Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (18 June 2020) - Auction Report

Gross Total: £744,065 (£922,641 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots: 848
Sell-through rate: 100%
Exchange rate of the GB pound: US $1.24 and €1.11

Principal Lots
Lot no.
374-428. A Collection of Naval General Service Medals 1793-1840, £212,840 (£263,922)
415. Naval GS medal with 2 clasps, St Vincent and Arrow 1805, to Carpenter Archibald Gray, £32,000 (£39,680)
374. Naval GS medal with clasp Sybille 1799 to Samuel Butler, RN, ex Kermack Ford, ‘Jubilee’ and Goddard, £22,000 (£27,280)
24. The Great War MC and Albert Medal group of seven to Capt William Rathbone, 15th Bn, London Regt, £16,000 (£19,840)
421. Naval GS medal with 2 clasps, Implacable 1808 and Anholt 1811, to William Mear, RM, ex Dalrymple White, £15,000 (£18,600)
823-850. A Collection of German Militaria, £13,520 (£16,765)
8. The World War II DSO, DFC, DFM group of seven to Flt-Lt. Reginald Cook, RAFVR, £13,000 (£16,120)
25. The Great War MC, DCM, MM group of 11 to Lt-Col John Whammond, Lovat Scouts, £13,000 (£16,120)
36. The World War II DFC and Bar group of eight to Sqn-Ldr John Carpenter, RAF, £10,000 (£12,400)
418. Naval GS medal with 2 clasps, 4 Nov. 1805, Boat Service 7 July 1809, to Rear-Admiral John Skekel, RN, £10,000 (£12,400)
426. Naval GS medal with 3 clasps, Camperdown, Egypt, Trafalgar, to OS Alexander Burns, RN, £10,000 (£12,400)
428. Naval GS medal with 3 clasps, Basque Roads, Anse la Barque 1809, Guadeloupe, to Lt James Gordon, RN, £10,000 (£12,400)
626-667. A Collection of Egypt and Sudan Medals for the Battle of Tel-el-Kebir, £9,720 (£12,053)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:
33.
Clasp for ‘Darfur 1916’ is not confirmed on the recipient’s Medal Index Card which states ‘Medal only’. MIDs are not confirmed in the London Gazette
129. Another Egypt medal, perfectly named in every respect, is known to this officer
761.
Two stars from the crescent moon and star devices that appears in the angles are missing

Withdrawn Lots
The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
35 and 620