Auction Report

17 & 18 May 2016

Starting at 11:00 AM


Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria

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Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (17 & 18 May 2016)

Gross Total £918,575 (£1,102,290 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots 1,082
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.46 and €1.29

Principal Lots
Lot no.

31 The KCB, DSO, DSC and Korean War Bar group of 13 awarded to Vice-Admiral Sir Michael Fell, RN, £26,000 (£31,200)
89 The First Boer War DCM group of three to Sgt Patrick Sharkey, 94th Regt, £19,000 (£22,800)
942 Russia, Order of the White Eagle, sash badge by Keibel, £14,000 (£16,800)
35 The DSO, DFC, OBE and AFC group of 12 awarded to Commodore Wilfred Burnett, RAF, £13,000 (£15,600)
808 Order of the Bath, Military Companion's breast badge, 1815, £10,000 (£12,000)
154 The Korean War MM group of nine to RSM Joseph Jobling, Duke of Wellington's Regt, £9,000 (£10,800)
1 The Bhurtpoor CB group of three to Major-General Cecil Bishopp, 14th Foot, £8,000 (£9,600)
131 The MM and Bar group of seven to CSM Horace Baker, 7th Bn, Queen's Regt, £8,000 (£9,600)
606 The MGS medal with 2 clasps to Capt Lewis BEnnett, 4th Foot, ex Hamilton-Smith, £8,000 (£9,600)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions
159 The accompanying badge is Yugoslavian, not Czech
501 The Caterpillar badge appears to be officially named on the reverse but is worn and in base metal

The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
641 and 908

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