French Historical Medals in Silver, from the Collection formed by James Spencer

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Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £280

Estimate: £150 - £200

Société d’Horticulture de l’Orne, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (Igname de la Chine, M. Louvel, Instituteur, 1860), 45mm; Société d’Horticulture de la Sarthe, Exposition, 1860, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (Mme Guibert, Horticulteur au Mans, Bouquets), 41mm; Société Horticole du Loiret, a silver-gilt award medal, unsigned, named (Mon. Guérin, Orléans), 46mm; Concours Horticulture, Laon, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (1er Prix, Paul Perrot de St Quentin, 1866), 37mm; Société d’Horticulture et d’Arboriculture, Mirecourt (Vosges), a silver award medal A. Desaide, named (Mr Kling, à Bettoncourt), 41mm; Société d’Horticulture, Picardie, a silver award medal by A. Dubois, named (Raisins, M. Houdbine, 1872), 37mm; Société d’Horticulture, St German-en-Laye, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (B.A.C., 2e Prix, Mery, 1883), 37mm; Société Centrale d’Horticulture, Ille-et-Vilaine, a silver award medal by H. de Longueil, named (F. Lemarchand, 1885), 42mm; Société d’Horticulture, Meaux, silver award medals by A. Borrel (3), named (E. Lagniel, 1886; Apports aux Séances, 1889, M. Lagniel; Apports aux Séances, E. Lagniel, 1890), 32, 41 and 41mm; Société d’Horticulture et d’Agriculture, Hyères (Var), a silver award medal, unsigned, named (Mme Léon Elsemberger, Hyères, Mars 1891), 36mm; Société d’Horticulture, Melun et Fontainebleau, a silver award medal by A. Borrel, named (Exposition de Bureau, M. Bellanger, 1895), 36mm; Société d’Horticulture, Eure-et-Loir, a silver award medal by A. Borrel, named (Cult de Lég., Fruits, A. Doublet), 37mm; Société d’Horticulture, Neuilly-sur-Seine, a silver award medal by L.A. Bottée, named (Mr Commer, Apports, 1905), 40mm; Société d’Horticulture, Valenciennes, a silver-gilt award medal by F.-C.-V. de Vernon, named (F. Tardy, Collaborateur, 1892-1912), 46mm; Société Nantaise d’Horticulture, silver award medals (3), by L. Dedieu and by H. Naudé (2), all named (M. Bodineau), 37, 41 and 36mm respectively [19]. Very fine and better, but the Bodineau medals inked with prices £150-200

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