Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (24 & 25 February 2016)

Date of Auction: 24th & 25th February 2016

Sold for £240

Estimate: £80 - £100

Three: Police Constable W. Chaffe, Metropolitan Police

Jubilee 1897, Metropolitan Police, bronze (P.C. W. Chaffe, K Divn.); Coronation 1902, Metropolitan Police, bronze (P. C. W. Chaffe); Coronation 1911, Metropolitan Police (P.C. W. Chaffe), the first two a little polished, nearly very fine or better

Pair: Police Constable T. F. Quinn, City of London Police

Coronation 1902, City of London Police, bronze (P.C. T. F. Quinn); Coronation 1911, City of London Police (P.C. T. F. Quinn), a little polished, nearly very fine or better (5) £80-100


Thomas Frederick Quinn was born in Richmond, Surrey in May 1880 and joined the City of London Police in August 1901, aged 21 years. He retired on pension in August 1926, having in the interim been awarded several commendations for stopping runaway horses. Quinn died in January 1947; sold with brief career details.