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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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Great Exhibition : Medals

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 177
Medals Medals (3) of 1902 56mm diameter in bronze, by G.W.de Saulles, The Official issue, Eimer 1871, BHM 3737EF cleaned, in the Royal Mint box of issue. South Wor Classes Indus Exhibition 1865 Medal of Merit 51mm diameter in bronze by R.W Martin and J.Moore Reverse MEDAL OF MERIT surrounded by names of artists, scientists inventors and other prominent people NEF boxed, the lid detached. 1901 and Exhibition Eimer 1858, BHM 3734 38mm diameter in White Metal Obverse: Vignette containing the busts of Edward VII and Alexandra NAVAL & MILITARY EXHIBITION, Exergue: CRYSTAL PALACE 1901, Reverse: Vignette containing busts of Queen and Albert , below - a view of the building JUBILEE OF THE GREAT EXHIBITION HYDE PARK SYDENHAM 1851 1901 NEF and lustrous
£85

Auction 175
Medals and related (5) 1887 39mm diameter in bronze by Heaton, Obverse: Head left, diademed, VICTORIA REG: JUBILEE YEAR, Reverse: QUEEN OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EMPRESS OF INDIA BORN MAY 24th 1819, ASCENDED THE THRONE JUNE 20th 1837 MARRIED FEB 10th 1840, BHM 3248 UNC, 1897 (2) the first BHM 3559/3560 39mm diameter in White Metal by J.A.Restall, Obverse: Diademed Veiled Head of the Queen VICTORIA QUEEN AND EMPRESS DIAMOND JUBILEE 1897 Reverse: Britannia seated right in front of an ornate , along pennant flies from the trident COMMEMORATION OF H.G.M. QUEEN VICTORIA's REIGN, UNC in the round box of issue, the second 38mm diameter in White Metal, by F., Obverse: Crowned, Veiled, Laureate and draped bust left VICTORIA QUEEN AND EMPRESS TO COMMEMORATE THE 60TH YEAR OF HER MAJESTY'S REIGN, Reverse: Four s, entwined with ribbons, on which are portraits of Queen Victoria, The , The Duke of and , BHM 3529 EF, of the Industry of All Nations 1851 38mm diameter in White metal by W.J., Obverse: Bust of Prince Albert left H.R.H PRINCE ALBERT. STRUCK IN THE BUILDING OF THE EXHIBITION, Reverse: Arms with supporters GRETA EXHIBITION OF THE INDUSTRY OF ALL NATIONS LONDON 1851, BHM 2459 VF, - Exposition Universelle de Londres 1862 50mm diameter in White Metal by A.Bovy Obverse: Bust of Queen Victoria laureate, left VICTORIA REINE D'ANGLETERRE, Reverse: A view of the Exhibition Hall , In Exergue: EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE DE LONDRES 1862 GVF boxed, along with France - Louis Bonaparte 50mm diameter in bronze by Barre (1850), Obverse: Bust left LOUIS NAPOLEON BONAPARTE, Reverse: PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE ELU LE 10 DECEMBRE 1848 PAR 5576397 SUFFces, in 7 lines, all within a wreath,. EF, of 47mm diameter in bronze Obverse: Busts of George VI and both crowned and draped, Reverse: Britannia standing in an archway, holding a crown aloft, CROWNED A.D.1937 VF, Hanbury Memorial Prize, Alexandra, Princess of Wales 1864 50mm diameter in bronze by J.S and A.B. , Obverse: Bust left ALEXANDRA PRINCESS OF WALES, Reverse: HANBURY MEMORIAL PRIZE on a scroll HOME FOR LITTLE BOYS ESTABLISHED 1864 VF
£70

