A Collection of Life Saving Awards formed by Dr Paul Démogé

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Date of Auction: 6th December 2017

Sold for £420

Estimate: £180 - £220

France, Third Republic, Medal of Honour for Saving Life, Ministry of the Marine, large silver medal, 8th issue, by Barre, 44mm, Marianne on obverse; 6th model reverse inscribed ‘A Ole Jacob Syvertsen Matelot Norwégien. Courage et Dévouement 1890.’ on cartouche flanked by supporters, with ball and ring suspension, silver stamp to edge, good very fine £180-220