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

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Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £130

Estimate: £120 - £150

Association des Sociétés de Gymnastique de la Seine, 1876, a silver Concours de Moniteurs award medal by A. Desaide, named (2me. Prix, H. Calliet), 50mm; Société de Gymnastique, La Rochelle, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (1884, 1er. Prix, F. Roi), 36mm; IVe Concours de l’Association Regnale des Sociétés de Gymnastique, Tir & Escrime, Meru, 1888, a silver award medal by A. Desaide, named (Escrime, P. Charron), 41mm; Le Sport, a silver award medal by A. Desaide, named (Lendit d’Amiens, 16 Juin 1892, Vitesse Faucher, 2e Prix), 41mm; Concours de Gymnastique, Prix Offert par le Ministre de la Guerre, a silver and partially gilt award medal by H. Dubois, named (Henri Angenscheidt, 1903), 50mm; Patinage, a silver award medal by F. Rasumny, named (Palais de Glace, Mr. Japiot, 10 Mars 1936), 35mm; Tournoi International de Ski, 1954, a silver award medal by L. Muller, named (M. Pellerin), 50mm (Muller Hommage 1958, –; CGMP p.1377; cf. DNW 66, 1558) [7]. Very fine and better £120-150


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