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Heroine Order - gilt 5-pointed star on silver backgound, hung from red enamelled

rectangular suspender " Nene Heroine". Uniface. £17

We've had this one before - gilt large medal with map of Arabia; ribbon dark brown

with 2 thin yellow stripes at edges, set 5-pointed bronze star. £40

Arab figure of sheikh, gilt, set inside red and white enamelled 8-point star, this inside

silver 8-point floral pattern, in Spink's box, on pin as for wear. Attractive £75

Silver Bravery medal, 2nd class, small size - "Fortitudini". Bust of Karl. (Carolus) £18

Silver Bravery medal, 2nd class, small size - "Der Tapferkeit". Bust of Franz-Josef £21

1848-1908 Jubilee medal, Signum Memoriae, gilt, bust of Franz Josef r. (Civil issue) £10

Austro-Hungary medallet, bust of Franz-Josef r. Arms and text on reverse, with

skinny purple ribbon. £10

WW1 Karl-Truppenkreuz medal, grey metal square-ish with tri-fold ribbon £14

Order of the Crown, conjoined Ls. Attractive order, with intact white enamels. £25

Another, as above, set large crossed swords on ribbon £27

Albert medal - 1909 - 1934, crowned A / Albertus Rex, his helmeted bust left £10

1865-1905 gilt commemorative medal - bust of Leopold left with long beard, £7.50

1830-1930 octagonal silvered medal, set three kings' conjoined busts left. £7.50

WW1 Victory medal £12

WW1 Yser Cross - very scarce now : not seen one for ages. £145

WW1 Yser medal. £18

WW1 Commemorative medal £7.50

Another, set service bars on the ribbon, to denote length of service. £10

WW1 Cross of Fire (Croix du Feu). Salus Patriae Suprema Lex. £14

WW1 'Haricot Bean medal' - from the National Committee for Assistance and

Food Supply; obv crowned female bust left., rev CN and dates 1914-1918. £8

WW1 medal for Combattant Volunteers 1914-1918 Voluntariis; twin soldiers' heads £24

WW2 Prisoners of War medal; 1940-1945, red triangle with black B, set 2 bars. £55

WW2 Medal for the Military Fighter of the War 1940-45. £9

WW2 Commemorative 1940-45; Lion's head over V set large crossed swords £9

WW2 medal of the Armed Resistance - scantily clad female / Resistere 1940/45 £10

WW2 medal for Volunteers - Volontariis 1940-1945. Armed soldier with large V,

soldier is in uniform, holding long rifle in front of V and setting sun / bar Pugnator £17

Another, as above, with no bar. £14

WW2 and later Volunteer Combattant medal, slightly similar to above. Soldier is

mostly naked, holding short sword, standing behind low wall / bar Pugnator £17

Another, as above, with no bar. (awarded to UN troops for Korea from April 1952) £14

African War medal 1940-45, uniface. Twin heads of Belgian & African soldier, left. £14

WW2 Medal for Defaulters - bronze patinated medal, defiant man - Forsan Victi, Nunquam

Servi - green ribbon with 2 white stripes ( = no work for the enemy) £9

FEDECAM medal, gilt, uniface. (In 3 languages), featuring a large harp. £5

Enamelled red & white blood-donors cross, uniface, featuring

a pelican pecking its chest, thus drawing blood. £6

Another, set bronze roundel on ribbon with similar pelican £8

Another, set white and red enamelled bar on ribbon, same pelican £10

Set of 2 gilt head-dress regalia : two badges for a Songkok hat. Made by Spink £5

Medal for the the Red Banner of Labour HPG, Gilt, uniface. Red/blue/white enamels. £9

Medal for Labour Glory, 1st class, silvered, with gilt alternating wheat ears. HPG £9

