Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (23 September 2011)

Saleroom Notices

Please note the following amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:

Lot No Saleroom Notice
29 Withdrawn
46 Not entitled to Balaklava clasp
47 Copy Alma and Inkermann clasps
84 Withdrawn
90 Entitled to single clasp for Charasia only Withdrawn
131 When acquired from Charles Lusted by Peter Minns in June 1972 this medal was unnamed in its named card box of issue and has since been privately named to ensure its continued provenance
377 Withdrawn
503 Revised estimate £800-1000
504 Revised estimate £900-1100
505 Revised estimate £900-1100
642 The I.S.M. in this lot was awarded to the son of Sailmaker James Causley, also called James, who was born in 1900
644 The ISM in this lot was awarded to the father of Yeo Sig Hutchins. George Hutchins (father) was awarded the ISM in 1913 where he is shown as a London Postman
806 Also entitled to 1915-15 Star as 2nd Lieut in North Staffs Regt which is known to exist
813 Note recipient also wearing GSM ribbon in photograph
894 Sold with original 'Buckingham Place' letter addressed to 'Captain R. L. Preston, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards', reading: 'I wish to pace on record my gratitude to you for the part which you took in the vigil over my Father in Westminster Hall, from the 23rd to 28th January, 1936' (signed) 'Edward R I'. With original envelope addressed to 'Captain R. L. Preston, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards' and additionally, '17, Coulson Street, London. S.W.3'
956 Withdrawn