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Prisoner Of War

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Auction 167
Medals World a wide variety mostly an issues, (6) Civil Decoration - Bravery, Devotion and Philanthropy, First Class enamelled, Belgium Civil Decoration - Belgium - Medal of the Order of the Crown (2) normally awarded for a minimum of 25 Years service in the Public Sector, Civil Decoration for Long in Administration, Order of Leopold II, Belgium First Class Long Service Award (pre-1952), War Cross of Merit, 1967 Six-Day War medal, in mixed grades, East Br of Labour medals (2) UNC with ribbons and pins, both boxed, and East German Merit medal UNC boxed, (10) Meritorious Service Medal for the Nation, orange ribbon, medal for Public Security (3) First Class, Second Class ands Third Class, Degree of Merchant Service Merit Medals 1956 (3), all UNC and boxed, Order of Labour Medals Established 1948 (3) First Class and Second Class (2) all UNC boxed, (3) Medal of Merit on the Field of Glory Second Class 1944 in silver NVF boxed. The 40 Years of People' Poland medal EF cased, Union of Veterans of the Republic of Poland and Former Political Prisoners (instituted 1965) UNC with miniature, comes with recipients book, (6) Socialist '10 Years of Yugoslav ' in bronze, Medal for bravery, instituted 1943, in gilt bronze, Medal of National Merit (pre-1973 award) with Zasluge spelling in the legend, Medal of Labour (with ribbon bar), instituted 1945, Yugoslav Army Order for Bravery in gilt bronze (red ribbon with three narrow yellow edge stripes) (2), in mixed grades to EF
£160

Auction 167
World Banknotes World War II Camp currency Bangalore camp ND (1939-1945) in violet and pale brown with Group 1 Bangalore red-brown at centre and uniface. Rare
£120 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1526 : India World War II Prisoner of War Camp currency 1 Anna Bangalore camp ND (1939-1945) in violet and ...

Auction 167
English Banknotes World War II Great Britain Prisoners of War Camps Currency Sixpence serial number 846193. Camp 664 a Stadium Camp located in Catterick, , . Black on green underprint and WD (War Department) at centre in the underprint. Camp of Issue stamped 664 Italian Pioneer COY at upper centre. About UNC and a very well preserved example without claim stamps on reverse, rarely seen in this condition. This paper POW currency was printed by HMSO (His Majesty's Stationery Office) and was introduced in 1943 and issued by the War Department. The first mass influx of POWs into Britain occurred in 1941 with the arrival of 100,000 Italians captured in the North African campaign followed by the next large influx of both Italian and German POWs with the surrender of Axis forces in North Africa in May 1943, but up until these times the POW camp system was not extensive and consisted only of small numbers of German Naval and Airforce crew.
£80 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1278 : World War II Great Britain Prisoners of War Camps Currency Sixpence serial number 846193. Camp 664 a... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1278 : World War II Great Britain Prisoners of War Camps Currency Sixpence serial number 846193. Camp 664 a...

Auction 166
World Banknotes Y.M.C.A. (Young Men's Christian Association) Herford & Bad Salzuflen canteen 1/6 Mark Token Voucher (Lothar-Weiß SU.9) for the English speaking Soldiers and Army in the area of Herford and Bad Salzuflen, after the end of World War II circa 1945 onwards. Printed in black on light red thin cardboard and uniface, featuring the Y.M.C.A. triangle logo at upper centre which was a well recognized and common sight during the war. Almost as soon as the war broke out Y.M.C.A. developed mobile canteens to bring refreshments to the troops. These second-hand vans painted camouflage green were first used in East London and by the end of 1940 there 500 vans in operation bringing refreshments to the troops, rescue workers and victims of bomb raids. At the retreat of , Y.M.C.A. red on the beaches until ordered to leave. The vans followed advancing and withdrawing armies not only serving mugs of tea but also selling cigarettes, chocolate, cake, hair cream, toothpaste and stationery. They also provided food and drink to those made homeless and hungry. They also had cinema vans and mobile libraries. The first YMCA mobile canteen landed on the Normandy beaches on 29th July 1944. Internationally, the World Alliance of YMCAs expanded its work with prisoners of war and refugees: more than 250 secretaries visited camps in 38 countries. The Y.M.C.A. was given ‘official establishment status’ – essentially given permission to operate with troops in all areas and particularly in front line positions which was very dangerous in these circumstances where the canteens became under attack and the men being wounded or captured. GVF - EF and very Scarce
£60 London Coins : A166 : Lot 511 : Y.M.C.A. (Young Men's Christian Association) Herford & Bad Salzuflen canteen 1/6 Mark Token...

