Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals

Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals (15 & 16 March 2017) Catalogue Cover

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David Brandon Griffiths

David Brandon Griffiths

David Griffiths was born in Conway, North Wales, on 8 November 1940, moving to London when he was five. Like many expatriates, he became very keen to retain his links with his mother country, and in addition to representing it at athletics in sprint events, he realised how interesting it was to link...
Jeffrey Gardiner

Jeffrey Gardiner

Jeffrey Gardiner was born on 19 September 1940 and he and his twin brother Clive were educated at Fencehouses school, near Houghton-le-Spring, Co Durham. At the ago of 15 Jeff left to become an apprentice electrician in a nearby coal mine but mining was not his scene and, apprenticeship completed, h...
Major William Tapp, MC

Major William Tapp, MC

William Henry Tapp (1884-1959) spent his early working life in the East Indies and Canada as a surveyor. The 1911 Census records him as a ‘retired cavalry officers’ insurance broker and surveyor, FRSA, FRGS’, living in Bromley, Kent, with his mother. At the outbreak of War a relati...