Orders, Decorations and Medals (8 February 2010)

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Date of Auction: 8th February 2010

Sold for £660

Estimate: £400 - £450

Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society, Marine Medal, 2nd type oval medal with ‘Liver Bird’ suspension, silver, reverse inscribed, ‘Thomas Henry A.B., S.S. Batavia, 16 Dec.1872’, additionally inscribed on the edge, ‘For great courage & humanity in going in the boat in a heavy gale & rescuing 9 of the crew of the Charles Ward abandoned 20 Nov. 1872’, some edge bruising, very fine £400-450