Commemorative, Historical and Art Medals (13 July 2011)

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Date of Auction: 13th July 2011

Sold for £40

Estimate: £40 - £50

LANCASHIRE, The Institute of Municipal Treasurers & Accountants Incorporated (Est. 1885), a silver and enamel badge, shield, back named (John Ainsworth, MBE, City Treasurer, Liverpool, President 1946-47), hallmarked London 1944, 50 x 32mm; LONDON, Central Association of Accountants, a silver Award of Merit by Vaughton, named (Final Examination, June 1915, Presented to Ralph Lazarus), hallmarked Birmingham 1915, 45mm; YORKSHIRE, Sheffield & District Society of Incorporated Accountants, a silver and enamel badge by Marples & Beasley, named (P. Toothill, President, 1927-1931), hallmarked Birmingham 1936), 32mm [3]. First very fine, others extremely fine; second with original blue ribbon but remains of paper label adhering to back


John Ainsworth was also president of CIPFA in 1945-6; P. Toothill, a Wesleyan, was related by marriage to the Sheffield architect William Hale (1862-1929)