Order of St John of Jerusalem, with two 5 year bars, awarded to 39040. D/SUPT.E.SIMPSON. LANCS. S.J.A.B. 1948 (2)

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £360
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Lot 3

A Rare British Red Cross Society Balkan War Medal, in silver gilt and enamel, with clasp TURKEY and brooch bar BALKAN WAR 1912-13, the reverse engraved HARRY WHITE, hallmarks for Birmingham 1912

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £400
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Lot 4

An Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, (George V), awarded to 3-10060 SJT H.A.BOKENHAM. SUFF:R.; two Silver War Badges, two Home Guard badges etc

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £90
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Lot 5

A First World War Pair, awarded to 42619 PTE.T.H.ATKINSON, YORKS.L.I., comprising British War Medal and Victory Medal; a 1914-15 Star, awarded to 3107 PTE.H.W.DOWDEN. 3-LOND.R.; a National Emergency Medal 1926, in case of issue (4)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £50
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Lot 6

Three Single Second World War Medals, comprising 1939-45 Star, Africa Star and Defence Medal; a First World War Mine Clearance Sleeve Badge, with brass mounting plate; Militaria, including cloth insignia, buttons and badges in a Princess Mary 1914 Christmas tin

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £140
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Lot 7

A Yorkshire Imperial Yeomanry Tribute From Yorkshire Medal, the reverse with Prince of Wales Plumes over 3 Yorkshire Imperial Yeomanry 1900 South Africa 1901, with name erased and later ribbon; a Yorkshire Imperial Yeomanry Tribute From Yorkshire Medal, the reverse with 1901 South Africa 1902, possibly renamed to 23492 PTE.J.HALLWORTH., with later ribbon (2)

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £160
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Lot 8

A Khedive's Star 1884-6, un-named as issued

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £70
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Lot 9

An Arctic Medal 1857, un-named as issued (solder repair to suspender and knocks to edge)

Estimate: £400-500

Sold: £650
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Lot 10

An Indian Recruiting Badge (George VI), the reverse numbered 3685; four Commonwealth Independence Medals, for India, Pakistan, Nigeria and Jamaica (5)

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £70
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Lot 11

Eight Military School Good Conduct and Attendance Medals:- the Marine Society Instituted 1756 - Incorporated 1772 (3); Greenwich Hospital School; Duke of York's Royal Military School (2); Royal Military Asylum; and Arethusa & Chichester Training Ships

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £180
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Lot 12

A Collection of Eighteen First World War Allied Forces Medals, including Belgian and French Croix de Guerre, Belgian Medal for Combatant Volunteers, Belgian and French Commemorative Medals, Belgian Cross of Fire, Yser Medal, King Albert Medal, Belgian Deportees Cross, Queen Elisabeth Medal, Czechoslovakian Revolution Cross etc, all loosely mounted in a glazed display

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £240
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Lot 13

A Collection of Seventeen First World War Allied Forces Medals, including Italian Military Medal for Valour, Italian War Merit Cross, Italian 1915-1918 War Medal, Italian Medal for the War Volunteer, La Croce Oriente Balcanico, Italian 4th Army Cross, Dutch Mobilisation Cross and various American State medals, all loosely mounted in a glazed display

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £320
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Lot 14

A Collection of Fifteen Second World War Allied Forces Medals, including Medal of Liberated France, medal to Foreign Nationals in the French Foreign Legion, French Escapees Medal, French Resistance Medal, French Resistance Cross, Greek War Cross, Polish Army Medal, Polish Cross of Valour etc, all loosely mounted in a glazed display

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £130
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Lot 15

A Rare Second World War Dutch Flying Cross, First Class, the reverse lower arm stamped SILVER (possibly by Spink & Son) Repair to suspension ring

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £140
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Lot 16

A Collection of Sixteen Second World War Allied Forces Medals, mainly Belgian, including Medal of the Armed Resistance, Herinnerings Medal, Civil Disobedience Medal with yellow striped ribbon, Prisoner of War Medal, Colonial War Effort Medal, African War Medal, and an Irish Emergency Service Medal with two 2 Year Service clasps, etc, all loosely mounted in a glazed display

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £140
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Lot 17

Three German First World War Medals, comprising an Iron Cross, second class, a Hanseatic Cross (Hamburg) and a Hanseatic Cross (Bremen) (3)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £130
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Lot 18

