Scottish Educational Award Medals from the Collection formed by the late T.H. Watts

Date of Auction: 20th February 2019

Sold for £260

Estimate: £120 - £150

MIDLOTHIAN, Edinburgh, Mr Stewart’s School, an engraved silver Reward of Merit, signed by Henry Gavin, rev. named (Presented by Mr Stewart to Joseph Smith, Dux of his Writing Class, Edinburgh, 1st August 1829), 51mm, 18.68g (Grimshaw 46, this piece). Very fine; with loop for suspension £120-£150

Footnote

Mr Stewart taught writing, arithmetic and book-keeping at 11 South St Andrew street, ‘providing an education for a mercantile career’