Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria, to include the Brian Ritchie Collection (Part I)

Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria, to include the Brian Ritchie Collection (Part I) (17 September 2004) Catalogue Cover

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James N Spencer

James N Spencer

James Spencer was born in 1946 into a family of auctioneers based at Retford, Nottinghamshire. The family firm, Henry Spencer & Sons, founded in 1840, bore the name of his great-grandfather. James' father, Rupert Spencer, had developed the fine arts side of the firm, so James grew up in an atmos...
Brian Ritchie

Brian Ritchie

This last part of Brian Ritchie's impressive collection of Honourable East India Company and British India awards brings to a close the most important sale in its field ever recorded. It will go down as a landmark event and the three superbly illustrated catalogues will forever stand in their own ri...
John Douglas Bertram

John Douglas Bertram

Anyone driving down a country lane on the very edge of Dartmoor and seeing this tall, lean farmer talking affectionately to his herd of dairy cows would not have an inkling as to his past experiences, let alone his passion for medal collecting.The only child of an expatriate family living in Hong Ko...