A fine Collection of Medals to Members of the Royal Household

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Date of Auction: 28th March 2012

Sold for £450

Estimate: £500 - £600

An R.V.M. group of eleven attributed to Harry Wellard, Footman to Queen Alexandra

Royal Victorian Medal, G.V.R., silver; Coronation 1911, silver; Jubilee 1935; Austria, Empire, Cross of Merit, with crown, silver and enamel; Prussia, Order of the Crown, Medal of the Order, gilt; Sweden, Order of the Vasa, Medal of the Order, silver; Russia, Medal for Zeal, Nicholas II. small, silver, on ‘St. Stanislas’ ribbon; Denmark, Medal of Recompense, Frederick VIII, silver; Norway, King’s Commemoration Medal, without crown, Haakon, VII, silver, with contact marks; Spain, Order of Isabella the Catholic, Medal of the Order, bronze; Portugal, Coronation Medal 1889, bronze, all unnamed, mounted court style for wear, nearly very fine and better (11) £500-600


As a Footman to Queen Alexandra, Wellard was awarded the R.V.M. in Silver on 25 December 1925, following the Queen’s death.

With bestowal documents for the R.V.M.; Jubilee Medal 1935; Austrian Cross of Merit (1907); Spanish Medal of Isabella the Catholic (1907); Russian Medal for Zeal (1908); Swedish Medal of the Order of the Vasa (1908); and Portugal medal (1909), with envelope.