The Jack Boddington Collection of Life Saving Medals

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Date of Auction: 6th December 2006

Sold for £95

Estimate: £80 - £100

Hull Life Saving Medal, circular struck medal by ‘T.F.’, obv. the coat-of-arms of the City of Hull; rev. inscribed, ‘Presented to Wilfred Whiting by Capt. Baxter, together with 60 Guineas by Voluntary Subscription for having saved 27 Persons from Drowning, Hull, Dec. 23rd 1899’; additionally inscribed on edge, ‘For a Gallant & Noble Act of Humanity in Saving the Lives of 27 Persons from Drowning’, 28mm., silver, hallmarks for Birmingham 1920, ring suspension with watch fob attachment; together with a Silver Pocket Watch, uninscribed, lacking arms, state of workings unknown, medal nearly extremely fine (2) £80-100

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Sold with a quantity of copied research.