Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (25 & 26 November 2015) - Auction Report

Gross Total £650,270 (£780,324 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots 1,080
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.51 and €1.42

Principal Lots
Lot no.

576-592 A Collection of Medals to the North Staffordshire Regiment, £34,820 (£41,784)
116 The India and Defence of Jellalabad CB group of six to Major Arthur Wilkinson, 13th Somerset LI, £24,000 (£28,800)
191 The Waterloo and MGS pair to Brevet Lt-Col George Smith, Royal Horse Guards, £16,000 (£19,200)
153 The Far East Conspicuous Gallantry Medal group of five to Stoker PO Jack Yates, RN, £15,000 (£18,000)
118 The Great War CB, MC and AFC group of five to Group Capt Alan Scott, RAF, £12,000 (£14,400)
190 The BEM for Gallantry group of four to CPO Aircrewman Peter Hammond, RN, £11,000 (£13,200)
214 The Zulu War pair to General Townley Dowding, RM, £11,000 (£13,200)
148 The North West Frontier DCM group of three to Pte H. Nelthorpe, 1/East Kent Regt, £9,000 (£10,800)
730 The Zulu War Medal to Sgt William Allen, Natal Native Contingent, killed at Isandhlwana, £8,000 (£9,600)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions
526 The recipient's surname is Goodman
568 The footnote should read Australian 'Regiment', not 'Rifles'
570 The service number on the South Atlantic Medal is PO23057Q
587 Revised description: Pair: Captain G. H. Hume-Kelly, North Staffordshire Regiment, who was killed in action in October 1914 Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg (Lieut. G. H. Hume-Kelly, N. Staff. Rgt.); King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Lt. G. H. Hume-Kelly, N. Staff. Rgt.), very fine or better (2) £400-500
696 Sold with original commission as Surgeon I.M.D., and three certificates for various medical qualifications
920 Sold with original portrait photograph of the recipient
1059 The second medal with repaired suspension, file, bruising and contact marks

The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
839, 997, 1158 and 1168