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Tuesday, May 24 2011

Two Day Sale of Fine Art, Antiques and Collectables

Viewing Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 12pm-4pm, Monday 10am-7pm immediately prior to sale. Open on mornings of sale (Tuesday and Wednesday) from 8.30am until 10am for viewing. Sale starts promptly at 10am each day. Please remember that if you want to leave a commission bid or bid by telephone we need all instructions by Monday 6.30pm before sale.

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Lot 668

An Elizabeth I sixpence (worn and holed), a Henry III silver "Long Cross" penny, an early Celtic bronze coin, a small selection of other early silver hammered coins, five Victoria Crowns (most worn), and a selection of other coins, various

Guide Price: £200-300

Lot 669

A Victoria 1900 Crown (worn), a George VI 1937 Crown, and a quantity of mixed coins, various

Guide Price: £200-300

Lot 670

A set of eight Elizabeth II 1977 silver proof coins to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, comprising - United Kingdom Crown, Seychelles twenty-five Rupees, Gibraltar twenty-five Pence, Mauritius twenty-five Rupees, Guernsey, Jersey and St. Helena twenty-five Pence coins, and Tristan de Cuna twenty-five Pence, issued by The Royal Mint and Birmingham Mints, and retailed by Spink & Co, contained in fitted case

Guide Price: £200-300

Lot 671

A George III 1817 Half Sovereign (fair/worn)

Guide Price: £90-120

Lot 672

A Victoria 1892 Sovereign in 9ct gold pendant mount and 9ct gold necklet for same

Guide Price: £200-250

Lot 673

A Victoria (Old Head) 1900 Sovereign (fair with edge knocks)

Guide Price: £175-225

Lot 674

An Edward VII 1903 Sovereign (worn)

Guide Price: £175-225

Lot 675

An Edward VII 1907 Sovereign

Guide Price: £175-225

Lot 676

An Edward VII 1910 Sovereign and a ditto 1910 Half Sovereign (fair with edge knocks)

Guide Price: £270-300

Lot 677

An Edward VII 1909 Half Sovereign in 9ct gold ring mount with pierced shank (gross weight 8 grammes)

Guide Price: £120-160

Lot 678

A George V 1914 Sovereign

Guide Price: £175-225

Lot 679

An Elizabeth II 1963 Sovereign (uncirculated)

Guide Price: £175-225

Lot 680

An Elizabeth II 1963 Sovereign (uncirculated)

Guide Price: £175-225

Lot 681

An Elizabeth II 1963 Sovereign (uncirculated)

Guide Price: £175-225

Lot 682

An Elizabeth II 1963 Sovereign (uncirculated)

Guide Price: £175-225

Lot 683

An Elizabeth II 1963 Sovereign (uncirculated)

Guide Price: £175-225

Lot 684

An Austro Hungarian 1872 gold Four Ducat coin bearing the head of Franz Joseph (fair/fine) in gold mount, attached to a 9ct rose gold bracelet also hung with five other gold tokens and coins (all pierced - gross weight 71 grammes)

Guide Price: £900-1200

Lot 685

Five Russian gold Ten Rouble Coins (four 1976 and one 1979 - weight 8.6 grammes each - all uncirculaed), an Australian 1973 gold One Tenth of an Ounce (of fine gold), an Australian 1995 gold One twentieth of an Ounce (of fine gold), both sealed in plastic holders

Guide Price: £900-1100

Lot 686

A George V 9ct gold two handled prize cup and cover - "The Gold Challenge Cup presented by Schweppes Ltd to the English County Golfing Association in London", the cup with slightly domed lid with leaf ornament and leaf capped finial, the girdle cast with bold scrolled leafage and with lions mask and drop handles, on conforming circular moulded footrim, 8.25ins high, by Elkington & Co, hallmarked London 1913 (weight 27.5ozs), the body engraved with the names of the winning Societies and participants from 1913-1965, complete with onyx circular plinth inset with a band of lapis lazuli, contained in oak fitted case for same Note : The cup is being sold on behalf of the Save Canterbury Cathedral Appeal with No Buyer's Premium being charged, and all proceeds from the sale going towards the Appeal

