Malta George Cross Fiftieth Anniversary Commemorative Issue (original striking) in box of issue with Compliments slip from Malta High Commission, London
ORIGINAL 1ST ISSUE AS GIVEN TO ALL LIVING MALTA CONVOY VETERANS IN 1992.
Mint Cupro-nickel medal instituted in 1992. This is NOT one of the later copies (which has the word "copy" below the right arm of the George Cross) but the original striking with its plain white cardboard box of issue plus the its original accompanying light blue COMPLIMENTS slip from the high commisioner of... read more
WW1 1914-15 Trio Casualty Group to Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) Telegraphist - Harry Ernest Edwards
A Great War Royal Naval Casualty Trio HM Yacht Conqueror II Killed on 26th September 1916, 1914-15 star “WTS 213 H E EDWARDS W.T.O R.N.R”, British War and Victory medals “213WTS H E EDWARDS WTO RNR”. Medals remain in good condition with original full length ribbons, medals correctly impressed.
HM Yacht Conqueror II was torpedoed and sunk by the German Submarine U-52 north-west of... read more
Harry Washington - 17th Lancers 1914 Medal Trio / Commissioned Essex Regiment
Harry Washington - 17th Lancers 1914 Medal Trio, including stunning copy portrait photo
Full size original medal group with original full length ribbons, correctly impressed as follows:
1914 Star 2033 Cpl H. Washington. 17/ Lrs
BWM & VM both impressed Lieut. H.T. Washington.
Medals in good condition (NEF), without bashes, dents scratches or polishing.... read more
WW2 Group of Campaign Medals Attributed to Flight Lieutenant Anthony Vivian Smith (Tony) De Reuck, Royal Air Force (1923-2016)
In original box of issue with ribbons:
France & Germany Star
Air Council Medal Slip reflecting the award of the above and box from the Air Ministry and addressed to:
F/L A.V.S. De Reuck, 111, Onslow Gardens, Wallington, Surrey.
London Gazette 23 January 1953 page 513 (copy provi... read more
WW1 British War Medal to an Acting Sergeant Major, RAMC - Alfred John Hart, MSM
In NEF condition with a short length of original ribbon. Correctly impressed "333 A. W.O. Cl. 1 A.J. Hart. R.A.M.C." In very good condition.
Also entitled to MSM (Peace Gazette for France) and a TFEM Medal with extra clasp (latter issued in 1923).
A Territorial medic, served with the 1st Home Counties Field Ambulance (TF) and later with the 2nd/2nd Home Countie... read more
WW1 Memorial Scroll in Original Addressed Cardboard Tube - Driver George Henry Richards, Royal Field Artillery (RFA) Territorials
A scarce complete tube containing its original scroll. I have had to photograph the scroll behind a plastic sheet to keep it flat given its propensity to want to curl back up. Addressed to Mr H Richards of 2 Shirley Villas, Erith Road, Bexley Heath (Bexleyheath, Kent). War office stamp to the OHMS label. He died on 29th April 1918. With the original corrugated ends. Scroll in very good co... read more
Original WW1 Card Folder Envelope for Full Size Memorial Plaque
Some wear and some two edges split with the movement of the plaque which it used to contain, now absent, but still serviceable. Increasingly scarce to find.
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Original Full Size Khedive's Star dated 1882 - Egyptian War
With correct 37mm (replacement) ribbon and original suspension clasp. Bronze has a light patina from wear or polishing, but detail still sharp. Some minor edge bruising to a few star tips visible from the reverse only.
Made by Jenkins of Birmingham, issued unnamed and conferred by Khedive Tewfik of Egypt on those British soldiers and sailors who qualified for the Egypt Medal.... read more
Attractive Silver Hallmarked Regimental Boxing Medallion / Watch Fob - Attributed to 5th ( Territorial ) Northumberland Fusilier
An attractive hallmarked silver boxing medallion / watch fob, neatly engraged to reverse "5th Bn, N.F., Welters, Runner-up, 17.4.31"
A little bit of sleuthing in the St George's Gazette confirms that this was most probably awarded to Fusilier Bingham of B Company. Medallion is 28mm in diameter, in good condition with some minor wear and light marks. Comes with a page of resear... read more
Northumberland Fusiliers Sports Medallion in Case of Issue
Silver medallion (unmarked) with link for suspension in original fitted case with maker’s details: “F. Phillips, Medallist, Aldershot”.
Obverse: St George and the Dragon under a scroll banner with the motto “Quo Fata Vocant”
Reverse: Centre engraved “Winner Fus. Smith 130-140lbs”. With Fifth Fusiliers above and laurel wreath around.
Medal in excelle... read more