Scottish. Scots Guards Boer War Victorian Distinguished Conduct Medal Group of Three.
A scarce group awarded to "2008 Pte A. Anderson Scots Gds" who was also Mentioned in Despatches for services in South Africa. Comprising: VR Distinguished Conduct Medal (Pte Scots Gds), Queen's South Africa Medal four clasps "Belmont", "Modder River", "Orange Free State", "Belfast". (Pte Scots Gds), King's South Africa Medal two clasps "South Africa 1901", "South Africa 1902" (Pte Scots Guards) The group remains mounted as originally worn, some contact marks.
The announcement of the DCM appeared in the London Gazette on the 27th September 1901, with his MID a few days before on the 10th September 1901. Private Albert Anderson a collier from Barnsley enlisted into the Scots Guards on the 15th March 1898. He embarked for South Africa on the 20th October 1899 and would remain here until September 1902. His papers confirm the award of the DCM for recognition of his services during operations in South Africa. After returning to the UK he remained with the Regiment until March 1910, serving a total of 12 years with the Colours.
Code: 50065Price: 3850.00 GBP
Royal Dragoons Crimea War Medal & Original Silk Ribbon.
Awarded to "JOSPH COOK ROYAL DNS". bearing the clasp "Sebastopol". The medal is toned and retaining original old silk ribbon. Edge Knock Impressed naming.
Confirmed on the Crimea Medal Roll. Only one man of this name in the regiment.
Code: 50683Price: 260.00 GBP
French Legion of Honour, 2nd Empire Crimean War period Officer’s breast badge.
A good gold and enamel example. Some enamel damage to blue obverse and reverse which bears poincon mark.
These were also awarded to British Officers
Code: 50460Price: 280.00 GBP
The Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav Grand Cross shoulder sash.
A fine rare four inch wide watered silk full length example.
Instituted by King Oscar I on 21st on August, 1847
Code: 50334Price: 150.00 GBP
MINIATURE cased Queen's South Africa Medal by Spink.
A super example bearing clasps "Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902" housed in its original red leather Spink & Son Ltd" case lined with cream silk and velvet.
Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE)
A fine cased set of the KBE, Military Division 1st type by Garrard & Co. by Special Appointment to His Majesty The King. Neck badge being a silver-gilt cross patonce surmounted by a Crown, the arms of the cross in pearl grey enamel; the centre bearing Britannia within a circlet inscribed “For God and the Empire” on a red enamel ground. Suspended from a purple neck ribbon with red central stripe ... The eight pointed breast star also bearing Britannia within a circlet inscribed “For God and the Empire” on a red enamel ground. Case with a little wear, insignia remains excellent.
Code: 50067Price: 1400.00 GBP
Royal Household, Royal Mews Driver’s Group of Six medals spanning Victoria, Edward VII and George V.
A fine scarce group awarded to Driver F. Hardy. Comprising: 1897 Queen Victoria Bronze Jubilee Medal, Edward VII 1902 Coronation Bronze Medal, George V Coronation Medal, GvR Royal Victorian Medal, Royal Household Long Service & Good Conduct Medal “1910-1930” “F. Hardy”, Denmark Royal Household Medal. Mounted court style as worn.
Code: 50054Price: 1250.00 GBP
2nd Life Guards, Military General Service Medal (1793-1814).
A good scarce example awarded to "D. Potter, 2nd Life Guards" with clasp "Vittoria". Lacquered, some edge knocks, generally good condition.
David Potter is confirmed on the MGS roll which states this medal was sold by Sotheby's in February, 1912 and Bosleys in June 2003. 62 members of the 2nd Life Guards who fought at the battle on 21st June 1813 qualified for the clasp "Vittoria"
Code: 50012Price: 2200.00 GBP
1798 Davison’s Nile Medal in gilt bronze.
A fine and scarce example issued to Petty Officers who were present at the Great Victory on 1st August 1798. The obverse depicts the figure of peace caressing a shield embossed with a portrait of Lord Nelson. The reverse is decorated with a scene of the British Fleet at Aboukir Bay. The edge bears an inscription from Alexander Davison. Top rim bears evidence of suspender, otherwise generally VGC Gilt remains very bright to both sides. The photograph of the obverse shows true colour to gilt on both sides.
Code: 50100Price: 850.00 GBP
The Royal Victorian Order, M.V.O., Member’s 5th Class breast badge
A fine silver and enamel example, the reverse officially numbered 678. Housed in it's Collingwood (by Appointment to the Royal Family) fitted green velvet and cream silk lined case of issue. The lid with gold embossed "M.V.O. 4th. CL" Wear to the inside silk lining of the case.
Code: 50436Price: 450.00 GBP
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