A Collection of Medals formed by the Reverend Canon Nigel Nicholson, OStJ, DL
Date of Auction: 16th April 2020
Sold for £1,500
Estimate: £1,000 - £1,400
The Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Serving Sister’s shoulder badge, 1st type (1892-1939), circular silver badge with white enamel cross with heraldic beasts in angles raised above the background, the reverse engraved ‘Miss C. A. Nicolson 1901’, on lady’s bow riband; Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Nursing Sister C. A. Nicolson.); King’s South Africa 1901-02, no clasp (Nursing Sister C. A. Nicholson [sic].); Mayor of Kimberley’s Star 1899-1900, reverse hallmark with date letter ‘a’, with integral top riband bar, this engraved ‘C. A. Nicolson’; together with two small lapel badges, nearly extremely fine (4) £1,000-£1,400
FootnoteProvenance: Sotheby’s, February 1990.
Miss Christina Anne Nicolson served with the Kimberley Civil Hospital in South Africa during the Boer War.
Sold with copied medal roll extracts and other research.