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Medals & Coins, Arms & Militaria Wednesday 19th October 2016

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MEDALS & COINS, ARMS & MILITARIA Wednesday 19th October 2016 at 10.30am VIEWING TIMES Saturday 15th October Monday 17th October Tuesday 18th October Wednesday 19th October

10.00am – 1.00pm 10.00am – 4.30pm 10.00am – 4.30pm 9.00am – 10.15am


Ned Cowell 01722 341469 COLLECTION OF LOTS

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Lots will be available for collection until 5.30pm on Friday, 21st October. On Monday 24th October they will be in transit, and collection will be strictly by arrangement. Thereafter, lots may be collected from our Old Sarum premises.

ABBREVIATIONS AND REFERENCES CWGC: Commonwealth War Graves Commission. E: Eimer, British Commemorative Medals and their Values FF: Friedberg and Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World. Hale: Robert Hale, ‘Islamic and Oriental Arms and Armour, A Lifetime's Passion’. Mullen: A.L.T. Mullen, ‘The Military General Service Roll 1973-1814'. McGuigan: Ron McGuigan, ‘Into Battle!: British Orders of Battle for the Crimean War’. S: Spink, ‘Coins of England and the United Kingdom’. TELEPHONE BIDDING Please note that requests for telephone bids cannot be accepted after 5pm on Tuesday 18th October. LIVE BIDDING

ILLUSTRATIONS Front cover: Lot 10 Back cover: Lot 191 Catalogue £10.00 (£15.00 by post) Please register by 5pm on Tuesday 18th October. Please note there is a 3% +VAT surcharge for using this service.

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MEDALS 1. A Knight Batchelor’s Badge, type 2, in Spink & Son Ltd. case, loss to gilding, 63.25mm high. £250-350



2. The insignia of the foreign orders to which Mrs Anne Wall (nee Hawkins) CVO was admitted, while serving as assistant private secretary to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II: Denmark, Order of the Dannebrog, Margret II issue, commander’s badge on bow ribbon; Austrian Republic, Order of Merit, silver and enamelled pin back badge by Anton Reitterer; Germany, Federal Republic, Order of Merit, Verdienstkreuz; Nepal, Order of Tri Shakti Patta, badge on ribbon; Thailand, Order of the White Elephant, lady’s badge on bow ribbon; Brazil, Order of the Southern Cross, Commander’s badge on bow ribbon; Iran, order of the Taj (crown), forth class badge on ribbon; Afghanistan, Order of the Supreme Sun, third class pin back badge; the Dannebrog with original warrant, and the Dannebrog, Verdienstkreuz, Southern Cross, Taj and Supreme Sun (Stor) all with notice of permission to wear on Buckingham Palace letterhead. All extremely fine and in original cases. £300-500

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3. Zanzibar: Order of the Brilliant Star, Grand Cross breast star in silver, the centre in gold with enamelled portrait of Sultan Hamad bin Thuwaini Al-Busaid within a white enamelled circlet, reverse bearing the Sultan’s Tughra to the centre, the pin with French boar’s head stamp and maker’s mark of A.D. Marie. Some crazing to enamel at bottom, otherwise good very fine and rare. £700-1,000

3 4. Two attributed to Major Henry Godley 28th Regiment of Foot: Turkey: Order of the Medjideih, Knight’s Badge; Turkish Crimea Medal, Sardinian issue, contemporary tailor’s copy by ‘J.H’, swiveling scroll suspension, both very fine; together with a pistol ball couched in uniform cloth and enclosed in a white metal souvenir case inscribed ‘CEMETERY, SEVASTOPOL * 18TH JUNE 1855 *’. £100-150

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Provenance: by descent through the family. The recipient is recorded as having been severely wounded on the 18th June 1855, on which day the British made their first unsuccessful assault on the Redan battery. The only part of the British force that was not repulsed was the 2nd Brigade of the 3rd Division under Major General William Eyre, in support on the left, which captured a cemetery at the foot of Picket House Ravine in a diversionary attack (McGuigan). Though it cannot be proved, it seems reasonable to suppose that this lead ball (preserved with the medals by the family) is that which struck down Captain Godley on that day.

part not to scale 5. A mounted group of dress miniature medals, comprising: Distinguished Service Order, China 1900 with Relief of Pekin clasp, 1914-15 Star, British War and Victory Medals (oak leaves), French Legion d’Honneur, French Croix de Guerre (palms), Messina Earthquake Commemorative Medal 1908, the presence of the latter indicating a Royal Naval recipient; together with a Memorial Plaque, WALTER EDWARD HAMLIN, in card envelope with commiseration slip. Good very fine or better. £80-120 The Messina earthquake of 1908 was a calamitous occurrence that all but destroyed the cities of Messina and Reggio, and caused vast loss of life. An international relief effort was lauched, and particular assistance was rendered by the war ships of various nations, including Great Britain, that were in the area at the time. King Victor Emmanuel III issued this medal as a reward to the personnel involved. Walter Edward Hamlin, Machine Gun Corps (Motor), died in India, 10th October 1918.


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The Boer War D.S.O. pair to Captain Harry Crewe Godley, 6. Northamptonshire Regiment: Distinguished Service Order, Victorian with second type crown, minor loss to fine details of enamel but otherwise nearly extremely fine; Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902, clasp, Belmont (Capt. H.C. GODLEY, D.S.O., North’n R), officially engraved naming, ghost dates, toned but otherwise good very fine; mounted for wearing and together with associated mounted miniatures. £2,000-3,000


Harry Crewe Godley was born at Fermoy, County Cork, Ireland, 30th October 1861, Son of Major H.R.C. Godley 28th Regt (see lot 4). He was in South Africa from October 1899 to January 1900, was mentioned in Despatches (L.G. 16 April 1901), and created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order (L.G. 19 April 1901) for his service in command of two Companies of the Northamptonshire Regiment in the defense of Enslin Railway Station in December 1899: “The D.S.O was awarded for the excellent service he rendered during the campaign, when he was left in command of a post with two companies of the Northampton Regt., to command Enslin Railway Station.......and defended it for nine hours against a force of from 900 to 1,000 mounted Boers with two guns, under Commandant Prinsloo, who made a suprise attack in order to destroy the line and capture the stores which were being guarded; and notwithstanding the very superior force of the burghers, the two companies....successfully resisted the attack until relieved by reinforcements.....when the enemy retreated.” (Creagh and Humphris, ‘The Distinguished Service Order 1886-1923’)

Five medals to Major Walter D. Sellar, King’s Own Scottish Borderers: Delhi Durbar 1911, silver; Egypt and Sudan, undated reverse, 7. 1 clasp, Gemaizah 1888, (LIEUT W.D. SELLAR. 2/K.O. SCO: BORD:), Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 2nd type reverse, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Paardeberg, Johannesburg (MAJOR W.D. SELLAR. K.O. SCO. BDRS.); King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (MAJOR W.D. SELLAR. K.O. S. B.); Khedive’s Star, undated; mounted in this order, named medals officially engraved, heavy contact marks to edges but otherwise near very fine or better, Delhi Durbar nearly extremely fine; together with a corresponding mounted set of dress £300-500 miniatures, good very fine. Severely wounded serving with the 1st Battalion, Karree Siding 29th March 1900 (S.A.F.F. Casualty List 1899-1902); “left flank and left forearm, severe” (South Wales Daily News, 2nd April 1900). Latterly served with South African Constabulary. Offered with copy medal rolls.


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The Great War M.C. group to Acting Captain George 8. Laurence Hawes, Honourable Artillery Company and R.F.A.: Military Cross, George V; 1914 Star and bar (891 PTE. G.L. HAWES. H.A.C.); British War Medal and Victory Medal with oak leaves (CAPT. G. L. HAWES.); mounted in a glazed Spinks case together with corresponding dress miniatures, and accompanied by a photograph of the recipient in later life. 1914 Star and Victory Medal have marks of corrosion left by pins in an earlier mounting, otherwise nearly extremely fine; miniatures £400-600 extremely fine. Entered France 18/09/14 as Private H.A.C. Commissioned Royal Field Artillery 12/07/15. Acting Captain 07/10/17. Mentioned in despatches. Military Cross, London Gazette 31370 03/06/19. A Great War M.M. group to Sergeant Thomas Joseph 9. Coppell, King’s Royal Rifle Corps: Military Medal, George V (C3265 SJT. T.J. COPPELL. 17/ K.R.R.C.); British War Medal and Victory Medal (3265...K.R.R.C.), later mounted, offered with £300-400 copy research. Good very fine M.M. London Gazette 14/01/18.



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10. “We are getting a new C.O., it is ‘Bruin’ Purvis. He is the best pilot in the R.A.F.”* The scarce experimental flying Distinguished Flying Cross, and Double Air Force Cross to Group Captain Harry Alexander Purvis R.A.F.: D.F.C., for mine destruction, reverse dated 1940, cased (LG: 20/02/1940); A.F.C., reverse dated 1940, cased (LG: 11/07/1940); Bar to A.F.C., on separate piece of ribbon (LG: 02/06/1943); Coronation Medal 1953, boxed; mounted miniature group comprising: D.F.C.. A.F.C. and Bar, 1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star with Air Crew Europe Bar, Defence Medal, 1939-45 War Medal with oak leaf, Coronation Medal 1953; Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators Award of Merit, award for 1960-61, reverse inscribed (H.A. PURVIS/ UPPER FREEMAN), cased; the recipient’s flying logbooks (10) from 23rd September 1924 to 14th April 1965; his commission, a uniform tunic, ribbon bar, RAF wings and ID tags; and a good quantity of associated biographical material, lists of aircraft, photographs including studies of various aircraft types. Offered with copy research. All medals extremely fine. £5,000-7,000

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The vital and sometimes overlooked contribution of test pilots to the 1939-45 war effort is well illustrated by the superb combination of a Distinguished Flying Cross with an Air Force Cross and Bar awarded to Squadron Leader (later Group Captain) Harry Alexander Purvis R.A.F. Accompanied by the recipient’s flying log books and his dress miniature medals, they represent part of the career of an extraordinarily courageous and skilful aviator. The A.F.C. was, of course, the natural reward for those fearless individuals who risked injury and death in the effort to develop vital aerial weaponry, in an era when the boundaries of aviation technology were being advanced with hazardous rapidity. Purvis was at the forefront of this work, and became one of only 26 men** in this period to be awarded the A.F.C. not once, but twice, as denoted by the bar.

It is further testament to the breadth of his wartime service that he was also awarded the D.F.C. - the reward for bravery whilst flying on active operations against the enemy. In late 1939 the RAF developed an aerial countermeasure to Nazi Germany’s magnetic influence sea mines, which posed a grave risk to our vital sea lanes. A Vickers Wellington (P2518) was fitted with a huge balsa wood hoop that housed a powerful electromagnetic coil. The intention was to fly low over the sea, so that the downward pointing magnetic field would detonate the mines lurking beneath the waves. ‘Bruin’ Purvis, having tested the functional capabilities of this unconventional aircraft, then took the further - and extremely hazardous - step of trialling its mine destroying ability in January 1940. The Operations Record Book for No.1 G.R. Unit, R.A.F. Manston, records that a mine was successfully destroyed on the 8th or 9th of that month and notes that ‘Aircraft’s Height was 25-30 feet’. Neither the possibility that the huge upsurge of water resulting from the explosion might bring the aircraft down, nor the interference of the enemy in later trials, were any deterrent to this steely nerved man. His remarkable story also includes the testing of prototype Spitfires, and in May 1942 he was posted to the Aeroplane and Aeronautical Experimental Establishment (A&AEE) at Boscombe down in Wiltshire. We are reminded of the dangerous nature of his work by the fact that his predecessor had been killed in a crash, and that “there had been so many fatal accidents…. that there was a need for a great personality to revive the general spirits of the comparatively inexperienced survivors.”*** Bruin Purvis, described at the time by Lieutenant Commander Denis Campbell F.A.A. (himself an operational and test pilot of great stature) as ‘the best pilot in the R.A.F.’, was just such a personality. Whilst testing the new Lancaster Mk VI in 1944, he suffered an engine fault that forced him to crash land. With consummate skill he avoided the destruction of life and property in the land below him, and preserved the lives of his crew, before strolling to his home (coincidentally nearby) and announcing to his wife “I was in Amesbury so I thought I would pop in for a cup of tea.” **** * Lieutenant Commander Denis Cambell quoted in ‘Men with Wings’ by Wing Commander H.P. ‘Sandy’ Powell A.F.C., A.F.R.Ae.S. ** Abbott & Tamplin, ‘British Gallantry Awards’ *** Wing Commander H.P. ‘Sandy’ Powell, ‘Men With Wings’ **** Derek Collier Webb, ‘Bruin Purvis, Test Pilot Extraordinary’


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11. The Malayan Emergency M.M. group to Lieutenant (QGO) Dilman Rai, 1st Battalion 7th Gurkha Rifles: Military Medal, Elizabeth II, (21135681 A/L/CPL. DILMAN RAI. 7. G. R.); War Medal 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, clasp, Malaya, (RFN.); General Service 1962-2007, 2 clasps, Borneo, Malay Peninsula, (LT. MM. 1/7 G.R.); Regular Army Long Service and Good Conduct, Elizabeth II, (LT. (QGO) M.M.), court mounted. Nearly extremely fine. £1,500-2,500 M.M.: London Gazette 30/10/53 The recommendation submitted by Lieutenant Colonel J.D.F. Curling O.B.E. (13/05/53) states: During the past year this NCO has been constantly out on jungle operations. Whenever Terrorists have been encountered he has always been the first to close with them and has personally killed four and wounded a number of others. not to scale On 27th October 1952 this NCO, with four riflemen of his section, was in an ambush position in the LABU area of NEGRI SEMBILAN, when an armed terrorist appeared. Knowing the importance of capturing a Terrorist alive, he permitted the Terrorist to approach right up to him, and then exposed himself in order to attempt the capture The Terrorist however managed to draw a grenade and had to be shot before he could throw it. The calm action of this NCO in deliberately exposing himself at point blank range in order to achieve a capture was a fine example of cool, calculated courage. On 13th January, 1953, this NCO was on patrol in the SEREMBAN District of NEGRI SEMBILAN with two men of his section when two Communist Terrorists were encountered at a range of one hundred yards. The Terrorists opened fire and the NCO immediately charged them and killed one. Seeing the second Terrorist escaping he at once gave chase and and after a running fight over three hundred yards succeeded in killing the second. One Rifle, one Shot gun, ammunition, rations and important documents were recovered. The success of this operation was entirely due to this NCO’s dash and personal courage in the direct face of enemy fire. The conduct of L/Cpl DILMAN RAI has at all times been of the highest order, and his courage and offensive spirit have been a magnificent example and inspiration to the men of his section and platoon.

not to scale 12. The M.B.E., Gulf and Cambodia group of six to Regulating Petty Officer Norman Gary Mansell R.N.: M.B.E., military; Gulf Medal 199091 (ARPO D173448P), clasp, 16 Jan to 28 Feb 1991; United Nations Medal, UNTAC ribbon; R.N. Long Service and Good Conduct, Elizabeth II (RPO MBE D173448P); Saudi Arabian Medal for the Liberation of Kuwait; Kuwaiti Liberation Medal, 4th grade; the first four mounted for wearing. Very fine or better £300-400 Entered Royal Navy 19/09/78; discharged to shore 14/01/97 with exemplary character. Served with Naval Party 1042 on Operation Lecturer in 1993. Offered with a small quantity of documents and photographs.


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not to scale 13. Four medals to Private William Mantle, Royal Fusiliers: Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 2nd type reverse, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1902 (8133 PTE. W. MANTLE. RL: FUS: M.I.), officially impressed; 1914 Star (8133 L. CPL W. MANTLE. 4/R.FUS.), British War and Victory Medals (L-8133 PTE. R. FUS.), unmounted, BWM nearly extremely fine, others extremely fine; Memorial Plaque (WILLIAM MANTLE); with Princess Mary gift tin, five .303 drill rounds in charger, and a framed photograph purported to be of the £200-300 recipient in civilian attire. The recipient was killed in action 27th October 1914, probably at 1st Ypres or La Bassée, aged 30 years (thus he would only have been in his mid-teens when he served in South Africa). He is commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial. (CWGC).

14. Two medals to Private William J. Smale, Somerset Light Infantry: Queen’s South Africa, 1st type (b) reverse, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, (2078 PTE. W. SMALE, SOMERSET LT INF), nearly extremely fine, toned and with ghost dates; British War Medal 1914-20, (3011 PTE. W.J. SOM. L. I.), toned, nearly extremely fine; the second with postage box. £100-150 MIC appears to confirm sole award of BWM for The Great War.


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15. Seven medals to Brigadier Emerson Collis Pinder: 1914 Star, with clasp (LIEUT A.S.C.); British War Medal 1914-20 and Victory Medal with oak leaves (MAJOR), 1939-45 Star; Defence Medal; 1939-45 War Medal; Coronation Medal 1953, mounted for wearing and accompanied by mounted miniature group. Verdigris to Victory Medal and 39-45 Star, otherwise very fine. ÂŁ150-250 Born Bornemouth. Educated Knyveton Court, Bournemouth, and Cheltenham College (1903-8). Royal Military College Sandhurst (1908-9) Served Dorset Regiment and ASC. Army trained to M.I. Mech. Eng. Served in France (5th Div.) August 1914 onward. Brevet Major and M.I.D.. Chief Instructor R.A.S.C. training centre 1930-33. Stationed Palestine, Egypt, Tientsin, Peking, W. Africa. Entered France 04/09/1939 with Advanced Air Striking Force. Promoted Colonel. Returned France June 1949 on the attempt to reconstruct the BEF. Promoted Brigadier 1941.

