Long Service Medals from the Collection formed by John Tamplin

Date of Auction: 25th September 2008

Sold for £550

Estimate: £200 - £250

Six: Sergeant Edward Lowes, R.V.M., Royal Artillery, late A.B. Royal Navy

1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; War Medal; Royal Victorian Medal, Silver, G.V.R., unnamed as issued; Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st issue (JX.126554 E. Lowes, A.B. H.M.S. Victory); Efficiency Medal, Territorial, E.II.R. (1095478 Sgt. E. Lowes, R.A.) official correction to surname, mounted as worn, nearly extremely fine and a rare combination (6) £200-250


R.V.M. awarded 18 February 1936, for services at the funeral of H.M. King George V, whilst Able Seaman, H.M.S. Excellent, Portsmouth.

Royal Navy L.S. & G.C. awarded 2 March 1943.

Efficiency Medal, Territorial, announced in List No. 51, 1961. Sold with full confirmation of awards.