Lot Archive


№ 332


19 April 1995

Hammer Price:

Royal Humane Society, silver (2), both Successful, one named on the edge (H. S. Lecky); bronze (2), one Successful but with blank reverse centre in the style of the large medals, the second Unsuccessful, very fine or better (4)

Captain H.S. Lecky, C.B., A.M., R.N., was awarded the Albert Medal and the Royal Humane Society medal for rescuing two soldiers from drowning at Kosi Bay on 25 August, 1900. His full sized awards were sold in these rooms on 30 June, 1994.