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Auction 183
Medals Medals (4) Tho's Bronze Vase 1821 54mm diameter in bronze by E.Thomason, Obverse: The vase standing on a pedestal, THE THOMASON METALLIC VASE 21 FEETIN CIRCUMFERENCE & 55 FEET 10 IN. IN HEIGHT, Reverse; Another view of the vase BEGUN IN THE 54TH YEAR OF KING GEORGE THE III AND COMPLETED IN THE FIRST YEAR OF GEORGE IV, 66.18 grammes, BHM 1176, VF with some contact marks and small spots, Thomason's Bronze Vase 1829 52mm diameter in white metal by E.Thomason, Obverse: The vase standing on a pedestal, THOMASON'S METALLIC BRONZE VAZSE. PRECISELY THE SIZE OF THE MARBLE AT WARWICK CASTLE. Below: OCCUPIED 6 YEARS TO MODEL CAST AND SCULPTURE in three lines, Reverse: Another view of the vase 21 FEET IN CIRCUMFERENCE AND 5 FEET 10 IN. IN HEIGHT. Below: BRONZED IN DEVOTOXIDE in 1820, ACQUIRED A PER OXIDE IN 1820. 39.24 grammes, BHM 1359, Fine or better with a little blistering in places, Opening of the and Railway 1830 46mm diameter in white metal by T. , Obverse: Bust of George left GEORGE STEPENSON ESQ. ENGINEER, Reverse: A viaduct with an engine and trucks upon it, tall trees to left. Above: BRIDGE AT NEWTON, In Exergue: LIVERPOOL & MANCHESTER RAILWAY OPENED 15th SEPT. 15 1830 Good Fine with some small blisters, holed at the top, of the Birth of 1881 45mm diameter in white metal by T.P. Chapman, Obverse: Bust of George Stephenson left: GEORGE STEPHENSON BORN JUNE 9th 1781 AT WYLAM. NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE. DIED AUG. 17 1848, Reverse: Stephenson's Rocket. Below: THE ROCKET 1830 GEORGE STEPHENSON CENTENARY MEDAL, 27.64 grammes, BHM 3097, Eimer 1681b, VF
£55

Auction 183
Medals Exhibition, 1887 45mm diameter in white metal by R.Heaton & Sons. Obverse: Bust left veiled and diademed ROYAL JUBILEE EXHIBITION MANCHESTER 1887, Reverse: a view of the exhibition buildings , Exergue: OPENED BY THE PRINCE & PRINCESS OF WALES MAY 3rd 1887 in three lines, BHM 3346 NEF with some spots and surface marks
£50 London Coins : A183 : Lot 742 : Royal Jubilee Exhibition, Manchester 1887 45mm diameter in white metal by R.Heaton & Sons. Obver... London Coins : A183 : Lot 742 : Royal Jubilee Exhibition, Manchester 1887 45mm diameter in white metal by R.Heaton & Sons. Obver...

Auction 182
Medals School of Design Primrose medal, Founded 1848, 51mm diameter in silver, aded to L. Boc for Excellence in Design 1902-3, 62.35 grammes, EF cleaned with some hairlines, in the box of issue
£260 London Coins : A182 : Lot 802 : Manchester School of Design Primrose medal, Founded 1848, 51mm diameter in silver, awarded to Alfred... London Coins : A182 : Lot 802 : Manchester School of Design Primrose medal, Founded 1848, 51mm diameter in silver, awarded to Alfred...

Auction 181
Medals and interest - Manchester Mechanical and Indus Exhibition, Pomona Palace, Prize Medal, 89mm diameter in bronze, , by Elton & Co. Manchester. Obverse: Two female figures standing, with implements of Science and Art, beyond: A city view. Reverse: A crest of Arms and supporters, unnamed, 310.51 grammes, UNC or near so with a few minor spots
£80 London Coins : A181 : Lot 807 : Lancashire and Manchester interest - Manchester Mechanical and Industrial Exhibition, Pomona Palace,... London Coins : A181 : Lot 807 : Lancashire and Manchester interest - Manchester Mechanical and Industrial Exhibition, Pomona Palace,...

