Lot Archive


№ 197


2 December 1992

Hammer Price:

NAVAL LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT, Anchor type with inverted reverse (George Gerrard, late Boatns. Mate H.M.S. St. Vincent, 25 years) with usual ring for suspension, nearly very fine

Confirmed as Captain Douglas-Morris's roll, date of approval/despatch, 23rd May, 1834. Awards issued during 1833-1835 were struck with the reverse accidentally inverted relative to the obverse. Less than 20 examples from this period are known to have survived today.