Auction Report

8 December 2021

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Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria

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Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (8 December 2021)

Gross Total: £712,755 (£883,816 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots: 383
Sell-through rate: 96.3%
Exchange rate of the GB pound: US $1.32 and €1.16

Principal Lots
Lot no.
138. The DFC group of seven to Sqn-Ldr Anthony Bartley, RAFVR, £220,000 (£272,800)
130. The Afghanistan Conspicuous Gallantry Cross group of seven to WO II John Thompson, 42 Commando, £150,000 (£186,000)
139. The DFC, AFC group of seven to Sqn-Ldr Trevor Wade, RAFVR, £80,000 (£99,200)
162. The DSM group of three to AB Roy Loader, RN, £12,000 (£14,880)
247. The British S Africa Co medal for Matabeleland 1893 to Tpr Frank Vogel, Salisbury Horse, £12,000 (£14,880)
217. The Army of India medal with 3 clasps to George Hunter, 29th Lt Dragoons, £10,000 (£12,400)
211. The MGS medal with 11 clasps to Pte Thomas Harding, 95th Foot, ex Leyland Robinson, £9,500 (£11,780)
126. The OBE group of five to Capt William Cochrane, Special List, £8,500 (£10,540)
137. The Malaya MC group of seven to Major Oswald Mirylees, Royal Leicestershire Regt, £7,500 (£9,300)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:
89. The whereabouts of the recipient’s George Medal is not known

Withdrawn Lots
The following lot was withdrawn before the auction:
108 and 161

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