Commemorative, Historical and Art Medals (13 July 2011)

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1001 LANCASHIRE, The Institute of Municipal Treasurers & Accountants Incorporated (Est. 1885), a silver and enamel badge, shield, back named (John Ainsworth, MBE, City Treasurer, Liverpool, President 1946-47), hallmarked London 1944, 50 x 32mm; LONDON, Central Association of Accountants, a silver Award of Merit by Vaughton, named (Final Examination, June 1915, Presented to Ralph Lazarus), hallmarked Birmingham 1915, 45mm; YORKSHIRE, Sheffield & District Society of Incorporated Accountants, a silver and enamel badge by Marples & Beasley, named (P. Toothill, President, 1927-1931), hallmarked Birmingham 1936), 32mm [3]. First very fine, others extremely fine; second with original blue ribbon but remains of paper label adhering to back £40-50 £40
1002 LONDON, London Chamber of Commerce Incorporated (Est. 1881), a silver award medal by Mappin Bros, standing and seated robed figures, rev. wreath, named (Senior Examination 1903, T.A. Warburton, for Methods & Machinery of Business), hallmarked Birmingham 1902), 38mm; NORTHUMBERLAND, Newcastle and Gateshead Incorporated Chamber of Commerce (Inc. 1875), a silver-gilt award medal by Reid & Sons Ltd, unsigned, named (Municipal College of Commerce, Session 1938-1939, Miss Evelyn Jordan, Secretaries Course), hallmarked Birmingham 1939, 54mm; YORKSHIRE, Halifax Chamber of Commerce (Inc. 1874), a silver award medal by Vaughton, named (1924-25, 4th Year Course, 2nd Prize, Alfred Bottomley), hallmarked Birmingham 1925, 32mm; Chamber of Commerce Commercial Examinations, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (Margaret M. Fleming, 1948, 1st, N.Z. Bookkeeping), 44mm [4]. First and last very fine, others extremely fine; third with clip and ring for suspension £60-80 £70
1003 KENT, School of Military Engineering, Chatham, Francis Fowke Memorial Medal, 1865, a silver award by G.T. Morgan, bust left, rev. legend in wreath, edge named (2nd Lieut. C.J.S. King, R.E., 1911), 58mm (BHM 2490; E 1581; Taylor 233a). Virtually as struck and attractively toned, rare in silver £100-150 £110
1004 LONDON, Architectural Association (Est. 1847), a uniface silver award medal by J.S. & A.B. Wyon, flowers entwined around aa monogram, back named (Presented to P.J. Turner, Lectures, Div. II, 1899), 55mm. Extremely fine and attractively toned £60-80 £60
1005 LONDON, University College, Donaldson Medal, 1865, a silver award by J.S. & A.B. Wyon, bust of Thomas Donaldson right, rev. legend in wreath, edge named (E.G. Newnum, 1906-7), 57mm (BHM 2832; E 1582; Taylor 232a). Cleaned in the past and now re-toned, otherwise extremely fine £70-90 Unsold
1006 YORKSHIRE, Leeds Architectural Society, Prize Medal, a silver award by J. Moore, kneeling student at drawing board, rev. tablet, named (A. Johnson, 1928), hallmarked Birmingham 1929, 63mm. Extremely fine, attractively toned £60-80 £120
1007 ABERDEENSHIRE, School of Architecture, Robert Gordon’s Technical College, Aberdeen, Aberdeen Society of Architects Medal, a plated award, unsigned, male artisan in foreground, robed female holding model of building behind, rev. legend, named (Awarded for General Excellence in the Final Year of the Course, John Lindsay Middleton, 1951), 63mm. Very fine £30-40 £30
1008 Institute of British Architects, Honorary Medal, 1834, a silver award by B. Wyon, façade of the temple of Theseus, rev. legend in wreath, named (To William H. Bidlake, BA, for Measured Drawings of St Mary’s Church, Leicester, 1883), 57mm (E 1280; Taylor 24a). Brightly cleaned and with a couple of rim nicks, otherwise extremely fine £70-90 Unsold
1009 Royal Institute of British Architects, Augustus Pugin Medal, 1852, a silver award by J. Taylor Foot, decorated column supported by two lions, rev. Pugin arms, edge named (William Henry Bidlake, M.A., 1885), 57mm (E 1471). Brightly cleaned and with a couple of rim nicks, otherwise about extremely fine £70-90 £80
1010 Royal Institute of British Architects, George Godwin Medal, 1881, a silver award by G.G. Adams, bust right, rev. legend around wreath, named (Herbert Austen Hall, F.R.I.B.A., Godwin Bursar, 1919), 56mm. Cleaned in the past, otherwise about extremely fine £50-70 Unsold
1011 Royal Institute of British Architects, Honorary Medal, 1834, a silver award after B. Wyon, from the same obv. die as lot 1008, rev. named (R.I.B.A., Alfred Bossom Silver Medal for Commercial Architecture, 1933, Awarded to Allan Johnson, Dip. Arch. Leeds, A.R.I.B.A), 57mm (cf. E 1280; cf. Taylor 24a). Virtually as struck and attractively toned £70-90 £70
1012 Kent County Chess Association, a silver and enamel County Club Medal by Vaughton, Kentish horse on chess-board, back named (Tun[bridge] Wells Club, Championship Tournament, T.S. Connan, 1900), hallmarked Birmingham 1898), 40 x 27mm; British Chess Federation, a silver and enamel award medal by Fattorini, named (R. Winkler, St Albans School, 1936), hallmarked Birmingham 1935, 29mm; London Postal Chess League, a silver and enamel badge, named (E.A. Bowell, 1939) [3]. Very fine, first better £25-35 £50
1013 LONDON, Royal Standard Benefit Society (Est. 1828), a silver medal for Services by E. Avern, Justice standing with scales, shield and accoutrements, rev. wreath of oak and palm, named (Mr Josh. Talbot), 48mm; Royal Standard Benefit Society, a silver medal for Services by W.J. Taylor, named (Mr P.H.H. Scagell), 41mm [2]. First about extremely fine, second extremely fine and attractively toned; with matching oval suspension loops, an attractive pair £80-100 £75
1014 LONDON, Hearts of Oak Benefit Society (Est. 1842), a silver medal for Services by W.J. Taylor, Hope with anchor signalling to ship in rough sea, rev. wreath, named (Mr Walter W. Rees), 50mm; Hearts of Oak Benefit Society, a silver medal, unsigned, named (Presented to J. Nigh as a mark of Esteem), 38mm; Hearts of Oak Benefit Society, a gold badge for Services Rendered, named (F. Golpin), hallmarked ghb Birmingham 1912, 37 x 26mm, 9ct, 9.08g; Hearts of Oak Benefit Society, Junior Section, a partially gilt silver badge for Services Rendered by Bravingtons, named (C. Cresswell), hallmarked Birmingham 1919, 38 x 25mm [4]. About very fine and better; second with small piercing, third with clip and ring for suspension £90-120 £120
1015 LONDON, United Patriots National Benefit Society of Great Britain (Inst. 1843), a silver Directors’ medal, unsigned, arms and supporters, rev. for the interest taken by him in the prosperity of the society, etc, named (John Morgan, 3rd Div. No. 1021, Sept. 1860, Bath), 48mm (D & W 162/475). Light scuffing, otherwise very fine, rare; with silver suspender bar and original faded brown ribbon £60-80 Unsold
