A Collection of Life Saving Awards formed by Dr Paul Démogé

Date of Auction: 6th December 2017


Estimate: £180 - £220

France, Third Republic, Medal of Honour for Saving Life, Ministry of the Marine and the Colonies, large silver medal, 8th issue, by Barre, 44mm, Marianne on obverse; 6th model reverse inscribed ‘A Richard Marsh Matelot du Steamer Anglais Brooklands. Courage et Devouement 1882.’ on cartouche flanked by supporters, with loop and ring suspension, silver stamp to edge, pawn broker’s mark and traces of brooch mounting to obverse, otherwise good very fine £180-220