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

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Auction 173
World Coins AH1401 (1981) Third Anniversary of the Re-Opening of the KM#525 Prooflike UNC with some light hairlines, a superb example with full mint lustre, the main features of the reverse design not frosted. Krause quotes a mintage of 150 Proof pieces only however our research has discovered that 4850 pieces were minted in total (including the 150 Proofs), of which 3407 were subsequently melted (1443 currency coins are still remaining) nevertheless a rare item and particularly desirable in this high grade, we note an example in an NGC holder graded MS65 recently being offered for $1500 (approximately £1083) on the internet, one of a number of high grade Egypt Gold Pounds offered in this sale
£550 London Coins : A173 : Lot 1304 : Egypt Gold Pound AH1401 (1981) Third Anniversary of the Re-Opening of the Suez Canal KM#525 Prooflik... London Coins : A173 : Lot 1304 : Egypt Gold Pound AH1401 (1981) Third Anniversary of the Re-Opening of the Suez Canal KM#525 Prooflik...

Auction 173
World Coins AH1401 (1981) 25th Anniversary of the Nationalisation of the 1956-1981 KM#529 AU/UNC and lustrous, the reverse particularly eye-catching, one of a number of high grade Egypt Gold Pounds offered in this sale
£480 London Coins : A173 : Lot 1303 : Egypt Gold Pound AH1401 (1981) 25th Anniversary of the Nationalisation of the Suez Canal 1956-1981 K... London Coins : A173 : Lot 1303 : Egypt Gold Pound AH1401 (1981) 25th Anniversary of the Nationalisation of the Suez Canal 1956-1981 K...

Auction 171
World Coins Franc 1865 24-sided copper issue, Ch. & A.Bazin KM#Tn3 NEF Rare
£220 London Coins : A171 : Lot 577 : Egypt Franc 1865 24-sided copper Suez Canal issue, Ch. & A.Bazin KM#Tn3 NEF Rare London Coins : A171 : Lot 577 : Egypt Franc 1865 24-sided copper Suez Canal issue, Ch. & A.Bazin KM#Tn3 NEF Rare

Auction 164
World War I Medals (15) all recipients but one, either killed in action or died of wounds, awarded to the following:- 12112 Pte. R.Phillips 15th Royal Irish Rifles (North Belfast), VF. Pte.Phillips was killed in action in France 20/1/1916 and is buried at Miraumont Communal Cemetery C.1, 16887 Pte.P.Connor 8th Regiment of Irish Fusiliers. GVF. The 8th Regiment saw action at the Battles of Guillemont and Ginchy. Pte.Connor died of wounds in France 24/6/1916. He is buried at Bethune Town Cemetery V.E.75, D-9505 Pte.W.H.Allen 4th Dragoon Guards (Royal Irish). NEF. Killed in action, Battle for La Bassee 1/11/1914, buried Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Panel 3-5.Also entitled to 1914 Star and bar. 19056 Pte.A.Nicholas 9th Devon Regiment. NEF. Pte. Nicholas was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, France 1/7/1916. Buried Somme, Thiepval Memorial, Pier and face 1C, 2052D Seaman J.Flynn Royal Naval Reserve, H.M.S.Goliath, GVF. killed in action off Gallipoli 13/5/1915, buried at Plymouth Naval Memorial 8. HMS Goliath was sunk after being hit by three torpedoes from the Ottoman destroyer Mauvenet-i Milliye losing 570 of her 750 crew, 29447 Pte.J.Mullen R.INNES.FUS 1st Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (Mullan on CWGC). About EF. Killed in action in France, 19/5/1917, buried Arras Memorial, Bay 6. The 1st Battalion, which had been serving in India, returned home in January 1915, it was then landed at Cape Helles, Gallipoli, as part of the 87th Brigade in the 29th Division in April 1915. It was evacuated from Gallipoli in January 1916, then landed in Marseille in March 1916 for service on the Western Front, 2nd Lieutenant A.Bartlett Royal Welsh Fusiliers, NEF. Died of Wounds as a POW France, aged 32, 12/4/1918, buried Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard, Laventie Cemetery, 2nd Lieutenant A.P.Male Machinegun Corps Officer, enlisted 13th London Regiment 25/4/1911, commissioned 3/12/1915 NEF. Killed in action Bourlon Wood 23/11/1917 on the first day of battle, buried Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, also entitled to 1914 Star and bar with 13th London Regiment, 3665 Pte.A.Rhydwen, Welsh Guards, NEF. Pte.Rhydwen was killed in action in France 3/5/1918, Buried Bienvillers Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais XVII.C.9, 4474 Sepoy Kala Khan 58th Rifles. (58th Vaughan's Rifles, Frontier Force) NEF. Killed in action, Palestine 14/4/1918. Buried Heliopolis (Port Tewfik) Memorial. 4751 Pte.J.Dowling 1st Leinster Regiment VF. Pte.Dowling died of wounds in France 15/5/1915 and is buried at Boulogne Eastern Cemetery VIII. D.7., 8841 Pte.A.Mawhenney 2nd Irish Guards (Mawhinney on CWGC website). EF. died 31/7/1917 buried Ypres, Menin Gate, Belgium (Panel 11), 8890 Pte.F.C.Brown 2nd Kings Own Royal Lancashire Regiment. NEF. Pte. Brown was born in Ahmednagar, India enlisted in Winchester, UK, and was killed in action 8/5/1915 at the second Battle of Ypres. This battle is the first recorded use of poison gas on the Western Front, and over 300 men were killed in the last German assault on Frezenberg, He is buried ay Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Panel 12, Capt. J.M.Fonseca R.A.M.C, First Welsh Field Ambulance, 53rd Welsh Division, served in Gallipoli 1914. NEF. The 53rd Welsh Division landed at Sulva Bay 8/8/1915, with only three officers, and after 4 months became part of the Suez Canal Defence Force. World War I Victory Medal awarded to 5-2688 Pte. J.H.Boardman 1st Royal Irish Rifles. VF. Killed in action during the Battle of the Somme (Battle for Ancre Heights) 23/10/1916, buried Somme, Thiepval Memorial Pier and face 15A and 15B £460

Auction 159
World Bulk Lots an accumulation (2.6 Kilos) mostly and in base metal, a few earlier, in mixed grades a few EF to UNC, along with a further group of Greece and (15) including Factory, Railway and Suez canal tokens mostly early 20th Century, in mixed grades
£220

Auction 150
Medals / Circular bronze medal with integral loop for ribbon suspension; Obverse Arco dei Fileni monument centrally, the Italian fasces to the left, the German swastika to the right, the knot of Savoy below, CAMPAGNA ITALO-TEDESCA IN AFRICA ITALIENISCH-DEUTSCHER FELDZUG IN AFRICA, laurel leaves at the top, oak leaves at the base; Reverse with two armoured soldiers forcing open the jaws of a crocodile representing the hold on the , signed ‘DE MARCHIS’ at the base, maker’s mark ‘LORIOLI MILANO’ to the left. The award was first created in ribbon form in 1942 for Italian and German troops in North but on 7 January 1943 a medal was proposed by General Magli on behalf of the Supreme Command in . The medal, though produced and distributed, was never officially recognised, VF with some residue
£20 London Coins : A150 : Lot 714 : Italy/Germany World War II Circular bronze medal with integral loop for ribbon suspension; Obverse A... London Coins : A150 : Lot 714 : Italy/Germany World War II Circular bronze medal with integral loop for ribbon suspension; Obverse A...

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