Guide Price: £8000-10000

Lot 688

A 9ct gold Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes Past Master's jewel presented to "Primo G. Cocks, Broadstairs Lodge No. 3, 22nd March 1974", a Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes Collar with gilt metal enamel medallions and hung with central shield pattern medallion, three other silver gilt medallions awarded to the same person, and a small selection of regalia, etc

Guide Price: £100-150

Lot 689

A Victoria Egypt 1882 medal with single bar Tel-El-Kebir "To 14179 Gunnr. J. Gore, 1st Battalion Royal Artillery" and with bronze Khedive Star (uninscribed)

Guide Price: £200-300

Lot 690

A Victoria New Zealand medal (First Maori Wars) medal dated 1846-1847 "To Assistant Surgeon William Ross M.D., H.M.S. Calliope" (officially impressed - with two major edge knocks)

Guide Price: £350-500

Lot 691

A group of three Queen Victoria, Edward VII and George V medals "To 4728 Pte. W. Alder, Royal Berkshire Regiment and later Police Constable", comprising - Queen South Africa with bars "Cape Colony", "Orange Free State" and "Transvaal", King South Africa with two bars "South Africa 1901 and 1902" and a George V Metropolitan Police Coronation Medal 1911, contained in Queen Victoria's South Africa gift tin 1900

Guide Price: £150-200

Lot 692

A group of five Queen Victoria, Edward VII and George V medals "To 1138 Pte. H. Chapman, Middlesex Regiment" and later "To 13720 C.O.M. Sjt. H.J. Chapman, Royal Artillery", comprising - Queen South Africa with one bar "Cape Colony", King South Africa with two bars "South Africa 1901 and 1902", 1914-1918 War Medal, Victory Medal and George V Long Service and Good Conduct Medal

Guide Price: £200-300

Lot 693

A group of four George V and Edward VII First World War medals "To 371 Pte. G.A. Fleet, East Kent Regiment", comprising - 1914-1915 Star, 1914-1918 War Medal, Victory Medal and an Edward VII Territorial Force Efficiency Medal (latter "To 57 Sgt. G.A. Fleet, 4th Battalion, East Kent Regiment"

Guide Price: £125-160

Lot 694

A group of four George V First World War medals "To 7285 C.E. Basson, Ptr. 2 Royal Navy and H.M.S. Pembroke", comprising - 1914-1915 Star, 1914-1918 War Medal, Victory Medal and Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal

Guide Price: £125-160

Lot 695

A group of five George V and George VI First and Second World War medals "To 31223 Pte. W.C. Davis 60/F.A. Royal Army Medical Corps", comprising - Military Medal, 1914-1915 Star, 1914-1918 War Medal, Victory Medal and George VI Defence Medal, and group of miniatures of same

Guide Price: £400-600

Lot 696

Two groups each of three George V First World War medals "To 6353 W.H.T. Barker, Able Seaman (later Petty Officer), Royal Navy" and "To G-1178 Pte. A.L. Hinkins, The Queens Regiment", each comprising - 1914-1915 Star, 1914-1918 War Medal and Victory Medal

Guide Price: £125-160

Lot 697

A group of five George VI and Elizabeth II Second World War medals "To R.M.B./X1105 D. Guthrie, Staff Bd/MR Royal Marines", comprising - 1939-1945 Star, Atlantic Star, Burma Star, 1939-1945 War Medal and Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (only latter inscribed), and group of miniatures for same -(Burma Star showing Pacific Clasp)

Guide Price: £125-160

Lot 698

A group of three George V First World War medals "To M2-079364 Cpl. A.V. Locke, Royal Army Service Corps", comprising - Army Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-1918 War Medal and Victory Medal

Guide Price: £200-300

Lot 699

Two groups each of three George V First World War medals "To L-10446 Pte. H.J. Barker, 1st Battalion Royal Fusiliers", comprising - 1914 Star, 1914-1918 War Medal and Victory Medal and "To 8066 Pte. G. Robinson, Middlesex Regiment", comprising - 1914-1915 Star, 1914-1918 War Medal and Victory Medal

