Lot Archive


№ 1285


17 September 2004

Hammer Price:

A scarce Second World War B.E.M. to Lascar I. Laxman Nama, Royal Indian Navy

British Empire Medal
, (Military) G.VI.R., 1st issue (76053 Lascar I. Laxman Nama, R.I.N.) severe edge bruises at 3 o’clock and 9 o’clock, and heavy test marks to the obverse and reverse fields, in addition to some scratching to the latter, otherwise very fine or better £300-350

B.E.M. London Gazette 13 February 1945.

Laxman Nama was decorated for his bravery during a fire at Bombay docks in February 1944.