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March 2016's News

Medal for Deccan

Medal for Deccan Inspirational thinking THE recent decision by Ashby School in Leicestershire to look at selling the Victoria Cross of Lieutenant-Colonel Philip Bent of the 9th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment, bequeathed to the then Ashby Boy’s Grammar School by the late Colonel’s mother (see “News & views”)… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 30 March 2016 by Alyson Thomas
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Naval Gold Medal at Bonhams

Naval Gold Medal at Bonhams Auctioneers Bonhams have secured the exceptionally rare Naval Gold Medal of Admiral Lord Graves, Captain of the HMS The Royal Sovereign, struck to commemorate the Victory of the Glorious First of June. The battle, the culmination of months of indecisive skirmishing between the British Navy and the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 18 March 2016 by Phil Mussell
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Britannia time

It's the Britannia Medal Fair this Sunday (March 20)! Held, as ever at the Victory Services Club off Edgware Road, near Marble Arch, London this event has gone from strength to strength in recent years and even though MEDAL NEWS isn't organising it these days we love attending and are looking… Read more or leave comments Posted on Sat, 12 March 2016 by Phil Mussell
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Battleships at war

Battleships at war Medals will be worn — the law says it’s OK A DECADE ago the medal hobby in America was somewhat concerned about the Stolen Valor Act which, on the surface, seemed to prevent any collector holding medals which they didn’t legitimately earn as part of their service. Those fears were soon proved… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 1 March 2016 by Alyson Thomas
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