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

L’Industrie, 1886, a silver-gilt award medal by L.-F. Chabaud and H. Dubois for the Syndicat National des Négociants en Fers Quincailleries & Metaux, named (Mr Léon Frossart), 50mm (CGMP p.73; BM Acq. 1978-82, p.39, 29; cf. DNW M2, 2461); Géographie, 1894, a silver award medal by A. and H. Dubois for the Touring-Club de France, named (Et. Dervieux), 50mm (CGMP pp.158, 162; cf. DNW M7, 2593); Les Sciences, a silver-gilt award medal by L.A. Bottée and A. Rivet, named (Mr G. Defrance, Directeur des Affaires Départementales, Jury d’État de la Seine, 1903), 50mm (PBE 28; CGMP p.61 for obv.); Arts et Sciences, a silver award medal by A. Rivet for the Ville de Puteaux, Inauguration des Groupes Scolaires…1904, named (M.G. Defrance, Direcr…Prefre.Seine), 56mm; Société des Laboratoires Bourbouze, a silver award medal by P.-C. Lenoir, named (Tavenaux, Concours 1910), 50mm; Ministère de l’Instruction Publique, a silver award medal by L.A. Bottée for Robineau, named (La Ville de Pont St Maxence, Réconnaissante à M G. Decroze, Maire, 22 Juin 1913), 68mm; Établissements Simonot, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (Fernand Bergeret, 4e Industrielle), 57mm [7]. Very fine and better £100-150

Footnote

Fifth only illustrated