16. An interesting family group of medals: Royal Humane Society Medal, bronze 38 mm, successful type (W.H. CHICK. H.M.S. FLYING FISH" 24TH MARCH 1887); British War Medal 191420 (CH. OFFR. W.H. CHICK. R.N.); Royal Naval Long Service and Good Conduct, Victoria (W.H. CHICK, COMMD. BOATN. H.M. COAST GUARD.); miniature RHS Medal; together with British War Medal 1914-20 and Mercantile Marine War Medal (WILLIAM H. CHICK); presumably a father and son. Offered with copy research. ÂŁ300-400


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17. A Great War trio to Lieutenant Gerald Annesley George Godley, Army Service Corps: 1914-15 Star (2. LIEUT: G.A.G. GODLEY. A.S.C.), British War and Victory Medals (LIEUT.), mounted for wearing, good very fine; together with a Princess Mary gift tin complete with tobacco and cigarettes (some missing). Very fine. £100-150 Gerald Annesley George Godley was the son of Major H. C. Godley D.S.O. (see lot 6) and grandson of Henry Godley 28th Foot (see lot 4). He died on the Arras front on March 26th 1918 and is remembered at the Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun.

18. A Great War trio to Private Sidney A. Burch, Royal Marine Light Infantry, 1914-15 Star, British War and Victory Medals (PO. 7999, PTE. S.A. BURCH, R.M.L.I.). offered with copy medal roll entry. Good very fine or better. £60-100

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19. A Great War trio to Private Thomas L. Gallagher, 14th Hussars: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal (H-7271 PTE. T.L. GALLAGHER, 14-HRS.), offered with copy medal index card and rolls, a Table Mountain ‘Silver Leaves’ greetings card, and a 1917 Christmas card. Very fine. £70-100

20. An H.M.S. Hampshire Great War trio to Leading Stoker Alfred Earnest Read, R.N.: 1914-15 Star (K.15762, A.E. READ, STO. 1., R.N.), British War and Victory Medals (... L. STO..), offered with a small quantity of copy research. Nearly very fine £100-150 The story of H.M.S. Hampshire is well know to enthusiasts both of naval and of military history, as the maritime disaster that ended the life of Victorian hero Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener. On June 5th 1916, having been present at the Battle of Jutland, the Devonshire Class armoured cruiser received Kitchener as a passenger for Russia, where he was charged with a diplomatic mission. The same evening, in a force 9 gale, she struck a mine west of Orkney, and sank with the loss of all but twelve hands. One of the twelve, Alfred Read, was born 23rd October 1891, and enlisted in the navy 13th August 1912. According to a newpaper article written upon his death in 1957, he survived the sinking by clinging to a Carley Float, having lost sight of Lord Kitchener on the boat deck. On reaching the shore, he suffered permanent scarring from having to cling to barbed wire to avoid being swept out to sea again. The sinking of H.M.S. Hampshire provoked a variety of conspiracy theories, but Read himself favoured the simple explanation of a sea mine.


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not to scale 21. Five medals to Colin Knox Muspratt, Hampshire Regiment: The Order of St John, Serving Brother’s breast badge, 3rd type; British War Medal 1914-20; Victory Medal, oak leaves (CAPTAIN C.K. MUSPRATT); Defence Medal; Service Medal of the Order of St John (26588 CPS/OFF/ C.K. MUSPRATT. No 1 DIS. S.J.A.B. 1943), with five year bar, engraved in plain capitals; mounted for wearing and accompanied by mounted miniature group. Very fine. £100-150 Educated Sherborne School and New College Oxford. Served with 2/7 Territorial Battalion Hampshire Regiment during the 1914-18 War. Later volunteered for further service in the Caucasus. M.I.D. Post war served in Colonial Civil Service Malaya and China. Contracted sleeping sickness. Joined St John Ambulance for 1939-45 War, Serving Brother and Corps Officer. Lecturer in Civil Defence and Home Guard. Working knowledge of 15 languages.

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23. The Monte Cassino casualty group of four medals to Brigadier Ivan Victor Russell Smith R.A.: 1939-45 Star, Africa Star with 1st Army Clasp, Italy Star, Defence Medal, 1939-45 War Medal with oak leaf, in box of issue with posthumous Army Council transmission slip, medals almost as struck; together with a portrait of the recipient by Ronald Gray, watercolour drawing, dated 1947 (painted from a photograph after the recipient’s death). £200-300 Twice mentioned in depatches. Royal Artillery and Commands and Staff. [Killed in action] 26th March 1944. Age 47. Son of Kenneth R. Smith and Helen Smith; husband of Laura Georgina Smith of Wilton Wiltshire. (CWGC)

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24. Nine medals to H. Gallier, Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers: 1939-45 Star, Italy Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal (separate maple leaf clasp included with lot), War Medal 1939-45 with oak leaf, Korea, Canadian Issue (SU 1563 H. GALLIER), impressed; U.N. Korea (SU 1563 H. GALLIER.), impressed; Canadian Forces Decoration, Geo VI, unnamed, court mounted, highly polished or plated but otherwise nearly extremely fine; together with a small collection of R.C.E.M.E. insignia and veterans association badges, and a British War Medal 1914-20 to 523816 .R. GALLAGHER C.A.M.C., in box of issue, toned but otherwise nearly extremely fine. £250-350


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25. Four medals to Flight Lieutenant Cyril Francis Rushworth R.A.F.: 1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, 193945 War Medal; together with Flying Log Book used in the manner of a journal and scrap book and including details of service in Canada (anti-submarine) North Africa and Europe, and enclosing various certificates and other documents. £70-100

26. Four medals attributable to Chaplain S. Bates R.A.F.: 1939-45 Star, Burma Star, Defence Medal, 1939-45 War Medal with oak leaf; in original postal box addressed to The Rev. S. Bates, Alconbury Vicarage, Huntingdon; accompanied by an RAF Chaplain’s cap badge. £70-100

not to scale 27. Two medals to Marine T.D. Yeo, Royal Marines: Naval General Service 1909-62, Elizabeth II, clasp, Arabian Peninsula; General Service 1962-2007, clasp, Borneo (RM. 18133 T.D. YEO. MNE. R.M.), mounted for wearing, very fine; together with a 1939-45 Star, an Atlantic Star, a 1939-45 War Medal, good fine; and an unofficial ‘National Service Medal’, cased. [6] £150-200 Provenance: From the collection of John Newall Esq


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29. A Glorious 1st of June Naval General Service Medal to Landsman Michael Kinsale, H.M.S. Valiant, two clasps, 1 June 1794, 23rd June 1795 (MICHL KINSALE.). Good very fine or better. ÂŁ4,000-5,000 At the seminal action of June 1st 1794, Admiral Lord Howe's fleet essayed a departure from the Naval doctrine of the day, by turning toward the enemy line and engaging at close quarters. Although Howe's orders were imperfectly executed by his captains, the British inflicted a convincing tactical defeat on the French. The 74-gun HMS Valiant was built at Chatham and launched in 1758. With a main armament of 30-24pdrs., she was -like all the other '74's' - a mainstay of the fleet throughout the second half of the 18th century. Her long service life involved several major refits, the last of which was completed in March 1794, just in time for her to see action at the Glorious First of June, the first fleet action of the French Revolutionary War. Acquitting herself well under Captain Thomas Pringle, she participated in the next major action against the French, at the Isle de Groix, on 23rd June 1795, before being sent to the West Indies the following year. After two lively encounters there, both of which resulted in enemy vessels captured or destroyed, she came home in 1799 and was laid up that autumn for use as a lazarette. Surviving another quarter-century, she was finally broken up in 1826 after a career spanning almost seventy years.


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30. A Waterloo Medal to Hospital Assistant Thomas Caverhill, Medical Staff, (HOSP. ASSIST. T. CAVERHILL. MEDICAL. STAFF), with original steel clip and later ring suspension. Some wear to high points, clip loose, otherwise very fine, reverse better. £1,000-1,500

31. A Waterloo Medal to Thomas Mitchell, 51st Foot, (THOMAS MITCHELL 51ST REG: LIGHT INFANTRY), fitted with later suspension involving a hinged bar engraved ‘PENINSULAR’. Edge bruising, fine. £700-1,000 Enlisted 4th May 1809 at Halifax. Joined battalion 25th September 1809. Sick at Coimbra June -December 1811. Present with battalion as Private 1814-1818 (WO/126183 to WO/12-6186). Not on published MGS roll (Mullen).




32. A Punjab medal to 2442 Private Michael Roach 1st Battalion 60th Regiment or King’s Royal Rifle Corps, 2 clasps, Mooltan and Goojerat (M. ROACH, 1ST BN 60TH R. RIF), near very fine, naming very lightly impressed, heavy contact marks obscuring beginning and end of name, appears cleaned, later ribbon. Offered with copy discharge certificate. £150-250 33. A Punjab Medal to Captain T. Wallace, 3rd Bengal Native Infantry, no clasp (CAPTN T. WALLACE. 3RD BENGAL N.I), officially impressed, £300-400 the ribbon with a scroll engraved white metal slide. Edge knock near rank, otherwise nearly extremely fine. 34. A Baltic Medal 1854-1855, unnamed as issued, very fine; and a General Service Medal 1918-1962, clasp, Palestine 1945-48, name erased, good fine.(2) £100-150


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An Indian Mutiny medal to Private Henry Williams, 80th Foot, no clasp (HY WILLIAMS, 80TH REGT). Good fine or better.


36. An India General Service Medal 1854-95 to Lieutenant E.D. Harvest, 23rd Madras Infantry, clasp, Burma 1885-7, engraved in running script. Near very fine. £100-150 37. An India General Service Medal 1854-95 to Surgeon P. M. Grant, 22nd Bengal Native Infantry, clasp, Jowaki 1877-8 (SURGEON. P.M. GRANT. 22ND BENGAL N.I.) impressed. Very fine or better £200-300 38. An India General Service Medal 1854-95 to Lieutenant R.M. Louis (or Lowis), 24th Bengal Infantry, clasp, Hazara 1888 (Lieut R.M. Lowis 24th Bl Infy) engraved in running script. Toned, good very fine or better £120-160





39. An Afghanistan Medal to Surgeon J. Moran, 6th Bengal Native Infantry, no clasp (SURGN J. MORAN. 6TH: BEN: N: I:), engraved in serif capitals. Fine £100-150 40. An Egypt and Sudan Medal 1882-89 to Lieutenant R.G. Coke, 2nd Battalion Scots Guards, undated reverse, clasp, Suakin 1885 (LIEUT: R.G. COKE, 2/ SCOTS. GDS.). Near very fine £150-200 41. Two medals to Private George E. Wright, King’s Royal Rifle Corps: India General Service 1854-95, 2 clasps, Hazara 1891, Samana 1891 (3370 Pte. G. Wright 1st Bn K. R. Rif. C.), engraved; Queen’s South Africa, 1st type (b) reverse, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Laing’s Nek, Belfast (3370 PTE G. E. WRIGHT, K.R.R.C.), offered with copy research. Very fine or nearly so, QSA with good ghost dates. £400-500 42. An India General Service Medal 1895-1902 to Assistant Surgeon A. Robinson. Indian Medical Department, clasp, Relief of Chitral £100-150 1895 (Asst. Surgn. A. Robinson. I.M.D.). Good very fine or better.


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43. An India General Service Medal 1849-95 to 5332 Private F. Davey 4th Battalion King’s Royal Rifle Corps, 1 clasp, Burma 1889-92 (5332 Pte. F. Davey. 4th Bn. K. Rl. RIf. Corps.), very fine, correction to regimental number, offered with copy medal roll. £70-100 44. An Queen’s South Africa Medal to Lieutenant W.M. Prout, Rand Rifles, 2nd type reverse, no clasps (LIEUT: W. M. PROUT. RAND RIFLES). £80-120 Toned, otherwise about extremely fine. 45. A Queen’s South Africa Medal to Private A.E. Aldridge, 5th Lancers, 1st type (b) reverse, 3 clasps, Natal, Orange Free State, Transvaal (3450. Pte. A.E. ALDRIDGE. 5/ LCRS), engraved in serif capitals. Toned, ghost dates, good fine. £80-120 46. A Queen’s South Africa Medal to Private P. Darby, 10th Hussars, 1st type (b) reverse, 3 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, £80-120 Wittebergen (3488 PTE P. DARBY, 10TH HUSSARS), impressed. Some small edge knocks, otherwise nearly extremely fine.

47 48 49 50 47. A Queen’s South Africa Medal to Private H. Senior, 7th Dragoon Guards, 2nd type reverse, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (3815 PTE H. SENIOR. 7TH DRAGOON GDS:), impressed. Toned, good very fine. £80-120 Died of disease 05/12/1900 at Germiston. 48. A Queen’s South Africa Medal to Private G. Lambert 3rd Hussars, 2nd type reverse, 3 clasps, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1902 (3503 PTE G. LAMBERT. 3RD HUSSARS.), impressed. Good very fine. £80-120 49. A Queen’s South Africa Medal to Captain G. S. Mansfield, R.A.M.C., 2nd type reverse, 4 clasps, Natal, Transvaal, Wittebergen, South Africa 1901 (Capt. G. S. MANSFIELD. R.A.M.C.), engraved capitals. Toned, official correction to surname, very fine. £100-150 50. A Queen’s South Africa Medal to Private G Dixon, 6th Dragoon Guards, 1st type (b) reverse, 4 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Transvaal (3165 Pte. G. DIXON. 6/Drgn. Gds.), engraved capitals. Ghost dates, very fine. £100-150


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51. A Queen’s South Africa Medal to Private W. Stribling, 1st Dragoon Guards, 2nd type reverse, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (4327 PTE W. STRIBLING, 1ST DGN: GDS:), impressed. Near very fine. £80-120 52. A Queen’s South Africa Medal to Private W. Taylor, 13th Hussars, 2nd type reverse, 4 clasps, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (5639 PTE W. TAYLOR. 13TH HUSSARS.), impressed. Small edge knocks, otherwise very fine. £80-120 53. A Queen’s South Africa Medal to Private C. Searle, 12th Lancers, 2nd type reverse, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (4866 PTE C. SEARLE. 12TH LANCERS.), impressed. Toned, otherwise extremely fine or nearly so. £70-100 54. A Queen’s South Africa Medal to Private G. Oswald, 2nd Dragoons, 2nd type reverse, 3 clasps, Relief of Kimberly, Paardberg, Transvaal (3087 PTE G. OSWALD. 2ND DRAGOONS), impressed. Good very fine. £70-100





55. A Queen’s South Africa Medal to Private P. McDonald, 20th Hussars, 2nd type reverse, 4 clasps, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3976 PTE P. MCDONALD. 20TH HUSSARS.), impressed. Good fine. £70-100 56. A Queen’s South Africa Medal to Private A. Snelling, 3rd Dragoon Guards, 2nd type reverse, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (4144 PTE A. SNELLING, 3RD DGN: GDS:), impressed. Very fine £80-120 57. A Queen’s South Africa Medal to Private E. Hawkins, 19th Hussars, 2nd type reverse, 4 clasps, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (4673 PTE E. HAWKINS. 19TH HUSSARS.), impressed. Nearly extremely fine. £80-120 58. A Queen’s South Africa Medal to Major G.A. Faulder, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 2nd type reverse, 3 mounted clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, and two loose clasps, South African 1901 and South Africa 1902, (MAJOR G.A. FAULDER, L.N. LANC: RGT:), officially engraved, good very fine; together with a mounted group of four miniatures: Q.S.A., clasps Cape Colony, Driefontein, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 (TROOPER L.W.G. CLARKE. C.M.I.), K.S.A., usual two clasps (LT ADJ: L.W.G. CLARKE. C.L.H.), privately engraved in serif capitals, BWM and Victory Medal. £70-100


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59. Queen’s South Africa Medals (2): 1st type (b) reverse, clasp, Cape Colony (1560 PTE A. ROBINSON, K.R.R.C.); 1st type (b) reverse, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Laing’s Nek, Belfast (4777 PTE W.J. CARTER, K.R.R.C.), offered with copy research. The first with edge knock above rank, otherwise very fine or nearly so, the first with ghost dates. [2] £100-150

60. Queens South Africa Medals (2): 1st type (b) reverse, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith (7329 PTE E. BROWN, K.R.R.C.); 2nd type reverse, 5 clasps, Relief of Ladysmith, Laing’s Nek, Belfast, Orange Free State, Cape Colony (9580 PTE L. SCANLON. K.R.R.C.); offered with copy research. Both very fine or better. [2] £150-200

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not to scale 61. King’s South Africa Medals (2), usual two clasps (3944 PTE L. MOGGERIDGE. K.R.R.C.); usual two clasps (5028 PTE S. TAYLOR. K.R.R.C), offered with copy research. Good fine. [2] £80-120 Leonard Ernest Moggeridge enlisted in the Middlesex Regiment, 1st October 1889, under the name Thomas Randall, which he later repudiated. Slightly wounded at Van Wyk’s Hill 6th June 1900. Re-engaged for the King’s Royal Rifle Corps 13th July 1901. 62. A collection of Second World War campaign medals, comprising: 1939-45 Star (4), Air Crew Europe Star, Africa Star (2), Italy Star (2), Defence Medal (5), 1939-45 War Medal (4); together with a small quantity of ribbons, transmission slips (one posthumous - Major W.S. Styles), and envelopes. Good very fine. [18] £200-250 63. An Africa General Service Medal 1902-56 to 2nd Lieutenant F. J. Wooster, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers., Elizabeth II, clasp, Kenya (2/LT. F.J. WOOSTER R.E.M.E.). Polished, good very fine. £100-150


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64. A pair of Royal commemorative medals to a lady: Jubilee 1897 and Coronation 1902, on bow ribbons, toned but otherwise good very fine; together with a Jubilee 1887 Masonic Jewel of the United Grand Lodge of England, an H.R.H. Frederick Duke of York memorial medallion, white metal, 1827; and a small quantity of commemorative medallions and other items. £100-150 65. Russia, Russo-Japanese War (1904-05): Badge for the Defence of Port Arthur, cross pattée in silvered bronze with crossed swords, the centre pierced to represent a six bastion fortress in plan view and revealing an enamel vignette of a warship at sea, the horizontal arms with ‘ПОРТЪ АРТУРЪ’ (Port Arthur) in relief, screw back suspension, 44 mm. Good very fine. £400-600 Provenance: From the collection of John Newall Esq. 66. A collection of continental European awards, including: Spain, Ifni-Sahara Medal 1957-58, enamelled version for officers; Hungary, Order of Merit of the People’s Republic, 4th class; Soviet Czechoslovakia, Union for Cooperation with the Army (Svazarm), paramilitary training badge, bronze and enamel; Romania, Michael I, badge for a Boy Scout veteran 1916-19; Hungary, Upper Hungary Medal 1938, and Transylvania Liberation Medal 1940; a Czech Army Sleeve Badge, probably Great War, with skull and crossed bones over a gold chevron to a red ground; and others [16] £150-200 Provenance: From the collection of John Newall Esq

part not to scale 67. Russia, a collection of order badges and medals, comprising: U.S.S.R., Order of the Red Banner, numbered 339466; Order of the Red Star, numbered 1596582; Order of the Patriotic War, 1985 issue, numbered 1533640; Order of Glory 3rd Class (2), numbered 604332 and 624294; Order of the October Revolution, numbered 111086; Order of the Badge of Honour (2), numbered 540105 and 657433; Medal for Courage, numbered 3599434, lacks ribbon; Medal for the Defence of the Caucasus; Medal for Labour Valour; Shock Worker’s badge; badge for the Battle of Lake Khasan 1938; Russian Federation, Medal for a Defender of a Free Russia, numbered 00347. Mainly good fine or better. [14] £200-300 Provenance: From the collection of John Newall Esq.

not to scale 68. Japan and Manchukuo, a small collection of medals comprising: Russian War Medal 1904-05 (2), 1914-15 War Medal, 1914-20 War Medal (3), Order of the Auspicious Clouds 8th Class, Nomonhan Incident War Medal, Enthronement of the Emperor Pu-Yi 1934 (last three Manchukuo). One Russian War Medal lacks suspension, Nomonhan Medal has broken suspension, Pu-Yi and Clouds worn and scuffed, otherwise all very fine or better. [9] £100-150

part not to scale 69. A collection of foreign medals, including: China, Liberation of Manchuria 1948; China, Friendship with Soviet Union (3); Mongolia, Victory over Japan 1945; Democratic Republic of the Congo, Order of Civic Merit, 1st Class; and various others [13] Various grades, mainly very fine. £70-100 Provenance: From the collection of John Newall Esq.

