Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (5 July 2011)

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Date of Auction: 5th July 2011

Sold for £260

Estimate: £100 - £150

Conspicuous Gallantry Medal, V.R., an unnamed specimen Meritorious Service Medal, obverse bust undated, reverse with ‘For’ as originally struck but with other lettering removed and hand engraved, ‘Conspicuous Gallantry’, fitted with scroll suspension, minor contact marks, very fine £100-150

Footnote

The original issue C.G.M.s were converted from M.S.M.s with the obverse bust dated ‘1848’ and on the reverse the word ‘For’ remained as originally struck.