1016 MIDDLESEX, Hoover Ltd, Perivale, silver award medals and badges by D.G. Collins (8), viz. Servant to the Home medals (2), named (The Hoover War of 1931, M.S.W.M., G.H. Shell; The Hoover War of 1933, D.S.M., G.H. Shell), hallmarked Birmingham 1929 and 1932, both 29mm; Silver Stars (2), named (The Hoover War of 1931…G.H. Shell; Hoover Spring Manoeuvres, 1936, G. Hansen), hallmarked Birmingham 1930 and 1935, both 32mm; Servant to the Home/George V Silver Jubilee, 1935, medal, named (D.S.M. 1935, W.H. Newsome), hallmarked Birmingham 1934, 29mm; Hoover Spring Manoeuvres, 1936, silver-gilt, named (V.S.M., C. Walker), hallmarked Birmingham 1935, 29mm; George VI, Hoover Coronation Contest, 1937, medals (2, different), named (H.J.H. Moore; J. McNee), both hallmarked Birmingham 1936, 70 and 29mm (W & E 7020A.2, 7021A.2; cf. Simmons FPL 13, 112-13) [8]. Very fine and better; all except the large medal with clips, rings, original black and tan ribbons and dated suspender clasps £70-90 £160
1017 International Forestry Exhibition, Edinburgh, 1884, a silver award medal, unsigned [by J. Crichton, Edinburgh], distant cityscape, rev. wreath, named (Awarded to Sir Geo. Birdwood, C.S.I., India, for Botanical Drawings of Trees by Native Artists), 45mm (Brodie 295). Some light scuffing and hairlines, otherwise good very fine, scarce £80-100 £140
1018 Scottish Arboricultural Society (Inst. 1854), a silver award medal, unsigned, trees and firs, rev. wreath, named (Alex Pollock, for Rustic Fence Exhibited at Peebles, 1906), 35mm (Brodie 156); Royal Scottish Arboricultural Society (Inst. 1854), a silver award medal, unsigned, named (Marquess of Ailsa, J.G. Singer, Forester, Gate for Farm Use Exhibited at Paisley, 1913), 35mm [2]. First about very fine, second better than very fine and toned £40-60 £50
1019 Forestry, a silver award medal by Haseler & Restall, trees, implements of forestry below, rev. wreath, named (Class 2, His Grace the Duke of Northumberland), hallmarked Birmingham 1947, 45mm. Matt surface, extremely fine £40-60 £55
1020 National Edition of Shakespeare’s Works, 1803, a silver Subscribers’ medal by C.H. Küchler for J. and J. Boydell, Shakespeare seated on rock, flanked by figures of Drama and Painting, rev. legend, edge impressed (Frederick Purdy, Esq), 48mm (Pollard 28; BHM 553; E 950); Shakespeare Club of Scotland, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (G.W. Ramsay, Esq, Vice-Pres.), 28mm (D & W 185/668) [2]. First cleaned, scuffed and with rim knocks, second fine and rare, with suspension loop £80-100 £120
1021 John Philip Kemble, 1817, a silver medal by J. Warwick, bust right, rev. thou last of all the romans, etc, edge impressed retired from the stage 23d june 1817, named (Mr John Field), 41mm (D & W 139/299; BHM 1210 [recté 1817]). Trifling surface marks and rim nicks, otherwise extremely fine and dark-toned, very rare £100-150 £170
1022 The Poetry Society Incorporated (Est. 1909), a silver award medal, unsigned, robed female seated right, reading poetry, rev. wreath, named (N. Tattersall, 29-10-32), hallmarked Birmingham 1932, 29mm; The Poetry Lovers Fellowship, award medals by Fattorini (2), in silver and gold, both named (Adult Advanced Examination, Olive K. Meier, 18-1-47; Gold Medal No. 235, Olive K. Meier, 20-11-47), both 26mm, latter with no hallmarks, 9.25g [3]. First very fine and toned, with clip and ring for suspension, others extremely fine £60-80 £95
1023 BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, McCorquodale & Co Ltd, Wolverton (Est. 1878), a gold Long Service medal by Fattorini, floral arrangement around Garter, rev. named (Presented to W. Kirk for 50 Years Service), hallmarked Birmingham 1937, 30mm, 9ct, 11.56g (Preston-Morley –). Very fine; with loop for suspension £80-100 £90
1024 Co DURHAM, Ashmore, Benson, Pease & Co Ltd, Stockton-on-Tees (Est. 1885), Golden Jubilee, 1935, Faithful Service medals by Fattorini (2), in gold and silver, robed female standing left, holding wreath, revs. wreath, named (gold: E. Mond; silver: Bartholomew Hodgson Baldwin), both hallmarked Birmingham 1934, 32mm, former 9ct, 15.51g; Ashmore, Benson, Pease & Co Ltd, The Power Gas Corporation, a silver 25 Years Faithful Service medal by Johnson Walker & Tolhurst, named (H. Bates), hallmarked Birmingham 1939, 32mm [3]. Last very fine, others extremely fine £120-150 £140
1025 ESSEX, Crompton Parkinson Ltd, Chelmsford, a silver and enamel 20 Years Long Service badge by A.E. Poston & Co, crest, back named (Presented to Mrs Deag, 1938), hallmarked Birmingham 1937, 40 x 29mm; HERTFORDSHIRE, The Spirella Corset Co, Letchworth (Est. 1910), a silver and enamel Ivy Leaf Club 21 Years Service badge by Fattorini, named (E.M. Lovell, Nov. 1913), hallmarked Birmingham 1933, 30 x 27mm; NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, George Webb & Sons (Northampton) Ltd, a silver medal for 25 Years Loyal Service by W.J. Dingley, named (Presented to W.J. Sharpe in grateful recognition…), hallmarked Birmingham 1927, 51mm; The National Operatic & Dramatic Association, Peterborough (Est. 1899), an openwork silver and enamel Long Service badge by the N.O. & D.A., named (G.E. Crowther, 8/4/50), hallmarked Birmingham 1949, 30 x 25mm [4]. Very fine, third better; first and last with original ribbons £40-50 £60
1026 HAMPSHIRE, Bournemouth Gas & Water Co, a silver award medal for 25 Years Service by Fattorini, conjoined shields, back named (W.A. Hood, 1909-34), hallmarked Birmingham 1930, 32mm; The Bursledon Brick Co Ltd, Southampton, a silver and enamel 25 Years Service medal by Fattorini, named (A.D. Spencer), hallmarked Birmingham 1930, 32mm; SOMERSET, Bath, a silver award medal for 50 Years Service by Johnson Matthey, named (Mr C.E. Whittaker, Messrs Fortts), hallmarked Birmingham 1949, 35mm [3]. First two very fine, last extremely fine; with clips, rings and two with original ribbons £40-50 £55
1027 LANCASHIRE, Manchester District Sunday School Association, 1900, a silver Long Service medal by D.G. Collins, legend, rev. wreath, named (Henry Hyde), hallmarked Birmingham 1899, 45mm; Weekly Despatch, a silver Long Service medal by D.G. Collins, named (Thomas Taylor, Tillotson & Son Ltd, Bolton, 55 Years), hallmarked Birmingham 1911, 35mm; Wilson Bros, Bobbin Co Ltd, Garston, Liverpool, a silver Meritorious Conduct & Attendance medal by Vaughton, named (1928, Elizabeth Baines, 5 Years), hallmarked Birmingham 1925, 38mm; LINCOLNSHIRE, Ruston & Hornsby Ltd, Lincoln (Est. 1899), a silver-gilt 50 Years Faithful Service medal by Johnson Matthey, named (J. Meanwell, 1905-1955), hallmarked Birmingham 1952, 38mm; YORKSHIRE, Vickers, Son & Maxim, Sheffield, 1905, a silver medal for the Visit of Edward VII and 30 Years Service, named (Thomas Green, June 14th 1871), hallmarked hlb Birmingham 1905, 38mm (W & E 4887.1) [5]. Very fine and better; last two with means of suspension and original ribbons £70-90 £75
