British Medals from the Collection of James Spencer

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Date of Auction: 13th May 2015


Estimate: £100 - £150

National Carnation & Picotee Society (Founded 1877), Mrs Edmund Charrington Prize, a bronze award by Vaughton, named (Eliz. Shiffner), 44mm; National Sweet Pea Society (Inst. 1900), silver award plaques (2), by Walker & Hall and J. Rea, named (T. Lucas, 1909; Mr J. Stevenson), hallmarked Sheffield 1907 and London 1931, both 31 x 21mm; National Viola & Pansy Society, silver award medals by Vaughton (2), named (W.T. Desmond, Cup Winner, 1920; W. Tooby-Desmond, First Prize, B’ham Hortl. Society 1921), second hallmarked Birmingham 1922, both 38mm; Sweet Peas, a silver award medal by Tiffany, named (K.H.A.A., Annual Show, 1929, A. Hague), hallmarked Birmingham 1928, 38mm; British Gladiolus Society, a silver award medal by W.H. Haseler, named (W.L. Unwin Ltd, 1930, Taunton), hallmarked Birmingham 1928, 38mm; London & South of England Viola & Pansy Society, a silver award medal by Asprey & Garrard, named (D.B. Crane, Violettas, 1931), hallmarked Birmingham 1931, 38mm; Cactus & Succulent Society of Great Britain, a silver award medal by Toye & Spencer, named (W.F. Higgins, July 1934, Class 14), hallmarked Birmingham 1934, 38mm, and the William Heaton Memorial Medal, a bronze award, unsigned, named (Mrs M. Stillwell, 1956), 38mm; British Carnation Society, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (M.W. Ive, Ruislip, 1946), 33mm; Horace Wright Medal for Sweet Peas, a silver award plaque, named (Alfred Davis), hallmarked asb London 1958, 31 x 21mm; Perpetual Flowering Carnation Society, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (C. Engelmann, for Market Carnations), 33mm; British Fuchsia Society, W.W. Whiteman Memorial Medal, a silver award, unsigned, named (W.G. Banks), 38mm [14]. Very fine and better; three in cases of issue £100-150