Medals from the Collection of the late Eric Smith

Image 1

Click Image to Zoom

Date of Auction: 23rd November 2009

Sold for £140

Estimate: £100 - £120

A post-war M.B.E. awarded to Research Officer William O’Connor, Ministry of Aviation

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
, M.B.E. (Civil) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver, in Royal Mint case of issue, extremely fine £100-120

Footnote

M.B.E. London Gazette 31 December 1965.

Sold with original bestowal document, dated 1 January 1966, and forwarding envelope addressed to the recipient at ‘364 Church St., Edmonton, London, N.9.’; together with a copy of the
Statutes of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire and a folder containing a quantity of related papers, letters of congratulation and newspaper cuttings.