1028 LANCASHIRE, Vernons, Aintree (Est. 1925), a gold Efficiency badge by Fattorini, standing robed female holding wreath above arms of Liverpool, back named (Presented to Miss A. Mawdsley, April 16th 1936), hallmarked Birmingham 1935, 40 x 25mm, 9ct, 14.33g. Very fine; with clip, ring and suspender bar £100-150 £120
1029 LONDON, Express Dairy Co Ltd (Est. 1864), a silver Long Service/Edward VII Coronation medal, 1902, by J.A. Restall, crowned bust right, rev. Britannia standing with trident and shield, edge named (William Ince, 1874), hallmarked Birmingham 1902, 38mm (W & E 4516E.1); Samuel Jones & Co, Camberwell, a silver Long Service medal, unsigned, named (Joseph Alfred Chubb, 25 Years, 1888-1913), 41mm; George Cooper & Co Ltd, Alpha Works, Camberwell, a uniface silver Over 25 Years Service medal by W.O. Lewis, back named (Elizabeth Seeley, Sept. 1895), hallmarked Birmingham 1916, 32mm; Thomas Tilling Ltd, Peckham (Est. 1846), a silver and enamel 20 Years Service badge by Fattorini, named (W.J. Peacock, 9.4.1900), hallmarked Birmingham 1925, 30mm; Legion of Frontiersmen (Est. 1905), a silver Meritorious Service medal by W. Manton, named (Lt. J. Clarke), hallmarked Birmingham 1930, 38mm; SURREY, Bentalls, Kingston-upon-Thames (Est. 1867), a plated medal, unsigned, named (E.M.M. Veale, 1952-1973), 39mm [6]. Second extremely fine, others about very fine and better; first with original orange and cream ribbon £60-80 £100
1030 LONDON, Wellcome Foundation Ltd, Joseph Collett Smith, 1929, a silver medal by F. Bowcher for Pinches, bust facing, rev. unicorn in medallion, in honour of…and in commemoration of his loyal and efficient services of 48 years, etc, 52mm (MJP p.225); Royal Arsenal Co-operative Society, a silver-gilt award medal, unsigned, named (For Services Rendered, 13 Years Education Committee, 2 Years Political Purposes Committee, 2 Years Halls Fund Committee, presented to Mrs R.A. Brown), 30mm; The Royal Opera House, a silver Long Service medal, unsigned, named (William Bundy), 57mm [3]. Last extremely fine, others very fine; second with means of suspension £50-70 £65
1031 STAFFORDSHIRE, Chance Bros & Co, Smethwick (Est. 1824), a silver Long Service medal by S.M. Foster for Elkington & Co, glassworkers and mould, rev. shield in wreath, named (Walter Weston, 1879-1883-1888), hallmarked Birmingham 1932, 36mm; Martin Dunn Ltd, West Bromwich (Est. 1861), a silver Loyal and Devoted Service medal by Marples & Beasley, named (F.J. Dix, 36 Years, 1950), hallmarked Birmingham 1950, 45mm; John Thompson (Wolverhampton) Ltd, silver Long Service medals (2, different), by Fattorini and the Birmingham Mint, named (G. Shinton, 1905-1925; G. Shinton, 40 Years), hallmarked 1925 and 1947, 40 and 32mm; John Thompson Motor Pressings Ltd, a silver Long Service medal, unsigned, named (V. Crane, 20 Years), 40mm; WORCESTERSHIRE, John Thompson (Dudley) Ltd, a silver award medal by Toye & Spencer, named (J.W. Southall), hallmarked Birmingham 1935, 32mm; S. Allcock & Co Ltd, Redditch, a silver and enamel Long Service medal by Fattorini, named (W.V. Jarvis, 28 Years), hallmarked Birmingham 1928, 27mm [7]. Second extremely fine, others very fine and with clips and rings, all except last with suspender bars and original ribbons £70-90 £130
1032 STAFFORDSHIRE, W.T. Copeland & Sons Ltd, Stoke-on-Trent (Est. 1833), oval Long Service badges by Fattorini (2), in silver and gold, bust of William Taylor Copeland left, named (silver: December 1948, presented to Elizabeth Parks as a small token of esteem for 37 Years Long & Faithful Service; gold: Presented to Miss M. Parker for 40 Years Loyal Service 1917-1957), hallmarked Birmingham 1948 and 1956, both 23 x 20mm, latter 9ct, 8.00g; The Institute of Clayworkers, Stoke-on-Trent (Est. 1895), silver Long Service medals by Fattorini (2, different), unsigned, named (Edwin Edwards, 1928; T. McKenny, 1945), latter hallmarked Birmingham 1927, 58 and 32mm [4]. Very fine, second and last better £80-100 £140
1033 WARWICKSHIRE, Tangye Bros, Soho (Est. 1857), a silver award for Punctuality & Good Service by J.S. & A.B. Wyon, scroll above arms of Cornwall, rev. shield, named (R. Timmins, May 1870-Oct. 27th 1897), 45mm; Tangyes Ltd, Soho, a silver 25 Years Service award by Fattorini, named (Frederick Lilley, July 1921), hallmarked Birmingham 1921, 45mm; Birmingham County Football Association (Est. 1875), a silver-gilt Long Service medal by Fattorini, named (G. Dutton, 1948), hallmarked Birmingham 1948, 29mm [3]. Last very fine, others extremely fine and better and both with clips, rings, suspender bars and original blue ribbons £50-70 £60
1034 WARWICKSHIRE, Birmingham Small Arms Co, an oval gold Long Service medal by Elkington & Co, robed female greeting artisan, rev. legend, named (Joseph Archer, 1900-1929), 36 x 22mm, 9ct, 11.61g; City of Birmingham Gas Department, Rescue Fire & Ambulance Brigade, a gold Long Service medal by Fattorini, named (1940, Frank J. Preston), 27mm, 9ct, 8.60g [2]. First good fine, second extremely fine; with clips and rings for suspension £150-200 £170
1035 CARMARTHENSHIRE, John S. Tregoning & Co, Morfa Works, Llanelli (Est. 1851), 85th Anniversary, 1936, a silver badge by W.J. Dingley, dates on shield, back named (D. Richards, 1920), hallmarked Birmingham 1935, 27mm; RHONDDA CYNON TAFf, The Royal Mint, Llantrisant, a silver Long Service medal, unsigned, edge impressed (M. Griffiths, 1974-1999), hallmarked rlh (R. de L. Holmes, Deputy Master), London 1998, 64mm [2]. First fine, second mint state £60-80 £95
1036 ANGUS, People’s Journal, Dundee, a silver Long Service badge by Rattray, Dundee, legend, back named (James McKinley, 49 Years), hallmarked e&fb Birmingham 1924, 41mm; AYRSHIRE, Glenfield & Kennedy Ltd, Kilmarnock (Est. 1865), a gold 50 Years Service badge by Kirkwood, named (James Smith, Counting House, 1886-1936), hallmarked Edinburgh 1935, 39 x 30mm, 9ct, 14.75g; LANARKSHIRE, David Colville & Sons Ltd, Dalzell Steelworks, Motherwell (Est. 1871), Jubilee 1921, a silver Service medal, unsigned, named (Samuel Fraser, 49 Years), 38mm [3]. First about very fine, second extremely fine, last virtually as struck and toned £120-150 £150
1037 Mr s Jones, Green-Hill, a silver Two Years Good Behaviour in Service medal, unsigned, robed female indicating building emitting sun-rays to servant-girl, work on earth & rest in heaven, rev. legend in and around wreath, edge named (Mary Jackson), 45mm. Light scuffing, otherwise good very fine, rare, with straight bar and loop for suspension; worthy of further research £60-80 £100