Auction 181
Medals Exhibition of Art Treasures, 1857 41mm diameter in white metal by Messrs. Pinches, Obverse: A view of the exhibition buildings, EXHIBITION OF ART TREASURES , In exergue: OPENED AT MANCHESTER / BY HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS / PRINCE ALBERT / MAY 5th 1857, Reverse: Three Muses seated surrounded by various objects symbolising the subject of the exhibition, BHM 2609, Lustrous UNC, in the fitted case of issue, the lid detached
£22 London Coins : A181 : Lot 789 : Exhibition of Art Treasures, Manchester 1857 41mm diameter in white metal by Messrs. Pinches, Obvers... London Coins : A181 : Lot 789 : Exhibition of Art Treasures, Manchester 1857 41mm diameter in white metal by Messrs. Pinches, Obvers...

Auction 179
Medals World War I to Robert Gillis, Good Fine with some pitting, World War I Pair to 201369 Cpl. T.Hughes Welsh VF to GVF, World War I 1914-1948 medal in silver to 37060 G.T. Richardson M.G.C. VF, suspension bar bent, World War I pair to 5052 Sjt. D.B. Hobday Regiment mounted as worn, 1939-1945 Medals (2) both GVF, World War II Medals 1939-1945 (2) both VF one with some stains, World War II Stars (3) , and and 1939-1945 Star VF to GVF, Miniatures World War I trio EF mounted on a small bar, boxed, Replica Miniatures (4) Africa Star, 1939-1945 War Medal, George Medal and Medal, s Medal 1912-1913 awarded by County Council awarded to C.Passmore EF, tic Campaign 1941-1945 EF, USA World War I Medal EF, Cap s (3) , Regiment and Manchester Regiment, VF and a Scots Guards buckle VF
£180

Auction 179
Medals s and Prize Medals a varied group (11) and Agricultural Society, to James Cornes 1864, Crown sized EF with white tone, in a lunette style holder, by Ottleys Medallists, . Treaty of Versailles Meal 1919 50mm diameter in bronze, by Elton, VF. Co-Operative Wholesale Society - 1933 in silver aded to Fireman A. Kerruish, EF with an edge bruise, boxed. Medal Manchester Unity 1810 - 1910 in silver, enamelled, GVF boxed. Masonic Pin Badge 'Justice Through Philanthropy' W.R Cotterel-Jones 12-6-69 Gavenny Lodge 8663 in gilt silver, enamelled GVF. Masonic Pin Badge Antediluvian Order of es, with 1st Deg 9.8.29 bar and 2nd Deg. 24.9.37 bar, enamelled badge on the ribbon GVF. Masonic - East Masonic Benevolent Institution Incorporated enamelled VF. USDAW Union 30 Years badge in silver enamelled, awarded to A.Kerruish 1949, Pin badge, 1935 enamelled, VF, Prize Medals (2) Spring 1934 Senior Rounder and Summer 1934 Senior Rounder both EF boxed
£100

Auction 178
Medals -related (4) Victoria 1897 The Official issue 25mm diameter in silver (2) both Good Fine, Royal Jubilee Exhibition 1887 45mm diameter in white metal by Ralph Heaton & Sons, Obverse: Bust left diademed and veiled ROYAL JUBILEE EXHIBITION MANCHESTER 1887, Reverse: A view of the Exhibition building OPENED BY T.R.H. THE PRINCE & PRINCESS OF WALES MAY 3rd 1887, BHM 3346 NEF with some spots, Queen Victoria Visit to /Town Hall Opening 1897 51mm diameter in white metal by F./Spink & Son, Obverse: Bust left crown, laureate draped and veiled VICTORIA D:G: BRITT: REGINA F:D: IND: IMP: with MDCCCXCVII below, Reverse: View of the Town Hall building, on a ribbon in the field to the right: SHEFFIELD TOWN HALL OPENED BY H.M. QUEEN VICTORIA 21st MAY 1897 BHM 3604, NEF with some contact marks and a thin scratch on the obverse
£60 London Coins : A178 : Lot 642 : Victoria-related (4) Victoria Diamond Jubilee 1897 The Official Royal Mint issue 25mm diameter in si...

