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Auction 160
Medals and the Fourdroyant 1897 Eimer 1813 Obverse Bust facing uniformed three-quarters left. 'HORATIO VISCOUNT NELSON.' Ex BORN 29th SEPTEMBER 1758. DIED 21ST OCTOBER 1805. Reverse Ship at anchor without rigging, 'FOURDROYANT'. LORD NELSON'S FLAGSHIP' Ex COMMENCED BUILDING 1789. LAUNCHED AT PLYMOUTH, APRIL, 1798. WRECKED AT BLACKPOOL JUNE 16TH 1897 MEDAL STRUCK FROM THE COPPER OF VESSEL AFTER BREAKING UP diameter 37mm in copper EF with traces of underlying lustre, Board of Trade Rocket Apparatus 37mm diameter in bronze, Obverse: Port broadside view of a full-rigged ship at anchor. Legend: "BOARD OF TRADE ROCKET APPARATUS". Reverse: A large crown centre. "PROOF OF SERVICE AT A WRECK". The Board of Trade owned the apparatus which was held at Coastguard Stations. Users could claim expenses from the board. The rocket apparatus was used to fire a line to a ship in distress. The line then used to haul over hawsers and the block to be affixed to the mast. Once fixed a breeches buoy could be used, hauled on a continuous whip line, to take off passengers and crew one by one. It was used by Coastguards but also by Life Brigades and Life Saving Companies. The first of these founded in Tynemouth in 1864.Coastguards trained the volunteers in the use of the rocket apparatus. These Brigades became national institution until rocket apparatus made obsolete in the 1980s. (Source: National Maritime Museum)
£50 London Coins : A160 : Lot 1807 : Nelson and the Fourdroyant 1897 Eimer 1813 Obverse Bust facing uniformed three-quarters left. '... London Coins : A160 : Lot 1807 : Nelson and the Fourdroyant 1897 Eimer 1813 Obverse Bust facing uniformed three-quarters left. '...

Auction 149
Medals Exhibitions (15) from assorted international events, including a Prize Medal 1865 and Exhibition 1924 , struck at exhibition, silver, from 1851, bronze & white metal. VF or better.
£140

Auction 145
Medals Medals (10) of all Fine Arts 1874 51mm in bronze UNC, of Queen 1887 Leyland Free Library and Museum EF, Art Union of London 1849 Inigo Jones Reverse Banqueting House Whitehall 1616 54mm in copper EF, Universal Exhibition of London 1862 50mm in bronze EF, and the Foudroyant 38mm in copper VF with some spots, Prize Medal Muirkirk Photographic Association 1904 39mm in copper, Prize Medals (2) both aded to G.K.Murray the first 51mm diameter 1st High Jump Class II GEF boxed the second Athletic Sports 1931 G.K.Murray 3rd (equal) High Jump Open EF boxed, The Schneider Trophy 1981 51mm in bronze The Supermarine S6B UNC and lustrous, Destruction of the Armada 1588 Commemorates the of the 1988 Lustrous UNC
£140

Auction 141
Medals Duke of Governor of 1819 55mm silver left facing bust obverse ARTHUR DUKE OF WELLINGTON , 35 line biography reverse Eimer 1118 Toned Good EF
£340 London Coins : A141 : Lot 946 : Duke of Wellington Governor of Plymouth 1819 55mm silver left facing bust obverse ARTHUR DUKE OF WEL... London Coins : A141 : Lot 946 : Duke of Wellington Governor of Plymouth 1819 55mm silver left facing bust obverse ARTHUR DUKE OF WEL...

Auction 139
Medals Lord s Flagship the Fourdoyant 1897 Eimer 1813 37mm diameter in bronze Obverse Bust facing three-quarters left HORATIO VISCOUNT NELSON Ex.Born 29th SEPTEMBER 1758. DIED 21st OCTOBER, 1805 Reverse Ship at anchor without rigging, 'FOURDROYANT'. LORD NELSON'S 'FLAGSHIP' Ex. COMMENCED BUILDING, 1789, LAUNCHED AT PLYMOUTH, APRIL, 1798. WRECKED AT BLACKPOOL JUNE 16th 1897 MEDAL STRUCK FROM COPPER OF VESSEL AFTER BREAKING UP GEF
£46 London Coins : A139 : Lot 1416 : Lord Nelsons Flagship the Fourdoyant 1897 Eimer 1813 37mm diameter in bronze Obverse Bust facing thr... London Coins : A139 : Lot 1416 : Lord Nelsons Flagship the Fourdoyant 1897 Eimer 1813 37mm diameter in bronze Obverse Bust facing thr...

