British Medals from the Collection of James Spencer

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Date of Auction: 13th May 2015

Sold for £90

Estimate: £100 - £150

Warrington Floral, Horticultural & Agricultural Society (Est. 1870), a silver award medal, unsigned, named (F. & A. Dickson & Son, Chester, for Collection of Plants Exhibited Aug. 16 & 17 1870), 50mm; Urmston & District Horticultural Society, a silver award medal by W.J. Dingley, named (Roses, 3rd Prize, won by A. Bent), hallmarked Birmingham 1912, 38mm; Southport Flower Show, silver award medals (3), viz. by Fattorini, named (G.V. Llewelyn, Southport, for an Exhibit of Stove & Greenhouse Plants, August 1934), hallmarked Birmingham 1932, by H. Phillips, named (G.V. Llewelyn, Southport, for an exhibit of Stove, Ornamental Foliage and Greenhouse Plants, August 1936), hallmarked London 1936, both 51mm, and unsigned [by J. Pinches], named (1969, Mr J. Baxter, Southport, Winner of Beekeepers’ Trophy, Best Exhibit of Dark Honey), 38mm [5]. First very fine and a rare early award, others extremely fine and better; 1912 and 1969 medals in cases of issue £100-150

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First only illustrated