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

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Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £170

Estimate: £100 - £150

Société Impériale et Centrale d’Horticulture, a silver award medal by H. de Longueil, named (Conservation de la pomme de terre, M. Gauthier, 7bre 1861), 51mm; Société Nationale et Centrale d’Horticulture de France, a silver award medal by A. Borrel, named (Mr Lemoine, Chrysanthèmes Collect, 9bre 1886), 68mm; Société Nationale d’Horticulture de France, silver-gilt award medals (2), by A. Borrel, named (Mr Carriat, Centres Forcées Roses et Oeillets, 1898), 68mm, and by Jeanne Borgeaud-Strenz, named (M. Laveau, Chrysanthèmes, 9bre 1927), 41mm [4]. First about very fine, others very fine and better £100-150

Footnote

Third only illustrated