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Medal News Headlines
- Yate? We'll be thereMon, 23 November 2015
- Our "local" show is one we always try to attend and the one this Sunday (November 29) is no exception!
Mark Carter's fairs are always well attended by both dealers and collectors alike and are always a pleasure to go to - as always it's being held in the Yate Leisure...
- An Unknown HeroWed, 28 October 2015
- All the fun of the fair
Many of you will have recently attended the Orders and Medals Research Society (OMRS) Annual Convention in London at the end of September — but did you know that that is the last convention the OMRS are holding in the Capital, at least for the foreseeable future?...
- Awards to a Polar legendMon, 5 October 2015
- Split ends
THE proposed sale of renowned Polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s medals at Christie’s this coming month (October 8—see News and Views page 6) has got the medal world in something of a spin. The medals that Shackleton was entitled to would make an impressive display were...
- Battling EbolaMon, 21 September 2015
- Put up or shut up
THE recent 70th anniversary of VJ day celebrations, televised for all to see, reminded us once again how frail and few in number the remaining veterans of World War II actually are and we all know that come the 75th anniversary there will barely be a handful of them, or...
- Awards for a HeroineTues, 4 August 2015
- All change?
AS we go to press with this issue of MEDAL NEWS (late July) so we are also working on the Medal Yearbook 2016 ready for launch at the OMRS Convention on September 27 in London. After much deliberation it is likely that this will be the last Medal Yearbook in its current form...