Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria, to include the Brian Ritchie Collection (Part I) (17 September 2004)

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Date of Auction: 17th September 2004

Sold for £75

Estimate: £60 - £80

Bloomsbury Rifles, Centenary Medal 1897, obverse: regimental crest with soldiers to either side, ‘Bloomsbury Rifles, Prince Consort’s Own, 5th V.B. Rifle Brigade’; reverse: inscribed (name, rank, number impressed): ‘Centenary Medal, presented to 4118 Sergt. Cook G. S. Hellier, by the Annual Inspection, June 26th 1897, Col. Smith Richards V.D. commanding’, 33mm., bronze, unmounted; Volunteer Rifle Corps, obverse: regimental crest; reverse: engraved within a wreath of laurel, ‘Lc. Corpl. G. B. R. Ellis, 1st Championship, 1907’, 36.5mm., silver, swivel ring suspension, first with slight edge bruise, very fine and better (2) £60-80