Commemorative, Historical and Art Medals (13 July 2011)

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Date of Auction: 13th July 2011

Sold for £50

Estimate: £40 - £60

Scottish Arboricultural Society (Inst. 1854), a silver award medal, unsigned, trees and firs, rev. wreath, named (Alex Pollock, for Rustic Fence Exhibited at Peebles, 1906), 35mm (Brodie 156); Royal Scottish Arboricultural Society (Inst. 1854), a silver award medal, unsigned, named (Marquess of Ailsa, J.G. Singer, Forester, Gate for Farm Use Exhibited at Paisley, 1913), 35mm [2]. First about very fine, second better than very fine and toned £40-60

Footnote

Archibald Kennedy, 3rd Marquess of Ailsa and Earl of Cassilis (1847-1938), Lord Lieutenant of Ayrshire 1919-37; Father of the House of Lords, 1937-8, succeeded by the coin collector Lord Grantley