Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (26 & 27 September 2018) - Auction Report

Gross Total: £836,255 (£1,003,506 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots: 1,289
Exchange rate of the GB pound: US $1.31 and €1.12

Principal Lots
Lot no.
64. The D-Day CGM group of eight to Chief PO Ronald McKinlay, RN Beach Commando, £44,000 (£52,800)
13. The World War II MBE, MC, DCM group of seven to Acting Wing Commander Reginald Chadwick, RAFVR, £14,000 (£16,800)
42. The Albert Medal in Gold for Sea awarded to Alfred Furneaux, Chief Steward, SS Karonga, 1917, £13,000 (£15,600)
750. The pair of Baronet of Nova Scotia badges to the Musgrave Baronets of Hayton Castle, £12,000 (£14,400)
1046. The ‘Tumbledown rescue’ GSM 1962 and South Atlantic 1982 pair to Scout Helicopter Air Gunner Lance-Cpl Julian Rigg, Army Air Corps, £10,000 (£12,000)
7. The CVO, K St J group of seven to Inspector-General Belgrave Ninnis, RN, £9,500 (£11,400)
253. The IGS 1854 medal with two clasps to Col. Sir Ronald Ross, KCB, KCMG, Nobel Prize for Medicine, £9,000 (£10,800)
168. The MGS medal with clasp Martinique to Lt Edward Finch, 8th Foot, £8,500 (£10,200)
753. A Georgian breast badge of a Companion of St Michael and St George, £8,000 (£9,600)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:
483. The recipient’s service number is 52798
556. At the time of his death the recipient was an Acting Lieutenant-Colonel, the youngest in the British army
577. Plume for illustration only and is not included in the Lot
599. This is an 1844-55 ‘Albert’ pattern
611. The lot is not attributed to Keyes
663. The bottom chape from the scabbard is present, but detached and incorrectly illustrated as part of Lot 695
695. The bottom chape from the scabbard is present, that illustrated in the catalogue is part of Lot 663

Withdrawn Lots
The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
None