Lot Archive


№ 761


28 June 1995

Estimate: £30–£50

Belgium, 1915. Belgium. ‘La Cantine du Soldat Prisonnier’, Brussels, a silver-plated bronze medal by G. Devreese, women passing food parcels through slot in prison door, reverse kneeling prisoner receiving parcel and kissing the hand of the donor, 55mm, a charming and poignant subject; ‘On Ne Passe Pas’, 1916, bronze medal by S.E. Vernier, reverse Verdun, 37mm (cf. BDW 5, lot 96); Prussia Guarantees the Neutrality of Belgium, 1920, bronze medal by A. Mauquoy, 70mm [3]. Last extremely fine, others very fine (£30-50)