Auction 176
Medals Medals Tokens and more a varied group, comprising Medals (7) University 1855 50mm diameter in bronze GVF, Universal Exposition/ D'Honneur a Alexandre 1855 50mm diameter in brass Fine, /Red of Merit 45mm diameter in bronze by Allman, EF, Union of the Order of Druids 53mm diameter in white metal GVF holed, - Israel's 20th 1948-1968 60mm diameter in brass GVF, Prize Medals (2) Corporation of the City of 56mm diameter in bronze by Elton & Co. Awarded to J.G.Stark and Co. for Cox's . Save All Stove price £6-6-0 EF, Gardener - Prestwood 51mm diameter in brass, awarded to George Salter ESQ. / F.Watkiss Reverse: A basket of flowers NEF with a few tone spots, Prize medals (7) GB, and , GB includes Golf, and , most in silver with some hallmarked, France Ministry of Commerce and Industry (awarded 1903) and Germany Friedrich Von Schiller/ Bell Ringers Fine to GVF, Shilling Head enamelled in 5 colours, Fair workmanship, Shilling 1896 Fine, brooch mounted, 1000 Reis 1901 Near Fine with brooch mount and pin, Theatre Tokens (7) The Armada - Drury Lane 1888 VF, holed, Wyndham's Jelfs - Gerald du Maurier (2), in copper VF, in brass Good Fine, , London - The Golden Parisian Revue, Good Fine, Admittance tokens (3) 1817/Paid, Inn and Pub Tokens (4) all , Five Pence Black Lion/Bishop Good Fine, Threepence Albion Hotel - Val Watkins, and 2 1/2 Pence Albion Hotal - Val Watkins (2) VF to GVF, undated Floating Bridge Company - Go side Fine
£220

Auction 176
Medals Medal awarded to 579 L.Cpl. G.H.Backhouse 6th NEF with ribbon, comes with Wound , a cap badge SPERO MELIORA with armoured figure facing, and pin badge
£55

Auction 175
Medals and Railway Opened 1830 (2) the first 46mm diameter in bronze, unsigned, Eimer 1224, BHM 1459, Obverse: Bust left GEO. STEPHENSON ESQ. ENGINEER, Reverse train crossing viaduct in a landscape, BRIDGE AT NEWTON., In Exergue: LIVERPOOL & MANCHESTER RAILWAY OPENED SEPT. 15 1830 GVF/NEF, the second, similar, in white metal, NVF/VF with some contact marks
£55 London Coins : A175 : Lot 842 : Liverpool and Manchester Railway Opened 1830 (2) the first 46mm diameter in bronze, unsigned, Eimer ... London Coins : A175 : Lot 842 : Liverpool and Manchester Railway Opened 1830 (2) the first 46mm diameter in bronze, unsigned, Eimer ...

