Orders, Decorations and Medals (8 February 2010)

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Date of Auction: 8th February 2010

Sold for £410

Estimate: £160 - £200

Royal Humane Society, large bronze medal (unsuccessful), by Pistrucci (John Cannon, Private, 19th Regt. Vit. Peric. Expos. D.D. Soc. Reg. Hum. 17 June 1861) fitted with ring suspension and with bronze buckle on ribbon, nearly extremely fine, scarce £160-200

Footnote

Awarded for an unsuccessful rescue made at Eastbourne on 17 June 1861 (R.H.S. Case No. 16691).