Medals Related To Canals and Shipping from the Stanley Holland Collection

Date of Auction: 16th June 2010

Sold for £90

Estimate: £70 - £90

Great Britain, Royal Visit to Manchester, 1894, a silver-gilt and enamel badge by Elkington, crowned arms, back impressed (To Commemorate the Opening of the Ship Canal, 21 May 1894), 48 x 32mm (W & E 1780.1; Holland p.38; cf. DNW 52, 693). Very fine, rare; with original maroon ribbon and ornate silver-gilt clasp, in original maroon velvet-lined case by Elkington & Co, Manchester £70-90