Auction 172
Medals interest (10) Masonic Institution for Boys - Steds s (3) 1955, 1957 one enamelled, the third an embroidered example from 1948, Masonic Institute for Girls - Stewards badges 1954, 1959 and 1963 (3) all enamelled, Independent Order of Oddfellows, Unity , , RAOB (2) II in silver 30 grammes, enamelled, Orphanage, Southboro' 1922 in plain metal, Ancient Order of Foresters - Juvenile Branch, in silver 11.6 grammes along with a Queen Needlework Guild badge, enamelled, with 1917 and 1918 clasps in mixed condition mostly VF to EF
£28

Auction 167
Medals Medals a wide variety (35) includes Medal 1913 TO THE OFFICERS AND CREW OF H.M.S.NEW ZEALAND 36mm diameter in silver by W.R.Bock Lustrous EF and scarce, 1902 35mm diameter in silver Eimer 1872 VF, Queen 1897 26mm diameter in silver, Eimer 1817b the official issue, NEF, Coronation of King 1911 31mm diameter in silver, the official Royal Mint issue, Eimer 1922b NEF with grey tone, 1736 's series of English 40mm diameter in bronze Eimer 525 EF, of Lissa, Surrender of 1757 48mm diameter in brass Eimer 656 Near Fine, Philip Kemble 1798 Eimer 888 52mm diameter in copper, Reverse: TRAGOEDUS ANGLICUS AET XLI.MDCCXCVIII Fine, scarce. Treaty of Aix-La-Chapelle 1798 (not in Eimer) Obverse: Bust of George II left GEORGIUS II . D.G. REX, Reverse: Britannia seated on shore with shield, cornucopia and trophies, PAX COMMERCII NUTRIX, Fine of better, as part of a group of 18th to 20th Century medals, two prize medals, with some in silver, also a cap Ship Canal, and a lighter case with a Rolls-Royce logo in mixed condition
£420

Auction 166
Medals Medals and Tokens a mixed group (24) 18th Century Halfpenny Tokens (12) Fine to NVF, all different, 19th Century (4) and Halfpenny 19th Century (1) Fine, Penny Token Lipman Levy, Importer and manufacturer of Boots and Shoes Fine, Replica Roman bronzes (2) and Michael Angelo medal uniface 58mm diameter in bronze , the blank side with engraved inscription, also a pair, and 1914-1918 Medal to W.S.P. Pugh EF and a City token 1972 EF
£150

Auction 165
Medals Group of three, 1914-1915 Star, Medal and medals to 1214 Acting Sergeant Henry Winrow 5th () Battalion, . GVF. Henry Winrow was appointed Lance Corporal on 13th July 1912, promoted to acting Corporal on 28th November 1914 and acting Sergeant on 12th December 1914. He served in Gallopoli and Mudros from 19th 1915 until 16th January 1916. He was discharged on 21st January 1916 on completion of his Territorial engagement. Comes with copy papers.
£75

Auction 164
Medals 19th Century a small group (6) of 1821 49mm diameter in white metal, Obverse bust left GEORGIUS IV. D:G: BRITT: REX F:D: Reverse the enthroned is crown at the Coronation ceremony, Exergue: GEO: IV: CORONAT: MDCCCXXI VF. Coronation of George IV 1821 45mm diameter in bronze and Sal local issue, Fine with some edge knocks. and Leopold 1816 Nuptials celebrated Carlton house 2nd May 1816 45mm diameter in white metal NEF d at the top. Bridge opened 1831 Eimer 1245 29mm diameter in brass, Obverse THE FIRST STONE OF THE NEW LONDON BRIDGE WAS LAID BY JOHN GARRATT ESQr LORD MAYOR OF LONDON ON THE 14th MARCH 1824AND OPEN'D BY THEIR MAJESTIES AUGUST 1st 1831 in 10 lines, Reverse a 5-arched bridge spanning the river with ships, CARRIAGEWAY 33 1/2 FT.LENGTH OF BRIDGE 782 Ft CENTRE ARCH I50..SIDE ARCH I40, Good Fine, along with Halfcrown 1830 V type reverse enamelled in 4 colours, and an imitation Two Pounds 1823 on a loop mount, these both around Fine
£34