Provenance: From the collection of John Newall Esq.


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70. The murder of Wolf Myers by John Curtis 1767, an engraved coin, a man hanging from a gibbet ‘I. CURTIS ALIAS CURTEL HUNG IN CHAINS NEAR SARUM MAR 14 1768’, rev. ‘FOR THE ROBBERY AND MURDER of WOLF MYERS Dec 28 1767’, 36 mm. £600-800 Suspected of the brutal murder of a Jewish pedlar, Wolf Meyer, in 1767, sailor John Curtis was tracked to his ship, H.M.S. Achilles, then berthed in Gosport. Brought back to Salisbury he was convicted and hanged, and his body was then suspended in chains near the scene of the murder. The Salisbury Journal recorded at the time that “the body of a person who had been most barbarously murdered, was found thrown into a pit ...about two miles from [Salisbury].... round the head lay several large flint stones; and not far from the place...the blade of a large knife....there appeared to be a large fracture in the skull, a deep and mortal stab in the lower part of the belly from the groin upwards.....Upon enquiry he appeared to be a travelling Jew, Woolfe by name..” Circumstances drew suspicion on a sailor who had claimed that he himself had been assaulted and robbed. Apprehended aboard H.M.S. Achilles, and found in possession of various incriminating items such as a pedlar’s box, he was “executed for murder....and afterwards hung in chains near the place where he had committed the fact”. John Curtis (or possibly Courtine “a Portugeze [sic]”) was 27 years of age, and he denied his guilt to the last. Reference: Captain B.H. Cunnington, ‘Some 18th and 19th Century Wiltshire Tokens.’

71. Two medallions: The Baptism of the King of Rome 1811, a silver medallion by Andrieu, restrike (edge marked ‘Argent’) laurelled bust of Napoleon Bonaparte, rev. the Emperor raising the infant king above the baptismal font, 68 mm, 160 g.; Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1897, silver 56 mm, in associated case (E 1817a). Highly polished (2) £100-150


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72. A white metal medallion, The Reform Bill 1832, Thomas Halliday, OLD SARUM, DESERTED IN THE YEAR 1217, Rev. a view of Stonehenge, 50mm (BHM 1588, R3), fine; together with a small collection of other medallions, coins and banknotes. £100-150 73. France, First Empire, invasion of Russia: a copper medallion, laurelled bust of Napoleon Bonaparte, rev. French eagle standard, a male figure emerging from the river to the foreground, L’AIGLE FRANCAISE SUR LE WOLGA M.DCCCXII. to the exuerge, 41 mm. £70-100 Good very fine

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74. A collection of medallions (7), comprising: Great Exhibition 1851, Exhibitor’s Medal, edge impressed (UNITED KINGDOM. CLASS 10. NO 420.), bronze 44 mm, cased (E 1459); Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1897 (3), bronze 56mm, gold 26 mm, silver 26mm, the first two in cases of issue and the last in Royal Mint envelope (E 1817a, E 1817b); Coronation of Edward VII 1902, silver 31 mm, in Royal Mint envelope (E 1871b);Exeter, Meat and Corn Market 1837, Obv. a view of the market, C. FOWLER. ARCHT, Rev. the arms of Exeter, silver 38 mm, cased; Coronation 1911, Metropolitan Borough of Wandsworth, Obv. conjoined busts, rev. arms of the borough, PRESENTED BY THE MAYOR, ALDERMAN A.D. DAWNAY, silver 64 mm, hallmark Birmingham 1911, maker H.J & S., cased (alluded to S 1923). First five very fine or better, others extremely fine. £250-350 Class 10 in the 1851 Exhibition was for “Philosophics - Instruments and Processes depending upon their use; Musical, Horological and Surgical Instruments".


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75. Elizabeth I (1558-1603), gold HalfPound, Second issue, mm cross-crosslet, crowned bust left, rev crowned shield of arms (S. 2520; N. 1994) . Portrait weak, nearly very fine but creased. £800-1,200

76. Scotland, James VI, gold Half Sword and Sceptre Piece, 1601 (FF Scotland 47). Fine or better £300-400

77. James I (1603-1625), gold Halfcrown, mm key, 3rd crowned bust right, rev crowned shield of arms, I R either side (S 2629; N. 2093). Some weakness in striking, £300-400 nearly very fine.

78. James I (1603-1625), gold Unite, Second coinage, 4th bust, mm rose, half length crowned and armoured fourth bust right holding orb and sceptre, rev crowned garnished square topped shield (S. 2619; N. 2084). Very fine. £800-1,200

79. Charles I (1625-1649), gold Unite, Tower Mint, mm heart (16291630), second bust left, rev crowned square-topped shield (S. 2690; N 2148). Very fine. £800-1,200

80. Proof Gold Two Pounds, George IV, 1826, edge SEPTIMO. Light scratching to obverse, otherwise almost as struck, rare. £3,000-5,000

81. Gold Quarter Guinea, George III, 1762 (S 3741). Crescent shaped striking fault to truncation, otherwise very fine, reverse better. £100-150


83. George III, gold Guinea, 1794, fifth bust (S 3729). Nearly very fine £250-350

George III, gold Guinea, 1798, fifth bust (S 3729). Good very fine. £300-500

84. George III, gold Guinea 1787, fifth bust, (S 3729). Very fine £300-400


85. George III, gold Guinea, 1777, fourth bust (S 3728). Very fine £350-450

86. George III, gold Guinea, 1776, fourth bust, (S 3728). Good fine £300-400

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87. George III, gold Guinea, 1798, fifth bust (S 3729). Good very fine or better £400-600


George III, gold Guineas (2), 1787, fifth bust, (S 3729). One very fine, the other fine or better. £500-600

89. Third Guinea, 1800, first bust, (S 3738). Good very fine. £150-200

90. George III, gold Third Guinea, 1797, first bust (S 3738). Extremely fine £250-350

91. George III, gold Half Sovereign, 1817 (S 3786). Very fine or better. £150-200

92. William IV, gold Sovereign, 1835, second bust (S 3829B). Very fine £400-600

93. William IV, gold Sovereign, 1831, first bust, w.w. incuse with stops (S 3829). Scored behind ear and on neck, otherwise nearly extremely fine and rare. £700-1,000

94. Gold Sovereigns (4), Victoria (2), 1894, 1901; George V (2), 1911. Very fine. (4) £600-650

95. Gold Half-Sovereigns (4), Edward VII, 1909; George V (3), 1910, 1912, 1913. Very fine or nearly so. (4) £320-350


97. Gold Sovereign, Elizabeth II, 2013, sealed in Royal Mint bubble pack and in a fitted case. As struck £150-200

Sovereign, 1910 (S 3969). Good fine. £180-220


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98. Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965), Memorial gold Medal, 1965, by Gregory & Co, bust almost full-face, rev the “V” for Victory sign, 38.5mm, 46.96gms, case of issue, with certificate, numbered 416 (of 1000). Virtually mint state. £1,000-1,200

99. Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965), Memorial gold Medal, 1965, by Gregory & Co, bust almost full-face, rev the “V” for Victory sign, 38.5mm, 46.21gms, case of issue, with certificate, numbered 849 (of 1000). Virtually mint state. £1,000-1,200

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101. Albert Einstein (1879-1955), set of three gold Medals, 1966, by G. Colley for Metalimport Ltd, bust three-quarters left, rev E = MC motif, 22ct, 22, 32, 40mm, total wt 68.83gms, in case of issue, with certificate, numbered 32. Virtually mint state. £1,500-1,800

102. Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (1887-1976), 25th Anniversary of Desert War, set of three gold Medals, 1965, by G. Colley for Metalimport Ltd, bust three-quarters left, rev advancing tank, 18ct, 22, 32, 40mm, total wt 61.19gms, in case of issue, with certificate, numbered 231. Virtually mint state. £1,400-1,500

104. South Africa [ZAR], Paul Kruger, gold Ponds (2), 1897. Fine to very fine. (2) £320-360

106. Spain, Ferdinand VI (1746-1759), gold Half-Escudos (3), 1747, 1754, 1755, all Madrid, all assayer J, bust right, rev crowned arms (F. 274; Cal ). Very fine. £200-300


100. Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965), Memorial gold Medal, 1965, by Gregory & Co, bust almost full-face, rev the “V” for Victory sign, 38.5mm, 47.16gms, case of issue, with certificate, numbered 853 (of 1000). Virtually mint state. £1,000-1,200

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103. Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), set of three gold Medals, 1965, by G. Colley for Metalimport Ltd, bust three-quarters right, rev Map of Africa, NOBEL 1952, 22ct, 22, 32, 40mm, total wt 68.88gms, in case of issue, with certificate, numbered 374. Virtually mint state. £1,500-1,700

105. France, Napoleon III, gold 20-Francs, 1856 A; Turkey, Abdul Mejid (1839-1861), gold 100-Piastres, yr. 17. Very fine and fine. £300-340

107. Portugal, John V (1706-1750), Cruzados (2) of 400-Reis, 1721, 1730; Spain, Charles III (1759-1788), Half-Escudo, 1772, Madrid, assayer PJ, these very fine; together with George III, Quarter- Guinea, 1762, bent and damaged. (4) £160-200

108. Imperial Russia, Alexander III, gold 5 Roubles, 1889 (F 168). Good very fine. £200-250

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109. James II, Silver Crown, 1687, second bust, edge TERTIO (S 3407). Near fine £140-180 110. George II, Silver Crown, 1735, roses and plumes, edge OCTAVO, (S 3686). Struck on a slightly oval flan, otherwise about fine. £150-250 111. Crowns (4), Charles II, 1663, 1673 (edge QUINTO), 1677, William III, 1695 (S 3354, 3358, 3470).The first three fair or better, the fourth good very fine. [4] £180-220 112. Silver Crown, Charles II, 1677, edge V NONO; Crown, William III, 1696, third bust, edge OCTAVO; Halfcrowns (2), William IV 1836, 1837; Shilling, William III, 1697; Shillings (2), Anne, 1709, 1711 (S 3358; 3472; 3834; 3505; 3610). Various grades from fair to fine. [7] £100-150 113. Silver Crowns (7), Charles II, 1676, edge V. OCTAVO; 1682, edge T. QVARTO; James II, 1687; William III, 1696 (2), edge OCTAVO; Anne, 1703 VIGO; 1707, E (Edinburgh), edge SEXTO, (S 3358; 3359; 3407; 3470; 3576; 3600). Fine or near fine. £500-700 112



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114. Three silver Shillings, George III, 1811, Bank of England issue, first bust; Halfcrown, 1817, small head, edge milled; Halfcrown, George IV, 1823, laurelled head, 2nd reverse (S 3769; 3789; 3808). The first good fine, the second near very fine, the third near fine. [3] £100-150 115. George III, Sixpences (2), 1787, without semée of hearts (S 3748). Extremely fine or better. [2]


116. George III, Silver Halfcrown, 1817 (S 3788). Extremely fine



117 117. Silver Crowns (6), George III, 1819, edge LIX; George IV, 1820, edge LX; 1821 (3), edge SECUNDO; 1822, edge TERTIO (S 3787; 3805). Fine or better, obverses generally better. £100-150 118. Silver Halfcrowns (4), George IV, 1823, 2nd reverse; Victoria, 1874; 1883; George V, 1915 (S 3808; 3889; 4011). The first three very fine or better, the last extremely fine. £100-150 119. George IV, Silver Shilling, 1825, bare head bust, third reverse, Roman I in date (S 3812). Good very fine and extremely rare. £100-150




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120. Victoria, Silver Halfcrown, 1878 (S 3889). Dent to rim at 9 o’clock, otherwise extremely fine, reverse better. 121. Victoria, Silver Shilling, 1865, die 79 (S 3905). Lightly toned and light wear on high spots of hair, otherwise extremely fine.

£100-150 £60-80

122. Silver Shillings (9), George III, 1787 with semée of hearts, 1817 (2); George IV, 1826 third reverse; Victoria, 1857 (near extremely fine), £200-300 1887 (fine), 1897 (2), 1900 (S 3746, 3790, 3812, 3904, 3926, 3940A). All about very fine unless otherwise stated


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123. Victoria, Maundy Fourpences (8), 1880 (S 3917). Extremely fine or nearly so.


124. Silver Crowns (4), George III, 1819, edge LIX; 1820 (2); George IV, 1821, edge SECUNDO (S 3787; 3805). The first nearly extremely fine, the other good very fine. £300-500 125. Victoria, Silver Threepences (8), 1880 (S 3914D). Extremely fine


126. Silver Crowns (10), George III, 1819 (2), edge LIX; 1820 (2), edge LX; George IV, 1821 (4), edge SECUNDO; 1822 (2), edge TERTIO (S 3787; 3805). Fine, some a little better. £250-350



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127. Victoria, Silver Crowns (10), 1847 (young head), 1887, 1888, 1889, 1890 (2), 1891 (2), 1892, 1893; Double-Florins (2), 1887 (Arabic 1), 1889; Florin, 1883, Gothic type; Shilling, 1866, die number 66; Sixpence, 1872, die number 17; Groats (2), 1848; Threepence, 1875 (S 3882, 3921; 3923; 3900; 3905; 3910; 3913; 3914C). Various grades, many fine or nearly so. [18] £300-400




128. George III, Silver Halfcrown, 1818 (S 3789). Good very fine or better.


129. Victoria, Silver Florin, 1849, ‘Godless’ type (S 3890). Nearly extremely fine. £80-120 131 130. Victoria, Silver Crowns (6), 1845 (2), cinquefoil stops; 1893 (2), edge LVI; 1895, edge LIX; 1898, edge LXII; (S 3882; 3937). The first two fine or better, one 1893 and the 1895 only fair, the others near fine or better £80-120 131. Victoria, Silver Florin, 1849, with initials (S 3890). Nearly extremely fine.


