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Medal News Headlines
- Maiwand dilemmaFri, 19 September 2014
- Show time
AS I write this we are just a few days away from the Orders and Medals Research Society (OMRS) annual convention—the traditional “start” of the medallic season in the UK. The American equivalent—the Orders and Medals Society of America (OMSA) Convention— always takes place a...
- Unique BraveryTues, 2 September 2014
- The Medal behind the Man
ONE topic seems to be dominating the medal world at the moment, both on line and at the recent OMSA convention in Santa Ana, California (more on that next month) and that is the subject of biographical research versus numismatic research. I know this is something...
- The power and the gloryWed, 30 July 2014
- Golden Summer’s Day
ON June 17 MEDAL NEWS was privileged enough to be invited along to what must go down as one of the most impressive medal exhibitions/displays of modern times. Now, of course, any large display of medals is impressive to a collector: we love looking at collections,...
- Stop Thief...Tues, 29 July 2014
- Between Monday 7th July 2014 and Wednesday 9th July 2014, an unknown offender has stolen items of military memorabilia which belong to the widow of Air Vice Marshall PEIRSE RAF. The items stolen include flying log books dating back to about 1947 until about 1985, an Air Vice Marshall...
- New Medal Record!Thurs, 3 July 2014
- The only Victoria Cross awarded for the Tibet Campaign has sold for a record £408,000 (including 20% premium) at Morton & Eden in London. It will shortly go on display at the Ashcroft Trust Gallery at the Imperial War Museum.
The VC was awarded to Lieutenant (later Colonel) John...