Awards to the Medical Services from the Collection of the late Tony Sabell

Date of Auction: 19th June 2013

Sold for £110

Estimate: £100 - £140

An O.B.E. atrributed to Barron John Rodway, L.D.S.

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Civil) Officer’s 1st type breast badge, silver-gilt, hallmarks for London 1918, nearly extremely fine £100-140


O.B.E. (Civil) London Gazette 30 January 1920. ‘... for valuable services rendered in or in connection with Military Hospitals, Territorial Hospitals, War Hospitals, Auxiliary and Civil Hospitals, Command Depots, Convalescent Camps, or on other duties of a similar nature in the United Kingdom in connection with the Army during the War.’ ‘Barron John Rodway, Esq., L.D.S.’

The partnership between Barron John Rodway and John Charles Smith on business as Dental Surgeons, at 48 King Street, Manchester, was formerly disolved in October 1940 (London Gazette 18 October 1940).

With original O.B.E. bestowal document and copied gazette extracts.