132. Victoria, Silver Florin, 1849, with initials (S 3890). Nearly extremely fine.




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133. Victoria, Silver Crowns (4), 1887 (4) (S 3921). Some toning, otherwise nearly extremely fine or better. £150-200

134. Victoria, Silver Crowns (4), 1889 (2); 1894, LVII; 1902 (S 3921; 3937; 3978). About very fine or better. £100-150

135 135. Victoria, Silver Crowns (3), 1887 (2), 1889 (S 3921). Good very fine or better. [3] £100-150 136. Victoria, Silver Double-Florins (4), 1887 (3), Arabic 1; 1889 (S 3923). Good very fine or nearly extremely fine. [4] £100-150 137. Victoria, Silver Crowns (8), 1889 (5), 1890, 1891, 1894 (LVIII) (S 3921, 3937). All about fine £100-150




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138. Victoria, Silver Double-Florin, 1887, Arabic 1; Halfcrowns (2), 1887; Florin, 1887 (S 3923; 3924; 3925). The first two and the last good fine or better, one Halfcrown nearly extremely fine. [4] £100-150

139. Silver Crown, Victoria, 1892; Halfcrowns (2), Victoria, 1889; George V, 1918; Florins (3), Victoria, 1898, 1901; George V, 1914; Shillings (4), Victoria, 1887 (2), 1890; George V, 1916 (S 3921; 3924, 4011; 3939, 4012; 3926, 3927, 4013). Nearly very fine [10] £50-70 140. Various silver coins (16), various reigns: Crown, 1895; Halfcrowns (2), 1817, 1883; Florins (2) 1849 (good very fine), 1894; Shillings (8), 1696, 1826, 1829, 1887 (2 one very fine, one good fine), 1888, 1889, 1890; Sixpences (2), 1817, 1837; ThreeHalfpence, 1839. All near fine or fine unless otherwise indicated. £100-150 141. Victoria, Silver coins: Double Florin, Halfcrowns (2), Florin, all 1887 (S 3921, 3924, 3925). All about extremely fine [4] £100-150 142. Silver Halfcrown, Victoria, 1887; Florin, 1887; Shilling, 1887, small head; Penny, George III, 1780, young bust (S 3924; 3925; 3926; 3759). Shilling very fine, others nearly extremely fine. [4] £70-100


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143 143. Florin, 1887, nearly extremely fine; shillings (2), 1875 (die 13), 1890, good very fine or better; together with: Halfcrown, 1889; Florins (4), 1862, 1865, 1887, 1903; Shillings (3), 1853, 1880, 1900; Sixpences (3), 1866 (die 32), 1897, 1909. All fine or nearly so [14] £80-120 (S 3925; 3906A, 3927; 3924; 3891, 3892, 3901, 3981; 3904, 3907, 3940A; 3909, 3941, 3983. 144. Victoria, Silver Shillings (6), 1887 (5) (small head), 1891; sixpences (5), 1887 shield in garter (3), 1887 crowned value, 1895 (S 3926, 3927; 3928, 3929, 3941). Nearly extremely fine except crowned value sixpence, very fine only. [11] £100-150 145. Victoria, Silver Shillings (2), 1887; Sixpences (3), 1841, 1883, 1887 (crowned mark of value); Sixpences (5), 1887, rev. shield in garter ‘withdrawn’ type; Sixpences (2), 1888, 1898. (S 3926; 3908, 3912, 3928; 3929, 3941). Various grades from very fine to extremely fine. [12] £100-150


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146. George V, Silver Halfcrowns (26), 1912 (2), 1913 (3), 1914 (4), 1915 (4), 1916 (4), 1917 (4), 1918 (4), 1919 (S 4011). Most near very fine, four near extremely fine or better. £250-350

147. George V, Silver Halfcrowns (29), 1915 (13), fine to near very fine; 1916 (6), good fine; 1918 (10), good fine to very fine (S 4011) £200-300

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149. George V, Crowns (17), 1928, requires cleaning but near very fine; 1930, very fine; 1935 (9), edges incuse, mainly good fine or near very fine; 1937 (6), mainly very fine or better £100-150 (S 4036; 4048; 4078)

150. Maundy coins (12), set, Elizabeth II, 1955, uncased, attractively toned and good extremely fine; Threepences (7), George IV, 1835; Victoria, 1864 (very fine), 1868, 1891; George V, 1919 (2 one very fine), 1921; and Maundy Twopence, Victoria, 1864 (very fine). All only fair or fine unless otherwise stated. £70-100

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151. A small quantity of Medieval English hammered coins, various reigns from Henry II to Richard III, including whole and cut examples; two early 17th Century coins, fair; two 15th Century Spanish silver coins; and a Venitian Soldino, c. 1300. Various grades, including many fine or better. £100-150

152. Maundy Sets (3), Victoria, 1900, later cased; Edward VII, 1902, later cased; 1904, in official red case of issue. (S 3943; 3985). The first toned and with scratch to threepence, otherwise about as struck; the third the same or better; the second with milky discolouration. £100-150

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153. George V, Proof set, 1911, Halfcrown to Maundy Penny (8), in official red case of issue (S PS13). Attractively toned, with some very light scratching to some coins, mainly to obverses, otherwise about as struck. £500-700

154. George V, Proof Set of Coins, 1927, silver Crown to Threepence, bare head left, various reverses (S.PS14), in original leather case of issue. Light tone, virtually mint state. (6) £400-500


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156. H.M. Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, a set of 12 proof coins, mainly crown sized, various Dominions, 1994-1995, in fitted case. £120-180

157. Australia, George V and VI, threepences, various dates from 1918-1944, fine to very fine (a small number only fair) (430); together with 13 British threepences: 1884, fair, 1911, 1913, 1916 (3), 1917 (3), 1918 (2) and 1919 (2), fine. (443). £200-300

158. A collection of small denomination British coins, mainly threepences, various reigns and dates. Various grades from fair to near very fine. [Approximately 147] £70-100

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159. A quantity of British silver coins, crowns to threepences, various reigns. Most very worn and only fair, none better than near fine. [Approximately 27 oz.] £280-320

160. Silver Crowns (3), Victoria, 1889, 1892,1893; Halfcrowns (13), 1887, 1889, 1899, 1901 (2); George V 1915 (2), 1916 (2), 1917, 1918 (2), 1919; Florins (3), Victoria, 1887; George V, 1914, 1916; Shillings (7), Anne, 1711 (angles plain), 1712 (roses and plumes); Victorian, 1887 (2), 1890; Edward VII, 1910; George V, 1918 (S 3921; 3924, 3938, 4011; 3925, 4012; 3610, 3617; 3926, 3927, 3982, 4013). Mainly about fine, some better. [26] £200-300

161. Mexico, 4 Reals (2), 1745, MF, mm MO; 1758, MM, mm MO (KM#94; KM#95). Near very fine. £100-150 162. Austria, Leopold, Thaler, 1632, (KM# 629.4). Near very fine £60-80 163. France, Ecu, 1775; 5 Francs (2), 1831. The first fair, the others very fine. [3] £80-120 164. Austria, restrike Maria Theresia Thalers (16), 1780. About extremely fine. £200-300 165. A small collection of copper coins (11), including: Farthing, 1673, near fine; Isle of Man, Penny, 1786, about fine; Twopence, 1797, Soho Mint ‘Cartwheel’ coinage, good very fine; Guernesey, 4 Doubles, 1949, good extremely fine with lustre; and others in various grades (S 3394; 7413; 3776; 7219) [11] £100-150

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166. George III, Copper Penny, 1806, Soho Mint, no incuse hair curl, edge centre grained, some contact marks but otherwise extremely fine; Twopence, 1797; Penny, 1797 (2). the last three near fine or better. (6) £70-100

167. A small collection of late 19th and early 20th Century bronze coins, including Pennies, Halfpennies and Farthings. Most in very good grades. £70-100

(S 3780; 3776; 3777)

168 168. Russia, Catherine II, 5 Kopeks (2), 1764, 1765, copper, EM (C# 59.3). The first very fine, the second better. £150-250 169. George II, Shillings (2), 1745, Lima, one nearly very fine, the other near fine ; Half Crown, 1816, fine, reverse better; Half Farthing, 1844, extremely fine; Pennies (2), 1861 (Obv. 6 Rev. G), 1862, first good fine, second near fine; Threepence, 1946, nearly very fine; Sweden, Krona, £80-120 1936, very fine. [8] (S 3703; 3788; 3951; 3954; 4112) 170. Imperial Rome, Siliqua (2), Valentinian II (375-392 AD), Theodosius I (379-395 AD); together with a small quantity of other silver and bronze coins, various Emperors and mints, including two Byzantine examples; and a British Celtic silver stater of the Durotriges. [11] £150-200




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171. A collection of Roman bronze coins, approximately 500. Excavated condition. £70-100

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172. Napoleon, 5 Francs, 1813, W (Lille); other crown sized coins (6), and a small quantity of other silver and copper coins including: Shillings (3), 1723, 1758 (2); Sixpence (2), 1593, 1758 (S 3647; 3704; 2578; 3711); and other British and World Issues. Most about fine £300-400

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173. A small collection of British and world coins. Various grades. £80-120

174. Elizabeth II, Proof Year sets, 1970; with a quantity of Churchill Crowns; ‘Plastic’ Decimal sets and sundry other coins. New issues virtually mint state, others varied. (qty) £70-90

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175. Jersey, Elizabeth II, Royal Wedding Anniversary, 1972, Proof Set of coins, gold 50-, 25-, 20-, and 5-Pounds, silver from £2.50 - 50p (KM PS 6), in case of issue, with certificate. Virtually mint state. (8) £1,500-1,700

176. Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965), Pair of silver medals, 1965, by G. Colley for Gregory & Co, bust almost full-face, rev the “V” for Victory sign, 57.5mm & 38.5mm, case of issue, with certificate, numbered 1024 (of 5000); Moon Landing, 1969, set of three silver medals, by Metalimport, case of issue, with certificate, numbered 795; Queen Victoria, 150th Anniversary of Birth, 1969, set of three silver medals, numbered 32, case of issue; another set, in folders, numbered 2; Elizabeth II, Silver Jubilee; Prince of Wales, Investiture, medals; Concorde stamp replicas, in cases or folders. Virtually mint state. (qty) £150-200


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not to scale 177. George VI, Proof Sets (3), 1937, Crown to Farthing (15), in official maroon cases of issue, one set also with original card box. Some coins exhibiting signs of handling, some toning, one two shillings with loss to plating on bust, otherwise about as minted. £400-600

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179. A small quantity of British and world coins, and bank notes, various reigns and issues. £50-70 Various grades, many poor.

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180. A large collection of British base metal coinage, including late pre-decimal and early decimal issues and commemorative crowns, many in plastic cases and wallets of issue. (Approximately 230) £100-200

181. A large quantity of British predecimal coins, crowns to threepences, the great majority debased silver or cupro-nickel. Grades from fine to very fine. £200-300

182. A small collection of numismia, including: China, Kirin Province, Dollar (2), very fine; 20 Cents, fine; Manchukuo, Chiao (2), 1938, 1939, extremely fine; Dyrrhachium, Stater, c. 330 BC; Great Britain, Maundy Set, 1912, extremely fine; and other coins and tokens [17] £100-150


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183. A small collection of tokens (12), comprising: Poole, Mayor of the Town and County, 1667.; Hull, Halfpenny, 1791, William II on horseback, edge JONATHAN GARTON & CO; Leeds, Brownbill, Halfpenny, 1793, bust of Bishop Blaze, edge indistinct; Sussex, Frant, Halfpenny, 1794, GR cypher with lamb above, edge G. RING FRANT; Poole, Jas. Bayly, Halfpenny, 1795, Hope with anchor, edge reeded; Poole, R. Allen, Halfpenny, 1797, Prince of Wales feathers, Halfpenny Payable, damaged reverse die, edge engrailed; Sheffield, 18 Norfolk Row, Halfpenny, 1811, bust of Nelson; Blandford, H. Ward, Shilling, 1912, three lions within a garter, silver; Poole, W.B. Best, Shilling, 1812, Commerce seated on a bale, silver; Sheffield, Overseers of the Poor, Penny, 1813, view of the workhouse; Barnsley, Jackson & Lister, Penny, weaver at loom; Spitalfields, Thomas Wood, 6D, square with canted corners. Mainly near very fine or very fine. £200-300

184. A collection of 19th Century copper tokens, including: Birmingham Threepence, 1813, Payable at the Workhouse; Bradford Workhouse, Penny, 1812, counter marked Birmingham Union Copper Company token; Norwich, Two Penny, Robert Blake Cotton & Bombazine Manufaturer; Walsall, Penny, 1811, Fletcher and Sharratt, Bear and Ragged Staff; and various others. Various grades. [23] £150-250

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185. A collection of 18th Century tokens, including Pennies (2), 1788, druid, edge ON DEMAND IN LONDON, LIVERPOOL OR ANGLESEY; Halfpennies (26), Poole, Jas Bayly Draper (2); London and Middlesex, John Bebbington, For Change no Fraud; Exeter, Samuel Kingdom, Success to the Wollen Manufactory; Let Glasgow Flourish, 1791, edge PAYABLE IN LONDON, BRISTOL AND LANCASTER; and others. Many very fine or better. [28] £250-350 185 not to scale


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EDGED WEAPONS 186. A Japanese presentation sword (tachi), blade 31.5 in., shinogi-zukuri, horimo of a cherry branch to one side and bamboo to the other, highly polished but with hamon visible along much of the length, nakago signed Sa Yukihide saku kore and date Kaei 6th year (corresponding to 1853), tsuka and saya clad in samegawa and with full length copper fukurin embellished with repousse scale decoration, silvered fittings cast in heavy relief with cherry blossom and other botanical themes, comprising: sarute, kabutogane, fuchi, tsuba, koiguchi, ashi kanamono, semegane and sayajiri; leather obitori with nanatsu-gane, menuki and other discrete ornaments ensuite and accompanied by others depicting crouching warriors, mid 19th Century, probably attributable to Yukihide of Chikuzen and Tosa, Hawley reference YUK 33 £1,500-2,500 Reference: Willis Meeker Hawley, ‘Hawley’s Japanese Swordsmiths’.


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187. A Japanese sword (shingunto), showa era gendaito blade 26.5 inches, shinogi-zukuri with large kissaki, notare hamon becoming suguha at the boshi, gilt copper habaki, long nakago with two mekugi ana, signed ‘Minamoto Masauji Kore Saku’, regulation officer’s mountings, the pierced tsuba and the seppa with matching assembly number 0207, tsuka secured with two mekugi, sarute formed as two clasped hands and with brown and blue sword knot, regulation steel saya. Hawley notes a Masauji working in 1931. £700-1,000 188. A Japanese sword (tachi), blade 27 in., shinogi-zukuri, suguha hamon, gilt copper habaki, aoi tsuba engraved with twining foliage, tsuka and saya with full length fukurin and encircled by a series of reeded brass bands, each of the intervening panels set with the hollyhock mon of the Tokugawa clan amid foliate scrolls, kabutogane and sayajiri with upswept ends, ashi kanamono with buff leather obitori each set with a further hollyhock mon. 19th Century £1,000-1,500

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189. A Japanese sword (wakizashi), blade 22 in., shinogi-zukuri with chojimidare hamon, exhibits utsuri and tobiyaki, unsigned nakago with conjoined ana, copper or shakudo habaki with scratches and raised grains, associated koshirae comprising: iron tsuba with semi-incuse leaf decoration overlaid with flowerheads, fuchi and kashira in shakudo with gilt waterfowl by a stream, plain laquered saya. ÂŁ300-500

190. A Japanese war fan (gunbai uchiwa), the metal framed head of butterfly form, decorated in gold lacquer with a dragon to one face against a dark ground, and four seal script characters against a red ground to the other, bronze mounted shaft with lacquered cane bound grip, tasseled cord, 19th Century. ÂŁ400-600 The original purpose of such fans was as a signaling device and a mark of rank for samurai leaders.



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191. A fine Arab sword (nimcha), broad curving blade 28.5 in., hollow ground with narrow back fuller, the hilt with three drooping quillons and a knuckle bow formed from silver bars with dragon head terminals, ivory grip of characteristic square hooked form and set with gold repousse panels, moulded leather scabbard with silver repousse mounts (chape possibly later) and complete with tasselled cord hanger, Zanzibar, of Omani workmaship. £2,000-3,000 Provenance: the late property of Admiral Sir George Le Clerc Egerton, K.C.B. Reference: Robert Hales. ‘Islamic and Oriental Arms and Armour’ 192. A Persian sword (shamshir), curved single edged blade 30 in., iron guard with Arabic characters in low relief, rosette terminal quillons engraved with small fish, braided gold wire collar, ivory grip scales, gold repousse pommel cap, filigree back strap, moulded leather scabbard with iron suspension mounts, gold repousse chape, leather hangers. £800-1,200 Provenance: the late property of Admiral Sir George Le Clerc Egerton, K.C.B. 193. A South East Asian dagger (dha), blade 6 in. with slight forward curve and 3.5 in. false back edge, central fuller and impressed flowerhead decoration, white metal collar, ivory hilt carved all over with monkeys entwined with snakes, hide covered wooden scabbard, Burma or Shan States. £150-250 Reference: Hale pp. 148-158



194. Two 19th Century Indian all-steel axes, the first a tabor with small head to an octagonal section haft, allover silver koftgari decoration of scrolls and foliage incorporating arabic characters, length 49 cm (19.5 in.); the other with crescent head and square section spike, the slender haft with hemispherical butt, retaining traces of gold and silver koftgari, length 55 cm (21.5 in.) (2) £150-200 195. An Indian dagger (katar), triangular blade 9.5 inches with swollen tip and medial ridge, iron hilt of characteristic form with spatulate side bars and twin transverse grips and decorated all over with lotus flowers in gold koftgari, lacks scabbard. £200-300 193




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196. A Japanese sword (shingunto), showa era blade 26 in., shinogizukuri, gilt copper habaki, tang with inspection stamp (Na), signed to both sides: showa (shichi sen ju?) gatsu, and with two-character mei, regulations officer’s mountings with steel scabbard, tsuba, three seppa and fuchi all stamped ‘209’. £150-250

197. A Japanese army officer’s sword (shingunto), showa era blade 27 in., shinogi-zukuri, exhibiting yakiba and thus possibly gendaito, copper habaki, nakago with single mekugi-ana, Seki arsenal stamp and four character mei (possibly Yoshiaki), regulation tsuka, laquered wooden saya in leather field scabbard. £200-300

Reference: Fuller & Gregory, ‘Military swords of Japan’


198. An Indonesian sword (parang), heavy curved blade 23 in., 7 in. false back edge and shaped square point, two narrow back fullers, brass hilt with knuckle bow and scrolling back quillon, horn grip with lattice carving in panels and swollen butt, steel finial, fabric wrapped wood lined scabbard, Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo). £200-300



199. An Arabian dagger (jambiya), broad curved blade 7.25 in., waisted horn hilt overlaid with beaded white metal bands, scabbard with large white metal locket with banded decoration and set with a red glass oval; together with an Afghan dagger (choora), tapering Tsection blade 7.75 in., two stage hilt with bone grips, wooden scabbard. [2] £100-150

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200. Two Javanese daggers (kris), one with 12.5 in. wavy blade, the other with 12.5 in. sllightly curved blade, each with faceted garuda type hilt and in wooden scabbard with characteristic boat shaped top; together with two Bornean swords (mandau), one with 18 in. C-section blade and carved bone pommel, the other with 20.5 in. blade of symmetrical cross-section, each in a rattan bound wooden scabbard. [4] £200-300

201. A kukri, heavy hollow ground blade 14.5 in. with decorating fullers to the lower part, hilt with fluted brass ferrule and carved horn grip, leather scabbard with moulded decoration and complete with small companion knives. £40-50

203. A 17th Century steel breastplate, of small proportions, central ridge terminating in a small peak at the base, turned over edges, two steel buckles at the shoulders. £700-1,000

202. An Indo Persian steel axe, haft engraved with a spiral band of foliate scrolls, later crescent shaped head with large square socket and spiked peen. £50-70

204. An Italian partizan, broad steel head with medial ridge, basal lugs, and octagonal socket; scrolling engraving involving lion masks, fish and warriors; studded and fabric clad shaft with two tiers of tassels near the head, possibly 18th Century, length 248 cm. £700-1,000


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205. A good late 19th/ early 20th Century bowie knife by Holtzapffel London, clip point blade 9 in., maker’s name to the riscasso, oval iron cross piece with short quillons, staghorn grip, brown leather scabbard; together with a dagger by William Rodgers Sheffield, slender double edged blade 5.5 in., brass cross piece, grip formed of leather washers with horn pommel, brown leather scabbard, possibly WWII private purchase. [2] £250-350

207. An early 19th Century processional sword, wavy blade 36.5 in., heavy brass hilt with lobe quillons, the quillon block with ovals engraved ‘No 84’ to one side and ‘No 78 ‘ to the other, banded brass grip, brass mounted leather scabbard, locket engraved to either side to correspond with the hilt. £200-300


208. A scarce Fairbairn-Sykes fighting knife, first pattern second type, blade 6.75 in. with etched ricasso, two inch wavy crossguard, nickel-plated brass hilt with knurled grip, leather scabbard (tabs removed). £1,000-1,200

206. A 19th Century bowie knife, by Edward Barnes & Sons, Sheffield, heavy clip-point blade 8.5 in., cast brass hilt with acanthus moulded crosspiece and horse head pommel, stag horn grip, steel mounted leather £500-700 scabbard with brass frog stud.

