Lot Archive


№ 363


27 September 1994

Hammer Price:

Pair: Alfred Wastell, Leading Seaman, R.N.R., and Coast Life Saving Corps R.S.P.C.A., bronze medal for animal life saving, with second award bar dated '1937' (Alfred Wastell, 1930); NATIONAL CANINE DEFENCE LEAGUE, silver medal (for saving a dog, 1937) very fine (2)

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, Medals from the Collection of the late Mike Minton.

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The R.S.P.C.A. bronze medal and bar, 1930 and 1937, were both given for the rescue of dogs from the cliffs at Whitby and Scarborough, Yorkshire. With further details of the second rescue from N.C.D.L. records for which Wastell received their silver medal.