A Collection of Ten Imperial German Medals, including an Oldenburg Veteran's Association Service Badge, two Hindenburg Crosses, a Merit Cross for War Aid, a Bavarian Military Merit Cross with Swords, a Mecklenburg-Schwerin Military Merit Cross, second class etc, all loosely mounted in a glazed display

Estimate: £70-80

Sold: £110
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Lot 19

A Collection of Eleven Austrian and Allied First World War Medals, including War Medal 1914-1918 in bronze, Tyrol Medal 1914-1918 in bronze, Medal for Bravery 1st Class in bronze, Emperor Karl's Cross of the Troop, an Ottoman War Medal, etc, all loosely mounted in a glazed display

Estimate: £70-80

Sold: £100
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Lot 20

A Collection of Eight US Second World War Medals, comprising Bronze Star, Women's Army Corps, Asiatic Pacific Campaign, European African Middle Eastern Campaign, American Defence Medal, American Campaign, Victory and Army of Occupation; three Russian Second World War Medal, comprising Defence of Leningrad, Valiant Labour Medal and Victory Medal, all loosely mounted in a glazed display

Estimate: £70-80

Sold: £90
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Lot 21

The Order of the League of Mercy, in red enamel, with Long Service bar

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £60
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Lot 22

A Rocket Apparatus Volunteer Long Service Medal (George V), awarded to WILLIAM HARRISON; a Royal Naval Reserve Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (Edward VII), awarded to 13170 W.PITTS. SEAN. 2CL. R.N.R.; a Royal Fleet Reserve Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (George V), awarded to J, 39499 (PO.B.17207) J,GREEN. A,B.R.F.R. (3)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £150
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Lot 23

A Cadet Forces Medal (George VI), awarded to FG.OFF. G.F.BALL R.A.F.V.R. (T); a Special Constabulary Long Service Medal (George V), with two Long Service clasps for 1939 and 1943, awarded to THOMAS BRIDGE; a Special Constabulary Long Service Medal (George V Coinage Type), awarded to ALEC C.UTTING; a Metropolitan Special Constabulary Long Service Medal 1914, by J R Gaunt, London, un-named (4)

Estimate: £70-80

Sold: £110
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Lot 24

A Service Medal of the Order of St John, with 5 Years Service clasp, awarded to 400 DIV.SURG.CAPT.J.W.DOBIE. NO.5 DIST.KEIGHLEY CORPS S.J.A.B. 1918; a Voluntary Medical Service Medal, to HILDA M.PERKINS; a Women's Royal Voluntary Service Long Service Medal, un-named; a Civil Defence Long Service Medal, British version (4)

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £70
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Lot 25

A National Fire Brigades Union Medal, in bronze, with TEN YEARS clasp, to ENGINEER J W GREEN 1897-1907, numbered 2979; a National Fire Brigades Association Long Service Medal, in bronze, with two clasps FIVE YEARS and TEN YEARS, numbered 6487; a National Fire Brigades Association Long Service Medal, in silver, with TWENTY YEARS clasp, numbered 2370; a British Fire Services Association Medal, in silver, to R.ALLMARK, with 20 year ribbon; a London Fire Brigade Good Service Medal, to FIREMAN A.E.WALKER; a Rochdale County Borough Police Long Service Medal, awarded by Watch Committee (6)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £280
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Lot 26

A British War Medal, awarded to G-6203 PTE.J.HANWELL. MIDD'X R.; Militaria, comprising two pairs of Second World War PARACHUTE REGIMENT cloth insignia shoulder titles, in dark blue embroidered on pale blue and pale blue embroidered on maroon, Assistant Parachute Jumping Instructor wings, two cap badges af and two coins

Estimate: £50-60

Sold: £120
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Lot 27

A British Empire Medal, Civil (Elizabeth II), awarded to CYRIL ERNEST COOTE, in case of issue

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £110
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Lot 28

A Korea Medal, 1951, awarded to 22707406 PTE.G.W.H.TORDOFF. D.W.R., and a United Nations Korea Medal, un-named as issued (2)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £200
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Lot 29

Four French Medals, comprising Croix de Guerre 1914-1918 with ribbon star, Croix de Guerre 1939 with ribbon star, Croix de la Valeur Militaire with palm leaves, and Medal Coloniale with single sided suspender; a Greek Inter-allied Victory Medal, 1914-1918, designed by Henry Nocq, lacks ribbon (5)

