British Historical Medals From the Collection of the Revd. John Watson

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Date of Auction: 15th September 2015

Sold for £240

Estimate: £100 - £150

National Art Competition, 1857, copper electrotype awards by A. Vechte (2), bust of Queen Victoria left, surrounded by a continual scene of allegorical figures, named (James Ward, 1861, Stage XXIIIc; Elizabeth Huckvale, 1864, Stage IVb), 145mm (E 1512; cf. Burt, The Medal 5, p.48-9) [2]. Extremely fine; in original red fitted cases, second with descriptive leaflet £100-150

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Provenance: First Woolley & Wallis Auction (Salisbury), 27 October 2010, lot 765; second DNW Auction 48, 30 November 2000, lot 569