Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (8 & 9 May 2019) - Auction Report

Gross Total: £966,345 (£1,159,614 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots: 1,595
Exchange rate of the GB pound: US $1.30 and €1.15

Principal Lots
Lot no.
801-838. The Collection of Medals to Yeomen of the Guard formed by Lt-Col Paul Denny, £66,210 (£79,452)
183-205. A Collection of Medals for the Second Afghan War, 1878-80, £26,720 (£32,064)
1343-1379. The Col. Farnes Collection of German Third Reich Militaria, £18,955 (£22,746)
1380-1425. A Collection of German Militaria, £17,455 (£20,946)
206-209. A Collection of Medals for the Russian Intervention, 1918-20, £16,700 (£20,040)
669-693. A Collection of Egypt and Sudan Medals for the Nile Campaign, 1884-5, £16,700 (£20,040)
839. The Napoleonic Wars group of four to Cpl Frederick Armstadt, 1st Hussars, KGL, £16,000 (£19,200)
1487-1600. Books from the Library of Peter Duckers, £15,575 (£18,690)
252. The Waterloo medal to Lt William Dobbs, 3rd Bn, 1st Foot, £14,000 (£16,800)
218. The Naval GS medal with clasp Shannon with Chesapeake, to OS James French, RN, £13,000 (£15,600)
840. The Military GS and Army of India pair to Major James Harrison, Rocket Troop, Madras Horse Artillery, £12,000 (£14,400)
847. The Light Brigade group of three to Pte WIlliam Pearson, 17th Lancers, £12,000 (£14,400)
206. The DSC and Bar group of six to Lt Ernest King, RNR, £11,000 (£13,200)
242. The Military GS medal with 12 clasps to Henry Campbell, 52nd Foot, ex Needes, £11,000 (£13,200)
802. The Waterloo medal to Sgt-Major Thomas Baker, Coldstream Guards, £11,000 (£13,200)
694-760. A Collection of Queen’s South Africa Medals to Town Guard Units, £10,090 (£12,108)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:
7. A single un-named DSO, reputedly that awarded to Capt. Nash, is held by the Canadian War Museum
27. Sold with bestowal document for the recipient’s MBE
785. Badge no. 882 was issued to Ethel Grace Pope on 25 February 1901
841. Sold with a copy of Joyce Marlow’s book, ‘The Peterloo Massacre’
857. The recipient was also entitled to the Fenian Raid 1870 clasp
889. The recipient was also entitled to Cape Colony, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 clasps
1355. The serial numbers are 9598, not 9586

Withdrawn Lots
The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
658, 669, 1025, 1048 and 1431