Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria

Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (17 & 18 September 2009) Catalogue Cover

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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...
Eric Smith

Eric Smith

Offered for sale today is the first selection from the collection of my friend Eric Smith, who sadly passed away on 21 December 2008. Eric was not that well known in the medal world but he was a great enthusiast for the hobby and compiler of records. His interests were many and varied, as his collec...
John Frederick Goodwin

John Frederick Goodwin

John Goodwin was born in Chester on 6 October 1939, the middle son of three children. His Father, then serving with the Cameronians, was stationed in the city. Soon after his birth the family moved to Manchester, where John attended St John's C. of E. primary school and subsequently Manchester Centr...