Auction 139
Medals , Borough of Plymouth extended 1896 by J.A.Daniell, w/m, Plymouth The Burrator Reservoir 1898 w/m. GVF. (2).
£25

Auction 136
Medals Medal 32mm diameter in bronze (1667-1669) Obverse Bust of Clement IX, left, wearing camauro, mozzetta, and stole. CLEM.IX.PONT.MAX.AN.II Reverse PACE POPVLIS SVIS A DOMINO CONCESSA, Procession of clergy in St. Peter's Square, entering basilica to celebrate a Te Deum for the Peace of Aachen. [Moroni XIV, 55] Fine, Burrator Reservoir 1898 44mm diameter in White Metal, Obverse 'PLYMOUTH 21st SEPR 1898 THE BURRATOR RESERVOIR CONSTRUCTE TO AVERT THE DANGER & HARDSHIP TO WHICH THE TOWN WAS FORMERLY LIABLE WAS THIS DAY COMPLETED.THIS MEDAL WAS STRUCK TO COMMEMORATE THE EVENT AND IS THE GIFT OF J.T.BOND MAYOR 1891-1896-1898 in 13 lines Reverse view of the reservoir and surrounding area COMMENCED 9th AUGUST 1893. AREA IS 116 ACRES. CAPACITY 651,000,000 GALLONS, EF, Borough of Plymouth 1896 38mm diameter in White Metal Obverse Town arms, Reverse BOROUGH OF PLYMOUTH CREATED 1439 WILLIAM KETHRICHE MAYOR EXTENDED 1896 J.T.BOND MAYOR in 6 lines EF holed at the top, Lusitania medal 1915 55mm diameter cast Eimer 1914a EF, of 1817 25mm diameter in base metal Fine, undated 10-sided in base metal Obverse C.DETOUCHE 228 RUE ST.MARTIN 230, Reverse MAISON DE CONFIANCE ORFEVRERIE INVARIABLE PRIX FIXE HORLOGERIE BIJOUTERIE JOAILLERIE Fine
£70

Auction 126
Medals and the Fourdroyant 1897 Eimer 1813 Obverse Bust facing uniformed three-quarters left. 'HORASTIO VISCOUNT NELSON.' Ex BORN 29th SEPTEMBER 1758. DIED 21ST OCTOBER 1805. Reverse Ship at anchor without rigging, 'FOURDROYANT'. LORD NELSON'S FLAGSHIP' Ex COMMENCED BUILDING 1789. LAUNCHED AT PLYMOUTH, APRIL, 1798. WRECKED AT BLACKPOOL JUNE 16TH 1897 MEDAL STRUCK FROM THE COPPER OF VESSEL AFTER BREAKING UP diameter 37mm in copper Good VF boxed, of the of Nelson 1905 28mm in bronze Obverse Nelson standing with scroll beneath DEATH OF NELSON OCT 21 1805 CENTENARY MEMENTO OCT 21 1905. PRESENTED BY BRITISH AND FOREIGN SAILORS SOCIETY CONTAINING VICTORY COPPER FROM THE LORDS ADMIRALTY, Reverse Ship VICTORY TALGAR OCT 21 1805 beneath, ENGLAND EXPECTS THAT EVERY MAN WILL DO HIS DUTY. THANK GOD I HAVE DONE MY DUTY Good EF Lustrous
£48

Auction 125
Medals and the Fourdroyant 1897 Eimer 1813 Obverse Bust facing uniformed three-quarters left. 'HORASTIO VISCOUNT NELSON.' Ex BORN 29th SEPTEMBER 1758. DIED 21ST OCTOBER 1805. Reverse Ship at anchor without rigging, 'FOURDROYANT'. LORD NELSON'S FLAGSHIP' Ex COMMENCED BUILDING 1789. LAUNCHED AT PLYMOUTH, APRIL, 1798. WRECKED AT BLACKPOOL JUNE 16TH 1897 MEDAL STRUCK FROM THE COPPER OF VESSEL AFTER BREAKING UP diameter 37mm in copper About VF boxed
£40

Auction 121
Medals Order of the , M.B.E. 1st Type Division awarded to Emily Curtis, Unit Administrator, Queen 's Auxiliary Corps. M.B.E. in case of issue with certificate of award dated June 1919. Together with other interesting original documentation. Mrs Curtis served at the Military Convalescent Hospital, Crownhill , retiring in 1919, served 1939-45 with the Civil at Caterham & lingham, (entitled to the Defence Medal) and died in 1952
£120

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