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Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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Auction 170
Tokens - Penryn 1794 Obverse: Shield of Arms, Reverse: A Laureate Bust on a shield, PENRYN VOLUNTEERS on a ribbon, DH4 About EF with some edge nicks
£30 London Coins : A170 : Lot 314 : Halfpenny 18th Century Cornwall - Penryn 1794 Obverse: Shield of Arms, Reverse: A Laureate Bust on a... London Coins : A170 : Lot 314 : Halfpenny 18th Century Cornwall - Penryn 1794 Obverse: Shield of Arms, Reverse: A Laureate Bust on a...

Auction 167
English Coins 1872M 2 over 1 Shield Reverse, Marsh 59A, Fine/Good Fine and rated R4 by Marsh with 15-25 examples believed to exist, making this the scarcest date/die combination in the Melbourne Young Head Shield Series. The overdate is visible over the top of the 2 with the base of the underlying 1 forming part of the base of the 2. An example of the type is shown in Marsh 2000 page 64 (scanning electron microscope picture). Cataloguers Note: The mint was opened on 12 June 1872 by the Governor and Viscountess Canterbury. This was somewhat later than pld; it had ordered and paid for dies to strike coins dated 1871. It was initially manned by volunteers from the Royal Engineers who had undertaken special training in London. They were under the command of Colonel Edward Ward who had already great experience with opening a mint in Australia as he had been in charge of the original team at the Sydney Mint in 1855. This variety arose due to the dies sent from London only averaging 8000 impressions, whereas the reverse dies were averaging 14,000 impressions, therefore by September 1872 some of the 1871 obverse dies had to be altered. A local engraver Julius Hogarth was employed and carried out the work.
£500 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1021 : Sovereign 1872M 2 over 1 Shield Reverse, Marsh 59A, Fine/Good Fine and rated R4 by Marsh with 15-25 ... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1021 : Sovereign 1872M 2 over 1 Shield Reverse, Marsh 59A, Fine/Good Fine and rated R4 by Marsh with 15-25 ...

Auction 167
Misc Items Engraved an unusual uniface piece on an irregular c.50mm diameter thin flan in , weight 10.99 grammes, Britannia seated left with shield, cornucopia and trident holds an olive branch, within a motto REGIMENT OF BANK OF ENGLAND VOLUNTEERS. In exergue below: EMBODIED MDCCXCVIII in two lines, in the basic style of a of the period, VF toned, on close examination the flan has many straight lines to the edge, a most unusual piece and will appeal to collectors of engraved coin and collectors of Bank of England memorabilia alike
£130

Auction 166
English Coins 1872M 2 over 1 Shield Reverse, Marsh 59A, Good Fine/VF and rated R4 by Marsh with 15-25 examples believed to exist, making this the scarcest date/die combination in the Melbourne Young Head Shield Series. The overdate is visible over the top of the 2 with the base of the underlying 1 forming part of the base of the 2. This example shows a die crack through the 1 running from the rim, through the date, and ending on the truncation between the W.W. . An example of the type is shown in Marsh 2000 page 64 (scanning electron microscope picture). Cataloguers Note: The mint was opened on 12 June 1872 by the Governor and Viscountess Canterbury. This was somewhat later than pld; it had ordered and paid for dies to strike coins dated 1871. It was initially manned by volunteers from the Royal Engineers who had undertaken special training in London. They were under the command of Colonel Edward Ward who had already great experience with opening a mint in Australia as he had been in charge of the original team at the Sydney Mint in 1855. This variety arose due to the dies sent from London only averaging 8000 impressions, whereas the reverse dies were averaging 14,000 impressions, therefore by September 1872 some of the 1871 obverse dies had to be altered. A local engraver Julius Hogarth was employed and carried out the work.
£630 London Coins : A166 : Lot 2117 : Sovereign 1872M 2 over 1 Shield Reverse, Marsh 59A, Good Fine/VF and rated R4 by Marsh with 15-25 ex... London Coins : A166 : Lot 2117 : Sovereign 1872M 2 over 1 Shield Reverse, Marsh 59A, Good Fine/VF and rated R4 by Marsh with 15-25 ex...

