Auction Report

13 January 2021

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Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria

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Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (13 January 2021)

Gross Total: £631,735 (£783,351 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots: 794
Sell-through rate: 99.6%
Exchange rate of the GB pound: US $1.36 and €1.12

Principal Lots
Lot no.
1-180. Medals from the Collection of David Lloyd (Part I), £161,680 (£200,483)
205. The World War II Balkan Operations DCM group of eight to Sgt Kenneth Scott, Royal Signals and S.O.E., £95,000 (£117,800)
184. The World War II DSO, DFC and Bar, AFC group of twelve to Group Capt John Merrifield, RAF, ex Hayward, £30,000 (£37,200)
206. The Defence of Legations CGM group of five to Chief Signal Bosun Harry Swannell, RN, £30,000 (£37,200)
185. The DSO group of six to Lt-Col. John Hailes, RA, £14,000 (£17,360)
584-603. A Fine Collection of Medals to the 78th Battalion (Winnipeg Grenadiers), Canadian Expeditionary Force, £13,010 (£16,132)
43. The Borneo Operations MM group of three to Capt Ramprasad Pun, 2/2 Gurkha Rifles, £13,000 (£16,120)
494. The Naval GS medal with two clasps, Copenhagen 1801 and Trafalgar, to AB Thomas Bradford, RN, ex Whalley and Hyde Greg, £12,000 (£14,880)
245. The Baltic group of three to Capt William Blake, RN, ex Douglas-Morris, £11,000 (£13,640)
689. The W.S.P.U. Medal to Miss Nellie Godfrey, £10,000 (£12,400)
32. The CGM group of five to AB George Wright, RN, £9,000 (£11,160)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:

Withdrawn Lots
The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
254, 309, 381, 518, 681, 705

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