A Collection of Life Saving Awards formed by Dr Paul Démogé

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Date of Auction: 6th December 2017

Sold for £340

Estimate: £240 - £280

France, Kingdom, Medal of Honour for Saving Life, Ministry of the Marine and the Colonies, large silver medal, 4th issue, by Montagny, 41mm, Louis Philippe on obverse, 3rd model reverse inscribed ‘A Pascoe (John). Marin Anglais. Courage et Dévouement pour Secourir les Équipages de Navires Français Naufragés. 1836’ within wreath, Ministry around, stars below, mounted with clip and ring suspension, silver mark to edge, edge bruise, extremely fine, scarce £240-280

Footnote

Provenance: Whittaker Collection, 1890.