209. A 19th Century locking clasp knife, blade 5½ in., white metal mounted hilt with foliate engraved Mother-o’-Pearl grips (each cracked through). £200-300

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211. An officer’s sword of the 2nd Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, regimental pattern with straight double edged Highland pattern blade etched ‘93’ and with the officer’s initials ‘J.H.C.’ (John H. Campbell), dated 1899 and numbered A100993, retailed by S.J. Pillin of Soho, plated guard of 1857 Royal Engineers pattern with pierced scrolling foliate design (not removable), brown leather sword knot, brown leather covered scabbard, leather sword bag. £300-500 210. A good late 18th Century officer’s sword, curved blade 27 in., gilt brass stirrup hilt with fine border and leaf engraving, back strap engraved with two entwined snakes, wire bound fish skin covered grip, gilt brass mounted leather scabbard, the chape engraved ‘DUDLEY/ GRAND PARADE/ PORTSMO.’ all encircled by a snake eating its tail, possibly for a naval surgeon. £800-1,000

Although the proud and illustrious 93rd (Sutherland Highlanders) Foot had been merged with the 91st Argyllshire Highlanders in 1881, they continued, as the 2nd battalion of the new regiment (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders), to use their old regimental number. This sword is an example of the interesting variant patterns adopted by some Highland Regiments as alternatives to the archetypal basket hilt.


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212. A British 1796 dress pattern heavy cavalry officer’s sword, single edged flat backed blade 32.5 in. with broad central fuller and marked ‘J Runkel Solingen’ to the back, engraved at the forte and retaining much bluing and gilding, gilt brass hilt with boat shell guard and slender knuckle bow, silver wire bound grip, associated steel scabbard with two suspension rings and engraved ‘Johnston’s Sword Cutlers & Co 12 Newcastle Street Strand’. £300-500 213. A Prussian ‘Model 1811’ cavalry trooper’s sword, broad curved blade 32 in., steel stirrup hilt with D-shaped langets, steel scabbard with two loose suspension rings, hilt and scabbard with unit markings: ‘5. T. L. 11. 8.’, and various other stamped markings. £150-200 214. A Victorian 1821 pattern heavy cavalry officer’s sword, slightly curved fullered blade 35.5 in., etched panels with crowned royal cypher and foliate scrolls, ‘PROOF’ in gold poincon to the ricasso, pieced steel hilt of ‘honeysuckle’ type, wire bound fishskin covered grip, steel scabbard with two suspension rings. £200-300 215. A Victorian Royal Artillery officer’s sword, slightly curved and etched blade 34.5 in., gold proof poincon to the ricasso, numbered 5246, regulation steel three bar hilt with cross-hatched panel over half of the back strap, steel scabbard, blade length indicates possible use by a mounted officer; together with a George V Royal Artillery officer’s sword, etched blade 34 in., regulation three bar hilt with chequered back strap, brown leather field scabbard. [2] £200-300



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216. A Victorian heavy cavalry officer’s undress sword of the 1st Kings Dragoon Guards, fullered blade etched with regimental title and battle honours to 1860, also etched with owner’s name ‘W HARKNESS’, retailed by W. Jones & Co. 236 Regent Street London, pierced steel guard of ‘honeysuckle’ pattern, lacks scabbard. Blade 90cm (35 1/4 inches). £150-250 A Sub Lieutenant W H Harkness appears on the South Africa 1877-79 Medal Roll for the regiment as entitled to the medal with clasp for 1879. The London Gazette June 13th 1882 includes the entry ‘Lieutenant William Henry Harkness to be Captain, vice H. C. Vetch.” Dated 6th May, 1882.’. According to Robson, ‘Swords of the British Army’, this pattern of hilt was in use for heavy cavalry throughout the mid to late 19th Century, and the battle honour ‘South Africa 1879’ is omitted from the blade, inviting speculation that the sword might have seen service in the Zulu War, possibly even in the final charge at Ulundi. 217. An Italian model 1833 horse artillery officer’s sword, broad and slightly curved blade 32.75 in., impressed mark for Schnitzler & Kirschbaum, steel stirrup hilt, with slender langets (outer langet missing), lacks scabbard; together with a British artillery NCO’s sword, plain blade of 1897 type, numbered 9124 and with gold proof poincon, steel three bar hilt of earlier pattern, stamped markings: ‘C.C. R.A. 1 0 5’, brown leather covered field scabbard, presumably re-bladed in service. [2] £100-150 218. A Victorian Royal Engineers officer’s sword, etched blade 32 in., regulation hilt with pierced scrolling guard, retailed by Warren, lacks scabbard. £50-70 219. A Victorian Engineer Volunteer Corps officer’s 1857 pattern sword, etched blade for the 1st City of London EVC, retailers name of Tucker & Seacombe, Cannon Street, London; regulation gilt brass guard with pierced scrolling decoration, steel scabbard. £100-150 This unit was originally raised in 1862. On the formation of the Territorial Force in 1908 it was converted to become 1st London Heavy Brigade RGA.


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220. A British 1845 pattern light infantry officer’s sword, etched blade, regulation brass ‘gothic’ hilt incorporating stringed bugle, buff leather sword knot, steel scabbard; together with a British 1897 pattern infantry officer’s sword, George V, gold sword knot, steel scabbard. (2) £150-200

221. A George V 1897 pattern infantry officer’s sword, regulation form with etched blade and pierced guard, blade numbered 32967, with leather covered scabbard and frog; together with another, by Fenton Brothers, lacks scabbard. [2] £120-160


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222. A Victorian 1897 pattern infantry officer’s sword, blade 32.5 in. with light etching to the forte, regulation hilt with VR cypher and later engraved with ASC monogram and ‘AUGUST 1914’, brown leather sword knot, leather field scabbard; together with a George V 1897 pattern infantry officer’s sword, blade 32.5 in. with etched panels, regulation hilt, brown leather sword knot, leather field scabbard. (2) £150-250

223. Three Imperial German swords: a Prussian model 1889 infantry officer’s sword, straight bi-fullered blade 28.75 in., marked for Otto Mertens Soligen and numbered 35, gilt steel hilt with folding outer shell bearing Prussian Arms and WII cypher, wire bound horn grip overlaid with WII cypher badge, steel scabbard with later black painted finish; a model 1873 artillery officer’s sword, curved blade 32.5 in., etched decoration including ‘Reit Abllg. Feldartillerie Regiment Holtzendorf (1 Rhein) No 8’, steel P-hilt with inner langet ground off, steel scabbard; a Cavalry officer’s sword, straight blade 31.25 in. with etched decoration including ‘Ulan Ritterskamp 1 Esk./ Westf. Ulanen Regt No. 5’. (3) £200-300


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224. Two Continental hunting swords, the first with slightly curved single edged blade 20.5 in., struck with a mariner’s cross mark, cast brass hilt with Green Man motif top the shell guard and pommel, slender knuckle bow, stag horn grip, late 17th Century; the second with straight fullered blade 24 in., engraved decoration to the forte, brass hilt with plain shell and pommel, slender knuckle bow, lacking scabbards, 18th Century. [2] £160-200 225. Three late 19th/early 20th Century hunting swords, brass hilts with scallop shell guards, hoof terminal quillons, staghorn grips each set with three acorns, brass mounted scabbards; the first with slender 19 in. blade retaining traces of etched decoration, long hook type frog stud; the second with broad etched blade 16 in., steel scabbard, acorn frog stud; the third with slender blade 19.25 in., copper acorns £400-500 to the grip, plain frog stud. [3] 226. A 19th Century German hunting sword, diamond section blade 16.5 in., steel hilt with scrolling quillons and small scallop shell guard, oak leaf motif to the quillon block, radially fluted pommel, staghorn grip, steel mounted leather scabbard with vacant secondary sheath in the locket and acorn frog stud. £160-200 227. A British 1860 pattern sword bayonet, with sold out of service mark, steel mounted leather scabbard; a 19th Century German infantry sidearm, blade 17in., brass hilt with S-curve quillons and hooked pommel, brass mounted leather scabbard; a 20th Century dagger, by William Rodgers, slender double edged blade 5.5 in, leather washer grip and horn pommel, leather scabbard; and an Indonesian knife (kris), of characteristic form, with stylised kingfisher hilt and wooden scabbard with large top. [4] £150-200



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228. A 19th Century steel hilted court sword, slender hollow triangular-section blade 31 in. with etched panels, cut-steel hilt with shell, slender knuckle bow and urn pommel; together with another similar sword, both lacking scabbards (2) £200-300 229. An English court sword, slender lenticular-section blade 31 in., etched with scrolls and ‘EDE & RAVENSCROFT 93 & 94 CHANCERY LANE LONDON WC2’, gilt brass hilt with beaded shell and knuckle bow, with sword knot and gilt brass mounted scabbard and in a sword bag; together with a 19th Century enlisted man’s sword (briquet), curved blade 23.5 in., brass stirrup hilt stamped ‘GA’ and ‘C’ and with various numerals, leather scabbard with buff leather top and iron ball finial. (2) £100-150 231 230. A 19th Century continental hunting sword, blade 22 in., brass hilt, shell embossed with dogs bringing down a boar, S-curve quillons with acorn terminals, reeded pommel, stag horn grip, leather £100-150 scabbard with brass chape. 231. A U.S. M4 bayonet, by Imperial Knife Co., in M8A1 scabbard; together with a German army dress bayonet, plated blade, hilt with chequered synthetic grips, steel scabbard with brown leather frog. (2) £50-70 232. A collection of edged weapons, comprising: French Bayonets (3), Models 1866 and 1874 (2 - one lacking scabbard); a British 1907 pattern bayonet, lacking scabbard; two other bayonets, and two replica British Midshipman’s dirks. [8] £100-150 232


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233. A fine cased pair of .46 calibre percussion target pistols by Charles Moore, twist browned octagonal rifled barrels 9.75 in., top flats engraved ‘77 St James Street LONDON’, border engraved break-off breeches with ‘C. MOORE LONDON PATENT’ to platinum poincons and each with a platinum band, border and scroll engraved lock plates signed ‘C. MOORE. LONDON’, acanthus engraved hammers, locks with safety bars and detentes to the tumblers, walnut half stocks with horn fore end caps, impressed mark ‘EA’ to the barrel channels, engraved steel trigger guards with pineapple finials and finger rests, vacant gold escutcheons, chequered butts, horn tipped ramrods - one with steel worm under screw-off brass cover, matching serial number 1320 repeated on the barrels, breeches, trigger guards, inside the locks, and in the barrel channels, green baize lined oak case with label for James Woodward and Sons ‘Successors to Charles Moore’, with combined bullet, powder and cap flask, bullet mould, turnscrew and pricker set, and rammer. £5,000-6,000 Charles Moore is listed at 77 St James Street between 1825 and 1842. (Blackmore)


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234. A fine 24 bore flintlock pistol by Samuel Nock, smooth bored sighted octagonal barrel 7 in., top flat engraved ‘GUN MAKER to his MAJESTY’, gold poincon with ‘S. NOCK LONDON’ to the breech plug, break off breech, engraved tang with notch sight and sighting groove, stepped lock plate engraved with a stand of arms and sun rays and with ‘S.NOCK’ to a gold poinçon, safety bar, detented lock, D-scroll cock, waterproof pan, platinum touch hole, frizzen spring with roller bearing, walnut stock with pronounced swell behind tang, chequered grip, engraved trigger guard with finger rest and pineapple finial, white metal fore end cap, later horn tipped wooden ramrod, in a later fitted case with Sykes powder flask and cleaning rod. £2,000-3,000

235. A 54 bore Beaumont-Adams five shot percussion revolver, top flat marked ‘R. BURNAND. PILGRIM ST NEWCASTLE ON TYNE’, serial number 22,523R and with Beaumont patent control number B6878, in a fitted case with accessories including powder flask, Adams two-cavity bullet mould, combination tool, nipple pricker, cap tin, cleaning rod, and other items. £1,200-1,600


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236. A French 11mm Model 1874 ‘Gras’ bolt action service rifle, barrel 32 in. with ladder back sight, serial number 24286, reciever marked for Chatellerault, steel mounted walnut stock with various markings to the butt, steel clearing rod. £250-350 237. A French 11mm Model 1874 ‘Gras’ bolt action service rifle, barrel 32 in. with ladder back sight, serial number 17445, reciever marked for St Etienne, bolt numbered 19639, steel mounted walnut stock with various markings to the butt, steel clearing rod; together with a bayonet of corresponding type, also St Etienne and in steel scabbard. £300-400







238. An Austrian rifled flintlock carbine, swamped hexagonal barrel 12 in., top flat inscribed ‘Franz Xaveri Schas.... in Ferlach’, tang numbered ‘242’, dovetailed brass fore sight, one standing and one folding leaf sight, plain iron lock stamped ‘I.R.’ to the inside, full stock with brass furniture, shaped cheek rest, patch box with sliding cover, indistinct stamped mark to the brass side plate, iron ram rod, 18th Century. £1,200-1,400 239. A flintlock blunderbuss, octagonal steel barrel 16 in. with small flare to the muzzle, top flat engraved ‘LONDON’, with London view and proof marks and barrel maker’s mark of ‘IR’ beneath a crown, lock plate signed Bass and possibly a replacement, walnut full stock with brass furniture, brass tipped wooden ramrod, late 18th Century. £400-500 Blackmore list a John Bass, originally of Grantham in Lincolnshire, working in London in partnership with Twigg until 1790, and on his own until his death in 1795. 240. A 15 bore double barreled percussion gun, by J Beattie, damascus barrels 29½ in. (right barrel with dents and one perforation), top rib marked ‘J. BEATTIE 205 REGENT STREET LONDON’, break off breech with well engraved tang, locks engraved with game birds and acanthus scrolls and signed ‘J. BEATTIE’, scroll engraved hammers, trigger guard engraved and with pineapple finial, but plate with scroll engraved tang, figured walnut stock chequered at fore end and wrist and with initials to a white metal cartouche, wooden ramrod. £100-150 241. A 16 bore percussion conversion fowling piece, two stage barrel 35 in., London proof marks to the breech, engraved lock signed ‘T Cranmer’, walnut half stock with brass furniture and inlaid with silver wire, horn fore end cap, iron ramrod. £260-320

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242. A 7 bore percussion gun, round twist-browned barrel 34 in., Birmingham proof marks, break off breach with engraved tang, scroll engraved lock, walnut stock chequered at wrist and fore end, horn fore end cap and engraved steel butt plate. £1,000-1,500


243. Mortimer, a 16 bore pinfire double barrelled gun, twist-browned barrels 28 in., top rib engraved ‘MORTIMER LONDON’, round bodied side lever action and back action locks all lightly scroll engraved, chequered walnut stock with white metal £250-300 escutcheon engraved ‘W.G’


244. A French 28 bore flintlock ‘poacher’s’ gun, round barrel 27.5 in., engraved lock with serpentine cock, half stock with swollen ebonised fore end cap and screwoff butt carved as a dog’s head. £1,200-1,400


245. A .22 Webley Service Air Rifle Mark II, quick detachable barrel, drift adjustable front sight, elevation adjustable back sight, a further aperture back sight mounted on the ‘receiver’, break barrel action with bolt style barrel release, walnut butt stock with chequered panels to the grip. Not for sale to under 18s £250-350




246. An Afghan flintlock jezail, with a 106cm long barrel with a flared muzzle, with a wooden stock with brass and mother of pearl inlay, 141.5cm long. £70-100

247. A .22 Webley Mk 3 air rifle, under barrel charging lever, rotating loading gate, with adjustable back sight and fitted with a 4 x 15 scope. Not for sale to under 18s £40-50


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248. A good 18th Century British sea service flintlock pistol, round barrel 11.5 in, undated Tower lock with flat ring necked cock, full stocked with large brass butt cap, iron belt hook, brass tipped ramrod with steel worm £1,800-2,200 249. A scarce and interesting Fitzgerald patent flintlock signal trumpet, converted musket with private Ordnance proof marks and double bridle lock signed ‘FOWLER’, barrel truncated and fitted with a threaded brass collar to accept a brass and copper ‘trumpet’ with widely flaring mouth, walnut stock with brass furniture, trumpet with embossed plate bearing Royal Arms and the legend ‘FITZGERALD PATENT SIGNAL TRUMPET SOLD BY APPOINTMENT THO CLIO RICKMAN’, early 19th Century. £300-500 Willam Fitzgerald was granted English Patent No. 2288 in 1799 covering a system for converting guns to amplify their muzzle report, making small arms a more efficient alternative to cannon for signalling purposes or, as the patent specification states “in every case in which the increase ...of sound may be desired”. The Board of Ordnance purportedly found that “with the charge of a musket cartridge, it is equal to a nine pounder” Thomas Clio Rickman was the sole retailer. References: Blackmore, ‘Gunmakers of London’; ‘Repertory of Patent Inventions’, printed by John Nichols, Fleet Street, 1799.




