The David Young Collection of Medals of Devon

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Date of Auction: 25th November 2013

Sold for £70

Estimate: £100 - £150

TORBAY, Centenary of the Royal Regatta, 1913, a silver medal by W.J. Dingley, garnished arms with enamelled shield, rev. yacht, named (H.A. Garrett Esq, Borough Surveyor), 44mm; 150th Anniversary of the Royal Regatta, 1963, a silver medal, arms, rev. vignettes of rowing, swimming and sailing, 45mm; George VI, Coronation Regatta, 1937, a silver medal by H.B. Sale, conjoined busts left, rev. yacht Britannia, 51mm (W & E 7805A.1; BHM 4385) [3]. Extremely fine or nearly so, but some minor knocks to last £100-150


Provenance: First bt T.C. Millett June 2005; second bt J. Whitmore July 2003; last bt A. Judd June 2003.

Sold with a copy of the official programme for the 1937 regatta, 24pp, and copies of newspaper cuttings related to all three events, 1913, 1937 and 1963