Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (19 - 21 June 2013)

Saleroom Notices

Please note the following amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:

Lot No Saleroom Notice
337 Revised estimate £6000-6500
351 There are two men of this name on the China Medal roll for the 26th Foot
411 Withdrawn
657 Clasp to 1914 Star is a copy, BWM possibly re-pinned. The bar to the LS&GC is a second award bar for DFM/DFC etc.
754 St Olaf is silver-gilt not gold
774 We regret to announce that due to a change in family circumstances this lot has been withdrawn from sale
775 We regret to announce that due to a change in family circumstances this lot has been withdrawn from sale
776 We regret to announce that due to a change in family circumstances this lot has been withdrawn from sale
777 We regret to announce that due to a change in family circumstances this lot has been withdrawn from sale
797 Award of MC is confirmed in London Gazette of 3 August 1920. Lieut. Temp. Capt., Indian Army, attached 15 Coy Labour Corps. Sold with additional research notes
798 MC London Gazette 25 September 1947: ‘In recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Malaya prior to the fall of Singapore in 1942’. Most likely a Japanese POW.
799 Another group is known to exist to this officer together with Log Book and copied photographs
883 Now sold with his 1915-15 Star trio (ex Lot 899)
899 The first group only is sold in this lot - revised estimate £50-60. The trio to Keeping is now sold at Lot 883
1071 Gunner Martin died of disease at Kimberley on 17 May 1900
1314 RHS medal has non-swivelling suspension and is likely to be a later replacement
1369 Withdrawn
1382 Only 12 medals struck in Gold, 60 in Silver and 153 in Bronze. The reverse inscription translates ‘Tientsin / Government of Several Nations’. Ref: Revue Numismatique 1903-06, pp 343-347, “La Medaille du Gouvernement, Provisoire de Tientsin”.
1407 Withdrawn
1423 Withdrawn
1427 Presentation inscription reads ‘The Empress’ not ‘The Emperor
1432 Withdrawn
1436 Withdrawn
1438 Mrs Doughty-Wylie declined the CBE in 1958
1453 QSA and all named medals are named ‘Bowhill’
1586 Withdrawn
1876 The IGS 1908 and following medals are to a different recipient