Auction 162
Medals William Pitt (2) Pitt Club 1813 50mm diameter in silver by T. Eimer 1039, Obverse: Bust left, draped Rt.HONble.WILLIAM PITT MANCHESTER PITT CLUB 1813, Reverse: An allegory of Pitt rousing the genius of to resist the demons of Anarchy, who have overthrown Religion and ty; the Virtues, left, await the result, Exergue: HIMSELF A HOST, William Pitt , Fit Lord of the Treasury 1799, 53mm diameter in bronze by T.Wyon Snr. Eimer 912 Obverse: Bust left, draped, WILLIAM PITT APPOINTED FIRST LORD OF THE TREASURY AND CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER DEC:1783, Reverse: WITH FORTITUDE WISDOM AND INTEGRITY HE SERVES A PROSPEROUS NATION AND A VIRTUOUS KING 1799 AGED 40, within a wreath EF
£140

Auction 159
Medals Prize Medals in silver (2) , and North Agricultural Society, aded to Moore, Murton & Varley, for Improvements in bearings of Wringer Washing Machines, Exhibited at Manchester 1887, by Elton and Co. EF boxed, Royal Standard Benefit Society 1828 Presented to Jas Cox 'As a Token of Respect For His s to the Society' EF with suspension loop and blue ribbon, EF boxed
£120

Auction 152
Medals Grand National 1809 Eimer 993, by T., 1821 Eimer 1145var, of 1863 Eimer 1563 51mm diameter by Ottley of , Exhibition of Art Treasures 1857 Eimer 1513 variety without floral border, Exhibition 1891 & Camperdown on obverse Eimer 1767, all white metal issues, NEF to EF (5)
£90

Auction 152
Medals , Thames Tunnel Completed 1842 Eimer 1372 42mm diameter in White Metal, by W.J., EF, Laying of foundation stone at St. Georges Hall, 1854 by Allen & Moore, 44mm diameter in bronze, EF, Exhibition of Art Treasures 1857 by Pinches, bronze, 41mm. EF.
£75

Auction 147
Medals Exhibitions (20), Exhibition of Art Treasures, 1857, w/m., 1862, Prize Medal (H.Hussey Vivian M.P. F.G.S. Juror Class 1), bronze, Fine Arts Exhibition 1873, gilded lead, and n Exhibition 1886, bronze, together with 16 other exhibition medals. Generally VF or better (20).
£300

Auction 146
Medals Alliance medal in silver, crest with red and blue slanted stripes with a ship above, hallmark date 1900-1924, Fine, with a loop mount at the top
£32 London Coins : A146 : Lot 1879 : Manchester Football Alliance medal in silver, crest with red and blue slanted stripes with a ship sa... London Coins : A146 : Lot 1879 : Manchester Football Alliance medal in silver, crest with red and blue slanted stripes with a ship sa...

Auction 143
Medals 1897 56mm diameter in silver the official issue NEF with an edge nick, Victoria Diamond Jubilee 1897 56mm diameter in bronze the official Royal Mint issue NEF, The 12 Apostles 50mm diameter in cupro-nickel with gold plated highlighting UNC, 100 Forint 1982 UNC, 100th 70mm diameter in silver plated copper with gold highlighting UNC, of and Miss Sarah Ferguson 1986 57mm diameter in bronze UNC, of 1935 56mm diameter matt finish the official Royal Mint issue UNC, Art Treasures Exhibition 1857 63mm diameter in white metal by Pinches Obverse Exhibition building opened by Prince Albert, Reverse the 3 Muses A/UNC, Diamond Jubilee of II 70mm diameter with coloured portrait of the Queen in robes on the obverse, Crown 1851 in Copper Obverse Head, Reverse Advance Australia Lustrous UNC, Diamond Jubilee 2012 Numis by in gold plated cupro-nickel the obverse with coloured picture of the Queen, Prize Medal and District Sunday League in copper, also a large 89mm medal in the style of a modern reproduction in brass (?) in mixed grades many EF-UNC in a Westminster box
£200

