British Medals from the Collection of James Spencer

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Date of Auction: 13th May 2015

Sold for £75

Estimate: £100 - £150

Lindsay Medal, a silver award, unsigned, named (From Lady Lindsay to Mr William Ledingham, 1st Prize Class II, Horticulture, Echt, 1857), 38mm; Horticulture, silver award medals by W.J. Dingley (2), named (Mr J. Court; James Simpson & Son for Herbaceous Display, 1909), hallmarked Birmingham 1905 and 1907, 44 and 38mm; Vegetables, a silver award medal by Fattorini, named (1934 Silver Cup, E.A. Parker), hallmarked Birmingham 1934, 32mm; Horticulture, silver award medals by Fattorini (2), named (E.A. Parker, 1936; F.W. Foreman, 1940), hallmarked Birmingham 1935 and 1939, 32 and 38mm; Shell Chemicals Ltd, Horticultural Attainment, a plated award medal, named (A.R. Jefferies, 1949), 38mm; Civil Service Horticultural Federation, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (J.A. Bridger, Daffodil Champion, 1958), 45mm [8]. First very fine, with clip and silver suspender bar, others about extremely fine and better £100-150


Lady Sarah Elizabeth Lindsay, née Savile (1813-90), appointed Woman of the Bedchamber by Queen Victoria, 1859, and served until her death