250. WW Greener A .310 Cadet Martini action take-down target rifle, serial number 021729, 24.5 in. heavy barrel marked ‘W.W. GREENER BIRMINGHAM SHARPSHOOTER’S CLUB RIFLE’, folding dual element front sight, windage adjustable ladder back sight, barrel unscrews from the action, take-down lever acting on a threaded bolt to secure it when mounted, obsolete calibre - no licence required. £350-450

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251. A good 44 bore percussion duelling pistol by Joseph Manton, twist-browned octagonal barrel 10 in., break-off breech with ‘JOSEPH MANTON PATENT’ to a platinum poinçon and with a platinum band, foliate engraved tang incorporating the notch rear sight, well engraved lock plate signed ‘JOSEPH MANTON LONDON’, converted to percussion (possibly by the maker), detented lock, hammer engraved ensuite to the lock, half stock with engraved steel furniture and horn fore-end cap, horn tipped ramrod, numbered 6225 to the barrel, breech and trigger guard, barrel also marked ‘WF’ for the barrel forger William Fullerd (d. 1833). £700-1,000

252. A 54 bore Beaumont-Adams five shot percussion revolver, serial number 29,750R and with Beaumont patent control number B14086, barrel lug marked for the London Armoury Company, London proof marks, one piece chequered grip. £600-700 253 253. An English six shot transitional revolver, octagonal barrel 6 in., inscribed ‘London’ to the top flat and with Birmingham view and proof marks, plain cylinder with further view marks, lightly engraved round action body, self cocking with bar hammer, chequered grips. £200-300

254. An 18th Century English flintlock pistol, brass barrel 5.5 in., engraved ‘HEYLEN LONDON’, struck with two crossed sceptre marks as of Ordnance private proof and with ‘IR’ under a crown, lock signed ‘HEYLEN’, double bridle pan and swan-neck cock, full stock with ornate white metal furniture including trophy of arms side £400-600 plate, horn tipped ramrod.


255. A 17 bore percussion conversion Yeomanry holster pistol, barrel 8.5 in. with Gunmaker’s Company proof marks and partial ordnance proof mark, border engraved lock signed ‘LACY & CO’, full stock with brass furniture, captive ram rod. £300-500



256. A Dutch percussion conversion pistol, swamped rifled hexagonal barrel 6.5 in., lock signed ‘THONE & ZOON AMSTERDAM’, full stock with ornate steel furniture including elaborate side nail cups and trigger guard with urn finial, carved and chequered butt, later horn tipped ramrod. £250-350


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257. A pair of flintlock holster pistols, swamped two-stage barrels 10.5 in., iron locks engraved and indistinctly signed, full stocks richly decorated with scrolling silver inlay, cast white metal furniture with relief decoration involving stands of arms, possibly French for the eastern market. £2,600-2,800 258. A 19th Century flintlock pistol, swamped barrel 8 in. with scrolling decoration in shallow relief, engraved lock, full stock with steel furniture and wire inlay, carved representation of a ramrod, probably French for the Ottoman market; together with a Spanish 22 bore double barrelled pinfire pistol, top rib marked ‘FA VE ARIZMENDI EIBAR ESPANA’, box lock with folding triggers, chequered grip. (2) £150-250


259. A 19th Century Belgian 7mm pinfire pepperbox pocket revolver, fluted and blued cylinder 2 in., bored with six rifled barrels, Liege proof marks, scroll engraved self cocking action, hinged loading gate, folding trigger, acanthus carved and chequered wooden grips, grip frame accommodating an extraction rod. £100-200 260. An Unwin and Rogers combination percussion pistol and clasp knife, 3.5 in. octagonal barrel with Birmingham proof marks, action and hammer mounted within the frame of the two-blade folding knife, larger blade etched with ‘PROTECTOR’ amid scrolls, both blades with maker’s name to the ricassos, folding trigger, horn grip scales, the butt with hinged lid covering compartment for caps, and complete with bullet mould and tweezers. £600-700



261. A Turkish flintlock blunderbuss pistol, swamped two-stage barrel 10 in. with flaring muzzle, originally pinned to the stock but now retained by later sheet metal band, impressed marks to the breech, iron lock with serpentine cock, full stock of characteristic form with attenuated butt, brass furniture and stud work decoration. £100-150 Provenance Arthur Holdsworth Groom, District Officer, Nigeria 1905 - 1917. Loaned to the Castle Museum, Norwich in 1911. 262. A Turkish pistol ramrod (suma), iron rod with brass head, incised decoration to the upper part, small braised-on loop for suspension, barley twist brass handle with baluster finial being also the handle for tongs concealed within the hollow rod, length 37mm. £200-300




Turkish martial culture appears to have favoured a rod hung from the belt as a separate accoutrement, rather than one fixed to an associated pistol. Apparently the tongs were for lighting a pipe, presumably by introducing an ember to the bowl. Reference : George Cameron Stone, ‘Glossary...’


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Ƒ 263. Trulock & Harriss A 12 bore underlever action hammer gun, 30 in. nitro proofed barrels, top rib engraved ‘TRULOCK & HARRISS, 9 DAWSON ST DUBLIN’, 2½ in. chambers, rebounding hammers, border and scroll engraved, signed action, 14 1/3 in. straight hand stock, fore end secured by a key, no visible serial number; in its leather covered and brass bound case, fitted interior lined in green baize, lid initialled ‘C.F.D.’. . £1,000-1,500

Ƒ 264. Westley Richards A 16 bore lightweight boxlock ejector, serial number 9062, 28 in. browned damascus barrels choked approximately just over quarter, and half; rib engraved ‘WESTLEY RICHARDS . 178 NEW BOND ST, LONDON’, 65mm chambers, nitro reproofed in London 1997, modelC doll’s head, automatic safety, case colour hardened Gold Name action, floor plate, trigger guard and top lever retaining much colour; straight hand chequered walnut stock approximately 14 7/8 in. including rubber pad, weight 5 lb 10 oz., in lightweight leather case with accessories, later Conduit street trade label. £1,400-1,600

Ƒ 265. Victor Sarasqueta A 12 bore sidelock ejector, serial number 235518, 26 in. barrels with matt top rib, 2 3/4 in. chambers, automatic safety with gold inlaid ‘S’, cocking indicators, colour hardened and scroll engraved action signed ‘VICTOR SARASQUETA’, 14½ in. stock. £300-400

Ƒ 266. John Wilkes A 12 bore boxlock ejector, serial number 4143, 30 in. nitro reproofed damascus barrels, to rib engraved ‘J.WILKES. “LATE OF J. D. DOUGALL & SONS, MAKERS TO H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES” 1 LOWER JAMES STREET. PICADILLY CIRCUS. W.’ 2½ in. chambers, automatic safety with gold inlaid ‘SAFE’, profuse acanthus engraving, 14½ in. rubbered stock with vacant escutcheon. £600-800


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Ƒ 267. Webley & Scott A 12 bore boxlock ejector, serial number 144958, 28 in. barrels, top rib engraved ‘WEBLEY & SCOTT BIRMINGHAM’ 2 3/4 in. chambers, automatic safety with gold inlaid ‘SAFE’, colour hardened and scroll engraved, signed action, 15½ in. straight hand stock with gold escutcheon engraved ‘DP’. £800-1,200

Ƒ 268. Army & Navy A 12 bore boxlock ejector, serial number 59962, 30 in. nitro proofed barrels, hollow rib engraved ‘ARMY & NAVY C.S.L. LONDON’, 2½ in. chambers, automatic safety with blue enamel ‘SAFE’, acanthus engraved, (extended) 16 in. straight hand stock, canvas covered case. £40-60

Ƒ 269. AYA A 12 bore ‘crossover’ boxlock ejector, serial number 563076, 28 in. barrels, 2 3/4 in. chambers, automatic safety, light border and scroll engraving, 14 2/4 in. crossover stock for right handed left-eyedominant shooter, Italian leather covered case. £400-600

Ƒ 270. Charles Hellis A 12 bore boxlock ejector, serial number 3623, 28 in. nitro reproofed barrels, top rib engraved ‘CHARLES HELLIS & SONS. 119 EDGEWARE ROAD. HYDE PARK. LONDON. W.’, 2½ in. chambers, automatic safey with silver inlaid ‘SAFE’, rosette and scroll engraved, signed action, extended 16½ in. straight hand stock.. £500-600


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Ƒ 271. Alex Martin A 12 bore boxlock ejector, serial number 6383, 28 in. barrels, hollow top rib engraved ‘ALEX MARTIN. EXCHANGE SQUARE. GLASGOW. & AT EDINBURGH & ABERDEEN’, 2½ in. chambers, automatic safety, border engraved, signed action, 15 1/4 in. straight hand stock. £180-250

Ƒ 272. B.S.A. A 12 bore boxlock ejector, serial number 2214628, 28 in. barrels, matt rib engraved with makers name and stacked gun motif at the breech, 2½ in. chambers, automatic safety, scroll and water fowl engraving and B.S.A. logo to the action, extended 14 in. stock. £70-100

Ƒ 273. Beretta A 20 bore ‘S686 Special’ single trigger over and under ejector, serial number E31303B, 28 in. barrels, vented matt top rib, 2 3/4 in chambers, automatic safety with integral barrel selector switch, foliate engraved, gold washed trigger, 14 1/4 in. pistol grip stock, in Beretta polymer hard case. £500-700

Ƒ 274. Browning A 12 bore single trigger over and under ejector, lightweight game, serial number 863RR63788, 27½ in. barrels, ventilated matt top rib, 2 3/4 in. chambers, manual safety/barrel selector, non-detachable fore end, border engraved black action, 14 1/4 in. ‘roach belly’ stock, in Browning fleece lined hard case and accompanied by original pattern papers shot circa 1979. £600-800


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Ƒ 275. Winchester A 12 bore ‘Pigeon Grade’ single trigger over and under ejector, serial number PK392297, 30 in. barrels, ventilated matt top rib with dual beads, ventilated side ribs, 2 3/4 in. chambers, manual safety/barrel selector, inertia trigger, foliate engraved, 14 1/4 in. rubbered pistol grip stock with chequered side panels. £300-400

Ƒ 276. Miroku A 12 bore single trigger over and under ejector, serial number 604203, 26 in. barrels, ventilated matt top rib, 2 3/4 in. chambers, manual safety/barrel selector, inertia trigger, foliate engraved black £200-300 action, 14 in. pistol grip stock.

Ƒ 277. G. E. Lewis & Sons A 20 bore single non-ejector hammer gun, serial number 14375, nitro proofed barrel 28 in., engraved ‘G.E. LEWIS & SONS. BIRMINGHAM’, scroll and shell engraving, back action locks signed ‘G.E. LEWIS & SONS’, 14 in. semi-pistol grip stock with fluted horn grip cap. £100-150

Ƒ 278. Parker Hale A .303 sporting rifle, serial number 38183, 22 in. barrel with hooded foresight, No 4 action by B.S.A. Shirley and dated 1944, rubbered pistol grip stock, with a Nikko Stirling 4 x 40 scope on an S & K mount. £200-300


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279 part Ƒ 279. A collection of shotgun cartridges, including 9mm, .410, 20 bore, 16 bore, 14 bore (1), 12 bore, 10 bore (2) and 8 bore (2); various makers including Eley-Kynoch, some branded for gunmakers including including Holland & Holland, Westley Richards and Purdy; some with government markings (broad arrow). [approximately 73] £70-100 Ƒ 280. A quantity of shotgun cartridges, 12 bore (approximately 869) and 20 bore (approximately 111), various makers and loadings (all factory loads), paper and plastic cases, mainly in original boxes. [Approximately 980] £80-120


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281. A leather covered and brass bound oak double gun case, lid bearing name ‘LORD JEDBURGH/ MONTEVIOT’ and with brass roundel, blue baize lined interior fitted for a pair of 28 in. barrelled side by side guns, label for Joseph Harkom & Sons of Edinburgh, 84 x 34 x 9 cm. £150-250


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282. A leather covered and brass bound double gun case, blue baize lined interior fitted for a pair of 30 in. barrelled side by side guns, later label for Joseph Harkom & Sons of Edinburgh, 85 x 30 x 10 cm. £100-200

283. A leather covered and brass bound oak cartridge magazine, partitioned interior divided into six compartments complete with straps, approximate capacity 430 cartridges, label for Joseph Harkom & Son of Edinburgh, lid initialled ‘J.A.R.D.’, 49 x 32 x 16 cm £200-300


284. A leather covered and brass bound oak cartridge magazine, partitioned interior divided into six compartments complete with straps, approximate capacity 500 cartridges, label for Charles Hellis & Sons, Hyde Park, lid initialled ‘C.W.L.M.’ 48 x 34 x 15 cm £200-300 284

285. A leather covered oak cartridge magazine, interior partitioned into four compartments complete with straps, approximate capacity 200 cartridges, label for Joseph Harkom & Sons Edinburgh; together with a canvas covered and leather bound cartridge magazine, also for approximately 200 cartridges, each 32 x 24 x 13 cm. [2] £150-200



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286. A leather covered guncase, green baize lined interior fitted for a 29 in. barrelled gun; and a leather and oak guncase, lined in red baise and similarly fitted, each with label for Joseph Harkom & Son of Edinburgh. (2) £150-200

288 part 287. A steel gun cabinet, for six guns, with internal compartment, two locks, 150 x 35 x 25 cm (59 x 14 x 10 In.) £30-50 288. A leather cartridge bag, canvas strap; a game bag, leather reinforced canvas with game net; two leather leg of mutton gun cases; and a quantity of gunslips and cleaning equipment. £100-150 289. Major Sir Gerald Burrard Bt, D.S.O., ‘The Modern Shotgun’, Herbert Jenkins (pub), 1950, three volumes; Richard Akehurst, ‘Game Guns and Rifles’; and a small quantity of other shooting related titles. [12] £60-80 287



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290. David Dixon Porter: an autograph letter from the future United States Navy Admiral, as a young boy, to his mother, dated June 14th 1826, describing his journey to and arrival in Mexico. He writes ‘Dear not half as handsome as we expected. We departed from Vera Cruz on the 17th of May without catching the fever but we did not go on shore often so we were in no danger we all set out on horses or so they may be called for we could count every bone in their bodies and after a great many fatigues we arrived at Jalapa..... after passing through Puebla and a great many other places we arrived safe at Mexico [City] but.....we had to go to bed very often without our suppers for there was nothing to eat for us - we arrived at Mexico on the 28th of May’. He goes on to describe local sights and religious observances, and notes that ‘Pa intends leaving me and Thomas here to acquire a knowledge of the language.’ Accompanied by various associated fragments including two further signatures ‘D Porter’ and a small collection of other ephemera. Letter somewhat faded and stained, £150-200 but intact with partial seal neatly cut around and address verso ‘Mrs Evalina Porter/ Washington D.C.’ The author’s father was a celebrated Naval veteran of the American War of Independence, who took service in the Mexican Navy following a dispute with his superiors. He took his nephew and two sons with him to serve as midshipmen, and though the author’s brother Thomas died of yellow fever, he himself rose to prominence in the U.S. Navy, serving in the Mexican war of 1846-48 (his local knowledge giving an advantage in the amphibious operations of that war) and then playing a celebrated role in the American Civil war. The rank of admiral was created in the US navy in 1866, and he rose to it in 1870, only the second man so to do, after his step brother David Farragut.

