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Coin, medal and banknote auction - 23 October 2014 (realised prices)
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Sale 37 - Victorian Groups
Lot Thumbnail Description of lot Estimate Realised
Group of five - Indian General Service 1895 clasps Rel of Chiteral 1895, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Torah 1897-98, K.S.A clasp 1901 & 1902, 1914-15 Trio - all to 3575 (on IGS & KSA) 7585 on the trio Pte. G. Harden, K.O.S.B. A lot of copy documents are enclosed, some suggest that he later served as James Tait This would take some work to understand missing QSA Paardaberg Cape Colony, GVF. £350 to 450 £320.00
Group of five - to 3039 L/Cpl A. Gauld, Seaforth Highlanders. India General Service 1895, clasp Relief of Chitral 1895. Queen's South Africa, clasp Cape Colony. 1914-15 Star Trio with M.I.D emblem on Victory to L/Cpl - later Sjt. & W. O Cls 2 on the pair. He served throughout his service in the Seaforth Highlanders & Labour Corp & was wounded at Magersfontain 11.12.1899, M.I.D LG 10.06.1919, page 8739, VF to EF. £400 to 500 £560.00
Group of four - (all loose) China 1900, no clasp to W.R. Bennett CR. MTE H.M.S UNDAUNTED, Victorian Naval L.S.G.C to him as a carpenters mate on H.M.S Lion (slight edge bruising), BWM & Victory to 140909 W. R. Bennett Shpt. I. R.N. Lot includes silver wound badge R.N 7504 & copy service documents until 1916, VF to EF. £400 to 600 £560.00
Group of four - court style mounted, Queens South Africa Medal, clasps O.F.S, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 & 1902 4437 L. Corp. G. G. Berry, 20th Huzzars. Trio 1914/15 Star, BWM & Victory, L/3723, A.B.Q.M Sjt. G. G. Berry, R. Art. He died of wounds December 2nd 1918 in Thessalonika, Greece. These medals have been gold & silver plated and have a bright appearance. (copy documents), GV to EF. £200 to 300 £200.00
Group of four - Queens South Africa clasps C.C O.F.S & Transvaal with matching K.S.A 1901 & 1902 clasps to 3460. Pte. J. Smith North'd Fus. and BWM & Victory pair to 8.W.O.I J. Smith 40 BN, A.I.F (Australian Inf. Force). 1st three GVF, Victory very dark toned as if been in a damp place of storage. £200 to 350 £580.00
Group of seven - Military Cross Geo V, Queens South Africa Medal, clasps, Cape Colony, Wittebergen & S.A. 1901, 1914/15 Star Trio, I.G.S Geo V Clasps Waziristan 1919-21 & 1921-24 with Defence Medal - all issued to Lieut. K. D. M. Henderson 2/R. W. Kent Rgt & to Major K. D. M. Henderson, Punjab Rgt, M.C for East Africa, EK on I.G.S mounted as worn, VF. Outline of Service of Kenneth Douglas Murray Henderson (MC), born 29th March 1881, commissioned R. West Kent 20 Jan 1900, Lieut 17th Inf. 21 Aug 1902, Adjutant 8 Feb 1907, captain 20 Jan 1909, Major 1 Sep 1918, Acting Lieut Colonel 14 Sep 1918, Lieut Colonel & O. Commanding 1 Feb 1925, retired 1 Feb 1929, served S.A 1900-01 & in East Africa 1915-18, M.C L.G page 5453 4 June 1917. £2000 to 2500 N/S
Group of six - mounted as worn. Queen's South Africa, clasps, Belmont, Modder River, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast, King's South Africa, clasps 1901 & 1902 (both re-named_, 1914-15 Trio to 17842 Pte. J. Garnell, Green Gds, Geo V Meritorious Service Medal to 306524 Cpl. J. H. Carnell 316/R. C. Coy, R. Eng, QSA & KSA named to him as 7121 in the Green Gds (3rd Bttn), copy documents, generally F to VF. £340 to 400 £340.00
Group of six - Queen's South Africa (no clasp) to T. Dyer ERA.4CL HMS Terrible (VF), China 1900 (no clasp) ERA 3rd class JMS Terrible (GVF light contact marks), 1914/15 trio to 269017 T. Dyer C.E.R.A 1st RN & Geo V Naval L.S.G.E to 269017 Thomas Dyer C.E.R.A 1st class HMS Topaze (GVF light contact marks). He died aged 41 on the 'Black Prince' at Jutland. Copy documents contain medal entitlement. Scarce casualty. £2500 to 3000 N/S
Group of six - to 1st Day of the Somme Casualty. Memorial plaque - Thomas Foy in cardboard cover (slight verdigris spotting), QSA & KSA to 4886 Pte. T. Foy RL Lancs. Rgt, clasps Cape Colony & Orange Free State 1901 & 1902 on KSA, both medals have been polished so one GF. Trio 1914 Star, BWM & Victory 4451 Sgt. T. Foy, RL Lancs. Rgt, GVF. His service record is available on-line. Very scarce grouping for 1st Day Somme Casualty, £1500 to 2000 £1500.00
Group of three - Queen's Sudan Medal & Khedives Sudan clasps The Atbara & Khartoum to 1733 Sjt. E. W. Humphrey , 1st Lincs Rgt. Lot includes his Edward VII L.S.G.C to Col. Sjt. E. W. Humphrey, 1st Lincs Rgt, VF, GVF & EF respectively. Dark toned. Copy documents. £650 to 750 N/S
