Commemorative, Historical and Art Medals (6 December 2012)

Date of Auction: 6th December 2012

Sold for £110

Estimate: £80 - £100

Baking, Universal Cookery & Food Association, silver award medals (6), by J.A. Restall (4), Prix d’Honneur, 1899, standing figures, named (Mr J. Edmunds, GCA), hallmarked Birmingham 1895; 1904, named (W.J. Tubb, 1904), hallmarked Birmingham 1903; 1908, named (Sgt G.W. Bristow), edge inscribed (Presented by Mr W. Burdett-Coutts M.P. 1908), hallmarked Birmingham 1908, all 38mm; 1907, edge named (Presented by Mr. J. Curtet, MCA), hallmarked Birmingham 1907, 45mm; by W.H Toye, 1907, edge named (Presented by Mr T. Mitchell to Nurse S. Davies), hallmarked London 1912, 44mm; by T.J. Skelton (?), named (Perth 1963, William France), hallmarked Birmingham 1963, 32mm; together with a silver and enamel Governor's badge by J.A. Restall, named (Mrs E.C. Shimmin, GCA 1930), hallmarked Birmingham 1927, 39 x 26mm [7]. Very fine to extremely fine £80-100


William Lehman Ashmead Bartlett Burdett-Coutts (1851-1921), Conservative MP for Westminster 1885-1918 and Westminster Abbey 1918-21, husband of the banking heiress and philanthropist Angela Burdett-Coutts