Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (13 October 2021)

Date of Auction: 13th October 2021

Sold for £160

Estimate: £100 - £140

A Second War M.B.E. attributed to A. E. Staines Esq., Superintendent (Propeller Manufacture), de Havilland Aircraft Company Ltd.

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Civil) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver, in Royal Mint case of issue, nearly extremely fine £100-£140

Footnote

M.B.E. London Gazette 15 June 1945: ‘Alfred Ernest Staines, Esq., lately Superintendent (Propeller Manufacture), de Havilland Aircraft Company Ltd.’

Sold together with the original Bestowal Document, named Buckingham Palace enclosure, and named Central Chancery letter.