Auction 165
World Banknotes World around 47 notes mostly high grade issues early 1900's includes & - 1917 Exchange Notes 25 Rubles Pick S337 and 3 Rubles Pick S334. SOUTH RUSSIA - High Command of the Armed Forces 10000 Rubles 1919 Pick S425a (2). Along with State issues some of which imitations and Bank s. Prisoners of War stamped "Prisoner of war camp No.225". 1923 Bielefeld SILK NOTGELD 500 Mark. s (2) prefix DS83 and DS72. And Chine 1920s Confucius 'Strings of ' Red and black Confucius in red at top seal on reverse measueres around 25.7 cm in height and 6.9 cm in width.
£160

Auction 164
General Service Medal with Palestine bar, awarded to 3952993 Pte.G.Carpenter Welch. Regiment. NEF/EF. The First Regiment was deployed to Palestine to suppress the Arab Revolt, then sent on to North Africa and participated in the Western District Campaign, then sent to Crete in 1941 where Pte. Carpenter was taken Prisoner of War in June 1941. Queen's South Africa Medal awarded to 3rd Class Trooper 2867 R.F.Bruce with two bars Orange Free State and Cape Colony. GVF. Enlisted 1/5/1901, Died Boskop 11/11/1901 of enteric fever. Scottish Regiments (3) World War I Medals (2) the first to 10234 Pte.J.Scott 2nd Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders, VF. Pte. Scott was killed in action in France 9/3/1915, (also entitled to 1914 Star and bar). He is buried at Ration Farm Military Cemetery, La Chapelle-Darmentieres VI. M.3. The second to 7220 Pte.D.Taylor 1st regiment of Scots Fusiliers, VF. Pte. Taylor was killed in action in France 13/11/1916. (also entitled to 1914 Star and bar). He is buried at Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 3C. 1914-15 Star awarded to 17560 Pte.W.Pilkington, 1st King's Own Scottish Borderers EF. Pte. Pilkington was wounded in Gallipoli on 4/6/1915 and died of his wounds 7/6/1915. Sussex Yeomanry Casualty World War I Medal to 2040 Private R.S.Paterson, SUSS.YEO, EF. Enlisted 7/10/1915 in Egypt, transferred Royal Engineers and died of wounds Royal Sussex Regiment 23/10/1918, with copy of service record, entitled to 1914/1915 Star and Victory Medals £320

Auction 164
78th Company London Yeomanry/2nd London Yeomanry, Boer War and World War I a group of five to comprising Queen's South Africa Medal with five bars Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902, to 24411 Tpr. L.O Morgan, with World War I Medal, 1914-15 Star, World War I Victory Medal and Territorial Force Efficiency Medal VF to EF awarded to 987 Pte.L.O.Morgan, the Star and Victory medals both privately engraved, along with a further group of 1914-15 Stars to South African Regiments (6) Cpl.F.H.Pratt 1st. S.A.M.R awarded for service in the Boer Rebellion and German S.W.Africa. Taken prisoner of war at Sandfontein 26/9/1914 and served 1902-1924.Lt.S.G.Grewar, 1st South Africa Regiment, Pte. W.S.Williams Kalahari Horse, awarded for service in the Boer Rebellion and German S.W.Africa 1914-1915, Pte.J.Baker Enslins Horse, awarded for service in the Boer Rebellion and German S.W.Africa 1914-1915, Pte.J.J.Van Aswegen Brands. F.S Rifles, Burg P.G.Greyling Heidelberg KDO, VF to EF £220

Auction 164
World War I and World War II a varied group (52) includes Belgium Commemorative World War I in bronze (3), Belgium Knight order of Leopold II, Belgium Jus de Grenier (5), Poland World War II Cross of Merit (2), France and Germany Star, Russia Veteran of Labour in silver, African medal 1940-1945 awarded to Belgian Military who served in Africa during World War II (Belgian forces served in the colonies of the Congo and Ruanda-Urundi and also in Nigeria, Libya, Egypt, Sudan, Palestine and Madagascar during the conflict) (6), Belgium Medal for the Prisoners of War 1940-1945, Belgium Medal for the 1940-1945 War (3), along with other examples from Belgium and Poland, along with St. Johns Ambulance Association medal with bars from 1922 to 1936, and other decorative paranumismatic items, in mixed grades £220

