A fine Collection of Medals to Members of the Royal Household

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Date of Auction: 28th March 2012

Sold for £1,000

Estimate: £500 - £600

An R.V.M. group of eight attributed to Alan Kennedy, Footman to the Duchess of Albany

Royal Victorian Medal, E.VII.R., bronze; Coronation 1902, bronze; Coronation 1911, silver; Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Ernestine House Order, Gold Medal of Merit, Carl Eduard, silver-gilt; Saxe-Coburg-Gotha Wedding Commemorative Medal 1905, silver; Waldeck, Silver Medal of Merit, silver; Württemberg, Medal of Merit, Wilhelm II, silver; Saxon Duchies, Ernestine House Order, Merit Cross, silver, all unnamed, mounted court style for wear, minor contact marks, good very fine (8)


Alan Kennedy, Footman to to the Duchess of Albany, was awarded the R.V.M. in Bronze on 10 February 1904, on the occasion of H.R.H’s. visit to Windsor Castle for the marriage of her daughter, H.R.H. Princess Alice of Albany to Prince Alexander of Teck. Princess Alice’s father, Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853-84) was the 4th son and 8th child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert; he married Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont in 1882.

With a photograph of Kennedy.