Orders, Decorations and Medals

Orders, Decorations and Medals (4 & 5 December 2008) Catalogue Cover

Named Collections

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...
Jack Webb

Jack Webb

Come, listen to my story, lads, There's news from over sea: The Camel Corps have held their own, And gained a victory! Weep not, my boys, for those who fell: They did not flinch nor fear; They stood their ground like Englishmen, And died at Abu Klea. From Colonel Burnaby, by W. StubbsHaving, since c...
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...