Guide Price: £200-300

Lot 700

A selection of George V and George VI medals, including - "To 145288 G. Lanham, Royal Navy", comprising - 1914-1918 War Medal and Long Service and Good Conduct Medals, fifteen George V 1914-1918 War Medals, five Victory Medals, a George VI General Service Medal with one bar "Palestine" - "To 5948912 Pte. B. Barham, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment" and six other Second World War medals (latter uninscribed)

Guide Price: £200-300

Lot 701

A group of three George V First World War medals "To MS 4120 Pte W. Avann, Army Service Corp", comprising - 1914 Star, 1914-1918 War Medal and Victory Medal, a George VI 1939-1945 Defence Medal (uninscribed), a French giltmetal and enamel Legion d'Honneur, contained in Queen Mary Christmas 1914 brass gift tin

Guide Price: £200-300

Lot 702

A group of five George V and George VI medals "To W.T.S. 35 M.C. Cooper, W.T.O. R.N.R." comprising - 1914-1915 Star, War Medal, Victory Medal, 1939-1945 Star and War Medal, and group of four ditto to his brother "Captain M.P.L. Cooper", comprising - 1914-1918 War Medal, Victory Medal, 1939-1945 War Medal and Defence Medal and two groups of miniatures of same

Guide Price: £250-350

Lot 703

A George V uniform jacket and mess jacket belonging to Matthew Penefather Lloyd Cooper, Inniskilling Fusiliers, a small selection of buttons, a copy of autobiography by his son Matthew Cooper - "We who Knew - the Journal of an Infantry Subaltern during the Great War", The Book Guilt Ltd (one volume), three First World War trench maps, and two George V Officer's dress swords, each with pierced hilts and wire bound shagreen grips and scabbard for one

Guide Price: £150-200

Lot 704

A group of four George V First World War medals "To L-8973 Pte. (later L.Sgt) W.H. Loram (William) 8th Battalion, East Kent Regiment (The Buffs)", comprising - Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, 1914-1918 War Medal and Victory Medal, complete with tinted photographic portrait of the gentleman in the dress uniform of The Buffs, and a group of three George VI Second World War medals to his son "Donald Loram, R.A.F.", comprising - France and Germany Star, Defence Medal and 1939-45 War Medal, contained in oak display cabinet surmounted by The Buff's crest

Guide Price: £450-600

Lot 705

A George VI Distinguished Flying Cross "To 149060 Pilot Officer Royston James Child, - No. 35 Squadron (Pathfinder) Royal Airforce Volunteer Reserve (reverse of medal inscribed "P/O R.J. Child - Stettin Jan. 5th 1944), contained in black leather case of issue Note : On 5th/6th January 1944 348 Lancasters and ten Halifax aircraft took part in the first large raid on Stettin since September 1941. A Mosquito diversion at Berlin successfully kept most of the German fighters away from the main force of the bombers. 16 aircraft - 14 Lancasters and 2 Halifax were lost in the raid. HX160 was one of two No. 35 Sqdn Halifaxes lost in this operation. The aircraft was airborne at 23.46 on 5th January 1944 from Graveley, outbound attacked by a night fighter and severely damaged. Over the target area the starboard wing was set on fire by flak. In the explosion that followed those that survived were thrown clear but four airmen were killed, including Pilot Officer R.J. Child, aged 20, and the airmen were buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery. The remaining crew were interned in Prisoner of War Camp L3. The D.F.C. was awarded to Pilot Officer Child posthumously for saving a fellow airman. Aged 20, he was the only son of James and Violet Child of Thornton Heath, Surrey Note : Complete with newspaper cutting "Pilot Officer wins D.F.C." and "Pilot Officer Royston James Child (149060) R.A.F.V.R. No. 35 Squadron (Pathfinder) has been awarded the D.F.C. He is a son of Coun. Mrs Child of 26 Linden Avenue, Thornton Heath. 'This Officer as Flight Engineer has completed numerous operations against the enemy' says the citation. In the course of which he has invariably displayed the utmost fortitude, courage and devotion to duty".

Guide Price: £1200-1500