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The Photograph Album of a Crew Member of H.M.S. Kent, Flagship of the China Station 1928-31, containing approximately 175 images, largely of scenes from Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Japan and China, neatly captioned and interesting, oriental fabric binding, somewhat worn but contents good £60-80
Sold for £110
A Photograph Album of “Views of the Typhoon and Flood Damages at Swatow on 2nd August 1922”, card covers, the front with printed title as stated and ‘For Sale / Photo. by Mee Cheung, Swatow’, each of the 210 photographs captioned in ink, a rare and interesting record of a famous typhoon, covers somewhat worn, contents good £80-100
Hong Kong Police Force Merit Medal, G.V.R., 4th class, bronze, unnamed, extremely fine and rare £150-200
Sold for £500
Colony of Hong Kong Commemorative Medals for the Defeat of Germany 1919 (2), white metal, about very fine or better (2) £40-60
Sold for £60
Hong Kong Rifle Association Shooting Medal, bronze, with dated ‘1940’ clasp and upper suspension brooch with ‘H.K.R.A.’, the reverse engraved, ‘Service Rifle Championship’ and ‘S. G. Brighty’, very fine £40-60
Sold for £50
Volunteer Service Medal (veterans’ award), silver, hallmarks for Birmingham 1994 (V4522 Pte. F. M. Lapsley, H.K.V.D.C.), in card box of issue, extremely fine £30-40
Sold for £55
Photograph album of Hong Kong interest, the title page ink-inscribed, ‘James Edwards, R.N. Hospital, Hong Kong, S. China’, and the dates ‘1935-36’, containing approximately 130 photographs, the vast majority directly relating to the former colony and including several scenes of the hospital and Edwards’ fellow patients, as well as more popular panoramic scenes, etc., dark red leather binding with oriental house decoration to front cover...
Sold for £120
Photograph album of Hong Kong (and Shanghai) interest, the inside cover ink-inscribed, ‘Leslie Malley, 26 Mess, H.M.S. Medway’, with well over 200 photographs of scenes from the former colony (and Shanghai), including several depicting parades and scenes of celebration for the 1935 Jubilee, dark red leather binding with oriental house decoration to front cover, worn binding but contents good £60-80
Photograph album of Hong Kong interest, the outside cover with an ink-inscribed label, ‘Hong Kong 1938-49’, containing approximately 300 photographs of the period stated, largely of a private / family nature, from yachting scenes to a day at the races, and much besides, from which it maybe deduced the man behind the camera was a bank employee in the colony, well worthy of further investigation, bindings worn, contents good £80-100
Shanghai Municipal Council 1937 Emergency Medal, the obverse legend and the reverse lower field struck out, the latter being replaced with the engraved name ‘E. Fluke’, otherwise very fine £30-50
Sold for £25
Shanghai Municipal Council 1937 Emergency Medal, together with related miniature dress medal, very fine (2) £60-80
Sold for £85
Shanghai Municipal Council 1937 Emergency Medal (2), very fine £80-100
Sold for £80
Shanghai Soochow Creek Medal 1937, bronze, the reverse engraved ‘J. Obrien’, complete with old tricolour ribbon, good very fine and scarce £150-200
Sold for £220
Assam Valley Light Horse Shooting Medal, silver, obverse, crossed rifles with star above, and the engraved dates ‘1906-07’ below, reverse, regimental title around, the centre engraved, ‘Corporal D. Douglas, Best Shot in ‘A’ Troop’, 26mm., edge nicks, good very fine £40-60
Sold for £150
Madras Volunteer Guards Shooting Medal, silver pin-backed award in the form of a shield, with upper scroll riband ‘Madras Volunteer Guards’, the obverse engraved, ‘Rifle Meeting, 1905, Challenge Shield, Won By Vol. H. Roberts, ‘B’ Company, 59 points’, the plain reverse with maker’s mark ‘Orr’, 64mm. overall height, minor dent to obverse field, good very fine £80-100
Sold for £90
21st Anniversary of the Volunteer Movement 1881, by N. Macphail after N. Patton, obverse: crowned, veiled and draped bust of Queen Victoria almost facing, the letters ‘V’ and ‘R’ to ether side, with inscription, ‘XXI Anniversary of the Volunteer Movement MDCCCLXXXI’; reverse: St. Michael with sword and shield, with three armed knights representing England, Scotland and Ireland, protecting a woman with children, above, ‘Pro aris et f...
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; revers...
Sold for £75
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...
1st Cheshire Rifle Volunteers, obverse: a superb portrait head of Queen Victoria, crowned facing left, by J. Moore (1817-1901); reverse: within a wreath of laurel engraved, ‘3rd Best Shot 1st Cheshire Rifle Volunteers 1860’, 38mm., silver, straight bar suspension, with silver buckle on ribbon, nearly extremely fine
Sold for £160
2nd Cumberland Rifle Volunteers, five-armed cross, 40mm., silver, with enamelled centre, reverse engraved, ‘Won by Private Frears, 2nd Jany. 1865’, ring suspension, minor enamel damage, very fine
1st Volunteer Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, obverse: shield with crossed rifles above and scroll below, ‘In Danger Ready’; reverse: laurel wreath with circumscription, ‘1st V.B. Gloucestershire Regiment’, centre engraved, ‘Lc. Corpl. P. J. Preston, G. Co. Best Shot 1904’, 38mm., bronze, scroll suspension, with bronze buckle on ribbon, in Lambert, Bristol case of issue, lid inscribed, ‘1st V.B. Gloucestershire Regiment 1905’;...
Sold for £200
31st Regiment of Leicestershire Rifle Volunteers, obverse: diademed head of Queen Victoria left, by W. J. Taylor, London; reverse: crown with crossed muskets below and engraved, ‘10 Compy.’ (John Atkins. 1861), 38mm., silver, scroll suspension, with ribbon, heavy edge bruising, nearly very fine £40-60
London Rifle Brigade, by W. J. Taylor, London, obverse: soldier standing on guard on the coast, above, ‘Defence not Defiance’; reverse: within a wreath of oak and laurel leaves a scroll bearing the inscription, ‘London Rifle Brigade, Enrld. 1859’ (Colr. Serjt. G. Stuckey, Best Shot in O Compy. 1864), impressed naming, 34mm., silver, ring suspension, with ribbon, minor edge bruising and contact marks, very fine; 3rd London Rifle Volunteers...
Sold for £140
St. George Rifles or 11th Middlesex Volunteers, by C. E. Bryant, London, obverse: St. George on horseback with a dragon being trampled, enclosed by a garter bearing the legend, ‘Stare Super Vias Antiquas’; reverse: crossed muskets within a wreath of laurel leaves, ‘Winner of the Challenge Cup’ (W. Barrett, 1872), 51mm., silver-gilt, straight bar suspension, nearly extremely fine £80-100
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