Auction 171
Medals Medals (7) 1851 38mm diameter in White metal by W.J., Obverse: Bust of Prince Albert, left, H.R.H. PRINCE ALBERT STRUCK IN THE BUILDING OF THE EXHIBITION, Reverse: Arms and supporters. GREAT EXHIBITION OF THE INDUSTRY OF ALL NATIONS. Eimer 1463 EF and lustrous. Great Exhibition 1851 45mm diameter in White Metal by Allen & Moore. Obverse: THERE ARE 2244 IRON GIRDERS, 3300 COLUMNS, 202 MILES OF SASH BARS AND 900,000 SUP. Ft of GLASS , interior legend in 16 lines reads: THE MATERIALS ARE IRON AND GLASS. IT IS IN SHAPE A PARALLELOGRAM, 1848 Ft. LONG BY 408 Ft. BROAD AND 66 Ft. HIGH. IT IS CROSSED MIDWAY BY A TRANSEPT 108 Ft. HIGH; ON THE NORTH SIDE IS AN ADDITION, OF 936 Ft. IN LENGTH BY 48Ft.IN BREADTH, TOTAL AREA OF SPACE 855,360 CUBIC Ft. OR NEARLY 21 ACRES, ESTIMATED VALUE £150,000, NEF. William of his Birth 1864 44mm diameter in White Metal by Davis, Obverse: Bust of Shakespeare left WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE BORN 23 APRIL 1564. DIED 23 APRIL 1616. Reverse: A row of houses THE HOUSE IN WHICH SHAKESPEARE WAS BORN STRATFORD - UPON - AVON in Exergue: PURCHASED BY THE FATHER OF THE POET IN 1574 (WITH EXTENSIVE GROUNDS) FOR L.40. BECAME NATIONAL PROPERTY FOR L.3000 RAISED BY SUBSCRIPTION SEP.16.1847 VF with some light pitting to the edge. Compton Pilgrims Benefit Society 20th Century medals in White Metal (2) GVF both holed above the crown. Queen 1887 32mm diameter in bronze by J.Moore Obverse: Bust left, diademed and veiled IN COMMEMORATION OF THE JUBILEE REIGN OG H.G.M QUEEN VICTORIA 1837-1887. Reverse: VICTORIA E.I BORN MAY 24 1819 ASCENDED JUNE 20.37. CROPWNED JUNE 28. 38. MARRIED FEB 10. 40. JUBILEE 1887 within a wreath displaying shields, EF. Opening of the Royal Exchange 1844 28mm diameter in bronze by W., Eimer 1392, Obverse: Bust left diademed ROYAL EXCHANGE OPENED BY H:M: QUEEN VICTORIA OCT: 28 1844. Reverse: Three shields upon a wreath, grasshopper above FIRTS STONE LAID BY THE H.R.H. PRINCE ALBERT JANy 17 1842, VF
£100

Auction 164
Medals 19th Century (11) covering the period 1842 to 1897 a wide range of subjects covered including The 1851, Exhibition 1891, Opening of the Royal Exchange 1842, 1887 and 1897 types, many in white metal, in mixed grades to EF
£55

Auction 163
Medals Medals (2) Great Exhibition 1851 Prize Medal 77mm diameter in bronze by W./L.C.Wyon, Eimer 1456, Obverse: Busts left, conjoined laureate, trident behind, two dolphins below, VICTORIA D:G: BRIT: REG: F:D. ALBERTUS PRINCEPS CONJUX MDCCCLI. Reverse: Britannia seated, right, confers a wreath upon the head of Industria, kneeling, , , and in attendance, to right, bust of Flaxman on a socle, DISOCIATTA LOCIS CONCORDI PACE LIGAVIT, In Exergue: Leonard C.Wyon Des. & Sc: Edge :PRIZE MEDAL OF THE EXHIBITION. COVENTRY RIBBONS COMMITTEE. CLASS XIII, EF with some edge nicks:: along with Great Exhibition 1851 Eimer 1462 79mm diameter in White Metal Obverse: Bust of Prince Albert, Left within a wreath, Reverse: View of the building THE BUILDING FOR THE GREAT EXHIBITION IN LONDON 1851 Exergue: PROPOSED BY H.R.H. PRINCE ALBERT. DESIGNED BY JOSEPH PAXTON ESQ. F.L.S. ERECTED BY FOX, HENDERSOM, & CO. DIMENSIONS - LENGTH 1848 FEET, WIDTH 456 FEET, HEIGHT OF PRINCIPAL ROOF 66 FEET, HEIGHT OF TRANSEPT 106 FEET. GLAZED SURFACE 900 000 FEET, OCCUPIES 18 ACRES OF GROUND AU/GEF and lustrous
£280

Auction 163
Medals 1851 Lambeth - 38mm diameter in copper Obverse Floral LAMBETH LONDON 1851, Reverse similar to Medallic Coinage 20 Kurush AH1255, 22.25 grammes, similar to X#10 where an 1862 piece is described as a Manufacturer's Salesman's example EF with some tone spots, Rare, we note a better grade example recently realised £900 on an internet website
£160 London Coins : A163 : Lot 61 : Great Exhibition 1851 Lambeth - London 38mm diameter in copper Obverse Floral pattern LAMBETH LONDON... London Coins : A163 : Lot 61 : Great Exhibition 1851 Lambeth - London 38mm diameter in copper Obverse Floral pattern LAMBETH LONDON...

