Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (19 & 20 September 2013)

Saleroom Notices

Please note the following amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:

Lot No Saleroom Notice
539 MSM is Canadian issue with ‘Canada’ on reverse
587 Now sold with a related International Order of Allied Mothers in Sacrifice Medal, in bronze, inscribed to 'Catherine Becher', suspension detached but an unusual award.
642 This citation relates to 41799 Sgt. Abondius Lemay. The M.M. for 417460 Sgt. Alade/Alcide Lemay (LG 24 Jan 1919) is for Amiens 8-9 Aug 1918 - no citations survive for Canadian MMs in that month
864 Named to Royal Foot Artillery not Field Artillery
870 41st Regt. not 11th Regt.
946 Another medal known to this man. The Spink roll (1975) notes ‘duplicate issued’ Withdrawn
1129 Replacement connecting ring
1191 Unit is named ‘5th Con. Ran. Mil.’
1213 Badge of the Order of the Double Dragon is apparently 3rd Class ,Second Grade whilst the ‘permission’ document states ‘2nd Class, 3rd Grade’
1227 Hallmarks for Peter and Anne Bateman, London, 1794
1231 Withdrawn
1263 Change of estimate £1,600-1,800
1273 Revised estimate £600-800
1281 Withdrawn
1282 Withdrawn
1291 Change of estimate £80-100
1292 Withdrawn
1317 Estimate revised to £200-300
1318 Estimate revised to £300-400
1357 Withdrawn
1358 Withdrawn
1428 Recipient is confirmed on roll for Messina Medal
1486 BWM to Middleton should read ‘D-21979 Pte. W. Middleton. 5-D. Gds.’
1504 Now sold with named card boxes of issue in damaged Registered envelope addressed to ‘Lieut K. J. P. Laing, Viewfield, Hawick, Scotland’
1603 Revised estimate £1500-1800