Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (8 & 9 May 2019)

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Date of Auction: 8th & 9th May 2019

Sold for £130

Estimate: £140 - £180

Royal Humane Society, small bronze medal (successful) (Allen Stayner, 4, August, 1869.) with integral top riband buckle, minor edge bruising, good very fine £140-£180

Footnote

R.H.S. Case no. 18,412: ‘On August 3rd [sic] 1869, A. Ramsdel fell into the Niagara River. Mr. Allen Stayner swam to and supported him until a boat came.’