291. ‘Fortification Plates, R.M.A., G.M. Kelsall’, a bound volume of diagrams illustrating the principals of 19th Century fortifications, produced at the Royal Military Academy Woolwich between 1850 and 1853 by the cadet named on the cover, commencing with basic geometric exercises and progressing to detailed plans of fortifications, including the doctrine for attacking them. £70-100


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292. An interesting photographic record of British participation in the Second World War Greek Resistance Movement, comprising an album entitled ‘Greece 1944’ and initialled ‘I.K-H.’ (believed to be Ian Knight-Hall), commencing with a portrait of General Napoleon Zervas with a manuscript dedication, then a picture of a small group of British soldiers and their interpreters, some wearing parachutists’ badges, followed by studies of Greek resistance fighters, British soldiers, topography, ‘Wall shown destroyed by Hun’, and many others; also two further albums by the same man - one recording his time with the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force 1944-46, the other containing Aerial Photographs of South East Asia in the immediate post war period; offered with a small collection of postcards, mainly Great War [4] £200-300






293. ‘Captain Fisher’s Quarters in the Crimea’, an oil painting after one of Roger Fenton’s series of photographs of the Crimean War, depicting officers of the 4th Dragoon Guards, French Zouaves, and a woman tending sheep, framed with manuscript caption ascribing the work to ‘myself assisted by my Father..’, 13 x 19 cm. £100-150 294. A 19th Century model cannon, brass barrel 11.5 in. including cascobel, cast iron carriage with spoked wheels and openwork decoration, touch hole not patent. £250-300 295. A flint and tinder pouch, with integral steel striker, the body of the pouch formed of hide reinforced with openwork copper panels backed by red fabric, heavy curved steel fixed to lower edge with geometrically incised bands between, handle attached to two iron rings. The type is commonly identified as Tibetan, but this example is from the collection of the late Admiral Sir George Le Clerc Egerton, K.C.B., who served mainly in East and West Africa. £100-150 296. A Harbin Russian cap badge, Tsarist double headed eagle with ‘AVI’ in cyrillic letters to the centre, reverse stamped ‘1940’ and with Chinese characters, attributed to the Far Eastern Institute of Ataman Semenov; together with three vehicle licences, Manchokuo, stamped on thin metal plates, 1920s. [4] £70-100 Provenance From the collection of John Newall Esq 297. A court sword and dress uniform, the sword by WIlkinson, etched oval-section blade 32 in., gilt hilt of conventional type with beaded details to the shell, grip, knuckle bow and pommel, complete with gold sword knot, gilt brass mounted scabbard, white cross belt and sword bag; the uniform comprising trousers, tailcoat and bicorn hat, all trimmed with gold braid and with crowned garter buttons, 20th Century. £150-250 298. 6th Dragoon Guards: a late 19th or early 20th Century uniform jacket, in blue serge with pleasted breast pockets, buttons embossed ‘6th DG OR RS CARAB’, sleeves with corporal’s chevrons and qualification badges (crossed swords and crossed rifles); together with a Griqualand West Brigade swagger stick. (2) £50-70 299. George Edward Wade (British 1853-1933), a bronze model of a Grenadier Guard, wearing a pack and with Martini-Henry rifle, titled and dated 1889, signed G E Wade Sculpt., height including wooden stand 22.5 cm. £2,000-2,500

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300. An album of Great War era cuttings, containing much material relating to Lieutenant Geoffrey Hamilton Leigh of the 13th (First Reserve) Princes Louise’s Kensington Battalion (The London Regiment), including: telegrams from this man as he was about to be posted to the Continent (3rd November 1914), cuttings from the Kensington Times describing the progress of the war and conditions at the front, a further Telegram informing Mrs Leigh of her son being wounded (at the Battle of Aubers Ridge, May 9th 1915), further correspondence relating to a second wounding, and latterly to his return home in 1916, concluding with a cutting from the Times announcing his marriage in January 1920. £60-80


Geoffrey Hamilton Leigh: Eton 1899-1909, 2nd Lt. 05/09/14, Lt., Capt. 01/06/16 (13th Co of London Regt); Temp. Major 15th Worcs. Reg 03/01/17; O.B.E. 03/06/19. 301. Canada, a 256 Railway Construction Overseas Battalion cap badge, and a Women’s Institute enamelled lapel badge; together with a small quantity of other badges including a Silver War Badge, RAF cap badges (2), sweetheart brooches, and other items. £30-50 302. A small quantity of insignia, including cap badges and shoulder titles, mainly £30-40 cavalry units, mainly re-strikes. [Approximately 30]


303. A silver livery belt plate, centre with stag’s head pierced by two arrows over crossed keys within an oval, all to an 8 pointed star on a seeded ground, maker’s mark rubbed, Birmingham 1855, height 73mm. £20-30 304. A large collection of cap badges, and other insignia, including a large proportion of restrikes; together with a Brodie helmet and a German Stahlhelm with modern £70-100 painted finish. 305. A large collection of Masonic regalia, including numerous jewels and medallions, as well as aprons, sashes, gloves and cuffs. £100-150 306. A Masonic jewel, ‘Hatchlands 2756’, silver gilt and enamels, Birmingham 1971, cased. Very fine £30-50 304 part


307. Six Christies catalogues, arms and militaria, including the W. Keith Neal and the £70-100 Russell B. Aitken collections; and six firearm related books. [12]

305 part 307 306

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A rare 18th Century silver copy of the Goldsmiths’ Hall Bargemaster’s badge, unmarked, London circa 1760, height 24cm. Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000 ENQUIRIES Rupert Slingsby | Tel: +44 (0)1722 424501 | Lucy Chalmers | Tel: +44 (0)1722 424594 |

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FINE SILVER & OBJECTS OF VERTU Wednesday 26th October 2016

A large pair of Victorian silver-gilt ewers by George Fox, London 1861, 45.8cm high. Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

ENQUIRIES Rupert Slingsby | Tel: +44 (0)1722 424501 | Lucy Chalmers | Tel: +44 (0)1722 424594 |

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Thursday 27th October 2016

A Kashmir sapphire ring by Graff. The sapphire weighs 4.59cts and has SSEF certification. Estimate: £150,000 - £200,000

ENQUIRIES Hannah Galbraith | Tel: +44 (0)1722 424586 |

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Auction Information OPENING HOURS Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm and 10am to 1pm on Saturdays. VIEWING All our auctions are on view at least two days prior to the sale and details will be found in the relevant catalogues. BIDDING IN THE ROOM To bid at auction you will need a paddle number. This can be obtained from the office either during the view or on the day of the sale. We now provide permanent paddle numbers which can be used for any future sale, once registered. REGISTERING WITH US All first time buyers need to register with us. Once registration is complete you will be provided with a permanent paddle number which can be used in all future sales. To register, you will need to provide two forms of identification: 1. a passport or photographic driving licence 2. a utility bill or document showing your name and address You can register in person or by contacting the office on 01722 424500 or emailing You will be asked to show your documents, or fax or email copies. PLEASE NOTE: Registering with or through our website does not automatically register you with us. COMMISSION BIDDING If you are unable to attend the sale you can leave a commission bid. This will be executed on your behalf by the auctioneer who will purchase the lot as cheaply as possible bearing in mind any reserve price and other bids.

LIVE ONLINE BIDDING Live online bidding is now available for most of our auctions via, enabling you to take part in the bidding from anywhere in the world, live as it happens. To bid online you need to register at, subject to approval. There is a 3% + VAT charge for this service. In completing the bidder registration on and providing your credit card details and unless alternative arrangements are agreed with Woolley and Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd, you: 1. authorise Woolley and Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd, if they so wish, to charge the credit card given in part or full payment, including all fees, for items successfully purchased in the auction via, and 2. confirm that you are authorised to provide these credit card details to Woolley and Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd through and agree that Woolley and Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd are entitled to permit the shipping of the goods to the card holder name and card holder address provided in fulfilment of the sale. CONDITION REPORTS The relevant department will be pleased to give condition reports on any lot, where practical. All weights and measures given in the catalogue should be regarded as approximate. The colours printed in the catalogue are not necessarily true. SALE RESULTS These will be posted on our website shortly after the sale. PACKING AND SHIPPING Woolley & Wallis do not offer a packing and despatch service but the following are carriers in our area. Alban Shipping

01582 493 099


01264 360 333

Pack & Send

0845 465 0564

TELEPHONE BIDDING It is usually possible to bid on the telephone by prior arrangement with the office. BUYER’S PREMIUM Each lot is subject to a Buyer’s Premium of 22% + VAT on the first £500,000 of the hammer price and 12% + VAT thereafter.

Please note that we cannot be held responsible for any damage or loss to items once they are in the hands of a carrier.

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PAYMENT AND CLEARANCE Payment is due immediately after the auction in pounds sterling. If you are a first time buyer we will need your name, address and bank details and will require funds to be cleared before purchases can be released.

CITES REGULATIONS Please note that lots marked  may be subject to CITES Regulations when exported.

The following methods of payment may be made:

ARTIST’S RESALE RIGHT / DROIT DE SUITE Lots marked with a ‡ symbol are potentially subject to a levy.

Bankers draft, cashiers cheque, personal cheque, travellers cheques, debit and credit cards and cash up to a sterling equivalent of 15,000. We are no longer able to accept card payments of over £1,000 where the card-holder is not present. Wire transfers should be sent to: Lloyds Bank plc, Blue Boar Row, Salisbury SP1 1DB. Account no. 00957707 Sort code 30-97-41 IBAN no. GB20LOYD30974100957707 BIC code LOYDGB21063 Credit cards: Visa or Mastercard for which there is a 2% surcharge + VAT

The CITES Regulations may be found at

Droit de Suite is a royalty payable to a qualifying artist or the artist’s heirs each time a work is resold during the artist’s lifetime and up to a period of 70 years after the artist’s death. Royalties are calculated on a sliding percentage scale based on the hammer price excluding the buyer’s premium. The royalty does not apply to lots selling below the sterling equivalent of 1,000 and the maximum royalty payable on any single lot is the sterling equivalent of 12,500.

Debit cards: Delta, Switch, Connect

Droit de Suite, which is not subject to VAT, will be added to the buyer’s purchase price and then passed on to the relevant collecting agency.

Where practical, payment can be made and purchases collected during the auction.

Please enquire for the accepted exchange rate on the day of the sale.

Please note that furniture and clock lots will normally remain in our salerooms for three working days following each sale, after which they will be removed to our store and arrangements for collection must be made in advance with the office.

Royalties for Droit de Suite are as follows:

Storage charges will be levied on all lots in the furniture and works of art and clock sales not collected within 30 calendar days of the sale. This will include a handling fee of £20 (+ VAT) per consignment and a storage charge of £2 (+ VAT) per lot per day. No goods will be allowed to be collected until these charges have been paid. LOT SYMBOLS VAT Lots marked with an asterisk (†) are subject to VAT on the hammer price. Lots marked with an omega () have been temporarily imported from outside the EU and are subject to VAT at 5% on the hammer price and the buyer’s premium. In online catalogues, the Sales Tax % column indicates the rate of VAT on hammer price.

4% Up to 50,000 3% 50,000.01 - 200,000 1% 200,000.01 - 350,000 0.5% 350,000.01 - 500,000 0.25% In excess of 500,000 Up to a maximum levy of 12,500 FIREARMS Lots marked Ƒ in the catalogue are subject to the UK firearms/shotgun licencing regime, and may only be viewed and/or purchased by individuals with appropriate licences. Such lots are offered on an auctioneer’s permit, and must be collected prior to the expiry thereof. For further information, please contact Ned Cowell.

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SOCIETY OF FINE ART AUCTIONEERS AND VALUERS and the ROYAL INSTITUTION OF CHARTERED SURVEYORS CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS INFORMATION FOR BUYERS 1. Introduction. The following informative notes are intended to assist Buyers, particularly those inexperienced or new to our salerooms. All sales are conducted on our printed Conditions of Sale which are readily available for inspection and normally accompany catalogues. Our staff will be happy to help you if there is anything you do not fully understand. 2. Agency. As auctioneers we usually contract as agents for the seller whose identity, for reasons of confidentiality, is not normally disclosed. Accordingly if you buy your primary contract is with the seller. 3. Estimates. Estimates are designed to help buyers gauge what sort of sum might be involved for the purchase of a particular lot. The lower estimate may represent the reserve price and certainly will not be below it. Estimates do not include the Buyer’s Premium or VAT (where chargeable). Estimates are prepared some time before the sale and may be altered by announcement before the sale. They are in no sense definitive. 4. The purchase price. The Buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 22% on the first £500,000 and 12% thereafter + VAT at the appropriate rate. 5. VAT. (*) indicates that VAT at the current standard rate is payable by the purchaser on the hammer price as well as being an element in the buyer’s premium. This imposition of VAT is likely to be because the seller is registered for VAT within the European Union and is not operating the Dealers Margin Scheme or because VAT is due at 20% on importation into the UK. The double symbol (**) indicates that the lot has been imported from outside the European Union and the present position is that these lots are liable to a reduced rate of VAT (5%) on the gross lot price (i.e. both the hammer price and the buyer’s premium). Lots which appear without either of the above symbols indicate that no VAT is payable on the hammer price. This is because such lots are sold using the Auctioneers’ Margin Scheme and it should be noted that the VAT included within the Premium is not recoverable as input tax. 6. We are, primarily, agents for the seller. We are dependent on information provided by the seller and whilst we may inspect lots and act reasonably in taking a general view about them we are normally unable to carry out a detailed or any examination of lots in order to ascertain their condition in the way in which it would be wise for a buyer to do. Intending buyers have ample opportunity for inspection of goods and, therefore, accept responsibility for inspecting and investigating lots in which they may be interested. Please note carefully the exclusion of liability for the condition of lots contained in the Conditions of Sale. Neither the seller nor we, as the auctioneers, accept any responsibility for their condition. In particular, mechanical objects of any age are not guaranteed to be in working order. However, in so far as we have examined the goods and make a representation about their condition, we shall be liable for any defect which that examination ought to have revealed to the auctioneer but which would not have been revealed to the buyer had the buyer examined the goods. Additionally, in specified circumstances lots misdescribed because they are ‘deliberate forgeries’ may be returned and repayment made. There is a 3 week time limit. (The expression ‘deliberate forgery’ is defined in our Conditions of Sale). 7. Electrical goods. These are sold as ‘antiques’ only and if bought for use must be checked over for compliance with safety regulations by a qualified electrician first. 8. Export of goods. Buyers intending to export goods should ascertain (a) whether an export licence is required for the goods to leave the U.K. and (b) whether there is any specific prohibition on importing the goods in question into the destination country because, e.g. they may contain prohibited materials such as ivory. Charges may be applicable for export licences. Ask us if you need help. The denial of any permit or licence shall not justify cancellation or rescission of the sale contract or any delay in payment. 9. Bidding. Bidders will be required to register before the sale commences and lots will be invoiced to the name and address on the registration form. Some form of identification will be required if you are unknown to us. Please enquire in advance about our arrangements for telephone bidding. 10. Commission bidding. Commission bids may be left with the auctioneers indicating the maximum amount to be bid excluding buyers’ premium. They will be executed as cheaply as possible having regard to the reserve (if any) and competing bids. If two buyers submit identical commission bids the auctioneers may prefer the first bid received. Please enquire in advance about our arrangements for the leaving of commission bids by telephone or fax. 11. Methods of Payment. As a general rule any cheques tendered will need to be cleared before removal of the goods is permitted. Please discuss with our Office in advance of the sale if other methods of payment are envisaged (except cash).

12. Collection and storage. Please note what the Conditions of Sale state about collection and storage. It is important that goods are paid for and collected promptly. Any delay may involve the buyer in paying storage charges.

TERMS OF CONSIGNMENT FOR SELLERS 1. Interpretation. In these Terms the words ‘you’, ‘yours’, etc. refer to the Seller and if the consignment of goods to us is made by an agent we assume that the Seller has authorised the consignment and that the consignor has the Seller’s authority to contract. Similarly the words ‘we’, ‘us’, etc. refer to the Auctioneers. 2. Commission is charged to sellers at the following rates: 15% + VAT on each lot sold for up to £999, 10% + VAT on each lot realising £1,000 and above. 3. Removal costs. Items for sale must be consigned to the sale room by any stated deadline and at your expense. We may be able to assist you with this process but any liability incurred to a carrier for haulage charges is solely your responsibility. 4. Loss and damage waiver. We are not regulated by the FSA for the provision of insurance to clients. However, we for our own protection assume liability for property consigned to us at lower pre-sale estimate. To justify accepting liability, we make a charge of 1.5% of the hammer price plus VAT or, if unsold, our mid estimate of the hammer price. If the owner of goods consigned instructs us in writing not to take such action, they then remain at owner’s risk unless and until the property in them passes to the Buyer or they are collected by or on behalf of the owner, and clause 4 is inapplicable. 5. Illustrations. The cost of any illustrations is borne by you. If we consider that the lot should be illustrated your permission will usually be asked first. The copyright in respect of such illustrations shall be the property of us, the auctioneers, as is the text of the catalogue. 6. Minimum bids and our discretion. Goods may be offered subject to a reserve agreed between us before the sale in accordance with clause 7. 7. We may sell lots below the reserve provided we account to you for the same sale proceeds as you would have received had the reserve been the hammer price. If you specifically give us ‘discretion’ we may accept a bid of up to 10% below the formal reserve. . Reserves. (a) You are entitled to place prior to the auction a reserve on any lot consigned, being the minimum hammer price at which that lot may be sold. Reserves must be reasonable and we may decline to offer goods which in our opinion would be subject to an unreasonably high reserve (in which case goods carry the storage and insurance charges stipulated in these Terms of Consignment). (b) A reserve once set cannot be changed except with our consent. (c) Where a reserve has been placed only we may bid on your behalf and only up to the reserve (if any) and you may in no circumstances bid personally. 8. Electrical items. These are subject to detailed statutory safety controls. Where such items are accepted for sale you accept responsibility for the cost of testing by external contractors. Goods not certified as safe by an electrician (unless antiques) will not be accepted for sale. They must be removed at your expense on your being notified. We reserve the right to dispose of unsafe goods as refuse, at your expense. 9. Soft furnishings. The sale of soft furnishings is strictly regulated by statute law in the interests of fire safety. Goods found to infringe safety regulations will not be offered and must be removed at your expense. We reserve the right to dispose of unsafe goods as refuse, at your expense. The rights of disposal referred to in clause 8 and 9 are subject to the provisions of The Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977, Schedule 1, a copy of which is available for inspection on request. 10. Descriptions. Please assist us with accurate information as to the provenance etc. of goods where this is relevant. There is strict liability for the accuracy of descriptions under modern consumer legislation and in some circumstances responsibility lies with sellers if inaccuracies occur. We will assume that you have approved the catalogue description of your lots unless informed to the contrary. Where we are obliged to return the price to the buyer when the lot is a deliberate forgery under Condition 15 of the Conditions of Sale and we have accounted to you for the proceeds of sale you agree to reimburse us the sale proceeds. The liability to reimburse the sale proceeds shall not arise where you are acting reasonably and honestly and are unaware of the forgery but we are or ought to have been aware of it.

