Historical and Art Medals, Numismatic Books (10 May 2007)

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Date of Auction: 10th May 2007

Sold for £120

Estimate: £80 - £100

Brewers and Allied Trades Exhibition, Manchester, 1897, a silver award medal, unsigned, seated female holding light bulb and rudder, locomotive and ship behind, rev. city arms and supporters, four other conjoined shields below, central tablet named (Seedhouse’s Gingerette & Lemonette Essences, Highest Award for Excellence), 44mm (Allen –); Northern Counties Exhibition, 1905, a silver award medal by Vaughton, city arms and supporters, rev. wreath, named (Wheat Meal Bread, J. Franklin), hallmarked Birmingham 1904, 39mm (Allen –); Northern Counties Grocers’ Exhibition, 1910, a silver award medal by Vaughton, city arms and supporters within wreath, rev. named (2nd Prize, M.G. Cadwallader, Tea Matching), hallmarked Birmingham 1909, 28mm; Manchester Shoe & Leather Exhibition, 1926, a silver award medal, unsigned, for Provincial Exhibitions Ltd, Fame blowing trumpet, rev. named (R. Latham, Junr., for Point Work), hallmarked fj&s Birmingham 1925, 38mm; The Manchester Grocers & Allied Trades Exhibition, 1928, a silver award medal, unsigned, globe above city arms, implements of food trade around, rev. wreath, named (Coffee Blending, 2nd Prize, W.R. Hipkins), hallmarked fj&s Birmingham 1928, 47mm; Health & Hygiene Exhibition, Manchester, 1932, National Fish Frying Competition, a silver award medal, unsigned, for Provincial Exhibitions Ltd, Fame blowing trumpet, rev. named (J.G. Warrington), hallmarked fj&s Birmingham 1931, 38mm [6]. Fourth and fifth mint state, others good very fine and better but first with obverse rim knock at 2 o’clock (£80-100)