A Collection of Life Saving Awards formed by Dr Paul Démogé

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Date of Auction: 6th December 2017

Sold for £200

Estimate: £140 - £180

Sea Gallantry Medal (Foreign Services), V.R., small, silver, ‘From the British Government, For Gallantry and Humanity’ (Achille Alfred Curé - March 21st. 1882) edge bruise, nearly extremely fine £140-180

Footnote

Provenance: Sotheby’s, November 1988.

Achille Alfred Curé was one of four men awarded the Sea Gallantry Medal (Foreign Services) for this action (all in silver).