Auction Report

27 & 28 February 2019

Starting at 10:00 AM


Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria

Live Online Auction

Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (27 & 28 February 2019)

Gross Total: £1,131,705 (£1,358,046 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots: 1,647
Sell-through rate: 98.1%
Exchange rate of the GB pound: US $1.32 and €1.16

Principal Lots
Lot no.
834-894. Medals from the Collection of Peter Duckers (Part I), £126,040 (£151,248)
74. The Tirpitz CGM group of four to ERA Edmund Goddard, £70,000 (£84,000)
895-923. A Collection of Medals to the 23rd Foot, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, £55,720 (£66,864)
27. The Boer War Conspicuous Service Cross pair to Midshipman Thomas Livesey-Wardle, RN, £26,000 (£31,200)
222-235. A Collection of Medals for the Russian Intervention, 1918-20, £21,050 (£25,260)
45. The Great War AFC group of ten to Air Chief Marshal Sir Ralph Cochrane, RNAS and RAF, £17,000 (£20,400)
924-984. A Collection of Medals to the South Wales Borderers, £13,150 (£15,780)
1088. The Defence of Legations group of five to Pte Arthur Westbrook, RMLI, £14,000 (£16,800)
263. Waterloo Medal to Lt Robert Cochrane, 2nd Bn, 95th Foot, £13,000 (£15,600)
260. Waterloo Medal to Col.-Sgt. John Biddle, Light Co, 2nd Coldstream Guards, £11,000 (£13,200)
916. The Western Front MC and Albert Medal group of seven to 2nd Lt William Morgan, 15th Bn, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, £10,000 (£12,000)
847. The Order of British India and Indian Order of Merit group of four to Subadar-Major Sundar Singh, 82nd Punjabis, £9,000 (£10,800)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:
387. Approximately 430 no clasp medals awarded to HMS Achilles, not 43
1225. Cpl J.H. Dallas was not awarded a Silver War badge; the badge in the lot is not his

Withdrawn Lots
The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
40, 303 and 667

Return to Auction Information