1038 British Gas Light Co Ltd (Est. 1824), a silver 25 Years Service medal by A.G. Wyon, lion on plinth, rev. tablet on floral arrangement, named (C. Jesney, 1878-1903), 38mm (MJP p.16); Imperial Continental Gas Association, a silver 25 Years Service medal by W. Hantelmann, named (Arthur Lucas, 1880-1905), 35mm; The Gas Light and Coke Co (Est. 1812), a silver Faithful Service medal by E. Carter Preston, named (W. Challis), 41mm; National Association of Colliery Managers (Est. 1889), a silver award medal by Vaughton, named (G. Inverarity, 1956), hallmarked Birmingham 1956, 57mm [4]. First and third very fine and with clips, rings and original ribbons, others extremely fine and toned £60-80 £70
1039 R.S. Lawrence & Co, a gold 21 Years of Loyalty and Endeavour badge by Toye & Co, jockey on speeding horse right, gilpin below, back named (G.B. Arno), 29mm, 9ct, 8.85g; United Kingdom Benefit Society, a gold medalet for Services, named (James Sayers), hallmarked ls Birmingham 1914, 18mm, 9ct, 3.70g [2]. First extremely fine, second very fine; both with loops for suspension £80-100 £100
1040 Matthew Swain Ltd, a gold Long Service medal by Vaughton, gull standing left, rev. wreath, named (1887-1912, George Hinchley), hallmarked Birmingham 1925, 32mm, 9ct, 18.64g. Very fine; with 25 Year, three further 5 Year clasps and remains of original ribbon £120-150 £150
1041 Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd (Est. 1926), award medals by Fattorini and Vaughton (17), in gold (3), silver and enamel (14), all named, viz: Alexander Walker & Co Ltd (G. Irvine, 34 Years, 1928); British Copper Manufacturers Ltd (2, gold: J. Williams, 40 Years, 1928, 9ct, 19.14g; silver: W. Owen, 27 Years, 1928); The British Leather Cloth Manufacturing Co Ltd (A. Shaw, 25 Years, 1928); Brunner, Mond & Co Ltd (2, gold: W. Kettle, 40 Years, 1931, 9ct, 16.87g; silver: J. Chambers, 25 Years, 1931); The Castner-Kellner Alkali Co Ltd (W.T. Jones, 30 Years, 1928); Chance & Hunt Ltd (G.K. Thomson, 26 Years, 1928); Cleghorn & Bates Ltd (H. Perry, 25 Years, 1928); Elliott’s Metal Co Ltd (F.T. Forrester, 26 Years, 1928); I.C.I. Metals Ltd (W. Kick, 25 Years, 1930); Kynoch Ltd (B. Brown, 25 Years, 1928); Muntz’s Metal Co Ltd (J. Crump, 25 Years, 1928); Nobel’s Explosives Co Ltd (J. McCrae, 31 Years, 1928); The United Alkali Co Ltd (2, gold: H.R. Rawlinson, 41 Years, 1928, 9ct, 18.09g; silver: F. Cave, 28 Years, 1928); ICI general (C. Mobley, 43 Years, 1927), hallmarked Birmingham 1933, all 32mm [17]. Gold medals extremely fine, silver about very fine and better; all with clips and rings for suspension, a good group £500-700 £550
1042 Boilermakers & Iron & Steel Shipbuilders, a gold and enamel badge by Fattorini, steamship sailing left, back named (Presented to Bro. J.W. Kains, March 1936, for Services Rendered), hallmarked Birmingham 1934, 9ct, 7.21g; North Western Rubber Co, 25th Anniversary, a silver Long Service medal by A. Clark Co, named (William Wright), hallmarked Birmingham 1935, 32mm; Union of Shop, Distributive & Allied Workers, Executive Council, a silver and enamel badge by A. Roden & Son, named (J. Barnatt, 1949), hallmarked Birmingham 1949, 25 x 20mm; National Union of Vehicle Builders (Est. 1834), a silver and enamel 45 Years Membership badge by Fattorini, named (G. Snowdon), hallmarked Birmingham 1951, 33 x 24mm; The Institute of Quarrying, a silver Long Service medal by T.J. Skelton, named (Presented to Clifford Trimby for 50 Years Service in the Quarrying Industry), hallmarked Birmingham 1970, 45mm; Trades Union Council, a silver 21 Years Service badge, named (Mr P. Fell, Louth, 1953-1978), with Merit clasp, 28mm [6]. Fifth extremely fine, others very fine and with clips and rings for suspension £70-90 £110
1043 Southern Railway, gold and enamel 50 Years Service badges by J.A. Wylie & Co (2), arms, backs named (A.T. Whitehouse, 1885-1935; A.W. Parkes, 1896-1946), hallmarked Birmingham 1935 and 1948, both 29mm, 9ct, 11.05g, 12.43g [2]. First extremely fine, second very fine; both with clips and rings for suspension £180-220 £220
1044 A uniface silver medal, arms and crest of the Greg family, ein doe and spair not, back named (Thomas Driver, in Remembrance of 27 Years Faithful Service), edge impressed (John Greg, 1854), 39mm; L. & C., a silver and enamel Service badge, 1911, by D.G. Collins, named (Mr Henry Cornock, 36 Years), hallmarked Birmingham 1911, 34 x 25mm; National Institutions, Burden Medallion, a silver Faithful Service medal, unsigned, named (Lillie Bodey), 37mm; D.C.A., a silver Good Conduct and Service medal, unsigned, named (Emma Merriman, 12 Years), 27mm; P. McEvoy Sons & Pinnington Ltd (Est. 1898), 25th Anniversary silver badge, 1923, by Fattorini, named (F. Warburton), hallmarked Birmingham 1922, 25mm; F.W. Woolworth & Co Ltd, a silver and enamel 21 Years Faithful Service badge, named (1930, L. Byrd, 1951), 28mm; G.L.B., a silver and enamel 21 Years Service badge, named (I. Parsons, 1947), hallmarked hwm Birmingham 1946, 24mm, with clasps for 1949, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1957 and 1959; a silver medal, unsigned, named (Presented to Arthur J. Nown, 22nd October 1953, for Long Service), 32mm; National Trust, 1963, a silver Life Members’ medal by C. Ironside, named (Maurice B. Reckitt), hallmarked London 1970, 39mm (E 2102) [9]. First good fine but with edge knock, last extremely fine, others about very fine and better £60-80 £95
1045 DORSET, Borough of Poole, a silver-gilt and enamel Mayor’s badge of office by Fattorini, arms, back named (Councillor W.J. Stickland, 1937-38), hallmarked Birmingham 1938, 72 x 42mm; a silver-gilt and enamel Mayoress’s badge of office by Fattorini, named (Mrs W.J. Stickland, 1937-38), hallmarked Birmingham 1938, 48 x 37mm [2]. Extremely fine, with loops for suspension; former with original orange ribbon £50-70 £80
1046 LANCASHIRE, Borough of Salford, a quatrefoil-shaped silver award medal by Ollivant & Botsford, arms and supporters, rev. pelleted border, named (John Staniar, Councillor, Novr. 1879), 56mm; Corporation of the City of Manchester, a silver award medal by Elkington, named (Awarded to J.E.H. Andrew for Bisschop Gas Engine, 1880), 56mm [2]. Very fine, first toned and with loop for suspension £70-90 £100
1047 LONDON, City of Westminster, an openwork silver badge, no marks, crowned portcullis, back named (William Martin Bickerstaff), 80 x 60mm; London Borough of Lambeth, a silver and enamel Mayor’s badge of office by Toye Kenning & Spencer, named (Councillor Laurie Drake, Mayor 1974-75), hallmarked Birmingham 1972, 68 x 64mm [2]. About extremely fine, with means of suspension; second with original blue ribbon £50-70 £150
1048 SOMERSET, Borough of Bridgwater, a Past Mayor’s silver-gilt and enamel badge by Vaughton, civic arms, back named (Alderman Mrs Alice Bertha Potterton, JP, 1959-60), hallmarked Birmingham 1957, 32mm, with clasp ‘March May 1961’; GLAMORGANSHIRE, Neath Rural District Council, a silver-gilt and enamel badge by Marples & Beasley, named (G.R. Kimber, Esq., 1942-43), hallmarked Birmingham 1954, 39mm [2]. Very fine and better; both with clips and rings for suspension, former with original blue ribbon £30-40 £35