Auction 164
World War I (4) 1914 Star with 'Mons' bar, awarded to 9268 Sergt. J.W.Jones 2nd King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, NEF. Sergt. Jones saw action at Le Cateau, and was one of many taken Prisoner of War at Le Cateau. The rear-guard action at the scene enabled the BEF to retreat from the German Army. 1914-1915 Stars (3) 10770 Pte.C.West 1st Essex Regiment. NEF. Killed in action Cape Helles, Gallipoli 6/8/1915. On August 6 1915 the 1st Essex and 88th Brigade were ordered 'Over The Top' at Cape Helles, sustaining heavy casualties including Pte.West. He is buried at Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery Sp.Mem.C.394, 17207 Pte.F Robbins 20th Manchester Regiment. NEF. Wounded on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 1/7/1916, died of wounds in France 3/7/1916 buried Daours Communal Cemetery Extension II.B.6, 5952 Gunner F.Coker, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery. About EF. enlisted 23/9/1914 Valcatier, Canada as part of Canada's Expeditionary Force. The Force, including Gunner Coker, fought in the second Battle of Ypres, Battle of the Somme 1916, buried Pas de Calais, Noeux-Les-Mines Communal Cemetery Extension II.A.17 £140

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
£100

Auction 163
World Banknotes & (12), a of Camp money, including Aschach, Chemnitz, Zerbst, Csot, Dyrotz and Armee Korps, mixed grades
£55 London Coins : A163 : Lot 1461 : Germany & Austria (12), a collection of Prisoner of War Camp money, including Aschach, Chemnitz,... London Coins : A163 : Lot 1461 : Germany & Austria (12), a collection of Prisoner of War Camp money, including Aschach, Chemnitz,...

Auction 163
English Banknotes Prisoners of War note WW2, 3 Pence Camp No.79, WD (War Department) in underprint at centre, light dirt, some handstamps on reverse, good Fine
£50 London Coins : A163 : Lot 1385 : Prisoners of War note WW2, 3 Pence Camp No.79, WD (War Department) in underprint at centre, light di... London Coins : A163 : Lot 1385 : Prisoners of War note WW2, 3 Pence Camp No.79, WD (War Department) in underprint at centre, light di...

Auction 162
English Banknotes Prisoners of War notes WW2 (3), 6 Pence Camp No.554, VF, 6 Pence Camp No.119, missing corner good Fine, 3 Pence Camp No. not visible, large stain about Fine, WD (War Department) in underprint at centre, various handstamps and annotations
£150 London Coins : A162 : Lot 170 : Prisoners of War notes WW2 (3), 6 Pence Camp No.554, VF, 6 Pence Camp No.119, missing corner good Fi... London Coins : A162 : Lot 170 : Prisoners of War notes WW2 (3), 6 Pence Camp No.554, VF, 6 Pence Camp No.119, missing corner good Fi...

Auction 162
World Banknotes WW1 camp notes (19), including Guben, Doberitz, Golzern, and others, values 5 Pfenning to 10 Mark, scarcer types seen, mixed grades
£70 London Coins : A162 : Lot 253 : Germany WW1 Prisoner of War camp notes (19), including Guben, Doberitz, Golzern, Frankfurt and other...

Auction 159
World Banknotes 0.50 (50 Pfennig), canteen money for us in the sub-camp of Buchenwald, Standort Kantine SS issues, ed SS - Ko.Rottleberode, many of these camp notes were destroyed by fire as the Germany tried to destroy evidence of the holocaust, this is a scarce survivor, a rare and interesting piece of history, one pinhole and some dirt, Fine
£65 London Coins : A159 : Lot 1695 : Germany 0.50 Reichsmark (50 Pfennig), prisoner of war canteen money for us in the sub-camp of Buchen... London Coins : A159 : Lot 1695 : Germany 0.50 Reichsmark (50 Pfennig), prisoner of war canteen money for us in the sub-camp of Buchen...

Auction 159
World Banknotes (2) & (3) issues , 50 Pfennig (2) camp, Poland dated 15th May 1940 almost UNC, also 10 Cent, 25 Cent & 50 Cent Westbork lager camp, Netherlands dated 15th February 1944, almost VF
£65 London Coins : A159 : Lot 1834 : Poland (2) & Netherlands (3) prisoner of war issues WW2, 50 Pfennig (2) Litzmannstadt camp, Pola... London Coins : A159 : Lot 1834 : Poland (2) & Netherlands (3) prisoner of war issues WW2, 50 Pfennig (2) Litzmannstadt camp, Pola...

