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October 2006's News

Come to London - it's Britannia time

The last Britannia show of the year is almost upon us - it takes place on November 26 at the familiar venue of the Victory Services Club just off Marble Arch - this month you can get in for free by using the ticket in MEDAL NEWS! The show starts at 9.30am and of course we'll be there - we'll have… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 31 October 2006 by Phil Mussell
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VCs for Afghanistan?

There is much media speculation at the moment regarding possible awards of the Victoria Cross to soldiers currently serving in Afghanistan. At this stage we have nothing definite but will, of course keep you informed! Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 17 October 2006 by Phil Mussell
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GC Lecture at the RLC Museum

With much talk of VCs in the news at the moment the "civilian" award of the George Cross is easily overlooked - a state of affairs that the Royal Logistic Corps hope to rectify with a lecture being given on November 23 at the Princess Royal Barracks, Deepcut, Surrey. The GC is not of course a… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 17 October 2006 by Phil Mussell
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£2 million Medal Sale at DNW

The recent OMRS sale of Medals Orders and Decorations at Dix Noonan Webb on September 22 smashed their previous records and topped 2,000,000 for the first time. The sale included teh stunning Ron Penhall collection - see MEDAL NEWS November for a Market Scene Report Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 17 October 2006 by Phil Mussell
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Conspicuous Gallantry Cross for the RIR

In a ceremony in Belfast on Friday October 6 Her Majesty the queen presented the Royal Irish Regiment with the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross in recognition of its service over the years. The three home service battalions of the Regiment are to disband in July next year. Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 6 October 2006 by Phil Mussell
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Chatham book and Medal fair

Don't miss the special medal event at the regular book fair at the Royal Engineers Museum, Chatham, Kent on Sunday October 15. The Military, Aviation and Naval book fairs, run by Tim Harper have proved very popular and this one, incorporating medal dealers as well as specialist booksellers looks… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 6 October 2006 by Phil Mussell
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