Pair - Egypt 1882 clasp Alexandria 11th July with Khedives Star 1882 (un-named) to W. Simmons Stok. HMS 'Alexandria' served as No. 93744 Leading Stoker at The Bombardment of Alexandria 11th July 1882, GVF with very light contact marks. Much copy paperwork research. £250 to 320 £230.00
Pair - Egypt 1882 Medal (no clasp) & Khedives Star 1882 (un-named) to E. Carpenter, GUNR, R.M.A with badge & copy documents, GVF, very minor contact marks. £150 to 270 £140.00
Pair - Egypt 1882 Medal, clasps Suakin 1885 & Tofrek with the 1882 issue Khedives Star. Queen's Medal named to 12169 Sgt. J. Donaldson, 24th Company R. Engineers, some pitting from Star contact. Copy roll states the Queen's Medal was presented by Victoria 21.11.1882, NVF/VF. £250 to 300 N/S
Pair - Egypt 1882 Medal, clasp Telel-Kebir & Khedives Star 1882 to 5026 Pte. J. Bryanton, 2nd Coldstream Gds (some loss of naming due to Star contact & pitting, Queen's Medal, fine, Star VF, copy roll included. £200 to 250 N/S
Pair - Egypt 1882 Medal plus Khedives Star (un-named) to R. H. Riley, W. R. Steward HMS 'Orontes.' He served as No. 105482, ward room steward. Large amount of copy paper work included. GEF, very light marks. £200 to 280 N/S
Pair - Queen's South Africa & King's South Africa. QSA clasps Cape Colony, O.F.S, Transvaal. KSA clasps South Africa 1901& 1902 to 5949 Pte. C. Burns, Queen's Rgt, he served with the 22nd Mounted Infantry, ghost dates on QSA. Copy documents, VF. £150 to 200 £155.00
Pair - Queen's South Africa Medal & King's South Africa Medal. QSA clasps Cape Colony, O.F.S & Transvaal. KSA clasps South Africa 1901 & 1901 to 4914 Pte/Sgt. C. Redford, North'd Fus (served 2nd Battn), copy service details & documents, GVF. £175 to 250 £165.00
Pair - Queen's South Africa Medal, clasps C.C, O.F.S & Transvaal. King's South Africa, clasps S.A 1902 & 1902 to 198 Farrier Sgt. W. J. Curtis, S.A.C, copy papers show him to have served in 'A' Division from 01.01.1901 to 18.01.1902 as part of the Imp Yeo Remount Staff at Base Depot Imperial Yeomanry. Nice rank. EF. £180 to 220 N/S
Pair - Queen's South Africa Medal, clasps Cape Colony, O.F.S, Transvaal. King's South Africa Medal, clasps 1901 & 1902 to 6693 Pte. J. Dinsdale, Durham L. Inf, some clasp marks, NVF. £150 to 200 £165.00
Pair - Queen's South Africa Medal, clasps C.C. Transvaal, Wittebergen King's South Africa Medal, clasps 1901 & 1902 to 2947 Pte. M. Cullen 2nd Yorks Light Infantry P.O.W 13.12.1900 at NOOITGEDACHT. Copy documents confirm medals & P.O.W status, VF. £180 to 250 £180.00
Pair - Queen's South Africa Medal & King's South Africa Medal. QSA clasps Cape Colony, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Transvaal & Wittenbergen. KSA clasp South Africa 1901 & 1902. A well documented pair - he was convicted of using unsubordinate language to his superior Officer. He served as No. 6718 Pte. P. McDonagh, Royal Highlanders (4th Black Watch), GVF. £200 to 250 £230.00
Pair - Queen's South Africa Medal & King's South Africa Medal. QSA clasps Cape Colony, O.F.S, Transvaal & Laings Nek. KSA clasps South Africa 1901 & 1902 to 1970 Pte. W. Lythal, 2nd Dorset Rgt. Officer style naming on QSA, impressed on KSA. Clean ghost dates on QSA. He served WWI in 25th Battn (frontiersmen) R. Fus (served S. Africa), also in the (copy papers) Kings Shropshire L. Inf, entitled to 1914/15 trio, GEF. £170 to 250 £185.00
Pair - Victoria 1887 Metropolitan Police Jubilee Medal in bronze with 1897 clasp & the Edward VII 1902 Coronation Medal in bronze - both named to P. C. W. Grimes, T. Division (Hammersmith), NEF. £40 to 60 £54.00
Queen's South Africa Medal, clasps Cape Colony, Transvaal & Witten Bergen to 7043 Pte. W. G. Stanford, Border Horse. Some edge bruising for other medal contacts. Scarce unit. Also his Transvaal War Medal known as the National Commemorative Medal with clasp 1899-1900 & 'Transvaal War' suspender named to Walter George Stanford, Border Horse with copy documents from Daily Mail, NVF. £280 to 350 £370.00
QV Pair - Queen's South Africa & King's South Africa Medals - mounted as worn. QSA, clasps Cape Colony, Transvaal & Wittenbergen, KSA clasps South Africa 1901/1902 to 2225 Pte. J. McGough, 2nd Battn, Wiltshire Rgt. WWI Pair, BWM & Victory, mounted as worn to M.Z 3554 James McGough AB R.N.V.R (Mersey Div), copy documents. Believed father & son. NEF. £190 to 250 £190.00
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