Auction 159
World Banknotes Schwarmstedt, Lower , Officer camp WW1, 10 Mark, 5 Mark & , some light foxing, mounting residue on reverse, Fine, also 5 Pfennig Holzminden camp, mounting residue on reverse, Fine
£32 London Coins : A159 : Lot 1700 : Germany Schwarmstedt, Lower Saxony, prisoner of war Officer camp WW1, 10 Mark, 5 Mark & 1 Mark, ... London Coins : A159 : Lot 1700 : Germany Schwarmstedt, Lower Saxony, prisoner of war Officer camp WW1, 10 Mark, 5 Mark & 1 Mark, ...

Auction 158
Medals GB and a few World (67) in base metal a wide variety includes a few attendance medals, some boxed, in mixed grades to UNC, along with Twopence 1797 Fine, in a suspension ring this with mount, BEF 50 Cents token Fine, Medal Admiral Vernon 1739 Fine and with three edge cuts
£90

Auction 158
World Banknotes (6) 1 Heller, 2 Heller, 1 Krone, 2 , & 10 Kronen, camp money, Katzenau bei Linz camp, world war one, Uncirculated & about UNC
£50 London Coins : A158 : Lot 143 : Austria (6) 1 Heller, 2 Heller, 1 Krone, 2 Kronen, 5 Kronen & 10 Kronen, prisoner of war camp mo... London Coins : A158 : Lot 143 : Austria (6) 1 Heller, 2 Heller, 1 Krone, 2 Kronen, 5 Kronen & 10 Kronen, prisoner of war camp mo...

Auction 153
World Banknotes World group (21) includes earlier , modern , Anta, , WW1, blue $1, a few lower grade earlier types but rest mostly UNC
£90 London Coins : A153 : Lot 452 : World group (21) includes earlier Thailand, modern Australia, Antarctica, Brazil, German Prisoner of... London Coins : A153 : Lot 452 : World group (21) includes earlier Thailand, modern Australia, Antarctica, Brazil, German Prisoner of...

Auction 150
World Banknotes WW1 Camp Maadi, a 1/2 piastre with manuscript signature lower right, used by Turkish prisoners, uniface, Fine+ and extremely scarce
£420 London Coins : A150 : Lot 199 : Egypt WW1 Prisoner of War Camp Maadi, a 1/2 piastre with manuscript signature lower right, used by T...

Auction 149
English Banknotes British Camps 2 shillings, unissued series No.485863, used during WW2 by German & Italian POWs, (Campbell 5018), some spotting & marks, EF and one of the rarest denominations
£1,400 London Coins : A149 : Lot 227 : British Prisoner of War Camps 2 shillings, unissued series No.485863, used during WW2 by German &... London Coins : A149 : Lot 227 : British Prisoner of War Camps 2 shillings, unissued series No.485863, used during WW2 by German &...

Auction 146
World Banknotes issues (7) Commando No.142, A. Olier--Clermont Ferrand, 0.50 franc, 1 franc, , , , & , for use by Axis prisoners in France, all on red card, about UNC to UNC
£95 London Coins : A146 : Lot 372 : France Prisoner of War issues WW2 (7) Commando No.142, A. Olier--Clermont Ferrand, 0.50 franc, 1 fra...

Auction 141
World Banknotes WW1 notes (18) all different issued 1916-17 includes Minden, Langensalza, Cottbus, Guben, , Konigsbruck, etc., mostly EF to UNC
£42 London Coins : A141 : Lot 263 : Germany WW1 Prisoner of War notes (18) all different issued 1916-17 includes Minden, Langensalza...

Auction 139
World Banknotes WW1 (26) all different, includes a linen 1915 from Bad Colberg gFine, Hesepe 5pfg to 10 mark, Hammerstein 5 mark and many other camps, various grades but many in UNC
£160 London Coins : A139 : Lot 320 : Germany Prisoner of War WW1 (26) all different, includes a linen 1 mark 1915 from Bad Colberg gF...

Auction 136
World Banknotes (53) 1900s to 1920s--large assorted group mostly different includes Reichsbank, Reichsbahn, WW1 (7), 1922 share certificate, large size including billions and a few private , viewing recommended
£100 London Coins : A136 : Lot 647 : Germany (53) 1900s to 1920s--large assorted group mostly different includes Reichsbank, Reichsba...

