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London Coins Auction 166
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
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Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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Japan : Medals

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 163
Medals Captain Oliver Gordon MVO RN trio (as Lieutenant, Star to Sub-Lieutenant) and Member of the Order, (4) War Medal, Star, Star and 1939-45 star, in box of issue with original ribbons, also epaulettes, Captain Oliver Gordon was Captain of HMS , a heavy cruiser, during World War II during which she was sunk in the of the Sea March 1 1942. The lot includes the Book `Fight It Out` written by Captain Gordon in 1957 describing the epic encounter against overwhelming odds during the battle in 1942. He was taken along with the survivors by the ese after the ship was sunk in the battle. The lot also includes many Christmas Greetings received by Captain Gordon during his time as a POW. Between the two World Wars he served on the Yacht Victoria and Albert and the lot includes photographs of Captain Gordon, some with King George V and Queen Alexandra, also letters from Buckingham Palace one signed by King , a restricted letter from of , a letter from the War Museum, photographs of crew and ships, along with a copy of a newspaper cutting reporting Captain Gordon`s . Also included is the paperwork details and letters relating to the Companion of the Order of the , though this has been retained by Captain Gordon`s family

Auction 156
Medals (1952) of the Enthronement of the Great Emperor Meiji 1852-1912 60mm diameter in silver, Obverse Three-quarters facing portrait, chrysanthemum behind, Reverse Bridge and Palace UNC

Auction 149
Medals , Orders and medals (5), Order of the Rising Sun, 8th class silver, Order of the Sacred Treasure, 8th class silver, Russo-Japanese 1904-1905 Medal light golded bronze, Red Cross Membership medals (2) silver. GVF. (5).

Auction 146
Medals Admiral Vernon/Capture of Portobello 1739 Obverse with 3/4 length portrait, Fine, and Challen Minting Machinery Coining Press 1903 EF with lustre, One Gulden 1854A NEF, Medal 1887 Hyogo and Ozaka EF, A.Negro Token Cooperativa Genova Fine, First Congress of Medicine 1902 Reverse Sphinx and Pyramids GVF, Medal of Jutland 1916 45mm diameter in Silver Eimer 1951 Toned UNC

Auction 142
Medals Medals (6) & Medals (M-348061 Pte. G.E.Williams ASC), British War Medal & (Moriso Fujisaki), Mercantile Marine Medal (Tadarichi Ito), War Cross 1918. Together with a Band of Hope Medal. GVF. ese serving with the Mercantile Marine?

Auction 139
Medals World (5) Rubens portrait medal by Hart 1840 bronze 72mm., Geographical Society medal for 1901 by L.Bottee metal, France Vichy Medal "Source des Celestins bronze, 67mm., Christoforo Colombo medal 1953 silvered metal, Tokyo s Medal 1964 gilt metal. GVF. (5).

Auction 134
Medals Universlade Tokyo 1967 Medals (3) gold 7.6g 750/1000, silver 18.8g. 925/1000 & bronze. Issued by the Japanese Sport Fund and made by the Japanese Mint. In white plastic case. EF.

Auction 133
Medals - Exhibition 1910 "Gold Medal" bronze & "Bronze Medal", bronze by Vaughton's, 50mm, in cases of issue (2). EF.

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