World Medals from the Collection of the Revd. John Watson

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Date of Auction: 11th June 2014

Sold for £80

Estimate: £120 - £150

BELGIUM, Defence of Loncin, 1914, a bronze medal by G. Devreese, 69mm (Frankenhuis 7; BM Acq. 1978-82, p.14, 40; cf. DNW M7, 2560); À l’Aube de la Victoire, 1918, a bronze plaque by G. Devreese, 71 x 56mm (cf. BDW 29, 722); 50th Anniversary of the Union International de Tramways, Brussels, 1935, a silver badge by Huygelin, 46 x 21mm (cf. DNW 45, 830); Dwight Eisenhower, Aid to Brabant and Ardennes, 1945, a bronze medal by E.-J. de Brémaecker for Fonson, 70mm (cf. DNW M10, 1481); ITALY, Opening of the Mont Cenis Railway Tunnel, 1871, a copper medal by A. Restelli, 70mm (Moyaux 237; BDM V, 94-5); RUSSIA, Imperial Shlyakhetsky Cadet Corps [1776], a thin lead squeeze of the rev. of the medal by P.L. Vernier, date incomplete, 44mm (cf. Diakov 172.2); together with another lead squeeze for an unsigned medal, dignissimo, 38mm [7]. Very fine and better £120-150