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11. Unsold and withdrawn items. If an item is unsold it may with your consent be re-offered at a future sale. Where in our opinion an item is unsaleable you must collect such items from the saleroom promptly on being so informed. Otherwise, storage charges may be incurred. We reserve the right to charge for storage in these circumstances at a reasonable daily rate. 12. Withdrawn and bought in items. These are liable to incur a charge of up to 10% plus VAT of the reserve or low estimate on being bought in or withdrawn after being catalogued. 13. Conditions of Sale. You agree that all goods will be sold on our Conditions of Sale. In particular you undertake that you have the right to sell the goods either as owner or agent for the owner. You undertake to compensate us and any buyer or third party for all losses liabilities and expenses incurred in respect of and as a result of any breach of this undertaking. 14. Authority to deduct commission and expenses and retain premium and interest. (a) You authorise us to deduct commission at the stated rate and all expenses incurred for your account from the hammer price and consent to our right to retain beneficially the premium paid by the buyer in accordance with our Conditions of Sale and any interest earned on the sale proceeds until the date of settlement. (b) You authorise us in our discretion to negotiate a sale by private treaty not later than the close of business on the day of the sale in the case of lots unsold at auction, in which case the same charges will be payable as if such lots had been sold at auction and so far as appropriate these terms apply. 15. Warehousing. We disclaim all liability for goods delivered to our saleroom without sufficient sale instructions and reserve the right to make minimum warehousing charge of £2 per lot per day. Unsold lots are subject to the same charges if you do not remove them within a reasonable time of notification. If not removed within three weeks we reserve the right to sell them and defray charges from any net proceeds of sale or at your expense to consign them to the local authority for disposal. 16. Settlement. Subject to our normal trading conditions, payment will be made by BACS or cheque four weeks after the sale unless the buyer has not paid for the goods. In this case no settlement will then be made but we will take your instructions in the light of our Conditions of Sale. You authorise any sums owed by you to us on other transactions to be deducted from the sale proceeds. You must note the liability to reimburse the proceeds of sale to us as under the circumstances provided for in Condition 10 above. You should therefore bear this potential liability in mind before parting with the proceeds of sale until the expiry of 28 days from the date of sale.

CONDITIONS OF SALE Woolley & Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd carries on business with bidders, buyers and all those present in the auction room prior to or in connection with a sale on the following General Conditions and on such other terms, conditions and notices as may be referred to herein. 1. DEFINITIONS In these Conditions: (a) ‘auctioneer’ means Woolley & Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd or its authorised auctioneer, as appropriate; (b) ‘deliberate forgery’ means an imitation made with the intention of deceiving as to authorship, origin, date, age, period, culture or source but which is unequivocally described in the catalogue as being the work of a particular creator and which at the date of the sale had a value materially less than it would have had if it had been in accordance with the description; (c) ‘hammer price’ means the level of bidding reached (at or above any reserve) when the auctioneer brings down the hammer; (d) ‘terms of consignment’ means the stipulated terms and rates of commission on which Woolley & Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd accepts instructions from sellers or their agents; (e) ‘total amount due’ means the hammer price in respect of the lot sold together with any premium, Value Added Tax chargeable and any additional charges payable by a defaulting buyer under these Conditions; (f) ‘sale proceeds’ means the net amount due to the seller, being the hammer price of the lot sold less commission at the stated rate, Value Added Tax chargeable and any other amounts due to us by the seller in whatever capacity and however arising. (g) ‘‘You’, ‘Your’, etc. refer to the buyer as identified in Condition 2. (h) The singular includes the plural and vice versa as appropriate.

2. BIDDING PROCEDURES AND THE BUYER (a) Bidders are required to register their particulars before bidding and to satisfy any security arrangements before entering the auction room to view or bid; (b) the maker of the highest bid accepted by the auctioneer conducting the sale shall be the buyer at the hammer price and any dispute about a bid shall be settled at the auctioneer’s absolute discretion by reoffering the Lot during the course of the auction or otherwise. The auctioneer shall act reasonably in exercising this discretion. (c) Bidders shall be deemed to act as principals. (d) Our right to bid on behalf of the seller is expressly reserved up to the amount of any reserve and the right to refuse any bid is also reserved. 3. INCREMENTS Bidding increments shall be at the auctioneer’s sole discretion. 4. THE PURCHASE PRICE The Buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 22% on the first £500,000 and 12% thereafter + VAT at the appropriate rate. 5. VALUE ADDED TAX Value Added Tax on the hammer price is imposed by law on all items affixed with an asterisk or double asterisk. Value Added Tax is charged at the appropriate rate prevailing by law at the date of sale and is payable by buyers of relevant lots. (Please refer to ‘Information for Buyers’ for a brief explanation of the VAT position). 6. PAYMENT (a) Immediately a lot is sold you will: (i) give to us, if requested, proof of identity, and (ii) pay to us the total amount due in pounds sterling (b) Any payments by you to us may be applied by us towards any sums owing from you to us on any account whatever without regard to any directions of you or your agent, whether express or implied. 7. TITLE AND COLLECTION OF PURCHASES (a) The ownership of any Lots purchased shall not pass to you until you have made payment in full to us of the total amount due. (b) You shall at your own risk and expense COLLECT any lots that you have purchased and paid for from our premises not later than 3 working days following the day of the auction or upon the clearance of any cheque used for payment (IF LATER) after which you shall be responsible for any COLLECTION, storage and insurance charges. (c) No purchase MAY be COLLECTED AND WE SHALL NOT RELEASE ANY LOT TO YOU OR YOUR AGENT until it has been paid for. 8. REMEDIES FOR NON-PAYMENT OR FAILURE TO COLLECT PURCHASES (a) If any Lot is not paid for in full and taken away in accordance with these Conditions or if there is any other breach of these Conditions, we, as agent for the seller and on our own behalf, shall at our absolute discretion and without prejudice to any other rights we may have, be entitled to exercise one or more of the following rights and remedies: (i) to proceed against you for damages for breach of contract; (ii) to rescind the sale of that lot and/or any other lots sold by us to you; (iii) to resell the lot (by auction or private treaty) in which case you shall be responsible for any resulting deficiency in the total amount due (after crediting any part payment and adding any resale costs). Any surplus so arising shall belong to the seller; (iv) to remove, store and insure the lot at your expense and, in the case of storage, either at our premises or elsewhere; (v) to charge interest at a rate not exceeding 1.5% per month on the total amount due to the extent it remains unpaid for more than 3 working days after the sale; (vi) to retain that or any other lot sold to you until you pay the total amount due; (vii) to reject or ignore bids from you or your agent at future auctions or to impose conditions before any such bids shall be accepted; (viii) to apply any proceeds of sale of other Lots due or in future becoming due to you towards the settlement of the total amount due and to exercise a lien (that is a right to retain possession of any of your property in our possession for any purpose until the debt due is satisfied. (b) We shall, as agent for the seller and on our own behalf pursue these rights and remedies only so far as is reasonable to make appropriate recovery in respect of breach of these conditions 9. THIRD PARTY LIABILITY All members of the public on our premises are there at their own risk and must note the lay-out of the accommodation and security arrangements. Accordingly neither the auctioneer nor our employees or agents shall incur liability for death or personal injury (except as required by law by reason of our negligence) or similarly for the safety of the property of persons visiting prior to or at a sale.

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10. COMMISSION BIDS Whilst prospective buyers are strongly advised to attend the auction and are always responsible for any decision to bid for a particular lot and shall be assumed to have carefully inspected and satisfied themselves as to its condition, we will if so instructed clearly and in writing execute bids on their behalf. Neither the auctioneer nor our employees or agents shall be responsible for any failure to do so save where such failure is unreasonable. Where two or more commission bids at the same level are recorded we reserve the right in our absolute discretion to prefer the first bid so made. 11. WARRANTY OF TITLE AND AVAILABILITY The seller warrants to the auctioneer and you that the seller is the true owner of the property consigned or is properly authorised by the true owner to consign it for sale and is able to transfer good and marketable title to the property free from any third party claims. 12. AGENCY The auctioneer normally acts as agent only and disclaims any responsibility for default by sellers or buyers. 13. TERMS OF SALE The seller acknowledges that lots are sold subject to the stipulations of these Conditions in their entirety and on the Terms of Consignment as notified to the consignor at the time of the entry of the lot. 14. DESCRIPTIONS AND CONDITION (a) Whilst we seek to describe lots accurately, it may be impractical for us to carry out exhaustive due diligence on each lot. Prospective buyers are given ample opportunities to view and inspect before any sale and they (and any independent experts on their behalf) must satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of any description applied to a lot. Prospective buyers also bid on the understanding that, inevitably, representations or statements by us as to authorship, genuineness, origin, date, age, provenance, condition or estimated selling price involve matters of opinion. We undertake that any such opinion shall be honestly and reasonably held and accept liability for opinions given negligently or fraudulently. Subject to the foregoing neither we the auctioneer nor our employees or agents nor the seller accept liability for the correctness of such opinions and all conditions and warranties, whether relating to description, condition or quality of lots, express, implied or statutory, are hereby excluded. This Condition is subject to the next following Condition concerning deliberate forgeries and applies save as provided for in paragraph 6 ‘information to buyers’. (b) Private treaty sales made under these Conditions are deemed to be sales by auction for purposes of consumer legislation. 15. FORGERIES Notwithstanding the preceding Condition, any lot which proves to be a deliberate forgery (as defined) may be returned to us by you within 21 days of the auction provided it is in the same condition as when bought, and is accompanied by particulars identifying it from the relevant catalogue description and a written statement of defects. If we are satisfied from the evidence presented that the lot is a deliberate forgery we shall refund the money paid by you for the lot including any buyer’s premium provided that (1) if the catalogue description reflected the accepted view of scholars and experts as at the date of sale or (2) you personally are not able to transfer a good and marketable title to us, you shall have no rights under this condition. The right of return provided by this Condition is additional to any right or remedy provided by law or by these Conditions of Sale. GENERAL 16. We shall have the right at our discretion, to refuse admission to our premises or attendance at our auctions by any person. 17. (a) Any right to compensation for losses liabilities and expenses incurred in respect of and as a result of any breach of these Conditions and any exclusions provided by them shall be available to the seller and/or the auctioneer as appropriate. (b) Such rights and exclusions shall extend to and be deemed to be for the benefit of employees and agents of the seller and/or the auctioneer who may themselves enforce them. 18. Any notice to any buyer, seller, bidder or viewer may be given by first class mail or Swiftmail in which case it shall be deemed to have been received by the addressee 48 hours after posting. 19. Special terms may be used in catalogue descriptions of particular classes of items in which case the descriptions must be interpreted in accordance with any glossary appearing in the catalogue. 20. Any indulgence extended to bidders buyers or sellers by us notwithstanding the strict terms of these Conditions or of the Terms of Consignment shall affect the position at the relevant time only and in respect of that particular concession only; in all other respects these Conditions shall be construed as having full force and effect. 21. English law applies to the interpretation of these Conditions.

PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS, LITHOGRAPHS, ENGRAVINGS AND PRINTS In accordance with long standing practice in Fine Art Sale Rooms certain terms used in descriptions in the Catalogue have the meanings ascribed to them in the glossary below. Glossary Any statement as to authorship, attribution, origin, date, age, provenance and condition is a statement of opinion and is not to be taken as a statement of fact. The Company reserves the right, in forming their opinion, to consult and rely upon any expect or authority considered by them to be reliable. (a) Edward Lear: In our opinion a work by the artist. (When the artist’s forename(s) is not known, a series of asterisks, followed by the surname of the artist, whether preceded by an initial or not, indicates that in our opinion the work is by the artist named. (b) Attributed to Edward Lear: In our opinion probably a work by the artist but less certainly as to authorship is expressed than in the preceding category. (c) Studio of Edward Lear: In our opinion a work by an unknown hand in the studio of the artist which may be or may not have been executed under the artist’s direction. (d) Circle of Edward Lear: In our opinion a work by an as yet unidentified but distinct hand, closely associated with the named artist but not necessarily his pupil. (e) Style of ...; Follower of Edward Lear: In our opinion a work by a painter working in the artist’s style, contemporary or nearly contemporary, but not necessarily his pupil. (f) Manner of Edward Lear: In our opinion a work in the style of the artist and of a later date. (g) After Edward Lear: In our opinion a copy of a known work of the artist. (h) The term signed and/or dated and/or inscribed means that in our opinion the signature and/or date and/or inscription are from the hand of the artist. (i) The term bears a signature and/or date and/or inscription means that in our opinion the signature and/or date and/or inscription have been added by another hand. (j) Dimensions are given height before width. (k) Pictures are framed unless otherwise stated.

BOOK AUCTIONS If, on collation, any named item in this catalogue proves defective in text or illustration, the lot may be returned within 14 days of the sale with the defects stated in writing. This proviso shall not apply to defects stated in the catalogue or announced at the time of sale; nor to the absence of blanks, half titles, tissue guards or advertisements, damage in respect of bindings, stains, spotting, marginal tears or other defects not affecting completeness of text or illustration; nor to drawings, autographs, letters or manuscripts, signed photographs, music, atlases, maps or periodicals; nor to books not identified by title; nor to books sold not subject to return. ARTIST’S RESALE RIGHT / DROIT DE SUITE Droit de Suite is a royalty payable to a qualifying artist or the artist’s heirs each time a work is resold during the artist’s lifetime and up to a period of 70 years after the artist’s death. Royalties are calculated on a sliding percentage scale based on the hammer price excluding the buyer’s premium. The royalty does not apply to lots selling below the sterling equivalent of 1,000 and the maximum royalty payable on any single lot is the sterling equivalent of 12,500. Droit de Suite, which is not subject to VAT, will be added to the buyer’s purchase price and then passed on to the relevant collecting agency by the auctioneer. Please enquire for the accepted exchange rate on the day of the sale. Royalties for Droit de Suite are as follows: 4% Up to 50,000 3% 50,000.01 - 200,000 1% 200,000.01 - 350,000 0.5% 350,000.01 - 500,000 0.25% In excess of 500,000 Up to a maximum levy of 12,500 Lots marked with a ‡ symbol are potentially subject to the levy.

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Valuations PROBATE VALUATIONS We offer a speedy and professional service for executors and trustees and provide bound valuations for probate and duplicate copies when required. Since security is often a consideration, we can usually arrange for a house to be cleared and sent for auction, our Valuations Department ensures that executors are informed of which sales are involved and the results thereof.

Valuations are a core part of our business and are usually carried out by a senior specialist or directors. Accuracy, speed and above all confidentiality are paramount. INSURANCE VALUATIONS Written valuations for insurance can vary from a single item to a large estate. Before starting we discuss the various options available so that the valuation is specifically tailored to individual client’s needs.

We also carry out valuations for Family Division, Capital Gains Tax, and Private Treaty Sales.

For valuations of an entire house contents an itemised bound valuation is produced and can be accompanied by photographs when required. In addition to providing an inventory, written valuations can prevent painful arguments with a loss adjuster in the event of a claim.

Contact Christine Johnson 01722 424509 FREE AUCTION VALUATIONS Free verbal valuations of items for sale are available at our Castle Street salerooms. Please telephone the relevant specialist or call our office on 01722 424500.

Woolley & Wallis valuations are accepted by all leading insurance companies.



















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WOO L LE Y & WA L LI S Absentee Bid Form Medals & Coins, Arms & Militaria


Brief Decription

Price Excluding buyer’s premium & VAT

Wednesday 19th October 2016 Please bid, on my behalf, for the undermentioned lots up to the prices shown which do not include the buyer’s premium or any V.A.T. payable on lots. These bids are to be executed as cheaply as is permitted by other bids, and/or reserves if any, and subject to the Conditions of Sale printed in the Catalogue. Please note we cannot guarantee that bids received after 4pm on the day prior to the auction will be executed. Billing Name (please print)


Postcode Daytime telephone Email All accounts must be settled within 21 days. There is no surcharge for debit card payments, but for credit cards there will be a 2% (+VAT) surcharge. ID is required for all first time bidders.


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Auction Calendar FURNITURE, WORKS OF ART & CLOCKS 5th October 11th January 2017 Mark Richards +44 (0) 1722 411854 • 20TH CENTURY DESIGN 18th October – Design 30th November – British Art Pottery Michael Jeffery +44 (0) 1722 424505 • SILVER 25th October – The Arthur Holder Collection (Part I) 26th October – Fine Silver & Objects of Vertu 24th & 25th January 2017 – Silver & Objects of Vertu including The Arthur Holder Collection Part II Rupert Slingsby +44 (0) 1722 424501 • Lucy Chalmers +44 (0) 1722 424594 • JEWELLERY 27th October – Fine Jewellery 26th January 2017 – Jewellery & Watches Jonathan Edwards +44 (0) 1722 424504 • Marielle Whiting +44 (0) 1722 424595 • ASIAN ART 15th November John Axford +44 (0) 1722 424506 • PAINTINGS 13th December – Modern British & 20th Century Art Victor Fauvelle +44 (0) 1722 424503 • Jo Butler +44 (0) 1722 424592 • ENGLISH & EUROPEAN CERAMICS & GLASS 28th February 2017 Clare Durham +44 (0) 1722 424507 • TRIBAL ART & ANTIQUITIES 1st March 2017 Will Hobbs +44 (0) 1722 339752 • ARMS & ARMOUR, MEDALS & COINS AND MILITARIA 28th April 2017 Ned Cowell +44 (0) 1722 341469 •

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Woolley & Wallis  

Medals & Coins, Arms & Militaria | Wednesday 19th October 2016

Woolley & Wallis  

Medals & Coins, Arms & Militaria | Wednesday 19th October 2016