Orders, Decorations and Medals

Orders, Decorations and Medals (25 September 2008) Catalogue Cover

Named Collections

J.R. Gaunt & Son

J.R. Gaunt & Son

The firm of J.R. Gaunt & Son was established in 1884 when john Richard Gaunt and his eldest son, Charles Frederick, left their employment with the long established London military buttonmakers Firmin & Sons to set up on their own. The firm, originally based at the intersection of Clifford St...
John Michael Alan Tamplin

John Michael Alan Tamplin

I have in the past few years sold the majority of my collection. This is not because of lack of interest, but merely for two simple reasons - recent ill-health and advancing years. However, I still retain my long service awards.The batch of medals in this auction are to civilians, and I note with in...
Richard Schweder

Richard Schweder

In 1951, whilst still at school, I purchased my first medal. A week later, my collection trebled, thanks to the kindness of my Father purchasing a pair of medals for me. Thus began, for me, a lifelong interest in medals and medal collecting.Soon after these initial purchases, collecting had to cease...
William Henry Fevyer

William Henry Fevyer

The late Bill Fevyer, born on 28 November 1931, originally collected coins, but around 1970 became attracted to naval and military medals because of their research potential. He was always more interested in the recipient of the medal and was equally pleased to buy a 'humble' trio to a man or woman...