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London Coins Auction 161
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
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Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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Auction 160
Medals and the Fourdroyant 1897 Eimer 1813 Obverse Bust facing uniformed three-quarters left. 'HORATIO VISCOUNT NELSON.' Ex BORN 29th SEPTEMBER 1758. DIED 21ST OCTOBER 1805. Reverse Ship at anchor without rigging, 'FOURDROYANT'. LORD NELSON'S FLAGSHIP' Ex COMMENCED BUILDING 1789. LAUNCHED AT PLYMOUTH, APRIL, 1798. WRECKED AT BLACKPOOL JUNE 16TH 1897 MEDAL STRUCK FROM THE COPPER OF VESSEL AFTER BREAKING UP diameter 37mm in copper EF with traces of underlying lustre, Board of Trade Rocket Apparatus 37mm diameter in bronze, Obverse: Port broadside view of a full-rigged ship at anchor. Legend: "BOARD OF TRADE ROCKET APPARATUS". Reverse: A large crown centre. "PROOF OF SERVICE AT A WRECK". The Board of Trade owned the apparatus which was held at Coastguard Stations. Users could claim expenses from the board. The rocket apparatus was used to fire a line to a ship in distress. The line then used to haul over hawsers and the block to be affixed to the mast. Once fixed a breeches buoy could be used, hauled on a continuous whip line, to take off passengers and crew one by one. It was used by Coastguards but also by Life Brigades and Life Saving Companies. The first of these founded in Tynemouth in 1864.Coastguards trained the volunteers in the use of the rocket apparatus. These Brigades became national institution until rocket apparatus made obsolete in the 1980s. (Source: National Maritime Museum)
£50 London Coins : A160 : Lot 1807 : Nelson and the Fourdroyant 1897 Eimer 1813 Obverse Bust facing uniformed three-quarters left. '... London Coins : A160 : Lot 1807 : Nelson and the Fourdroyant 1897 Eimer 1813 Obverse Bust facing uniformed three-quarters left. '...

Auction 157
Medals Campaign Medal bar Northern to 24106911 L / Cpl.R. Hod RCT. Privately issued or copy medals: group of four including General Service Medal bar , unnamed & stamped copy, Silver and Medals (both stamped copy), "For General Service" Cross, silver to 24106911 Cpl.R. Howard RCT 1967-1979, mounted as worn. Service Medal (silver) named to Cpl R Howard, Foreign Service Medal bar , Maritime Service Medal named to Cpl Howard, 73 Maritime R.C.T., Northern Ireland Veterans Medal
£110

Auction 150
Medals Aston Hall 1858 Visit, Indus Exhibition 1858 visited by Prince Consort, 1887, Municipal Issue, 1830 by E Thompson large and impressive white metal, Scottish s 1881 McPhail large impressive design, Ramsay McDonald visit to 1929 mostly larger diameter issues and in high grades
£150

Auction 147
Medals Long Medal, n issue (Private H. Peskett, 2/VB Rl. Regt.) Engraved naming, GVF.
£50 London Coins : A147 : Lot 1403 : Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, Victorian issue (Private H. Peskett, 2/VB Rl. Sussex Regt.) Engr... London Coins : A147 : Lot 1403 : Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, Victorian issue (Private H. Peskett, 2/VB Rl. Sussex Regt.) Engr...

Auction 147
Medals Long Medal, n issue (Private J. Stickland, 2/VB Rl. Regt.) Engraved naming, GVF.
£50 London Coins : A147 : Lot 1404 : Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, Victorian issue (Private J. Stickland, 2/VB Rl. Sussex Regt.) En... London Coins : A147 : Lot 1404 : Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, Victorian issue (Private J. Stickland, 2/VB Rl. Sussex Regt.) En...

Auction 143
Medals Commencement of Movement 1856 33mm in bronze by J.Hogarth Obverse Young Head of left, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA REGINA Reverse Britannia seated left, holding wreath and trident, with ships and lighthouse on hill behind AUT BELLO ... VICTORIA . . AUT PACE, 1856 in exergue VF with some edge knocks Extremely rare with only 12 minted in bronze, as an indicator of its rarity, Dr Chapman did not have an example of this medal in his life-time auctioned by Noble Numismatics, Sale 88B. This medal was ordered by General Edd Macarthur, elder brother of Sir William.
£280 London Coins : A143 : Lot 766 : Australia Commencement of Volunteer Movement 1856 33mm in bronze by J.Hogarth Obverse Young Head of ... London Coins : A143 : Lot 766 : Australia Commencement of Volunteer Movement 1856 33mm in bronze by J.Hogarth Obverse Young Head of ...

Auction 143
Medals 1862 by Ottley, Scottish s 1881, 1887, & Exhibition Crystal Palace 1901, 1902 and 1937, white metal issues. GVF.(6)
£40

Auction 140
Medals Decoration issue, rev hallmarked, in Garrard case of issue. EF.
£110

Auction 136
Medals 1914-15 (576 Gnr.H.Evans M.M.G.S. R.A.). Initial "R" on but same number throughout. Together with a 1939-45 Medal in card box addressed to W.C. Evans. Men were found from s or by special enlistment of men known to be actively interested in motorcycles (such as cycle club members). The offices of the enthusiasts magazine "Motor Cycle" was listed as a recruiting office for the MMGS
£120

Auction 134
Medals Movement 21st 1881 63mm diameter in Copper Obverse Bust of the Queen almost full face, crowned, veiled and draped, dividing letters VR in the field XXI.ANNIVERSARY OF THE VOLVNTEER. MOVEMENT. MDCCCLXXXI Reverse a rior standing protects the kneeling figures of Anglia, Hiia and Scotia in of their mother Kingdom PRO ARIS ET FOCIS by N.McPhail after J.N.Paton Eimer 1682 toned UNC with a small spot on the reverse
£60

Auction 127
Medals Movement, 21st 1881, by N.Macphail, silver, obv. Queen facing . Rev. rior/St Michael standing, edge impressed "Corpl. W. 29.8.60". EF & scarce
£65 London Coins : A127 : Lot 638 : Volunteer Movement, 21st Anniversary 1881, by N.Macphail, silver, obv. Queen facing ... London Coins : A127 : Lot 638 : Volunteer Movement, 21st Anniversary 1881, by N.Macphail, silver, obv. Queen facing ...

Auction 125
Medals G.B medals (6) University bronze medal (1880 3 miles 2nd T W Walker Pemb. Coll.), Polytechnic Technical Schools , bronze medal to L Shattock 1911 Day School of Architecture 1st Year Drawings. The Daily Telegraph Cup Rifle Competition between teams of the Regulars & s in the Home District 1906, bronze. Esquilant Trophy by J.W.Minton, bronze. King visit to to open Queen Alexandra Dock 1907, bronze. Confectioners & Bakers Medal, silver to J Wood Whitburn, hallmarked 1903. EF.
£46

Auction 123
Medals Long & Good Conduct, issue (4718 Sgt.C.Hall 2nd Middx.V.R.C.). Together with an Service Medal GV issue to Herbert Jasper EF
£55

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