Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (7 March 2007)

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Date of Auction: 7th March 2007

Sold for £85

Estimate: £50 - £70

South African War National Commemorative 1899-1900, by F. Bowcher, manufactured by Spink, London, obv. wounded soldier with standing right, rifle at the ready, ‘The National Commemorative Medal 1899-1900; rev. Union flag enveloping a stalk of wheat, rose, thistle and shamrock, ‘The Queen God Bless Her, This Medal Commemorates the Magnificent Response of Britain’s Sons to the Empire’s Call to Arms! Transvaal War 1899-1900’, below, ‘Daily Mail Kipling Poem’, 45mm., silver, in original (damaged) card box of issue, ref: B.H.M. 3690, Eimer 1851a; Joseph Chamberlain, Visit to South Africa 1903, by J. Fray, obv. bust of Chamberlain wearing a monocle, facing; rev. Peace standing, her arm outstretched towards the sun, inscribed, ‘Unity’, with H.M.S. Good Hope below; a cartouche below inscribed, ‘I go to Africa with the most earnest desire to bring together the People into one great African Nation under the British Flag’, 50mm., silver, ref. Eimer 1876; London Midland and Scottish Railway cap badge, silvered metal, good very fine and better (3) £50-70