As above, 2nd class; blackened wheat ears and reverse, as opposed to silver. £6

Gilt medal with date 9 IX 1944, soldier facing with dam, cranes and chimneys behind

rev. 681 1944 in wreath, HPB 10th anniv. Tri-fold ribbon pale/dark blue £12

Set of three - Hammer & Sickle orders : 1st/2nd/3rd class - gilt, 1/2 gilt, silver. £15

Gilt medal featuring Georgy Dimitrov. 1882-1982. £6

WW2 Commemorative - 1944 - 1969. Gilt, with 3 coloured enamels 25 BHA £9

WW2 Commemorative - 1944 - 1974, dulled gilt. Soldier's head. £6

WW2 Commemorative - 1945 - 1975 9 May HPB of Victory over Germany. £6

1300 gilt medal, featuring a semi-naked girl warrior in front of stylised horse. £6

40 years commemorative gilt medal, features rampant lion over map & 5-pointed star £9

Large gilt round award with long sash neck ribbon (red/yellow & gold). For .... ? £15

Korea service medal, uniface in bronze, with map of Korea; red and 2-tone yellows. £9

Long Life of Peace medal, presented to North Koreans by the Chinese

people's consolatory group; 25/10/1953. Bronze, with red colour. Ref 943 £4

Multi-buy - 10 of these…………. £30

Order of the Lion, in gold, set bar with script, set from ribbon (half purple, half white)

plus matching ribbon bar, in plastic-lidded case. £9

Similar, but in silver, ribbon half white, half purple/yellow/purple. Cased + ribbon bar £7

Glazed wooden frame with four WW1 medals, - Croix du Combattant, Medal for the Wounded, WW1 Victory medal, and Commemorative medal. Inscribed below, to Soldier Ernest Marcellin SAGET, no 5,856 with the 20th Battalion Ch. L, who was wounded on 15th October 1915 at Souin, Marne, Souchez, and taken prisoner the same dat, on the French front. (all neatly handwritten in French, of course). The illustrated back-paper is entitled "Medailles de la Grande Guerre", and has four blue-grey panels with depictions of "Departure, resistance, glory and peace". Frame measures 55 cms wide by 45 cms high; the inner raised edging is decorated with 4 brass criss-cross ribbons, and has an ornate top floral wreath feature. (illustrated) £145

(Postage for this is an added £20, unless collected from the shop or a fair (?)

Mounted trio, WW2 and later - gilt cockerel Guerre 1939-45, with two medals of honour, both named to J. EVRARD : Medaille d'Honneur des Chemins de fer, one

silvered with trains and obv helmeted Marianne, 1967, other similar gilt 1974. £35

Mounted chemins de fer medals of honour to Monsieur GILLET, similar to above pair - silvered to R. Gillet 1965, other gilt as M.R. Gillet 1975. £25

Legion of Honour medal, period piece, probably WW1 era. Very slight chips to the

white enamels. Honneur et Patrie / Republique Francaise 1870. £95

Military medal (medaille militaire) dated 1870 blue enamel ring intact.

Rev - Valeur et Discipline. Often seen in British WW1 gallantry groups. £25

White enamelled 5-point star badge emblem, Republique Francaise 1870, gilt florals between rays, with gilded Marianne in central disc; reverse blue enamels (some damage here). Ribbon missing. £35

Napoleon medal in copper (Germans call it the Schokoladenorden) - his bust right,

rev. Campaigns of 1792 to 1815. aka St, Helena medal 5/5/1821 £40

WW1 Croix de Guerre, dated on rev 1914 - 1917 £18

WW1 Croix du Combattant (Combattant's Cross) £14

WW2 - War Commemorative medal; gilt cockerel / Guerre 1939-1945 £12

Another, set bar Liberation. £25

Silvered medal - Ministere du Travail, named to L. Ciambra, 1973 £9

Silver medallet from the Ministere de l'Interieur, dated 1921 - for Employes Communaux. Obv - French Marianne with Republique Francaise. £15

