Lot Archive


№ 286


6 July 2004

Hammer Price:

Royal Navy L.S. & G.C. (2), G.V.R., 1st issue (196442 Giovanni Galea, Ldg. Carp. Crew, H.M.S. Egmont); E.II.R., 2nd issue (LX.957323 J. L. V. C. Ebejer, Ldg. Std., H.M.S. Verulam), official correction to ship’s name, good very fine (2) £60-80

H.M.S. Egmont was the depot ship at Malta from 1904 until 1916 when the name was changed to Egremont. Both are believed to be Maltese recipients.