Auction 05.06.2013

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
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Date of the auction: 05.06.2013

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The Boer War CBE and DSO Group of 5 awarded to Colonel Hugh Fortescue...

The Boer War CBE and DSO Group of 5 awarded to Colonel Hugh Fortescue Coleridge, 1st Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, who undertook duties as Provost-Marshal and Intelligence Officer during the Second Boer War, and played a gallant role during the Battle of Modder River, comprising: The Most

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £3,500 - £4,000

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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A Rare WWII Royal Red Cross POW Group of 5 awarded to Sister Kathleen Mary...

A Rare WWII Royal Red Cross POW Group of 5 awarded to Sister Kathleen Mary Jenkins, Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve, survivor of the sinking of SS Kuala during the evacuation of Singapore, taken POW by the Japanese and subsequently awarded the ARRC for services at the

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £500 - £600

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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A Rare Boer War DCM Group of 3 awarded to Bombardier George Day, Pom Pom...

A Rare Boer War DCM Group of 3 awarded to Bombardier George Day, Pom Pom Section, Royal Artillery, comprising: Distinguished Conduct Medal, E VII R (30466 Gnr: G. Day. 3rd Depot. R.G.A.), Queen’s South Africa Medal, 3rd type reverse, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (30466 Actg

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,000

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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A Rare Boer War ‘Defence of Ladysmith’ DCM Pair awarded to Battery...

A Rare Boer War ‘Defence of Ladysmith’ DCM Pair awarded to Battery Sergeant-Major W J Bell, 67th Battery, Royal Field Artillery, died of disease at Dundee, Natal, on the 27th of June, 1901, comprising: Distinguished Conduct Medal, V R, 1st type obverse (57274 B. Serjt: - Maj: W. J. Bell. R.F.A

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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A Scarce Great War ‘Defence of Kut’ DCM Group of 4 awarded to Private...

A Scarce Great War ‘Defence of Kut’ DCM Group of 4 awarded to Private Arthur Edward Catchpole, 2nd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment, MID, killed in action and awarded a posthumous DCM for distinguished service during the Defence of Kut-al-Amarah, comprising: Distinguished Conduct Medal, G V R (7697 Pte

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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A Superb and Extremely Rare WWII Pathfinder’s CGM & DFM Group of 5 awarded...

A Superb and Extremely Rare WWII Pathfinder’s CGM & DFM Group of 5 awarded to Warrant Officer Solomon Joseph Harold Andrew, No.35 Squadron, No.8 (Pathfinder Force) Group, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve; a veteran of a staggering 89 operational sorties and 315 hours of operational flying over

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £12,000 - £15,000

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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A Rare WWI Submariner’s DSM & LSGC Group of 5 awarded to Chief Petty...

A Rare WWI Submariner’s DSM & LSGC Group of 5 awarded to Chief Petty Officer Henry Joseph Ling, Royal Navy, awarded the DSM for distinguished service aboard Submarine E19 between October 1916 and January 1918 in the Baltic, comprising: Distinguished Service Medal, G V R (228181 H J Ling, P.O. H.M

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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A WWII Dunkirk and D-Day Operations ‘Minesweeping’ DSM Group of 6 awarded...

A WWII Dunkirk and D-Day Operations ‘Minesweeping’ DSM Group of 6 awarded to Leading Seaman Robert Louis Rousseau, Merchant Navy, awarded the DSM for ‘devotion to duty’ aboard Motor Minesweeper HMS MMS-17, comprising: Distinguished Service Medal, G VI R (L.S. R. L. Rousseau, LT/JX 203783.), 1939-45

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £1,400 - £1,600

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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A Very Rare WWI MM Group of 3 awarded to Private James Joseph Gregory...

A Very Rare WWI MM Group of 3 awarded to Private James Joseph Gregory Povey, Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry), comprising: Military Medal, G V R (52202 Pte J. J. G. Povey. 12/Cav: Sq: M.G.C.), British War & Victory Medals, 1914-1919 (52202 Pte. J. J. G. Povey. M.G.C. Cav.); medals officially impressed

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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A Scarce WWII Dunkirk ‘Light Cars’ MM Group of 3 awarded to Sergeant John...

