Wed, 26th Oct 2011 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Implacable)

 
  Lot 36
 

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ADMIRAL LORD NELSON: A GROUP OF SIX...

ADMIRAL LORD NELSON: A GROUP OF SIX COMMEMORATIVE MEDALLIONS
comprising: Battle of the Nile, 1st August 1798, Alexander Davison's medals (2), in bronze-gilt, as issued to Petty Officers, this with monogram LR in reverse field and with contemporary loop mount for wearing, and bronze; Hancock & Kempson's medal, in silver, 49mm. (Hardy 6), [very rare in this metal]; and an unattributed medal for the Nile, in bronze, 38mm. (Hardy 10); together with a bronze Foudroyant medal (Hardy 107), Spink's medal for the Centenary of Trafalgar,1905, in silver, 32mm. (Hardy 110); and an unrelated bronze medal of Napoleon, (mixed grades)
(7)

Literature: Hardy, T: 'Remember Nelson', Campaign and Commemorative Medals, Portrait Medallions and Associated Insignia, 1797-2005, London, 2005.

Sold for £992
Estimated at £800 - £1,000

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
ADMIRAL LORD NELSON: A GROUP OF SIX COMMEMORATIVE MEDALLIONS
comprising: Battle of the Nile, 1st August 1798, Alexander Davison's medals (2), in bronze-gilt, as issued to Petty Officers, this with monogram LR in reverse field and with contemporary loop mount for wearing, and bronze; Hancock & Kempson's medal, in silver, 49mm. (Hardy 6), [very rare in this metal]; and an unattributed medal for the Nile, in bronze, 38mm. (Hardy 10); together with a bronze Foudroyant medal (Hardy 107), Spink's medal for the Centenary of Trafalgar,1905, in silver, 32mm. (Hardy 110); and an unrelated bronze medal of Napoleon, (mixed grades)
(7)

Literature: Hardy, T: 'Remember Nelson', Campaign and Commemorative Medals, Portrait Medallions and Associated Insignia, 1797-2005, London, 2005.