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November 2014's News

Christmas Crackers

Christmas Crackers Premium rate number RECENTLY the Antiques Trade Gazette (ATG) carried a story about Christie’s the auctioneers and their plans for the vendor’s premium at their sales. Apparently the intention is to add a 2 per cent “success fee” on items that reach or exceed the top estimate. Let me just run that… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 24 November 2014 by Alyson Thomas
Posted in: Coin News

Lt Col. Ashley Tinson

It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of Lt Colonel Ashley Tinson. Ashley was a good friend of ours and authored two of our most popular books - "Medals Will be Worn" and Wearing your medals in Civilian clothes" as well as a number of other works. The announcement of his death came… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 20 November 2014 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

Brother in Arms

Brother in Arms This month? All about the man "They went with songs to the battle, they were young. Straight of limb, true of eye, steady and aglow. They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted, They fell with their faces to the foe. "They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 17 November 2014 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Medal News

Lost in transit?

Missing in the post between the UK and Canada , Casualty (WW1) Queens South Africa Medal (no clasp) named to J Clarke, LG.STO.2.CL. HMS Partridge. John Clarke was born at Field Dalling, Norfolk. Clarke was discharged Dead 22nd September 1914 when HMS Cressey was sunk by a German Submarine. … Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 13 November 2014 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

Stop Thief - a success story

Good News at last! The following appeared on-line in May 2009 "Sadly the number of medals going missing seems to be increasing - keep your eyes and ears open for these if you would - any info to the MEDAL NEWS Office please Stolen May 16: D.S.M. awarded to p/jx385418 P.R.W. Houghton (D-Day Award)… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 12 November 2014 by Phil Mussell
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