Lot Archive


№ 464


22 February 1995

Hammer Price:

France, France, Club Nautique de Nice, bronze prize medal, unsigned, yachts with cliffs in background, 51mm (awarded 1 April 1896); Union des Yachts Français, silver prize medals by F.C.V. de Vernon (5), large (69mm) size (3 – two gilt, awarded for 1st Prizes at Hyères and Monaco, 1897, other for 2nd Prize at Toulon, 1897), and small (50mm) size (2 – awarded for 1st Prizes at Monaco and Marseilles, 1897); Conseil Général des Bouches du Rhône, Commission des Sports, a light bronze plaque by G. Martin, un-named, 68 x 44mm, in green box of issue, the underside bearing a label confirming the award of the plaque to Paget from the Société Nautique de Marseilles. All extremely fine and better, two smaller silver medals toned and in cases of issue, an attractive group (7)

One of the larger Union des Yachts Français medals only illustrated