The David Young Collection of Medals of Devon

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Date of Auction: 25th November 2013

Sold for £80

Estimate: £100 - £150

EXETER, Meat and Corn Market Completed, 1837, a copper medal by B. Wyon, arms, rev. façade of building, 38mm (Taylor 118a); Victoria, Golden Jubilee, 1887, medals (2), in copper and white metal, both 39mm (W & E 2501F.1; BHM 3302); St Matthew's Sunday School, a white metal medal, unsigned, with suspender, 52mm; Cart Horse Parade, a white metal medal by M. Ball & Co, with suspender, 45mm; Constitutional Club, 1883, an oval copper medal, unsigned, 45 x 20mm; Oratorio Society Diamond Jubilee Festival, 1906, bronze medals by Vaughton (2), both 38mm, suspension rings, one with ribbon; Master Bakers Exhibition, bronze medals (2), unsigned [by Dance & Duerden] (2), 38 and 28mm; together with other recent medals (3) [13]. Several extremely fine £100-150


Provenance: First bt R. Gladdle August 2003; second and seventh bt J.G. Scott August 2003; third bt S.H. Monks March 2007; sixth bt B. Hennem December 2003.

Sold with a copy of a cutting from
The Exeter Flying Post, 1 December 1906, detailing the events of Exeter Oratorio Society Diamond Jubilee festival