The David Young Collection of Medals of Devon

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Date of Auction: 25th November 2013

Sold for £400

Estimate: £400 - £600

EXETER, Past Mayor’s gold and enamel badge of office, 1935, by Deakin & Francis, arms and supporters, shaped border, back named (Presented to James William Ackroyd Esquire, Mayor of Exeter 1934-35, by Aldermen Councillors & Chief Officials of the City, 9th November 1935), hallmarked Birmingham 1935, 64 x 54mm, 34.25g. Mint state, rare; in fitted case by Bruford’s, Exeter £400-600


Provenance: Bt H. Simmons June 2007.

James William Ackroyd, Barnfield Hill, Exeter, owner of a store in the city’s Fore street