World Medals from the Collection of the Revd. John Watson

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Date of Auction: 11th June 2014

Sold for £50

Estimate: £80 - £100

FRANCE, Centenary of the Birth of Claude Bernard, 1913, an aluminium plaque by A. Borrel for Deschiens, 110 x 79mm (Storer 313; BDM VII, 99; cf. DNW M14, 1554); Une Seule Famille, 1920, a bronze medal by G.H. Prud’homme, 60mm; H.M. Magne Elected President of the Société d’Encouragement pour l’Industrie Nationale, 1939, a pressed coal medal by P. Turin, 67mm; Fédération Nationale des Entreprises à Commerces Multiples, 1950, a bronze medal by P.-M. Landowski, named (Mme Marie Mathias, 1950), 79mm (cf. DNW M11, 1837); David d’Angers, 1966, a bronze medal by R. Couturier, 80mm (CGMP p.515); Eurotunnel, 1990, a bronze medal by the Paris Mint, 72mm [6]. First very fine, others extremely fine; second and last in cases of issue £80-100


Provenance: Second BDW Auction 7, 21 September 1994, lot 842; third DNW Auction 45, 1 March 2000, lot 845