British Medals from the Collection of the Revd. John Watson

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Date of Auction: 11th June 2014

Sold for £220

Estimate: £140 - £180

Treaty of Ryswick, 1697, a copper medalet by N. Roettier, 25mm (Woolf 14:3; MI II, 193/501; E 374); London Institution (Founded 1807), a copper Subscription ticket by W. Wyon, numbered 376, 43mm (D & W 157/435); Opening of the Thames Tunnel, 1843, a white metal medal by W. Griffin, 36mm (BHM 2131); Passage of the SS Great Britain from Bristol to London, 1845, a white metal medal by J. Davis, 44mm (BHM 2210); Great Exhibition, 1851, a white metal medal by W.J. Taylor, 38mm (Allen B340; BHM 2459; E 1463); Marriage of the Prince of Wales and Princess Alexandra of Denmark, 1863, a silver medal by L.C. Wyon for Hunt & Roskell, 33mm (W & E 950.2; BHM 2771); Opening of Port Sunlight Works, 1893, a gilt-copper medal by Elkington, 45mm (BHM 3427); North Road Cycling Club, a silver award medal by Pinches, named (24 Hours Invitation Race, C.A. Stock, Polytechnic C.C., 329 3/4 Miles Unpaced Safety, 12-13 September 1913), 29mm (cf. DNW 48, 978); together with other miscellaneous British medals (5), plasters (2) [16]. Very fine and better, especially the silver and white metal medals £140-180