Auction Report

17 September 2020

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Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria

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Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (17 September 2020)

Gross Total: £698,445 (£866,072 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots: 848
Sell-through rate: 100%
Exchange rate of the GB pound: US $1.29 and €1.09

Principal Lots
Lot no.
25. The Falklands War DCM group of six to Sgt John Pettinger, 3/Para, £130,000 (£161,200)
76-81. The Maclaine Family Medals, £84,500 (£104,780)
76. The Seringapatam, Indian and Peninsula War group of ten to General Sir Archibald Maclaine, £55,000 (£68,200)
82-125. A Fine Collection of Medals to the South Wales Borderers, £41,110 (£50,976)
77. The Field Officer’s Gold Medal for Nivelle to Major Hector Maclaine, 57th Foot, £22,000 (£27,280)
11. The MBE, MC and DSM group of six to Lt-Col Gervais de la Poer Beresford, RE, £16,000 (£19,840)
6. The DSO group of ten to Rear-Admiral Alfred Phillips, RN, £12,000 (£14,880)
7. The DSO, DFC, DFM group of seven to Group-Capt William Watkins, RAF, £12,000 (£14,880)
398. The Military GS medal with 13 clasps to QMS Patrick Mitchell, 45th Foot, £11,000 (£13,640)
616-658. A Collection of Egypt and Sudan Medals to the Royal Navy, £9,170 (£11,371)
133. The Charge of the Light Brigade pair to Pte George Badger, 13th Lt Dragoons, £7,500 (£9,300)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:
397. Recipient taken prisoner-of-war at New Orleans, 1814
407. Revised footnote published online
Provenance: J. Tamplin Collection, December 2008
799. One of the reverse loop fasteners is missing
815. The pommel and silk tassel are detached from the sword

Withdrawn Lots
The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
125 and 393

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