Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (26 March 2009)

Date of Auction: 26th March 2009

Sold for £180

Estimate: £100 - £140

Imperial Service Medal (5), E.VII.R., unnamed; G.V.R., 3rd issue (Ernest John Slade) in case of issue; G.VI.R., 1st issue (Charles Edward Capon) in case of issue; G.VI.R., 2nd issue (Joseph Timothy Rogers); E.II.R., 1st issue (May Eveline Vaux) in case of issue; 2nd Battalion Manchester and Salford Volunteers Medal, for Uniform Good Conduct 1802, by Hancock, obv. bust of George III right, unnamed, 35mm., silver, pierced with silver ring and straight bar suspension, last very fine; others good very fine and better (8) £100-140

Footnote

I.S.M. to Capon with two silver shooting medals, Gibraltar Dockyard Rifle Club, both named to C. Capon as winner of the Curry Cup, 1917-18 and 1921-22;

May Eveline Vaux awarded the I.S.M. (London Gazette 16 November 1954) for meritorious service as an officer of the Post Office. She was employed as an Overseer at the Bearwood Branch Post Office, Birmingham. With a letter of congratulation from Head Post Office, Victoria Square, Birmingham, 25 November 1954.