A Scarce WWII Dunkirk ‘Light Cars’ MM Group of 3 awarded to Sergeant John Alexander Cross, Guards Armoured Divisional Signals, Royal Corps of Signals -whilst serving with the 11th Light Car Section attached to the 1st Head Quarters Battalion, he was awarded the MM for courage and devotion to duty in

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £3,000 - £3,500

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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A Scarce and Interesting ‘London’ BEM Group of 3 awarded to Bombardier...

A Scarce and Interesting ‘London’ BEM Group of 3 awarded to Bombardier Albert Henry Charles Simpson, 64th Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery, awarded the BEM for ‘exceptional powers of quick thinking and leadership’ whilst serving as Detachment Commander during a V2 Rocket attack, believed to

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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A Rare ‘Freetown Riots’ BEM awarded to Gate Porter Joseph Philip Jusu...

A Rare ‘Freetown Riots’ BEM awarded to Gate Porter Joseph Philip Jusu, Connaught Hospital, Freetown, Sierra Leone, for ‘Courage, Loyalty and Devotion to Duty’ during the riots of February 1955, one of only 5 BEMs awarded for this incident, and the only example awarded to a local civilian recipient

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £500 - £600

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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CARIB WAR MEDAL, 1773, George III, Treaty of St Vincent, cast silver medal...

CARIB WAR MEDAL, 1773, George III, Treaty of St Vincent, cast silver medal by G M Moser, 55mm, fitted with original fixed silver loop for suspension (Betts 529; BHM 183; Eimer 750). Extremely fine, a particularly attractive example

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,200

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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EARL ST VINCENT’S TESTIMONY OF APPROBATION MEDAL, 1800, original striking...

EARL ST VINCENT’S TESTIMONY OF APPROBATION MEDAL, 1800, original striking in silver, 48mm, typically pierced at 12 o’clock and fitted with contemporary silver loop for suspension. Light and attractive tone, one or two tiny marks to reverse high points, otherwise a bold extremely fine, and rare thus

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £700 - £800

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY MEDAL FOR EGYPT, 1801, original striking in...

HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY MEDAL FOR EGYPT, 1801, original striking in silver, 49mm, fitted with contemporary silver loop for suspension. Attractively toned, a few light surface marks in fields, nearly extremely fine and lustrous

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £1,400 - £1,600

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY MEDAL FOR THE CAPTURE OF RODRIGUEZ, ISLE OF...

HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY MEDAL FOR THE CAPTURE OF RODRIGUEZ, ISLE OF BOURBON AND ISLE OF FRANCE, 1810, original striking in silver, 49mm, fitted with contemporary silver loop for suspension, with lanyard. Lightly toned, a few tiny marks, otherwise nearly extremely fine with some lustre in

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £2,200 - £2,500

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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SPANISH MEDAL FOR THE CAPTURE OF BAGUR AND PALAMOS, 1810, original striking...

SPANISH MEDAL FOR THE CAPTURE OF BAGUR AND PALAMOS, 1810, original striking in silver, 46mm, fitted with contemporary silver loop for suspension, with lanyard. Old cabinet tone, a few light surface marks, otherwise a pleasing good very fine, and very rare in such good condition

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,000

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY MEDAL FOR JAVA, 1811, original striking in...

HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY MEDAL FOR JAVA, 1811, original striking in silver, 49mm, fitted with contemporary silver loop for suspension, with lanyard. Toned, a few light surface marks, otherwise good very fine

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,400

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY MEDAL FOR BURMA, 1824-26, original striking...

HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY MEDAL FOR BURMA, 1824-26, original striking in silver, 38mm, fitted with crude but contemporary clip and loop for suspension. Toned, one or two minor edge bruises and a few light marks, about very fine

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £500 - £600

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY MEDAL FOR THE COORG REBELLION, 1837, original...

HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY MEDAL FOR THE COORG REBELLION, 1837, original striking in silver, 50mm, fitted with small and tasteful contemporary silver loop for suspension. Attractively toned, a few tiny hairlines and tiny marks, otherwise a pleasing extremely fine with lustre, and rare in this

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £1,500 - £1,800

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, 1793-1840, single clasp, 23rd June, 1795, with...

NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, 1793-1840, single clasp, 23rd June, 1795, with attractive contemporary silver replacement suspension & bar, with additional silver & glass encasement, this engraved in upright capitals (W. Symonds Midshipman); medal rim itself proud and of correct diameter, believed

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £5,000 - £6,000

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, 1793-1840, single clasp, St Vincent (William...

NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, 1793-1840, single clasp, St Vincent (William Larke, Midshipman.); officially impressed. Dark and slightly uneven tone, a few light obverse marks and hairline scratches in places, good very fine. Commander William Larke, believed to be of Yarmouth, Norfolk, joined the

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, 1793-1840, single clasp, Capture of the...

NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, 1793-1840, single clasp, Capture of the Désirée 8th July 1800, with attractive contemporary silver replacement suspension, bar and clasp (Richard Bluett, Lieut. R.N.); officially impressed, with reverse pin for wear. Toned, scratch to cheek of portrait and in obverse

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £3,500 - £4,000

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, 1793-1840, single clasp, Copenhagen 1801 (John...

NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, 1793-1840, single clasp, Copenhagen 1801 (John Lester.); officially impressed. Lightly toned, once cleaned and lightly polished with some associated hairline marks in fields, otherwise good very fine. ex Sotheby, 28th March 1966, lot 281, bought by Spink J B Hayward

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, 1793-1840, single clasp, Navarino (W. C...

NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, 1793-1840, single clasp, Navarino (W. C. Coffin, Midshipman.); officially impressed. Old cabinet tone, small reverse edge bruise at 10 o’clock and one or two tiny nicks, otherwise nearly extremely fine. William Chappell Coffin was born in January 1811 in Devonport

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,200

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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A Scarce Waterloo ‘Long Service & Good Conduct’ Pair awarded to Corporal...

A Scarce Waterloo ‘Long Service & Good Conduct’ Pair awarded to Corporal John Taylor, 1st Battalion, 71st (Highland Light Infantry) Foot, comprising: Waterloo Medal, 1815, with replacement steel clip and ring suspension (Corp. John Taylor 1st Batt. 71st Reg. Foot.), 71st Foot Regimental Medal, in

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £3,500 - £4,000

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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WATERLOO MEDAL, 1815, with replacement steel clip and ring suspension...

WATERLOO MEDAL, 1815, with replacement steel clip and ring suspension (Lieut. A. E. Glynne, 1st Batt. 40th Reg. Foot.); officially impressed. Once cleaned but lightly toned, a few light obverse marks, scratch to neck of portrait and two minor edge bruises, otherwise a bold very fine. ex Gaskell

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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WATERLOO MEDAL, 1815, with replacement steel clip and ring suspension (Tr...

WATERLOO MEDAL, 1815, with replacement steel clip and ring suspension (Tr. Serj. Maj. F. Kinkee, 10th Royal Reg. Hussars.), officially impressed. Toned, good very fine. ex Sotheby, February 1892 H Gaskell Collection, 1908 DNW, 6th of July, 2004, lot 26 Cornet Frederick Kinkee was born c.1787 in St

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £2,800 - £3,200

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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WATERLOO MEDAL, 1815, disc only (Francis Moran, Hospital Asst. Royal Staff...

WATERLOO MEDAL, 1815, disc only (Francis Moran, Hospital Asst. Royal Staff Corps.); officially impressed. Lightly toned, light surface marks and several edge knocks and scrapes, a bold fine thus, and rare. Assistant Surgeon Francis Moran MD was born in Ireland, and having studied Medicine at

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,200

Date: 5 Jun 2013

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An interesting Victorian Group of 3 awarded to Sergeant Saddler E Bliss...

An interesting Victorian Group of 3 awarded to Sergeant Saddler E Bliss, Royal Artillery, comprising: India General Service Medal, 1854-1895, single clasp, Hazara 1891 (2391 Cpl. Sad: E. Bliss. Attd. R.A.), India General Service 1895-1902, 2 clasps, Tirah 1897-98, Relief of Chitral 1895 (2391 Sergt

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 5 Jun 2013