Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria, to include the Brian Ritchie Collection (Part III) (23 September 2005)

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Date of Auction: 23rd September 2005

Sold for £220

Estimate: £140 - £180

Life Saving Award, engraved gold cross with coronet above, obv. inscribed, ‘Presented to James Pitt for Gallant Conduct’; rev. inscribed, ‘By Alfred Hallett for rescuing him from drowning in the Tyne on 5th July 1916’, 40 x 28mm., 9ct. gold, hallmarks for Birmingham 1913, good very fine £140-180