Auction Report

29 June 2022

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Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria

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Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (29 June 2022)

Gross Total: £676,240 (£838,538 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots: 799
Sell-through rate: 98.9%
Exchange rate of the GB pound: US $1.21 and €1.16

Principal Lots
Lot no.
44. The Peninsula War Army Gold Cross group of four to Lt-Gen. Sir John Cameron, KCB, 9th Foot, £90,000 (£111,600)
125-156. The Kenneth Petrie Collection, Part I, £32,160 (£39,878)
105. The MM group of six to Sgt Derek Ellis, 2/SBS, late KSLI, £18,000 (£22,320)
1. Order of the Garter, Kinight’s breast star by Rundell Bridge & Rundell, £12,000 (£14,880)
45. The KCB, DSO group of eight to Lt-Gen. Sir Henry Settle, RE, £12,000 (£14,880)
73. The MC and MM group of six to Major Frederick Bell, 2/Royal Warwickshire Regt, £11,000 (£13,640)
100. The MM and Bar group of seven to Sgt John Coutts, 52 Commando and Y & L Regt, £11,000 (£13,640)
111. The DFM group of five to WO Harold Gough, East India Sqdn, RAF, £11,000 (£13,640)
46. The CB group of four to Major-General William Gairdner, Indian Army, £9,000 (£11,160)
79. The DCM and DFM group of seven to CPO William Chapman, RNVR, £9,000 (£11,160)
52. The DSO group of eight to Major Henry Marshall, Australian Military Forces, £8,000 (£9,920)
389. The Zulu War medal to Cpl James Lawler, 1/24th Foot, killed at Isandhlwana, £8,000 (£9,920)
587. The Royal Geographical Society Patron’s Gold medal to Capt Sir Alexander Glen, KBE, DSC, £8,000 (£9,920)
101. The Second War MM awarded to Sapper David Flatman, RE, £6,000 (£7,440)
159. The Punniar Star group of four to Trumpet Major William Orman, Bengal Horse Artillery, £6,000 (£7,440)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:
51. The LG date is 1 January 1917
71. The second, third and fourth medals are original; replacements are known to be in a private collection
84. The recipient was not an original member of the Yukon MMG battery
140. One other award of the MM and Bar was made to a soldier in 4/Coldstream Guards
355. Sold with a two-prong silver ribbon buckle

Withdrawn Lots
The following lot was withdrawn before the auction:

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