Historical and Art Medals (15 December 2005)

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Date of Auction: 15th December 2005

Sold for £50

Estimate: £50 - £70

Cambridge, University Athletic Club, Freshmen’s Sports, a silver award medal by Munsey, arms, rev. wreath, set in glazed rim, named (High Jump, H.W. Beauchamp, Corpus College, F.T. Swanwick, Trinity College, ÆQ, 1870), 40mm; University Athletic Club, a silver award medal by Peters, arms, rev. winged foot in wreath, set in glazed rim, named (H.W. Beauchamp, Corpus College, 1871, Hurdle Race), 51mm; The Albert Institute (Founded 1872), Alfred Humphreys Championship Medal, a bronze award, arms, rev. cross, edge named (Mile Foot Race, 1891, S. Amps), 38mm; [Gonville & Caius College], Jacob Marke Wood Medal, 1903, a bronze award, unsigned, bust of Wood three-quarters left, rev. arms, edge named (mcmxii Praemivm Mervit Oswald Stuart Thompson), 63mm; Oxford v. Cambridge, a bronze award medal by Munsey, conjoined arms, rev. wreath, named (Inter-Varsity Speed Trials, 1-5-21, I.P. Riddoch, Fastest Time of Day), 59mm [5]. Very fine and better, but first two each lacking a glazed lunette (£50-70)