Auction 139
Medals Games Medals 2002 (3) in Silver (54.2 grammes), Bronzed Silver? (54.2 grammes) and Bronze (46.36 grammes) each 51mm in diameter UNC in the box of issue
£80

Auction 139
Medals Exhibition of Art Treasures, 1857, by J.Pinches, white metal, 63mm., in case, light surface scratches VF
£46

Auction 136
Medals Prize Medals in Silver (3) Hovis Bread (2) Worsley 1936 aded to J.W.Murray, 1929 awarded to H.Tong, The Confectioners Bakers and Allied Trades Exhibition awarded to H.Corradine 1930 GF to NEF, II in base metal EF, Double Florin the reverse with an engraved of a on a plinth over a Rose with the inscription EGYPT, EAST LANCASHIRE Fine, Halfpenny Token 1793 barracks Good Fine
£70

Auction 128
Medals Assorted Medals (7), relating to Birkenhead, Dewsbury, , , . Wm. and bronze, VF or better.
£36

Auction 127
Medals Exhibitions (7), Handel Festival 1859, 1862, wm. In Spink case, Fine Arts Exhibition 1873 (2) & 1874, 1887, & , Crystal Palace 1901, bronze unless stated otherwise. GEF
£110

Auction 127
Medals Exhibition of Art Treasures 1857, by J.Pinches, wm, 63 mm. obv. title with large floral border, rev.three muses. In J Pinches brass tin. EF
£44

Auction 127
Medals Assorted Medals (5) inc. 1851 Exhibition, wm., Holloway's Pills Penny Token 1858, Soc. For Propagation of Gospel 1891, bronze, Ship Canal wm. d, Music Prize 1964 silver. VF
£38

Auction 126
Medals Prize medals (4) Shoe and Leather Exhibition 1925 presented to A.J. 38mm diameter in silver, boxed UNC, Croydon Master Bakers Exhibition 1938 presented to H.W.Thornton 38mm diameter in silver, boxed UNC, and Grocers Exhibition 1902 38mm diameter in silver presented to J.B.Jowett EF with some scratches on the reverse, Institute of Clay workers Medal 1946 37mm in silver aded to Reuben James GEF with suspension loop at top, boxed
£80

Auction 125
Medals DCM group to Sjt F Tomlinson, , Medal G.V.R. (10721 Sjt. F Tomlinson 18/Manch.R.), 1914-15 Star, & Medals (10721 Cpl. Manch R.). Extremely fine. Gazette "10721 Sjt. F. Tomlinson, 18th Bn. (now 30456, 1/4th Bn. N. Lan. R.) ()'. London Gazette 30 January 1920".
£1,200 London Coins : A125 : Lot 569 : First World War DCM group to Sjt F Tomlinson, Manchester Regiment, Distinguished Conduct Med...

Auction 125
Medals William Pitt, Pitt Club 1813 Obverse Bust draped RT HONble WILLIAM PITT MANCHESTER PITT CLUB 1813 Reverse an allegory of Pitt rousing the genius of to resist the demons of Anarchy who have overthrown Religion and ty; the Virtues, left await the result. Exergue HIMSELF AN HOST Eimer 1039 (see footnotes) 50mm diameter in White metal frosted UNC within a watch case-style glass bound by a silver frame with suspension loop
£240 London Coins : A125 : Lot 593 : William Pitt, Manchester Pitt Club 1813 Obverse Bust draped RT HONble WILLIAM PITT MANCHESTER PI... London Coins : A125 : Lot 593 : William Pitt, Manchester Pitt Club 1813 Obverse Bust draped RT HONble WILLIAM PITT MANCHESTER PI...

Auction 122
Medals 1914-15 Star trio to 2 Lieut C.M.S. Cunningham . Extremely fine, in card boxes of issue.
£130

Auction 104
Medals In copper (3) International Horse Show 1874 by F.Pinches two horses standing obverse 40mm, Institute MDCCCVII in exergue beneath stu
£32

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