Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (18 & 19 July 2018)

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Date of Auction: 18th & 19th July 2018

Sold for £650

Estimate: £240 - £280

An Earl Mountbatten of Burma’s Governor General Presentation Medal pair awarded to Head Steward Mr. A. V. Coelho, late Royal Navy

Africa General Service 1902-56, 1 clasp, Somaliland 1908-10 (M.866 A. V. Coelho, Bandsn. H.M.S. Hyacinth.); Earl Mountbatten of Burma’s Governor General Presentation Medal 1947, the obverse featuring Lord Mountbatten’s coat of Arms, the reverse inscribed ‘Head Steward Mr. A. V. Coelho’, 51mm, silver, fitted with claw and swivel ring suspension, edge bruising and minor contact marks, very fine (2) £240-280

Footnote

Presented by Earl Mountbatten of Burma in his roll of Governor-General of post-partition India, 28 October 1947 to 21 June 1948