British Historical Medals from the Collection formed by Robert Thomas

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Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £320

Estimate: £120 - £150

Metropolitan and City Police Orphanage, Twickenham, 1870, a white metal medal, unsigned, 41mm (W & E 1138A.1); Royal Horticultural Society, Birmingham Exhibition, 1872, Local Committee Medal, 1872, a copper award by J. Moore, named (To Mr G.H. Harris, Birmingham, for Seed Protector), 55mm (cf. Taylor 35b for rev.); Recovery of the Prince of Wales, 1872, a copper medal by W.J. Taylor, 41mm (W & E 1157A.1; BHM 2926); International Exhibition of all Fine Arts Industries and Inventions, 1874, a copper award medal by G.T. Morgan, named (Mrs Wilks, Catalogue No. 5177a), 52mm (BHM 2992; E 1633); 80th Birthday of Thomas Carlyle, 1875, a copper medal by G.T. Morgan, 51mm (BHM 3006; E 1648); together with other miscellaneous British base metal medals (42), from Winchester, Luton, Leighton Buzzard, Bolton, Welford, Clumber, Eccles, Macclesfield, Southend, Rochdale, Thornaby, Chorley, Farnworth, Torquay, Wrexham, etc [47]. Those described generally very fine, others in varied state £120-150