1049 BEDFORDSHIRE, The London & Home Counties Amateur Band Association, a silver award medal by D.G. Collins, City arms and supporters, rev. wreath, named (Champions 1901-4, Luton Red Cross, Silver Prize, Band), 32mm; ESSEX, Ilford Musical Festival, a silver-gilt and enamel badge, named (Frances Hill, Senior, Beethoven, 1954), 35 x 24mm; Stratford & East London Musical Festival, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (1932, Charles Clark, Bass Solo, Local), 33mm; HERTFORDSHIRE, Hertfordshire and North Middlesex Competitive Musical Festival, a silver award medal by Wright & Son, named (Mezzo-Soprano Solo, Dorothea Homfray, February 1908), 39mm; KENT, Maidstone Orchestral Classes, Violin, a silver award medal by Dance & Duerden, named (Clara Coughtrey), 30mm; Woolwich Hospital, a silver award medal by Fattorini, named (Choir Contest, Mixed Voices, July 1918, Awarded to Mr Frederick Williams), hallmarked Birmingham 1918, 45mm; MIDDLESEX, Harrow Music School, South Hampstead Branch, silver award medals by Pinches (2), named (Ellen F. Speaight, Pianoforte & Harmony, June 1 1892; Ellen F. Speaight, Violin & Harmony, June 1 1892), both 36mm [8]. Very fine and better; five with clips and rings for suspension £80-100 £80
1050 CHESHIRE, Trinity College London, Birkenhead Centre, a silver Prize for Proficiency in Music by J. Fattorini, angel crest above City of London arms, rev. Victory and scroll, named (Grace Coleshill, Interdte. Division, M.K., 92 Marks, Honours, Presented by Messrs Rushworth & Dreaper, 26 October 1911), hallmarked Birmingham 1911, 45mm (Edge –); Birkenhead Musical Festival, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (1931, ‘Lyric Quartette’, R.H. Weston), hallmarked wp&s Birmingham 1930, 32mm (Edge –); Trinity College London, Birkenhead Centre, a silver shield-shaped badge by Oldfields Ltd, unsigned, named (Messrs. Weston & Co Medal, Miss Norah Wortley, Inter. Div., M.K. 81 Marks, Honours), hallmarked Birmingham 1938, 28mm (Edge –); LANCASHIRE, Bolton Choral Union, a silver-gilt and enamel badge by Johnson Walker & Tolhurst, named (Mr J.E. Ritchie), hallmarked Birmingham 1934, 26mm [4]. Very fine and better; all except second with clips and rings for suspension, last with original ribbon £30-40 £40
1051 DERBYSHIRE, Derby Conservatoire of Music (Inst. 1896), a silver award medal, unsigned, robed female with lyre, rev. wreath, named (Ida M. Beck, Violin, 1899), 38mm; Matlock Bath Musical Festival, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (K.E. Watts), 29mm; northamptonshire, Gretton Band Contest, First Prize silver medals by R. Neal (2), 1890, 1891, named (Kettering Town Band, A. Faulkner…A. Falkner), both 33mm [4]. Very fine, first dark-toned; all with clips and rings or means of suspension £40-50 £70
1052 DEVON, Corporation Concerts & Organ Recitals, Plymouth, a silver award medal by J.A. Restall, arms and supporters, rev. female seated right with musical instruments, named (Beryl Gardiner, First Violin Prize, 1889), 45mm; Plymouth Competitive Musical Festival, silver award medals by Page, Keen & Page, Plymouth, (2, different), named (E.T. Savary, 18th March 1918; Elocution – Boys Under 9, 1st Prize, D. Jefford, 1934), latter hallmarked Birmingham 1933, both 38mm; The British Music Society, Plymouth Festival, a silver award medal by Page, Keen & Page, named (1925, Miss E. Bray, Quick Study, 94%), hallmarked Birmingham 1925, 39mm [4]. Last extremely fine, others virtually as struck and an attractive group; first with clip and ring for suspension, second in red fitted case by Vaughton £70-90 £210
1053 Co DURHAM, Musical International College Ltd (Est. 1878), a silver award medal by Kenning, logo on line of sheet music, rev. named (Senior Violin Examination, Sunderland, 1901, John Thomas Brown), 50mm; Musical International College Ltd, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (Joseph Gray, Pianoforte, Senior Honours, Sunderland, Dec. 1931) [2]. Virtually as struck, first deeply toned, with loop for suspension; in fitted cases of issue by Kenning & Son, Medallists, Little Britain & Aldersgate St, London and J.A. Restall £70-90 Unsold
1054 GLOUCESTERSHIRE, Bristol Musical Competition Festival, a silver-gilt award medal by W.W. Kemp & Co, haloed figure and two putto, rev. wreath, named (1928 Drama (Novice) won by Doris Barber), hallmarked Birmingham 1927, 41mm; Cheltenham Musical Festival, a silver award medal by W.J. Dingley, named (Beresford A. Pensom, May 16th 1933), hallmarked Birmingham 1931, 32mm; SOMERSET, Mid-Somerset Musical Competitions, silver award medals (2), by W.J. Dingley and Fattorini, named (Miss Melba Williams, 1926; Edith Joan Say, 25 March 1950, Class 96, Open Organ), former hallmarked Birmingham 1925, both 32mm; Knightstone Pavilion Dancing Festival, Weston-super-Mare, a silver award medal by Fattorini, named (Pat Hunt, June 17th 1938), hallmarked Birmingham 1936, 33mm [5]. Second and fourth mint state, former in blue case of issue by Waite & Son, Goldsmiths, 349 High Street, Cheltenham; first about extremely fine, others about very fine £70-90 Unsold
1055 HAMPSHIRE, 21st Anniversary of the Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra, 1914, a silver award medal by Marples & Beasley, shield and crest, rev. wreath, named (C. Cross), hallmarked Birmingham 1913, 32mm; The Isle of Wight Musical Competition Festival, a silver plaque by T.L. Mott, named (Piano Duet, 1934, Edward Denham), hallmarked Birmingham 1931, 49 x 41mm; SUSSEX, Trinity College London, Brighton & Hove Centre, a silver award medal by Pinches, named (Mercy Slocombe, First Senior Candidate in Musical Knowledge, 1906), 45mm; Baynton Power Pianoforte Competition, a silver award medal by W. Smith, named (Stella Goodyer, Brighton, July 21st 1921), with engraved clasp (Piano 1925), hallmarked Birmingham 1921, 32mm [4]. First extremely fine, with original clip, ring, ribbon and silver suspension, second very fine, third virtually as struck and dark-toned, last about very fine; first three in cases of issue, first by Edwd. E. Bishop, Diamond Merchant, Bournemouth £60-80 £65
1056 LANCASHIRE, Trinity College London, Liverpool Centre, an oval silver Prize for Proficiency in Music award, unsigned, angel crest above City of London arms, rev. legend, named (Eleanor Eliza Cowx), 41 x 33mm; Musical International College, a silver award medal by Kenning, named (Senior Practical Examination, Liverpool, 1891, Mary Helena Smith), 49mm; Trinity College London, Liverpool Centre, a silver and enamel award medal by W.J. Dingley, named (Dorothy Askew, Inter. Hons. M.K., 1922), hallmarked Birmingham 1922, 39mm; Liverpool Competitive Musical Festival, a silver and enamel badge by Fattorini, named (Muriel L. Slinn, 1929), 38 x 27mm [4]. First mint state and dark-toned, in named case of issue with award certificate (1885, Solo Pianoforte, 98 Marks), others extremely fine, second and third also in cases of issue £70-90 Unsold
