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London Coins Auction 164
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
London Coins Auction 165
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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War Prisoner Of : Medals

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 163
Medals Captain Oliver Gordon MVO RN trio (as Lieutenant, Star to Sub-Lieutenant) and Member of the Order, (4) War Medal, Star, Star and 1939-45 star, in box of issue with original ribbons, also epaulettes, Captain Oliver Gordon was Captain of HMS , a heavy cruiser, during World War II during which she was sunk in the of the Sea March 1 1942. The lot includes the Book `Fight It Out` written by Captain Gordon in 1957 describing the epic encounter against overwhelming odds during the battle in 1942. He was taken along with the survivors by the ese after the ship was sunk in the battle. The lot also includes many Christmas Greetings received by Captain Gordon during his time as a POW. Between the two World Wars he served on the Yacht Victoria and Albert and the lot includes photographs of Captain Gordon, some with King George V and Queen Alexandra, also letters from Buckingham Palace one signed by King , a restricted letter from of , a letter from the War Museum, photographs of crew and ships, along with a copy of a newspaper cutting reporting Captain Gordon`s . Also included is the paperwork details and letters relating to the Companion of the Order of the , though this has been retained by Captain Gordon`s family
£100

Auction 158
Medals GB and a few World (67) in base metal a wide variety includes a few attendance medals, some boxed, in mixed grades to UNC, along with Twopence 1797 Fine, in a suspension ring this with mount, BEF 50 Cents token Fine, Medal Admiral Vernon 1739 Fine and with three edge cuts
£90

Auction 128
Medals , medals (6) including medal 1945 & Palmes Academic etc.
£44

Auction 123
Medals World Crown sized Silver Medals (8) World Cup 1998 (4) depicting , France, and , 1996 , 1996 Eire, 1996 Sweden, 1997 , all Proof FDC in .999 Silver in capsules with certificates, of Lissa 1757, Surrender of as Eimer 656 Obverse Equestrian figure facing left FREDERIC KING OF PRUSSIA Exergue Rosbach Nov 5 Reverse Infantry attacking a fortress WE SUBMIT PRISONERS OF WAR Exergue Breslau Breslau Dec 20 1757 Fine, Eimer states that many similar medals of this type were struck, plus World Banknotes (2) 20 Francs 1935 Pick 39e 11/4/1935 Good Fine, 10 Marks 1971 Pick 28 Six digit number Fine
£70

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