The David Young Collection of Medals of Devon

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Date of Auction: 25th November 2013

Sold for £80

Estimate: £100 - £150

TORQUAY, Torbay, Dart and Teign Industrial Exhibition, 1888, medals (2), unsigned, in silver and copper, castle gateway, revs. wreath, named (silver – T. Shenton; copper – J. Bartlett, Dartmouth), both 45mm (Allen Pt 4); Torquay Photographic Exhibition, a copper award medal, undated, castle gateway, rev. wreath, named (Miss K. Truscoll, Ladies Class), 44mm [3]. First grazed in upper reverse field and with a couple of rim knocks, otherwise extremely fine and toned, very rare, others about extremely fine £100-150


Provenance: First J.N. Spencer Collection, DNW Auction M4, 10 May 2007, lot 9; second L. Allen Collection, Baldwin Auction, 9 June 2007, lot 155; 3rd bt J.G. Scott October 2009