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 £120

Estimate: £120 - £160

City of Bristol Rifle Volunteers (2), obverse: shield with crossed muskets above and scroll below, ‘In Danger Ready’; reverse: laurel wreath, with circumscription, ‘City of Bristol Rifle Volunteers’, centre engraved, ‘Private Howell (No. 1 Compy.) Best Judge of Distance of the Batn. 1863’, 39mm., silver, unmounted, ref: H.I. p.302, edge bruise to reverse; another, centre engraved, ‘1st VBGR Pte. Humphreys, A. Co., Highest Aggregate Wimbledon Competition 1889’, with scroll suspension, with engraved silver brooch bar, ‘1889’ and 6 engraved silver slip-bars, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1896, with ribbon, slight edge bruising, good very fine and better (2)