1057 LONDON, The Royal Academy of Music (Inst. 1822), silver award medals by B. Wyon and by Pinches after Wyon (2), head of Apollo right, lyre by truncation, revs. wreath, named (Miss Williams, Prize, Good Conduct, Midsummer 1828; Norman G. Alston, Singing, 1893; Elma Dowling, Elocution, 1914), all 40mm (E 1165; D & W 146/352) [3]. First very fine and a scarce early award, second extremely fine, last mint state; all with clips and rings for suspension, last in red fitted case of issue £60-80 £65
1058 LONDON, Sacred Harmonic Society (Est. 1832), a silver medal by W.J. Taylor, bust of George Frederick Handel left, rev. wreath, named (James R. Burchett, Esq, Honorary Member, Elected Novr. 4th 1863), 51mm (cf. BHM 2656 and E 1527 for obv.). Extremely fine and dark-toned, rare, especially so as a silver medal of Handel £60-80 £75
1059 London, Sacred Harmonic Society, 50th and Last Season, 1882, a silver award medal by Pinches, seated robed figure playing lyre, putti at feet, rev. book of music on lyre within wreath, edge named (J.N. Frye, Committee), 51mm (MJP p.186); The Mrs Sutherland Prize for Vocal Music, 1888, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (Herbert Brown, Bass, 1898), 41mm; The Summerscales Prize Medal, 1892, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (David Walker Lawson, Oct. 17 1896), 41mm; International Union of Musicians, a silver award medal by Vaughton, named (Viola K. Holmes), hallmarked Birmingham 1911, 39mm; Incorporated Guild of Church Musicians (Inc. 1888), a silver award medal by Fattorini, named (Awarded to The Revd. Dr J.J. Barnard for a setting of the ‘Te Deum’, Conference 1912), 30mm [5]. First virtually as struck, last good fine, others good very fine and better; three in cases of issue £90-120 £100
1060 LONDON, London Organ School (Est. 1865), a silver award medal by Hinks & Radcliffe, lyre and flower, rev. legend and wreath, edge named (Awarded to Katherine Ball for Harmony and Pianoforte, Jan: 25, 1882), 31mm; The Guildhall School of Music, Elementary Division, a silver award medal by Toye & Co, named (Pianoforte, Daisy Taylor, Leigh on Sea Centre), hallmarked Birmingham 1913, 26mm; College of Violinists Ltd (Inc. 1891), a silver award medal by Toye & Co, named (Marie A. Osman, S. Norwood, Summer 1916), hallmarked Birmingham 1914, 38mm; British Legion Band Contest, 1926, a silver and enamel badge by A. Roden & Son, named (Fulham, G. Le Grove, 1926), hallmarked Birmingham 1926, 29mm; Metropolitan Academy of Music, an openwork silver badge by Vaughton, named (1926, Singing, Frank L. Bruff), 33 x 26mm; Victoria College of Music (Inc. 1891), a silver award medal by Johnson Matthey, named (Charlotte E. Dabner, for Pianoforte Playing, Senior Grade, London, 1931), hallmarked Birmingham 1929, 38mm; North London Musical Festival, a silver and enamel badge by J.A. Wylie, named (1933, George Burrage, Tenor), hallmarked Birmingham 1933, 36mm; The London Institute of Music, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (Awarded to Barbara J. Harding for Pianoforte Playing, June 1946), 38mm; New Era Academy of Drama & Music, London, a silver and enamel badge by D.G. Collins, named (Midsummer Examinations 1959, Stage Technique, Robert A. Daykin, Honours), hallmarked Birmingham 1959, 25mm [9]. First fine, others very fine and better; two in cases of issue £60-80 Unsold
1061 LONDON, The Royal College of Music (Est. 1882), John Hopkinson Medal, a silver award, unsigned [by J. Pinches], bust three-quarters right, rev. wreath and lyres, named (Winifred McBride), 48mm (MJP p.144); The Associated Board of the Royal Academy of Music & The Royal College of Music, a silver award by Pinches, named (Presented to Ethel L. Holden, Second Honours Marks, Intermediate Grade, Local Centre Examinations, London, March-April 1923), 39mm [2]. About extremely fine and better, first toned, rare £40-60 £55
1062 LONDON, The London College of Music (Est. 1887), silver awards (9), five different designs, viz. medals by J.A. Restall (3), musical instruments, revs. musical instruments, named (April 12th 1894, Elizabeth Jones, for Pianoforte Playing, Senior Section; Mary K. Crosland, for Pianoforte Playing, Advanced Senior Section, December 1896; Olwen Thomas, for Pianoforte Playing, Senior Section, July 1918), 42 (2) and 33mm; medals by J.A. Restall (2), named (Presented by Lady Rolleston [to] Ethel Phipps, Pianoforte Playing, Adv’d. Senior Section, July 1905; Muriel L. Hall for Elocution, Advd. Senior Section, Apl. 1924), 42 and 33mm; a medal by Mappin & Webb, named (Emily J. Jones, for Pianoforte Playing, Senior Section, April 1919), 32mm; a medal, unsigned [by J.A. Restall], named (For Singing, Awarded to Nellie Ridge-Reeves, Senior Section, April 1922), 33mm; enamel medals (2), named (Walter L.V. Ellis, for Elocution, Senior; Betty Chiswell, for Pianoforte, Senior), latter with December 1944 clasp, hallmarked hsco Birmingham 1941 and 1946, 22 and 32mm [9]. First two about very fine, others very fine and better; three in cases of issue £70-90 £70
1063 LONDON, London Academy of Music (Est. 1867), enamelled silver badges by J.A. Restall (2), named (Marion Young, July 5 1900; Mary Spevack, Pianoforte, July 1911), hallmarked Birmingham 1903 and 1911, 36 x 29mm and 27mm; The Incorporated London Academy of Music, enamel badges by J.A. Restall (2), in gold, named (Kathleen I. Marfell, Pianoforte, Dec. 1925), 27mm, 9ct, 6.83g, in silver, named (Margaret Faire, Elocution, Easter 1930), 27mm; London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art, a silver and enamel badge by D.G. Collins, named (Easter 1942, Acting, Walter L.V. Ellis (Honours), hallmarked Birmingham 1941, 32 x 28mm; Trinity College (Est. 1871), a silver medal, unsigned, named (College Medal for Counterpoint, Alfred Brocklebank, A.T.C.L., 1895), 32mm; Trinity College of Music, London Centre, Local Examinations, 1919, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (Pianoforte Playing, Eva Alice Roberts, Senior), 45mm; a silver award medal, unsigned, named (Awarded to Agnes J. Arkell, Higher Local Division, 1935), 32mm; a silver and enamel badge, named (Alfred Williams, Pianoforte Playing, 1947), hallmarked hsco Birmingham 1941, 33mm [9]. Gold badge virtually as struck and in case of issue, others very fine and better £90-120 £95
