Auction Report

26 January 2022

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Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria

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Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (26 January 2022)

Gross Total: £845,025 (£1,047,831 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots: 699
Sell-through rate: 99.8%
Exchange rate of the GB pound: US $1.35 and €1.19

Principal Lots
Lot no.
207. The Indian Mutiny VC group of six to Pte Patrick Donohoe, 9th Lancers, ex Galwey Foley, £220,000 (£272,800)
219. The DFC and Bar, AFC group of eight to Wing-Cdr Peter Parrott, RAFVR, £200,000 (£248,000)
208. The George Cross group of five to Sub-Lt John Duppa-Miller, RNVR, £110,000 (£136,400)
225. The Boer War DCM and Bar group of eight to Capt William Hudson, 1/6 Devon Regt, £10,000 (£12,400)
641. The Great War Memorial Plaque to Pte Alfred Ansted, 4 Bn. R. Fusiliers, shot for desertion, £9,500 (£11,780)
221. The DFC and Bar group of six to Sqn-Ldr Leonard Welch, RAFVR, £8,500 (£10,540)
1. The Army of India trio to Major-General George Michell, 28th NI, Bengal Army, £5,000 (£6,200)
655. A fine portrait miniature of Lt-Col Charles Fox Canning, 3rd Foot Guards, ADC to the Duke of Wellington at Waterloo, £4,800 (£5,952)
316. The Crimea medal with 3 clasps to Sgt Joshua Bingham, Royal Sappers & Miners, presented by Queen Victoria, £4,200 (£5,208)
249. A C.I.E. Companion’s 1st type breast badge, £4,000 (£4,960)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:
176. There is no evidence to confirm that this is the same recipient detailed in the footnote
224. Approximately 110 ARRCs awarded to South Africans in World War I
373. Entitlement to clasps unconfirmed
563. Includes an Indian Independence Medal, 4 medals in the lot
570. The last item is withdrawn, 18 medals in the lot
692. 4th class breast badge; the case is for a 5th class badge

Withdrawn Lots
The following lot was withdrawn before the auction:

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