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Lot 99
A Collection of Life Saving Medals of the Order of St.John,
Sold for £7,680 (US$ 12,325) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Collection of Life Saving Medals of the Order of St.John,
comprising First Pattern in bronze (2); First Pattern in silver (Captain G Fred Harris 3rd Foot: The Buffs 1880); Second Pattern in bronze, unnamed; another (Presented to Dorothy Hignett 1916); another larger Second pattern. Pair to George Parker comprising, Second Pattern in bronze engraved (Presented to George Parker 1914.) with a Sheffield Society for Recognising Bravery Medal engraved (Col Sir John E.Bingham Bart President G.Parker for saving the life of a child 23rd June 1914). Second type in gold, engraved (Presented to Major Philip Claude Tresilian Davy. C.M.G. M.B. R.A.M.C. 1916.). Second type in silver, unnamed. Second type in bronze, unnamed. Second type in silver, engraved (Charles Halliday Metcalfe 1965). With a group of four to C.T.H.Howe, St.John Ambulance Brigade, Order of St.John, Serving brother's breast badge in silver and ename; Defence Medal with silver leaf; Service Medal for the Order of St.John, with two extra bars (28903 Cps/Tran/Off.C.T.Howe. No2 Dis. S.J.A.B. 1944.); Life Saving Medal in bronze (Charles Thomas Hearl Howe 1943.), with King's Commendation for bravery. All mounted for display at exhibitions. Generally very fine or better. (18)

Footnotes

  • A unique opportunity to acquire all types and varieties of these medals.
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