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Auction 170
Hammered Coins 1642 with tall narrow bust, declaration within wavy lines, plumes with bands on obverse only, Spink 2724, Schneider 284, Brooker 830, North 2381 a splendid example of the iconic coin graded and encapsulated by NGC as AU53 rare and desirable thus, comes with a retail ticket price of £65,000 which being the price the current vendor paid some years ago surely makes this lot a bargain at the current estimate. The was in progress when this fabulous coin was stuck after Charles raised the Royal Standard in on 22nd 1642 he set up his court in Oxford where this spectacular piece was minted. The war against 's New Model Army dragged on until 1646 by which time Oxford was bed with Charles escaping dressed as a servant. Charles joined the Scottish Presbyterian army but nine months later was handed over to the English Parliament after a payment of £100,000 was made. Negotiations between King and Parliament began but descended into intrigue as Charles made a secret deal with the Scots who invaded in 1648 starting the Second Civil War. Once again Cromwell's New Model Army prevailed with Charles fleeing to Carisbrooke Castle on the . Further negotiations collapsed into disarray with Parliament reducing itself to the so called Rump Parliament which eventually resulted in the and extion in January 1649 of
£40,000 London Coins : A170 : Lot 1344 : Triple Unite 1642 Oxford Mint with tall narrow bust, declaration within wavy lines, plumes with band... London Coins : A170 : Lot 1344 : Triple Unite 1642 Oxford Mint with tall narrow bust, declaration within wavy lines, plumes with band...

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
Medals 1897 an 11-medal set by F. for Spink and Son, comprises Eimer 1820 - on globe, May God Preserve our Queen and her Heirs, Britons Rejoice, The Four s in English History, God Bless our Queen types, these 38mm diameter, British Commerce, and , The , Primates of All , and Prime Ministers of Her Majesty's reign these 51mm diameter, and The 75mm diameter all EF and nicely matched, in white metal in open octagonal case, an eye-catching set
£460

Auction 163
Medals 1897 an 11-medal set by F. for Spink and Son, comprises Eimer 1820 - on globe, May God Preserve our Queen and her Heirs, Britons Rejoice, The Four s in English History, God Bless our Queen types, these 38mm diameter, British Commerce, and , The , Primates of All , and Prime Ministers of Her Majesty's reign these 51mm diameter, and The 75mm diameter all EF and nicely matched, in white metal in open octagonal case, an eye-catching set
£200

Auction 153
Medals and related bronze medals (4) 1808 - Arrives in the Peninsula 40mm by Brenet for Mudie, Eimer 988 EF, 1809 of Travera 40mm in bronze Eimer 999 by Mills/La Fitte, 1809 Passage of the Douro 40mm diameter by Brenet for Mudie Eimer 997, 1811 on the Tagus, 40mm by Petit for Mudie, all EF to GEF
£255

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