A fine Collection of Medals to Members of the Royal Household

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Date of Auction: 28th March 2012

Sold for £650

Estimate: £600 - £700

An R.V.M. group of seven awarded to Pearl Walter Hyem, a Royal Office Keeper and Messenger

Royal Victorian Medal, G.V.R., silver; Coronation 1902, bronze, heavily worn; Coronation 1911, silver; Jubilee 1935, silver; Coronation 1937, silver; Royal Household Faithful Service Medal, G.V.R., suspension dated, ‘1910-1930’, 2 clasps, Thirty Years, Forty Years (P. W. Hyem) clasps lacking backstraps; Special Constabulary Long Service, G.V.R., 1st issue, 1 clasp, The Great War 1914-18 (Pearl W. Hyem) mounted court style as worn, very fine except where stated (7)


Pearl W. Hyem, an Office Keeper and Messenger, Lord Chancellor’s Office, was awarded the R.V.M. in Silver on retirement on 20 July 1936.