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £90
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Lot 30

A General Service Medal 1918-62, (Elizabeth II) with clasp MALAYA, awarded to 22929664 FUS. E.F.WHEATLEY. R.W.F.; five Single Second World War Medals, comprising 1939-45 Star, Italy Star, France and Germany Star, Defence and War Medals (6)

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £80
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Lot 31

A First World War Meritorious Service Group of Four Medals, awarded to 13922 C.Q.M.SJT. F.MAUNDRILL 11/W.YORK:R., comprising Army Meritorious Service Medal (London Gazette Supplement 3.3.1919 "For valuable services rendered with the British Forces in Italy"), 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal (MID), together with ribbon bar, a 9ct gold medallion for billiards and a silver Leeds fob medallion (7)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £360
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Lot 32

An India General Service Medal, 1854, in bronze, with clasp PERAK, awarded to W.LEMON. LG.STOKER. H.M.S. "EGERIA".

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £220
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Lot 33

A Pair of Crimea Medals, comprising Crimea Medal 1854, with clasp SEBASTAPOL, possibly re-named to SERGT. A.MORTIMER. GR.CO. 34TH REGT. and a Turkish Crimea Medal 1855 (French Issue)

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £220
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Lot 34

A Queen's South Africa Medal 1899, with two clasps CAPE COLONY and RELIEF OF LADYSMITH, awarded to 3242 PTE.F.MORTIMER. 1ST BORDER REGT., together with a Border Regiment white metal glengarry badge (2)

Estimate: £80-100

Sold: £170
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Lot 35

A Second World War Group of Four Medals, awarded to Jack Kenneth Poole 5052032 Craftsman, R.E.M.E. Burma 1939-45, comprising 1939-45 Star, Burma Star, Defence and War Medal in a glazed display case with plaque engraved with recipient's name and a North Stafford Regiment cap badge; three American 1941-45 Medals:- European African Middle Eastern Campaign, Asiatic Pacific Campaign with pin and Victory Medal with pin; four Contemporary American Medals:- Military Merit, Armed Forces Reserve, State Active Duty and Army National Guard and a pair of Defender of Freedom lapel badges, all boxed (9)

Estimate: £70-80

Sold: £80
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Lot 36

A Collection of Late Victorian/Edwardian Medals, Documents and Ephemera Relating to Sir George Kekewich, K.C.B., M.P. for Exeter and Deputy Lieutenant of the County of Middlesex, comprising The Exeter Atheneum Medal 1835, in silver, the reverse engraved Samuel T Kekewich No.43, in numbered case of issue; Lord George Bentinck Memorial Medal 1848, in copper, in case of issue; Ebenezer Sabbath Schools, Chatham 1799-1849 Jubilee Medallion, in case of issue; Universal International Exposition and Olympic Games, Paris 1900 Bronze Medal, in case of issue; "Edward VII The Peacemaker" XIV Conference Inter-Parliamentary Union Silvered Bronze Medal 1906, in Wyon case of issue; Helsinki(Helsingfors) Association for Animal Protection Merit Medal, the reverse engraved George Kekewich 24/V 1909, in case of issue; Foreningen til Dyrenes Beskyttelse, Christiania, a silver award medal by L. Throndsen, the reverse engraved Sir George Kekewich 10 July 1909, in case of issue; a letter and Warrant granting George William Kekewich the dignity of a Companion (Civil Division) of the Order of the Bath, January 1892; a letter dated 17th August 1898, informing him of his appointment to Deputy Lieutenant of Middlesex; various Parliamentary Election posters and booklets; tickets and carriage passes for the Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, 1902; and a copy of his book The Education Department and After, London 1920

Estimate: £500-600

Sold: £500
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Lot 37

A First/Second World War Group of Six Medals, awarded to 03062 CPL.F.SKEFFINGTON, A.O.C., comprising 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal, 1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star and War Medal, together with a Army Council letter of thanks, dated 17 April 1946, addressed to 257520 Captain F Skeffington, Pioneer Corps, and granting him honorary rank of Captain; a Princess Mary 1914 Christmas Tin, lacks contents; an RAOB Silver Gilt and Enamel Breast Jewel, a suspender ribbon, a silver neck badge to the Diocese of Leicester Association of Readers, two lapel badges and a George V Coronation commemorative medallion (13)

