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October 2015's News

An Unknown Hero

An Unknown Hero 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? For the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 28 October 2015 by Alyson Thomas
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Aldershot Medal Fair Sunday November 1

Are you coming to the Aldershot show at the Prince's Hall this weekend (November 1) Preview for the early birds is at 9.30am with "main" admission at 10.30am. We'll be coming along all the way from Devon so we hope to see you there too. Always remember if there's something specific you want from… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 26 October 2015 by Phil Mussell
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Shackleton's medals

The medals of Polar explorer Ernest Shackleton, featured on the front cover of MEDAL NEWS this month, made an astonishing £585,000 when they came under the hammer at Christie's last week. the 15 medals over 12 lots smashed through their top estimates and kept on going - the CVO, OBE, British… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 12 October 2015 by Phil Mussell
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Awards to a Polar legend

Awards to a Polar legend 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 they all to… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 5 October 2015 by Alyson Thomas
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