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British War Medal to Royal Naval Air Service ( R.N.A.S. ) George Praerer Haines (Stratford -on Avon, Warwickshire) - his only medal and with box of issue

British War Medal to Royal Naval Air Service ( R.N.A.S. ) George Praerer Haines (Stratford -on Avon, Warwickshire) - his only medal and with box of issue


Medal in EF condition with original ribbon. Correctly impressed to F.22687 G.P. Haines, A.M.I., R.N.A.S. Box in good condition but grubby.

Medal comes with some research, copy of 1911 census confirming his birth year as 1888 and his trade as carpenter. Copy of Medal roll confirming entitled to BWM only, meaning he served at one of the airbases in England, Attached Presid...  read more

Code: 54359

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Order of Industrial Heroism ( O.I.H. ) Medal - William Hazon, Durham Colliery Miner - Very scarce Life Saving Award

Order of Industrial Heroism ( O.I.H. ) Medal - William Hazon, Durham Colliery Miner - Very scarce Life Saving Award


The ‘Daily Herald’ Order of Industrial Heroism, bronze, with the reverse correctly engraved "William Hazon, 14th Sept. 1946" in case of issue, original ribbon and suspension bar, extremely fine. Some staining to silk lining to case interior and wear to case. See photos.

In 1923 The Daily Herald, a campaigning left-wing newspaper, observed that there ‘had not yet been esta...  read more

Code: 54357

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WW2 Group of Seven to Able Seaman Frank Raymond Grey, A.B., Ex Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Reserve

WW2 Group of Seven to Able Seaman Frank Raymond Grey, A.B., Ex Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Reserve


The medals are loose on their ribbons and in good condition:

a) 1939-45 Star (“F Grey” scratched on the reverse)
b) Africa Star with clasp “North Africa 1942-43”) Star (“F Grey” scratched on the reverse)
c) Italy Star (“F Grey” scratched on the reverse)
d) Atlantic Star (“F Grey” scratched on the reverse)
e) War Medal, 1939-45 (unnamed as issue...  read more

Code: 54354

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British Copy of the German 1915 Sinking of the Lusitania Iron Medal

British Copy of the German 1915 Sinking of the Lusitania Iron Medal


This iron medallion measures circa 55 mm in diameter and is circa 3mm thick. Regrettably it is missing its box.

It is one of some 300,000 British copies made on the instructions of Captain Reginald Hall, RN, Director of Naval Intelligence as an item of anti-German propaganda. The original German medallion was made in August 1915 by Karl Goetz, a Munich based medallist, ...  read more

Code: 54242

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Original WW1 Memorial Scroll - Sergeant William Rawling, 10th ( Service Battalion ) Durham Light infantry ( DLI ) - Somme casualty

Original WW1 Memorial Scroll - Sergeant William Rawling, 10th ( Service Battalion ) Durham Light infantry ( DLI ) - Somme casualty


In good unfolded condition with a few grubby marks to front. Reverse has pencil additions confirming he was born in Seaham Harbour and lived at New Seaham Colliery, County Durham, suggesting he was a miner.

CWGC confirms his regimental number as 15424 and he was a Battle of the Somme casualty, being killed on 16 September 1916 in France & Flanders, and he is commemorated...  read more

Code: 54048

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VAD Ambulance Group including Northumberland VAD Workers Medal

VAD Ambulance Group including Northumberland VAD Workers Medal


WW2 Voluntary Aid Detachment lot comprising an original back and white postcard photograph of female ambulance crew wearing uniform with their ambulance, a National Service Certificate of Registration card (creased) for E.E. Reeks, of Hemllys, Nr Newport Monmouthshire giving date of birth as 8/3/1911, a County of Northumberland VAD worker's medal engraved on the reverse "1060 E Weeks" (...  read more

Code: 54033

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Pip, Squeak n' Wilfred Miniature Medal Bar with Buttonhole Fixing

Pip, Squeak n' Wilfred Miniature Medal Bar with Buttonhole Fixing


A contemporary item for the miniature medal collector or WW1 memorabilia collector, comprising WW1 trio miniature ribbons (silk) on the original shop card (in poor to average condition with some folds and bends), with buttonhole fixing for wear on the lapel. "Made in England"
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Code: 53941

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Padraig H. Pearse 1916 Irish Commemorative Silvered Medal

Padraig H. Pearse 1916 Irish Commemorative Silvered Medal


Obverse: "PADRAIG H PEARSE 1879-1916"

Reverse: " IRELAND UNFREE SHALL NEVER BE AT PEACE FROM AN ORATION BY PADRAIG MACPIARAIS POET AUTHOR AND PATRIOT COMMANDER IN CHIEF IN CHIEF OF REPUBLICAN ARMY EASTER 1916"

Believed to have been issued in 1966 to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Dublin Easter Rising. Circa 3.2cm in diameter suspended from a green...  read more

Code: 53891

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WW1 Mercantile Marine Medal Pair to John Greenwood Thompson plus Torpedoed Sleeve Badge

WW1 Mercantile Marine Medal Pair to John Greenwood Thompson plus Torpedoed Sleeve Badge


Pair of WW1 medals to John G. (Greenwood) Thompson, comprising:
a) British War Medal, 1914 - 1918
b) Mercantile Marine War Medal, 1914 - 1918.

Together with a gold bullion torpedo badge indicating that a member of the merchant marine had been torpedoed but apparently undeterred had returned to service at sea.

It also includes an original let...  read more

Code: 53802

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WW1 British War Medal ( BWM ) Scarce Bronze issue to Egyptian Labour Corps ( ELC )

WW1 British War Medal ( BWM ) Scarce Bronze issue to Egyptian Labour Corps ( ELC )


Medal in NEF condition. Correctly impressed "134. E.L.C." No name just a number and unit in the case of Egyptian recipients. 110,000 only issued in bronze compared to 6.5 million silver medals. Scarce, but also scarce in this condition.
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Code: 53697

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