Auction 166
World Banknotes , , , & (38) in mixed grades average VF and above to about UNC - UNC comprising Slovenia (9) including r Pick 1. 2 Tolarjev Pick 2. 5 Tolarjev Pick 3. 10 Tolarjev Pick 4. 50 Tolarjev Pick 13. 100 Tolarjev Pick 14. 200 Tolarjev Pick 15a. 500 Tolarjev Pick 16a. World War II Occupation Savings Bank of The Province of Ljubliana (Laibach) 1000 Lire Pick R9 dated 14th September 1944 series A number 055228 in deep purple on brown and pale blue underprint featuring a portrait of a Woman wearing a National costume hat at left and The Slovene Home Guard Coat of Arms represented by a Crowned eagle with a checkered crescent on its chest. The Slovene Home Guard was an anti-Partisan organization that was active during the 1943-1945 of the formerly Italian-occupied Province of Ljubliana. It consisted of former Village Sentries part of Italian-sponsored Anti- Volunteer Militia re-organized under command after the Italian Armistice 3rd September 1943. Combined with other 2 "Home Guard" s they were formed exclusively of ethnic Slovenes which at their peak had a combined membership of around 21000 men, 15000 of which were in the Ljubliana Province. Macedonia (5) including 1993 Issues (2) including 10 s Pick 9a and 20 Dinars Pick 10a">Pick 10a Along with 1992 issues (3) including 10 s Pick 1a, 25 Denars Pick 2a and 5000 Denars Pick 7a. Montenegro (8) including Army Administration 1917-18 (K.u.K. Militarverwaltung) Convertible Voucher 5 Perper = 2 Munzperper 50 Para Pick M150 dated Cetinje (the Old Royal Capital of Montenegro), 5th July 1917 serial number 081283. The note with black text and purple frame on green underprint and reverse with black text and green frame on red underprint. Both sides featuring the Austro-Hungarian Lesser Coat of arms of Cisleithania and Transleithania under the Crown and the Crown of Saint respectively, linked by the crowned Habsburg-Lorraine armorials, the Order of the Golden Fleece with the Latin motto on the bottom 'Indivisibiliter ac Inseparabiliter' meaning Indivisable and Inseparable in the underprint. 1 Perper Pick 15a series A.55 number 980 blue with dark brown text and Ornamental Anchor at upper centre. 2 Perpera Pick 16a series E.34 number 150 brown with dark blue text and ornamental Anchor at top. 10 Pepera Pick 18 series T.2 number 286 blue with brown text and Coat of Arms at upper left corner and 's Caduceus staff at left and right. 50 Perpera Pick 19 series FIRST series A.1 number 567 red with dark text featuring 2 s at left and right of The Caduceus staff at upper centre and 2 Allegorical women holding cornucopias at left and right of Farmer ploughing with cows at lower centre. 50 Perpera Pick 19 series FIRST series A.1 number 567 red with dark text featuring 2 Angels at left and right of The Caduceus staff at upper centre and 2 Allegorical women holding cornucopias at left and right of Farmer ploughing with cows at lower centre. 10 Perpera 1914 Second issue Pick 10 series B number 08707 red with brown-red text featuring Coat of Arms in the underprint on obverse and reverse. Croatia (9) including World War II Axis Influence Kingdom, Independent State of Croatia Government issues (4) including 1000 Kuna dated 20th May 1941 Pick 4a (2) serial numbers Y0897826 & R1488706, brown featuring Croatian farmers wife at left and Ustasha Coat of Arms in the underprint at centre on obverse and Velebit mountains on reverse. 100 Kuna dated 26th May 1941 Pick 2a (2) including the BINARY RADAR serial number C0800080 and L0795277, dark blue and green on light brown and light blue underprint featuring Utasha Coat of Arms at left. Croatian State Bank (Hrvatska Drzavna Banka) 1943 issues (4) including 100 Kuna Pick 11 serial number R0410449, dark blue on light brown underprint featuring round design of birds and flowers at right on obverse and reverse with child in national dressing on a guilloche pattern at centre. 1000 Kuna Pick 12a serial number F1812926, brown on yellow and green underprint featuring Frieze at centre on obverse and 2 Croatian women in national dressings one of which holding a rose flower and the other holding a pot. 5000 Kuna Pick 13a serial number K0310514, brown on red-brown and blue underprint featuring the Baptizing font of first Croatian Prince Viseslav, Nin Heptagonal at right on obverse and Couple from Dalmatia in national dressings on
£300

