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Auction: Auction 20.03.2015
was auctioned on: 20 March 2015
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An extensive collection of military interest, late 19th – mid 20th century; documents …

Estimate: £300 - £500
ca. US$449 - US$748
Price realised:  £500
ca. US$748
Lot number 77, Views: 140

An extensive collection of military interest, late 19th - mid 20th century; documents relating to Arthur William Holloway, an officer in the local Government department for Belgian Refugees, highlights including Royal documents appointing Holloway "Member of the Civil Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire" (1918) and awarding him with the "Cross of Chevalier of the Order of the Crown" (1919); M.B.E. full size and miniature medals, miniature O.B.E. and medal worn in commemoration of "Their majestie's Silver Jubilee 6th May, 1935", all in original leather cases, original box, green leather gilt, George V cipher and lettering "Government Commission For Providing Occupation For Belgian Refugees, A.W. Holloway ESQ". Sold together with an autograph book containing clipped signatures and signed letters of prominent politicians military people mainly related to African campaigns, overall size 23.5 x 19.5cm. Signatures include Lord Roberts of Kandahar, Sir George White Lord Kitchener, Field Marshal Lord Wolsely, Major-General Archibald Hunter, Major-General Sir H.M.L. Rundle, Major-General J.M. Babington, the Duke of Norfolk, Lord Hugh Kensington, Lord Hamilton, George Joachim Goschen and many others; most autographs are accompanied by photographs, portrait cards from the 1902 Transvaal series and Capstan Navy Cut cigarette cards and printed biographical information. Wear to margins and spine extremities, split to joint, yellowing to paper, wear to page edges, late 19th century, 8vo. Also included is a copy of "Celebrities of the Army", original blue cloth, gilt lettering on front and down spine, wear to margins and spine extremities, a few tears to spine cloth, title partially faded on spine, some parts of cloth discoloured to front, light yellowing and spotting to paper; 4to, London: George Newnes Ltd, 1900 (quantity)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
Title: Auction 20.03.2015
Date of the auction: 20 Mar 2015
Address: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
SW1Y 5LU London
United Kingdom
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