Estimate: £180-250

Sold: £180
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Lot 38

A Second World War Group of Four Medals, posthumously awarded to W/Bdr. W H `BILL' ILIFFE of the Leicestershire Yeomanry Field Regiment, who was killed 21st November 1945, comprising 1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence and War Medals, with enamelled sweetheart badge, medal slip and photograph of his grave contained in a glazed oak display, together with three related photographs and a greetings card; First and Second World War Photographs and Ephemera, comprising a framed group photograph of Warrant Officers, Staff Sergeants and Sergeants of the 1st Battalion London Irish Rifles, three unframed Second World War group photographs of 469 Field Battery Royal Devon Yeomanry Artillery, 25th Indian Division, a real photographic postcard of a military Rolls Royce, an embroidered silk postcard, a Daily Telegraph War Map and two magazines

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £90
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Lot 39

A First World War Trio, awarded to CHAPN. H.F.DAVIDSON. R.N., comprising 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal; a British War Medal, to 19938 PTE.W.JENNINGS. 10-CAN.INF.; a Defence Medal and 1939-45 War Medal (6)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £110
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Lot 40

A Set of Twelve Silver `Epic of Napoleon' Medallions by John Pinches, each with London hallmarks circa 1972/73, and numbered 090, approximately 15oz, with reference folders, in a fitted case

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £120
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Lot 41

A First World War Trio, awarded to K.26149, A.H.EMMETT, STO.1.,R.N., comprising 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal; an RAOB Silver gilt Breast Jewel, Enterprise Lodge 1227, in case of issue; a Bank of England Five Pound Note, November 27th 1944 (5)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £130
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Lot 42

A Queen's South Africa Medal 1899, awarded to 2168 TPR:H.BURNS. S.A.C., with five clasps CAPE COLONY, ORANGE FREE STATE, TRANSVAAL, SOUTH AFRICA 1901 and SOUTH AFRICA 1902, in a velvet covered glazed case

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £150
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Lot 43

Six Medals:- a French St Helena Medal 1857; an India General Service Medal 1936-39, with clasp NORTH WEST FRONTIER 1936-37, awarded to TD-83170 REST.O.DVR. KARAM DIN. R.I.A.S.C.(A.TPT.); Defence and War Medals; Africa Service Medal, to C.166894 A.FRIESLAAR; and a Dunkirk Medal (6)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £100
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Lot 44

A Turkish Crimea Medal, British Issue, lacks original clasp; a Queen's South Africa Medal 1899, with four clasps TRANSVAAL, CAPE COLONY, SOUTH AFRICA 1901 and SOUTH AFRICA 1902, awarded to 6707 PTE.A.THOMAS. RIFLE BDE: (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £160
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Lot 45

A South Africa Medal 1879, with clasp 1877-8, awarded to 332 SERGT.T.RICHARDS. 1/24TH FOOT.
**The above recipient transferred to the Army Reserve prior to 16th November 1880

Estimate: £400-500

Sold: £650
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Lot 46

An M.B.E. Breast Badge, Military, awarded to Edward Davis of the Durham Light Infantry, in case of issue; an Association of Chief Ambulance Officer Service Medal, un-named (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £90
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Lot 47

A Czechoslovakian Academy of Sciences Commemorative Medal of Josef Hlavka, presented to Professor Josef Krejci, in box of issue with scroll certificate `For significant achievement in the promotion and development of science, Prague March 11,1992', in presentation tube; a Czech Republic Medal of Merit, First Class, awarded to Jaroslavu Krejcimu (Josef Krejci) 1998, in box of issue and with certificate in folder of issue (4)

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £50
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Lot 48

Two Single First World War Medals, comprising a 1914-15 Star (MID) awarded to 25924 GNR: J. ATKINSON. R.F.A. and a Victory Medal awarded to 25361 PTE.F.RIGG.R.LANC.R.; a Regimental Brass Bed Tally, to 3709750 TAYLOR. C. of the King's Own (3)

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £50
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Lot 49

A First/Second World War Group of Seven Medals, awarded to M2-226013 PTE.F.W.BLANCH. A.S.C., comprising British War Medal, Victory Medal, 1939-45 Star, Africa Star with clasp 8TH ARMY, France and Germany Star, Defence and War Medals, displayed in a fitted mahogany case

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £120
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Lot 50

A First World War Memorial Plaque, to ALBERT BUCKLEY, and four various commemorative medallions (5)

Estimate: £50-60

Sold: £90
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