Auction Report

20 August 2020

Starting at 10:00 AM


The Jack Webb Collection of Medals and Militaria

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The Jack Webb Collection of Medals and Militaria (20 August 2020)

Gross Total: £757,705 (£939,554 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots: 922
Sell-through rate: 100%
Exchange rate of the GB pound: US $1.32 and €1.12

Principal Lots
Lot no.
395-664. Medals to the City of London Imperial Volunteers, £132,550 (£164,362)
801. A Napoleonic Eagle of the French First Empire, 1804, £40,000 (£49,600)
43. The Zulu War medal to Capt George Wardell, 1/24th Foot, killed at Isandhlwana, £36,000 (£44,640)
44. The Zulu War medal to Pte Thomas Moffat, 2/24th Foot, present at Rorke’s Drift, £28,000 (£34,720)
278. The Field Officer’s Gold Medal for Nivelle, with Nive clasp, to Capt Joseph Marke, 57th Foot, £19,000 (£23,560)
46. The Afghanistan medal to Lt E.G. Osborne, E Bty, B Brigade, RHA, killed at Maiwand, £16,000 (£19,840)
4. The Battle of Imphal George Medal group of five to Neil Gilliam, American Field Ambulance, £15,000 (£18,600)
68. The China 1900 medal with Defence of Legations clasp to Bertram Simpson, Chinese Customs, £11,000 (£13,640)
768. A silver and enamelled ‘Freedom’ casket presented by the Carpenters’ Company to the 8th Earl of Albemarle, £11,000 (£13,640)
118. The Boer War CB group of three to Col. Augustus Hill, 57th Foot, ex Cross, £8,000 (£9,920)
142. The Defence of Hong Kong DCM group of four to Sgt Arthur Manning, 1/Middlesex Regt, £8,000 (£9,920)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:
43. The photograph of the recipient in the catalogue is incorrect
The provenance should be ignored
The second clasp on the QSA is Transvaal

Withdrawn Lots
The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:

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