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Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
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Medals : Auction 165 : Lot 1393

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 165
Medals Lot
1393
The Union Fire Insurance Company of , merger with the Insurance Company of 1896, 38mm diameter, 26.45 grammes af 18 carat gold, Obverse: bust left, laureate, crowned and veiled, VICTORIA QUEEN AND EMPRESS, in the fields TO COMMEMORATE THE 60TH YEAR OF HER MAJESTY'S REIGN, Reverse: A shield with four clasped hands upon it flanked by the Union Jack and USA flags, the n eagle and arrows above, UNION OF LONDON 1714 AND VICTORIA OF NEW YORK 1836 by F., for Spink and Sons. A/UNC with light scratches on the edge where possibly once mounted, the surfaces showing no signs of mounting, Rare, we note a silver example was offered in the Professor Wayne Newman Palmer Collection in a USA auction. No recent auction transactions have been recorded for the gold medal. The present day descendent of these companies is Coml Union Assurance Company
£3,800
USA The Union Fire Insurance Company of London, merger with the Victoria Insurance Company of New York 1896, 38mm diameter, 26.45 grammes af 18 carat gold, Obverse: bust left, laureate, crowned and veiled, VICTORIA QUEEN AND EMPRESS, in the fields TO COMMEMORATE THE 60TH YEAR OF HER MAJESTY'S REIGN, Reverse: A shield with four clasped hands upon it flanked by the Union Jack and USA flags, the American eagle and arrows above, UNION OF LONDON 1714 AND VICTORIA OF NEW YORK 1836 by F.Bowcher, for Spink and Sons. A/UNC with light scratches on the edge where possibly once mounted, the surfaces showing no signs of mounting, Rare, we note a silver example was offered in the Professor Wayne Newman Palmer Collection in a USA auction. No recent auction transactions have been recorded for the gold medal.  The present day descendent of these companies is Commercial Union Assurance Company : Medals : Auction 165 : Lot 1393
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USA The Union Fire Insurance Company of London, merger with the Victoria Insurance Company of New York 1896, 38mm diameter, 26.45 grammes af 18 carat gold, Obverse: bust left, laureate, crowned and veiled, VICTORIA QUEEN AND EMPRESS, in the fields TO COMMEMORATE THE 60TH YEAR OF HER MAJESTY'S REIGN, Reverse: A shield with four clasped hands upon it flanked by the Union Jack and USA flags, the American eagle and arrows above, UNION OF LONDON 1714 AND VICTORIA OF NEW YORK 1836 by F.Bowcher, for Spink and Sons. A/UNC with light scratches on the edge where possibly once mounted, the surfaces showing no signs of mounting, Rare, we note a silver example was offered in the Professor Wayne Newman Palmer Collection in a USA auction. No recent auction transactions have been recorded for the gold medal.  The present day descendent of these companies is Commercial Union Assurance Company : Medals : Auction 165 : Lot 1393
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