The David Young Collection of Medals of Devon

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Date of Auction: 25th November 2013

Sold for £240

Estimate: £150 - £250

PLYMOUTH, Art and Industrial Exhibition, 1881, a silver medal, unsigned, artist, joiner and blacksmith, rev. legend, 51mm; Devon & Cornwall Working Class Industrial Exhibition, 1865, medals by J. Moore (2), in copper and white metal, both 51mm; Plymouth Exhibition, 1905, a silver award medal by W.J. Dingley, named (Gertrude Mary Keene, 1st Prize for Art Needlework), 39mm, straight bar suspender (Allen Pt 4); another, copper; West of England Manufactures & Industrial Exhibition, 1906, a silver medal, unsigned, named (W. Ormond, 1st Oil Painting), 39mm; Photographic Society (Founded 1894), a silver award medal by A.H. Darby, arms, named (Figure Studies, Thos. A. Sands, 1900), rev. camera within wreath, 44mm; Education Authority, 1910, a silver Five Years Perfect Attendance medal by A.H. Darby, named (F. Carmock), 51mm (Dry 1609); Plymouth, Devonport & Stonehouse Trades, Industrial & Photographic Exhibition, 1903, a bronze medal, named (Rewarded to Vaughan T. Paul), 39mm; Plymouth Exhibition, 1904, a copper medal, 39mm [10]. Very fine and better, but seventh doubly-pierced for display £150-250


Provenance: First bt Baldwin 2009; second bt J. Whitmore 2012; third bt J.G. Scott 2003; fourth J.N. Spencer Collection, DNW Auction M4, 10 May 2005, lot 8; fifth bt P & D Medals 2005; sixth bt A. Judd 2003; seventh J.N. Spencer Collection, DNW Auction M11, 13 July, 2011, lot 1104 (part); eighth bt Format 2003; ninth bt S.H. Monks 2002; last bt October 2006