1064 LONDON, The Guildhall School of Music (Est. 1880), silver awards (11), six different designs, viz. a medal by Elkington, seated robed female instructing pupil with violin, rev. wreath, named (Silver Medal presented to Miss Ethel Gannan for Elocution, 1901), 32mm; Knill Silver Challenge Cup, oval medals by Hardman, Birmingham (2), named (Awarded to Audrey Richardson, 1910; Llewelyn John, Tenor, 1941), both 72 x 38mm; Local Centres Examinations medals by Toye & Co (3), Intermediate, named (Elocution, Lilian B. Addenbrooke, London, 1915), Primary, named (Pianoforte, Alice Thomas, Greenwich, Dec. 1916), Advanced, named (Elocution, London, Gladys Valentine, July 1922), 32, 29 and 38mm; oval badge, unsigned, named (Mary Holland, Elocution, 1930), 36 x 26mm; enamel Preparatory/Preliminary badges (2), by Fattorini and A. Clark Co, named (Jean Douglas Lockerbie, Elocution, Newcastle-on-Tyne, July 1933; Delphine Jones, Pianoforte, Wrexham, December 1938), both 38 x 30mm; Diploma enamel medals (2), named (Myrta Katherine W. Parnell, Pianoforte, London, December 1934; Dorothy Shirley White, Elocution, July 1936) [11]. Addenbrooke medal fine, others very fine and better, mostly toned, all except Diploma medals with means of suspension; four in cases of issue £80-100 £110
1065 LONDON, The Royal Academy of Music, Charles Lucas Medal, 1869, a silver award by J. Pinches after T. Woolner, Orpheus seated right with lyre, naked youth standing at right, rev. legend in 8 lines, edge named (Miss Madeleine Windsor, 1924), 56mm (BHM 2903; MJP p.130); Carlo Albanesi Medal, 1926, a silver award by Pinches, named (Olive Cloke, 1935), 64mm [2]. Extremely fine, first in glazed lunettes with silver band; both in maroon and gilt fitted cases of issue £80-100 £120
1066 LONDON, Worshipful Company of Musicians (Inc. 1500), Cobbett Medal for Services to the Art of Chamber Music, 1924, a silver-gilt award by G. Bayes for Pinches, bust of Ludwig van Beethoven left, rev. swan left, named (Spencer Dyke, F.R.A.M., 1941), 45mm (Irvine/Atterbury p.139; MJP p.231). Extremely fine and very rare; in green and gilt case of issue £60-80 £140
1067 NORTHUMBERLAND, North of England Musical Tournament, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, oval silver award medals (2, different), both unsigned, robed figure, revs. named (Mona C. Allison, Solo Singing, 1922; Evelyn Urwin, 1st Prize, Operatic Dancing, April 1929), 36 x 20mm, 33 x 25mm; YORKSHIRE, Halifax Competitive Musical Festival, a silver award medal by Rose, Halifax, named (Contralto Solo, Open, Alice Deverell), hallmarked Birmingham 1926, 29mm; Leeds College of Music, a silver award medal by W.J. Dingley, named (Under the Patronage of Her Majesty Queen Alexandra, Awarded to Edith Sargeant, Christmas 1904), hallmarked Birmingham 1904, 45mm (cf. DNW M10, 1417); Sheffield Musical Competition, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (A.W. Sargent, Conductor, York Monkgate Methodist Choir, October 1935), hallmarked ci&co Sheffield 1935, 38mm; Eskdale Tournament of Song, Whitby, a silver-gilt award medal by Toye & Co, named (Pianoforte, M. Jenkinson, April 1928), hallmarked Birmingham 1926, 26mm [6]. Leeds virtually as struck, with clip, ring, original ribbon and silver suspender bar, in red fitted case of issue by Z. Barraclough & Sons, Goldsmiths, 54 Briggate & Commercial St, Leeds; others very fine, all except Sheffield with clips and rings for suspension £60-80 £80
1068 SURREY and SOUTH-WEST LONDON, Balham & Streatham Musical Festival, a silver award medal, unsigned, lyre on shield, rev. wreath, named (1938, E. Fuller, Lieder), 32mm; Epsom Musical Festival, a silver award medal by D.G. Collins, named (1939, Vocal Solo, Amy Shuard), hallmarked Birmingham 1939, 32mm; Royal Borough of Kingston-upon-Thames Musical Festival, a silver award medal by the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co, named (Pianoforte, 1934, J.P. Becker), hallmarked Birmingham 1934, 32mm; Sutton & Cheam Musical Festival, oval silver badges by Toye & Co (2), named (Celia Morris; Gladys Vokes), both hallmarked London 1930, both 29 x 22mm; Twickenham & Richmond Musical Festival, silver award badges (2), named (Mezzo Soprano Solo, 1934, Joyce Hewitt; Elocution, 1939, Jill Bendle), both 37 x 28mm; Wimbledon Music Festival, a silver and enamel badge by Bendall Bros, named (1934, Elocution, A. Campart), hallmarked Birmingham 1933, 30 x 25mm [8]. Third virtually as struck and dark-toned, others very fine and better, all with clips and rings for suspension; last in case of issue by A. Bolt & Co, Jewellers, 1 The Pavement, Worple Road, Wimbledon £60-80 £90
1069 WARWICKSHIRE, Holders Concert Hall, Birmingham, a silver Music award, unsigned, head of Music right within wreath, rev. wreath, named (Presented to Mr Fred Gartside by a Few Private Friends for the abilities he displayed as a Comic Patter Singer in the Grand Amateur Contest at Holders Concert Hall on Octr. 12th 1866), 44mm; Trinity College London, Birmingham Centre, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (V.T. Pearce, Int. Violin 87, Dec. 1898), 26mm; Midland Musical Competition Festival, a silver award medal by Vaughton, named (1920, Contralto Solo (Inter), May Round, 1st Prize), 38mm; Birmingham & Midland Institute, Martineau Prize for Distinction in Theory of Music, a silver medal by Johnson Matthey, named (Emily Ellis, Harmony and Counterpoint, 1922), hallmarked Birmingham 1922, 51mm; Trinity College of Music London, Birmingham Centre, a silver award medal by Johnson Matthey, named (Marie W. Warner, Senior Theory 95, June 1931), hallmarked Birmingham 1931, 29mm [5]. Last extremely fine, others about very fine and better but first with rim nicks; all except Martineau medal with means of suspension £70-90 £100
1070 ANGUS, Arbroath & District Musical Festival, a silver award medal by Vaughton, robed females representing Music, Literature and Art, rev. named (1937, Contralto, Marjorie McKay), hallmarked Birmingham 1936, 45mm; Dundee Public School Competition, Sir John Leng’s Trust Scottish Song Prize Medal, a silver award medal by Walker & Hall, named (1932, Margaret Gow), hallmarked Birmingham 1931, 38mm (Brodie 556); AYRSHIRE, Ayrshire Musical Festival, a silver award medal by Elkington, named (Church Choirs, Dreghorn U.F. Church, Conductor Mr Samuel Stewart, 1920), hallmarked Birmingham 1920, 38mm; DUMBARTONSHIRE, Dumbartonshire Musical (Competition) Festival, a silver award medal by Fattorini, named (Vocal Duets, Winners, A.M. Kirby & Lily Ballantyne), hallmarked Birmingham 1944, 26mm; LANARKSHIRE, Glasgow Choral Festival, a silver award medal, unsigned, engraved (Mixed Voice Quartets, Cruachan Quartet, Glasgow, Soprano, 1919), 38mm; Scottish Industrial Musical Association, a silver and enamel badge by Howard, Glasgow, named (J. Alston, Scotstoun, 1921), hallmarked Birmingham 1921, 31mm; Scottish National Academy of Music, an oval silver award medal after D. Cunninghame, named (Margaret Watson, Solo Singing, 4th Grade, Session 1940-41), hallmarked Birmingham 1941, 62 x 40mm (Brodie 636); MIDLOTHIAN, Edinburgh Musical Competition Festival, a silver award medal by W.J. Dingley, named (Vocal Solos, Men’s Gaelic Class, won by Calum Stewart, 1922), hallmarked Birmingham 1921, 35mm [8]. Extremely fine and better, a most attractive group; second and sixth with clips and rings for suspension, fourth in case of issue by Elkington, Glasgow £120-150 £120
