Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (21 July 2021) - Auction Report

Gross Total: £776,345 (£962,668 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots: 649
Sell-through rate: 98.9%
Exchange rate of the GB pound: US $1.36 and €1.16

Principal Lots
Lot no.
126. The CVO, DSO, DFC and Bar group of eleven to Group-Capt. Peter Townsend, RAF, £260,000 (£322,400)
139. The Iraq Conspicuous Gallantry Cross group of seven to WO 2 Shaun Jardine, KOSB, £140,000 (£173,600)
1-125. Medals from the Collection of the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum (Part III), £26,715 (£33,127)
573. The 1900 Peking Siege Medal and archive of Dr Wordsworth Poole, Physician to the British Legation, £26,000 (£32,240)
395. The Naval GS medal with clasp Malaga 29 April 1812 to Clerk John Hoffmeister, RN, ex Payne, £19,000 (£23,560)
159. Order of the Star of India, KCSI set of insignia by Garrard, £16,000 (£19,840)
412. The Waterloo Medal to Lt Augustus Fumetty, 2nd Light Dragoons, KGL, £8,500 (£10,540)
140. The DFC and Bar, AFC group of six to Wing-Cdr. John Hamilton, RAF, £6,500 (£8,060)
382. The Naval GS medal with clasp Trafalgar to Pte James Morris, RM, £5,500 (£6,820)
376. The Naval GS medal with clasp 1 June 1794 to AB Allan Wilson, RN, £5,000 (£6,200)
202. The Great War group of three to Lt-Cdr. William Horton, RN, £4,800 (£5,952)
416. The Crimea Medal with two clasps to Pte Richard Forster, 2nd Dragoons, £4,800 (£5,952)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:
641. Although cleaned, some of the cap badges are genuine

Withdrawn Lots
The following lot was withdrawn before the auction:
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