Auction 164
Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Reserve a casualty group of six to J.6047 A.Knowles (P.O 15106) A.B, R.N 1914/1915 Star, War and Victory medals, World War II and Defence Medal and a Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve, Long Service Good Conduct Medal, with George VI scroll naming Able Seaman Knowles, GVF to EF, displayed with the scroll all in a glass frame: Able Seaman Knowles died aged 50 on 15/12/1943 £150

Auction 160
Medals and the 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 157
Medals Campaign Medal bar to 24106911 L / Cpl.R. Hod RCT. Privately issued or copy medals: group of four including General Service Medal bar Northern Ireland, unnamed & stamped copy, Silver and Medals (both stamped copy), "For General Service" Cross, silver to 24106911 Cpl.R. Howard RCT 1967-1979, mounted as worn. Service Medal (silver) named to Cpl R Howard, Foreign Service Medal bar , Maritime Service Medal named to Cpl Howard, 73 Maritime R.C.T., Northern Ireland Veterans Medal
£110

Auction 156
Group of six awarded to Lieutenant Commander J.E.Pontet, Atlantic Star, Burma Star, 1939-45 Star, 1939-45 War Medal, Defence medal, Volunteer Reserve Decoration EF cased along with Institute of Medical Social Workers badge, this along with details of Military Service History and family tree £60

Auction 150
Medals Aston Hall 1858 Visit, Indus Exhibition 1858 visited by Prince Consort, 1887, Municipal Issue, 1830 by E Thompson large and impressive white metal, Scottish s 1881 McPhail large impressive design, Ramsay McDonald visit to 1929 mostly larger diameter issues and in high grades
£150

Auction 147
Medals Long Medal, n issue (Private H. Peskett, 2/VB Rl. Regt.) Engraved naming, GVF.
£50 London Coins : A147 : Lot 1403 : Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, Victorian issue (Private H. Peskett, 2/VB Rl. Sussex Regt.) Engr... London Coins : A147 : Lot 1403 : Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, Victorian issue (Private H. Peskett, 2/VB Rl. Sussex Regt.) Engr...

Auction 147
Medals Long Medal, n issue (Private J. Stickland, 2/VB Rl. Regt.) Engraved naming, GVF.
£50 London Coins : A147 : Lot 1404 : Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, Victorian issue (Private J. Stickland, 2/VB Rl. Sussex Regt.) En... London Coins : A147 : Lot 1404 : Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, Victorian issue (Private J. Stickland, 2/VB Rl. Sussex Regt.) En...

Auction 143
Medals Commencement of Movement 1856 33mm in bronze by J.Hogarth Obverse Young Head of left, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA REGINA Reverse Britannia seated left, holding wreath and trident, with ships and lighthouse on hill behind AUT BELLO ... VICTORIA . . AUT PACE, 1856 in exergue VF with some edge knocks Extremely rare with only 12 minted in bronze, as an indicator of its rarity, Dr Chapman did not have an example of this medal in his life-time auctioned by Noble Numismatics, Sale 88B. This medal was ordered by General Edd Macarthur, elder brother of Sir William.
£280 London Coins : A143 : Lot 766 : Australia Commencement of Volunteer Movement 1856 33mm in bronze by J.Hogarth Obverse Young Head of ... London Coins : A143 : Lot 766 : Australia Commencement of Volunteer Movement 1856 33mm in bronze by J.Hogarth Obverse Young Head of ...

Auction 143
Medals 1862 by Ottley, Scottish s 1881, 1887, & Exhibition Crystal Palace 1901, 1902 and 1937, white metal issues. GVF.(6)
£40

Auction 142
World Cased Sets (7) 2003 Australia's s FDC boxed, Mint Sets (6) 2002 Year of the Outback, 2004 Australia's Coins, 2006 40 Years of Decimal Currency, 2007 Year of the Surf Lifesaver, 2008 International Year of Planet Earth, 2009 International Year of Astronomy UNC in the wallets of issue, Single boxed items (12) Kangaroos (6) 2005 Proof with selective plating, 2006 Proof with selective gold plating FDC in the boxes of issue with certificates, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 UNC in the wallets of issue, Koala 2007 World Money Fair () UNC on the card of issue, Dollar of the Federation 1901-2001 Holey Dollar and Dump Proof FDC in the box of issue with certificate, Dollar 2004 50th of the Florin Silver Proof with gilt highlighting FDC in the box of issue with certificate, Five Dollars 2009 Ant Explorers Silver Proof FDC in the box of issue with certificate, Dollar 2006 50 Years of Australian Television Silver Proof FDC in the case of issue with certificate, Kookaburra Half Ounce 2004 Silver Proof FDC in the black box of issue with certificate, also base metal issues (42) with 22 UNC in the wallets of issue, along with a Lindner Tray and Display tray with a further 97 coins some pre-decimal a couple in silver, these in mixed grades
£400