Auction 135
English Banknotes Camp 1 shilling, issued 1943-48, WD at centre, Camp No.50, Garswood Park, Ashton-in-Markerfield, , (housed Italian & German POWs-closed in 1948), Fine
£42

Auction 134
World Banknotes (4) Boer One and Two Shillings Green Point Track Capetown course, One Shilling and Two Shillings Stamp money Bulawayo, VF
£85

Auction 129
World Banknotes WW1 aUNC and 10 mark GEF (edge nicks) for Stargard in Pommern dated 1921 without hand stamp plus Internment issues Katzenau 10 & 20 heller UNC
£95

Auction 128
Medals , medals (6) including medal 1945 & Palmes Academic etc.
£44

Auction 127
World Banknotes Civil Internment camp notes Cremona (7) all with star of David, 0.50 lire, , 2 lire, 10 lire, and 50 lire (2), mostly VF to EF, one 50 lire in UNC
£270

Auction 127
World Banknotes WW1 Camp Konigstein (5) 1 pfg, 2pfg, 5pfg, 10pfg and 50 pfg all dated 1917, Officers camp, about Unc to UNC
£85

Auction 127
English Banknotes Camp 3 pence, Camp 79 Moorby Camp, Revesby, , Lincs, official stamps on reverse dated 1943, Fine+
£60

Auction 127
English Banknotes Camp 6 pence, Camp 64, Castle Rankine, Denny, Sterlingshire, , 1944-45 date stamps on reverse, Fine
£60

Auction 125
World Cased The 2004 Famous World Coin Collection a 4-coin set comprising One Dollar Eagle 2004, One Dollar Silver Kangaroo 2004, 10 Yuan 2004, 5 Dollars Maple Leaf 2004 UNC in a Westminster case with certificate, 'The Official Coins of the of ' a 13-coin set comprising Silver Eagles (6) 1987, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1999, 2000 these UNC, USA Dollars (3) 1900 EF, 1923 A/UNC, 1971 GEF, One Dollar 1994 Museum Proof FDC, 1995 's quotation Proof FDC, 1998 Robert F.Kennedy UNC, Half Dollar 1946 Booker T. UNC housed in a Westminster case with certificates
£180

Auction 123
Medals World Crown sized Silver Medals (8) World Cup 1998 (4) depicting , France, and , 1996 , 1996 Eire, 1996 Sweden, 1997 , all Proof FDC in .999 Silver in capsules with certificates, of Lissa 1757, Surrender of as Eimer 656 Obverse Equestrian figure facing left FREDERIC KING OF PRUSSIA Exergue Rosbach Nov 5 Reverse Infantry attacking a fortress WE SUBMIT PRISONERS OF WAR Exergue Breslau Breslau Dec 20 1757 Fine, Eimer states that many similar medals of this type were struck, plus World Banknotes (2) 20 Francs 1935 Pick 39e 11/4/1935 Good Fine, 10 Marks 1971 Pick 28 Six digit number Fine
£70

Auction 120
English Banknotes Military tokens (33) plastic issues Austria 10 & 20 groschen, scarce metallic Italy 10 lire, plastic Egypt red 1/4 piastre (6) & green 1/2 piastre (3), France 1/2 franc various (6), GB 1/2d Pick7 (3) & 1d Pick8 (6), metallic BEF 10ct
£80

Auction 120
World Banknotes WW1 issues (6) 1915-16, Nezsider 10 heller, Boldogasszony 2 heller, Kenyermezo 1 krone, Somorja 10 & 20 kronen plus Sopronnyek 20 kronen
£42

Auction 115
World Banknotes Camp (2) 2 lire PG53, taped reverse and PG54, edge damage, VG to Fine
£40

Auction 114
World Banknotes Green Point Track 2 s Good For with watermark, issue, almost UNC
£28

Auction 112
English Banknotes British camp 5 franc used in France during WW1, Campbell 4922, P.W 59 CO., uniface, strong centre crease & mount marks reverse, scarce
£55

Auction 109
World Banknotes WW1 notes (25) all different issued 1916-17 includes Minden, , Cottbus plus 31 currency POW stamps including X Armeek
£150

Auction 109
World Banknotes (4) Campbell 6105 10 lire on VF, C.6159 50 lire and C.6160 official tear at top & both with left e
£55

Auction 109
English Banknotes canteen voucher, Campbell 4886b, P.O.W. Cage 50 centimes, a British camp located in France during WW1, tiny abrasion on front lower ri £40

Auction 109
World Banknotes voucher from Zeche Oberhausen, WW1 issue, pinholes, Fine+
£16

Auction 108
English Banknotes British Camp cards and letter covers (13) mostly sent by Ge
£90

Auction 105
English Banknotes Sixpence PRISONER OF WAR CAMPS black on green serial B344605 stamped reverse HEADQUARTERS 1 OCT 1946 VF
£70

Auction 103
World Banknotes Prisoners of War Green Point Track ( we believe), (4) 1/, 2/- 5/- two types brown and black all Unc
£48

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