Lot Archive

Lot

№ 765

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31 May 1995

Hammer Price:
£30

1894. FRANCE. National Rifle Competition at Lyon, a silver prize medal by H. Dubois, winged figure carrying naked man, HONNEUR PATRIE, reverse legend and wreath, un-named, 59mm (BDM I, 635). About extremely fine (£50-70)

The cataloguer has followed the attribution of Forrer, although the original designs for the medal by A. Mercie are said to date to 1889, if not earlier.