Auction 161
Medals 1851 Prize Medal 77mm diameter in bronze by W./L.C.Wyon Obverse: Busts left, conjoined laureate, trident behind, two dolphins below, VICTORIA D:G: BRIT: REG: F:D. ALBERTUS PRINCEPS CONJUX MDCCCLI. Reverse: Britannia seated, right, confers a wreath upon the head of Industria, kneeling, , , and in attendance. To right, bust of Flaxman on a socle. DISOCIATTA LOCIS CONCORDI PACE LIGAVIT. Edge : PRIZA MEDAL OF THE EXHIBITION DAVID BIRRELL CLASS XIV., EF lightly cleaned with some hairline scratches
£140

Auction 161
Medals In White Metal a small group (4) The 1862 65mm diameter by Ottley, , Obverse Bust left HER MOST GRACIOUS MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA Reverse a side view of the building, THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION IN THE 25th YEAR OF THE REIGN OF QUEEN VICTORIA. OPENED 1st MAY 1862 DESIGNED BY CAPTAIN FOWKER.E. ERECTED BY MESSrs KELK AND LUCAS EF, The Houses of Parliament c.1847 44mm diameter, Obverse: View of the Houses of Parliament THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT LONDON C.BARRY ESQ. ARCHITECT, Reverse: Interior of the House of Lords, INTERIOR OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS EF, of Queen 1897 35mm diameter, unsigned, Obverse Bust left Crowned and Veiled, VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX, 1897 below, Reverse Shields of , and Crowned IN COMMEMORATION OF THE SIXTIETH YEAR OF HER MAJESTYS REIGN, EF, and Exhibition 1901 38mm diameter Eimer 1858 unsigned, Obverse: Vignette containing busts of and Alexandra. NAVAL & MILITAREY EXHIBITION Exergue CRYSTAL PALACE 1901. Reverse: Vignette containing the conjoined busts of Victoria and Albert, below, Building . JUBILEE OF THE GREAT EXHIBITION HYDE PARK SYDENHAM 1851. 1901 EF in the packet of issue
£100

Auction 158
Medals 1851 74mm diameter in white metal Eimer 1461var. Obverse Bust left within a wreath HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCE ALBERT, Reverse: View of the Exhibition Building THE CRYSTAL PALACE FOR THE GRETA EXHIBITION OF AKLL NATIONS IN HYDE PARK LONDON OPENED BY H.M.G MAJESTY VICTORIA MAY 1ST 1851 Exergue: PROPOSED BY H.R.H.PRINCE ALBERT, DESIGNED BY JOSEPH PAXTON ESQ.F.L.S.ERECTED BY FOX,HENDERSON,& CO. -DIMENSIONS- LENGTH 1848 FEET. WIDTH 456 FEET, HEIGHT OF PRINCIPAL ROOF 66 FEET, HEIGHT OF TRANSEPT 108 FEET, GLAZED SURFACE 900,000 SUP FEETOCCUPIES 18ACRES OF GROUND, ESTIMATED VALUE £150,000 EF, Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations , 1853 74mm diameter in white metal, Obverse: View of Crystal Palace, Reverse Four allegorical female figures representing attributes of industry EF
£260

Auction 154
Medals Exchange 1844 43mm diameter in White metal EF, 1851 in white metal 38mm diameter NEF as part of a group of medals and Tokens (46) these mostly 19th and 20th Century in mixed grades
£100

Auction 153
Medals Medals a varied group (6) The 1851 Exhibitors Medal Obverse Bust of Prince Albert, Reverse EXHIBITOR around a globe, 44mm diameter in bronze , by W., surrounded by a wreath VF, Houses of Parliament opened 1847 43mm diameter in White Metal by J.Davis. Obverse conjoined heads of Queen and Prince Albert, Reverse a view of the houses of Parliament EF, South Eastern Railway/ 1886/7 oval 31mm x 37mm in bronze by Pinches, presented to a shareholder, Obverse Crowned and Veiled bust of Victoria, Reverse Crest and supporters, Oval containing bust of E.W.Watkin Chairman, the name erased on the reverse otherwise NEF, modern fantasy Crown UNC, GB Victoria 1879 modern fantasy Silver Crown, UNC, a modern fantasy in gold plated cupro-nickel by Mint UNC, along with 'To ' token 1837 EF
£110

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