Auction 140
Medals Decoration issue, rev hallmarked, in Garrard case of issue. EF.
£110

Auction 138
Tokens Tokens (4) a small and varied group, Victorian in Canteen Forces Token First Battalion of the Rifle Volunteers (1860-1880) Fine (bought J.Whitmore 1983 £3), Penny Token in c.1896 The Regiment Weekly W.C Reverse Crowned Crossed Swords VF (bought J.Whitmore 1983 £3), First World War Penny Canteen Token in bone Fine, (bought J.Whitmore 1983 £4), British Armed Forces penny token in brown plastic (c.1946) VF (bought J.Whitmore 1983 £1.50)
£22

Auction 136
Medals 1914-15 (576 Gnr.H.Evans M.M.G.S. R.A.). Initial "R" on but same number throughout. Together with a 1939-45 Medal in card box addressed to W.C. Evans. Men were found from s or by special enlistment of men known to be actively interested in motorcycles (such as cycle club members). The offices of the enthusiasts magazine "Motor Cycle" was listed as a recruiting office for the MMGS
£120

Auction 134
Medals Movement 21st 1881 63mm diameter in Copper Obverse Bust of the Queen almost full face, crowned, veiled and draped, dividing letters VR in the field XXI.ANNIVERSARY OF THE VOLVNTEER. MOVEMENT. MDCCCLXXXI Reverse a rior standing protects the kneeling figures of Anglia, Hiia and Scotia in of their mother Kingdom PRO ARIS ET FOCIS by N.McPhail after J.N.Paton Eimer 1682 toned UNC with a small spot on the reverse
£60

Auction 127
Medals Movement, 21st 1881, by N.Macphail, silver, obv. Queen facing . Rev. rior/St Michael standing, edge impressed "Corpl. W. 29.8.60". EF & scarce
£65 London Coins : A127 : Lot 638 : Volunteer Movement, 21st Anniversary 1881, by N.Macphail, silver, obv. Queen facing ... London Coins : A127 : Lot 638 : Volunteer Movement, 21st Anniversary 1881, by N.Macphail, silver, obv. Queen facing ...

Auction 125
Medals G.B medals (6) University bronze medal (1880 3 miles 2nd T W Walker Pemb. Coll.), Polytechnic Technical Schools , bronze medal to L Shattock 1911 Day School of Architecture 1st Year Drawings. The Daily Telegraph Cup Rifle Competition between teams of the Regulars & s in the Home District 1906, bronze. Esquilant Trophy by J.W.Minton, bronze. King visit to to open Queen Alexandra Dock 1907, bronze. Confectioners & Bakers Medal, silver to J Wood Whitburn, hallmarked 1903. EF.
£46

Auction 123
Medals Long & Good Conduct, issue (4718 Sgt.C.Hall 2nd Middx.V.R.C.). Together with an Service Medal GV issue to Herbert Jasper EF
£55

Auction 121
World Bulk Lots IRA Irish Volunteer Force Nationalist 41mm in , 'Black and Tan' Obv.A figure, erect, front facing, wearing a trench coat, cap, leggings, boots and Sam Brown belt, with a bandolier over his shoulder, a holstered pistol at his right side and a slung rifle at his left, EIRE in centre and around are the arms of four provinces of Ireland, Ulster, Munster, Leinster and Connaught, below COGAD NA SAOIRSE Rev. Plain but for a spray of palm leaves around the edge, EF the ribbon in excellent condition, boxed with two leaflets
£300

Auction 111
English Bulk Lots s (2) Great War 1914-19 in with ribbon,1914-18 with bar and ribbon both to 648 Pte W.H.Adams R.A.M.C, Silver Volunteer Forc
£200

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