Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (9 & 10 May 2018) - Auction Report

Gross Total: £1,217,845 (£1,461,414 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots: 1,475
Exchange rate of the GB pound: US $1.34 and €1.13

Principal Lots
Lot no.
19. The Conspicuous Gallantry Cross pair to Lance-Cpl of Horse Simon Moloney, Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons, £130,000 (£156,000)
158. The General Officers’ Gold Medal for Guadeloupe to General Sir Thomas Hislop, Bt, GCB, £85,000 (£102,000)
766-891. Medals relating to the Malaya and Korea Campaigns from the Philip Burman Collection, £80,225 (£96,270)
1. The Peninsula Wars C.B., K.H. group of four to Lt-Gen. Robert Macpherson, 99th Foot, £34,000 (£40,800)
43. The Boer War Albert Medal pair to Railway Fireman Alexander Stewart, Natal Government Railways, £32,000 (£38,400)
892-913. A Collection of Police Medals, £23,610 (£28,332)
914-1036. A Collection of Queen’s South Africa Medals to the Imperial Yeomanry, £18,975 (£22,770)
1076. The Light Brigade group of four to Thomas Johnson, 13th Hussars, £13,000 (£15,600)
675. A part full dress and mess dress uniform of Hon. Lt (QM) Peter Fleming, 2nd Dragoons, £9,000 (£10,800)
1060. The 10-clasp MGS group of three to Farrier-Major William Seaker, RHA, ex Hamilton-Smith, £8,500 (£10,200)
1058. The 3-clasp Army of India and MGS pair to John Cameron, 78th Foot, ex Ritchie, £8,000 (£9,600)
1455. The Silver Cross of Rhodesia group of four to Sgt Martin Chikondo, Selous Scouts, £7,500 (£9,000)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:
328. The clasp is Perak, not Jowaki
348. The clasp is Samana 1891, not Hazara 1891
453. The clasp is an old copy
1106. The first clasp on the East and West Africa Medal is Brass River 1895, not Benin River 1894
1360. Contained in fitted case of issue

Withdrawn Lots
The following lot was withdrawn before the auction:
1277