1071 The Tonic Sol-Fa Movement, Pioneer’s Medal, a silver award by J. Pinches, bust of John Curwen right, rev. named (Mr J. Youens, May 1902), 38mm (cf. Adams 1891/001); Tobias Matthay Pianoforte School, a silver medal by J. Pinches, named (Senior Medal, 1913, Constance Parsons), 51mm; The Joseph Williams Medal, a silver award medal by A. Roden & Son, named (Celia Morris), hallmarked Birmingham 1929, 44mm; The National Academy of Music, a silver award medal by Turner & Simpson, named (Evelyn Samuels, 1932, Elocution), hallmarked Birmingham 1925, 32mm; New School of Music, a silver badge by Fattorini, named (John Tibbitts, 16 Years 11 Months (Age Under 17), Grade IIIA, November 1933), 36mm; Royal Amateur Orchestral Society, a silver award medal by Pinches, named (Charles Hupfield, Appreciation of 40 Years Endeavour 1925-1965, & 10 More Completed to 1975), 51mm [6]. Generally very fine; first two in cases of issue £60-80 £80
1072 The Scottish National Song Society, a silver shield-shaped medal by Buck & Son, robed and bearded man playing harp within thistle-encircled garter, for auld lang syne in scroll above, back named (Ruby Thomson, Medallist, Scottish Sangschau, 1907), hallmarked Edinburgh 1907, 60 x 43mm. Extremely fine, with clip and ring for suspension; in dark blue fitted case of issue by Buck & Son, Goldsmiths to the King, 87 George Street, Edinburgh £60-80 £65
1073 United Kingdom Alliance of Professional Teachers of Dancing, a silver-gilt and enamel badge by Fattorini, named (A. Hanson), 42 x 35mm; Music, a silver award medal by Vaughton, named (Presented to W.J. Galton by S. Div. Bandsmen, 1917), hallmarked Birmingham 1916, 32mm; Border Musical (Competition) Festival, a silver award medal by W.H. Haseler, named (Senior Elocution Class, Lilias R. Graham, 1921), hallmarked Birmingham 1920, 35mm; Singing and Physical Drill Class (Founded 1922), an openwork silver badge by W.H. Haseler, named (I. Mackenzie, Display 1925-26), 26mm; The Mouth Organ League, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (Championship Gt Britain, Feb. 25th 1927, Semi-Final, W.H. Lee), 38mm; Ballroom Amateur Medal Tests, badges (2, different), in silver-gilt and silver, named (Alice Pond, 7.3.48; Roy Frost, 13.6.48), both hallmarked ww&s Birmingham 1947, 35 x 26mm, 32 x 22mm; I.D.M.A. Ballroom Amateur Medal Tests, a silver badge, named (6.2.49, Edna Walsh), hallmarked bbltd Birmingham 1948, 32 x 23mm; I.D.M.A. Old Time Amateur Medal Tests, a silver badge, named (Desmond McDonald, 25.2.51), hallmarked bbltd Birmingham 1950, 37 x 27mm [9]. About very fine and better £40-60 £40
1074 CHESHIRE, Homing World Medal, a uniface gold award by Fattorini, pigeon standing left, back named (T. Woodward, Mid. Ches. Fed., 1899, Best Average All Races, Vel. 1030), hallmarked Birmingham 1899, 28mm, 9ct, 6.77g; Hyde Homing Society, a uniface gold award medal, unsigned, named (Presented to T.A. Warrington, Comb. Avg. Cup, Won Outright, 1934, Vel. 1134), hallmarked the Birmingham 1932, 28mm, 9ct, 16.11g [2]. First fine, second very fine; with rings for suspension £180-220 £200
1075 CHESHIRE, City of Chester, a silver award medal by the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co, crowned arms, rev. wreath, named (Cheshire County Council, 1934-5, J.T. Smith, R.I. Red, 249 Eggs, Single Bird Laying Test), hallmarked Birmingham 1935, 45mm (Edge –). Extremely fine £30-40 £35
1076 Cumberland, Alston, a silver award medal by J.A. Restall, birds above scroll, rev. wreath, engraved (Alston P. & P. Show, 31 Jan. 1896, First Prize for the best Tumbler), hallmarked Birmingham 1895, 52mm. Minor scuffing, otherwise extremely fine £40-50 £70
1077 DERBYSHIRE, Derbyshire County Council Agricultural Institute, Egg Laying Trials, a silver award medal by A.C. Clark Co, cockerel’s head left, rev. two scrolls, named (Pens of Rhode Island Reds, 2nd, G. Nutt), hallmarked Birmingham 1938, 44mm; LEICESTERSHIRE, Leicester County Laying Trials, 1930-31, a uniface silver award medal by Fattorini, named (D.W.C. Nurse, 3rd Prize, Sec. A, White Wyandottes), hallmarked Birmingham 1931, 45mm; LINCOLNSHIRE, Kesteven Agricultural Committee, Egg Laying Trials, a silver-gilt award medal by W.J. Dingley, named (White Leghorn, Mrs C. de Paravicini, No. 314, 251 Eggs), hallmarked Birmingham 1937, 32mm [3]. Extremely fine £40-50 £75
1078 DORSET, Dorset County Egg Laying Trials, a silver award medal by J.A. Restall, three heraldic lions in Garter, rev. legend, named (Awarded to Mr J.C.S. Cooper, Winner of 2nd Prize in Section 1 of the Trials with a Pen of White Wyandottes, 1929-30), hallmarked Birmingham 1930, 39mm; Dorset County Egg Laying Trials, a silver award medal by J.A. Restall, named (Awarded to Mrs J.C.S. Cooper, Winner of 2nd Prize in Section 5 of the Trials with Bird No. W.I. II, White Wyandotte, 1935/56), hallmarked Birmingham 1936, 32mm; SOMERSET, Bath & West of England Agricultural Society (Est. 1777), a silver-gilt award medal by Ottley, named (To Captn. W.H. Snell, Cochin China Chickens (Buff or Cinnamon), 1st Prize, Class 6, 1853), 47mm; The Orpington Club (Founded 1887), a silver award medal, unsigned, named (1893, Bath, Oct. 25-26, Class 15, Won by Rosa Bebb), 39mm; WILTSHIRE, Wiltshire County Council Egg Laying Trials, Season 1930-31, a uniface silver award medal by Johnson Walker & Tolhurst, named (First Pen White Leghorns, Captain C.M. Leatham), hallmarked Birmingham 1931, 29mm [5]. First two extremely fine, others about very fine and better but third scratched on reverse £60-80 £80
1079 Co DURHAM, Darlington, a silver award medal by T. Ottley, ten birds standing, rev. robed female, oak-wreath and shield, named (Presented to Francis Newburn Esq, Darlington, for the most Perfect Pen of Fantails, Trumpeters or Jacobins, Exhibited for a Silver Medal given by W.W. Boulton, Beverley, 1860), 48mm. Extremely fine; set in silver mount and glazed with lunettes (the reverse lunette slightly scratched), clip and ring for suspension, rare £80-100 £200
1080 ESSEX, Essex Columbarian Society, a silver award medal by J.A. Restall, four birds perched on fence, rev. wreath, named (Won by F.W. Palmer, Annual Show, Oct. 26 & 27 1894), 39mm; NORFOLK, Mackley Bros, Norwich, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (Won by F. & J. Rippon, 1896), 39mm; a silver-gilt award medal, unsigned, named (Won by Wm. Bracey Jun., Club Show, Gt Yarmouth, Nov. 7 1900), 32mm [3]. First about extremely fine, others about very fine, second dark-toned £40-50 £80

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