Kuwait - Liberation of Kuwait medal, standard issue, as awarded to British troops, £10

Another, in semi-rigid dark blue case, with ribbon bar £12

Another, in deluxe hard plastic case by Bertoni of Milan, for Italian officers. £15

Saudi Arabia - Liberation of Kuwait medal, in deluxe green case plus ribbon bar £20

Saudi Arabia, cased military medal, with matching miniature; gilt roundels & dots. £20

1940-41 War medal - Bust of King left; Rev. 6 lines of land campaigns. £6

1913 Constantine medal, features early king on rev, with dates 976 - 1025. £35

1912-1913 medal, Basileus Kai / 3 lines of script - Macedonia ....... £35

WW2 Cross for Order & Peace (Orde-Vrede), no bars. By Tack. £12

WW2 War Commemorative Cross; Bust of Queen, no bar. By Tack of Breda £14

Another, set scarcer bar : Arnhem - Nijmegen - Walcheren 1944 £30

Patrick Pearce medals, to commemorate 50 years of the Easter Uprising 1966-1916 £35

United Italy medal 1848-1918 Victor Emanuel. Disc only £5

African campaign medal - V E king of Italy & Ethiopia / Africa Orientale. £15

Another, set rare leaf-entwined sword with 'FERT' on hilt. £24

WW1 Commemorative medal; helmeted & moustachio'd soldier left .Winged Victory £9

War v Russia, 1904/1905. with ribbon and reverse hooks. (ribbon a little tired). £50

Gilt service medal, with matching ribbon bar - soldier waving flag on 5 -pointed star. £9

1945-1975 Commemorative medal for struggle v fascism. Gilt, 30 Godine Pobede ... £9

Commemorative medal for Foundation of State - 40 years , Bust of General Tito. £8

Silvered mililtary medal, with advancing man and woman, each holdoing rilfe - rev. :

Za Predvojnicku Obuku, 3a Mpedbojhnnky Obyky; ribbon red/white/blue £12
KOREA (South)

Syngman Rhee medal, as offered to UN by the President. Crossed bullets. On pin £12

Knights of Malta Hospitalier - large cream enamelled order, eight-pointed Maltese cross, with fleurs-de-lys in the angles, enamelled both sides, suspended from articulated large gilt crown, this in turn hung from knight in armour with sword, flag and maces. (Illustrated). £125

(Nepalese medals feature a locally-made top suspender of crossed kukris).

Army LS/GC medal for 10 years (Gurkhas), dated 2023 = 1966. Bronze £23

Silver medal for the Coronation of King Birendra, dated 2031 = 1974 , no ribbon. £35

Army medal in bronze for Peace & Freedom : Haeren - For Fred og Frihet. £9

Independance medal, for 50 years. Gilt bronze. Star & Crescent. £6

Service medal in CuNi, set bar Siachen Glacier (in script). Uniface £6

Medal for the Escalation War - 2001-02, (issued to Army, Air Force & Navy). £5

Polonia Restituta Cross, in white enamels. Rev. 1944 £25

WW2 1939 1945 commemorative medal : silvered, Polskie Sily Zbrojne Na Zachodzie

set scarce bar Breda; ribbon 8 stripes - green/black/blue/red/white. £35

Bronze medal, dated 1940 - 1970 D1G on globe. 4444 WYKONAC (?) £14

PRL service cross in gold, rich red enamels. Uniface £12

PRL service cross in silver, same rich red enamels, Uniface £10

PRL service cross in bronze, ie 3rd class. Uniface. £6

PRL commemorative medal for 40 years - 1944:1984, Walka Praca Socjalizm. £6

Medal to commemorate the liberation of Warsaw. Stylised armed mermaid. 1939/45 £9

Red Cross medal, in silver, rev. stamped P.C.K. Deep red enamels £7

Red Cross medal, in bronze, rev. stamped P.C.K. Deep red enamels £5

Mounted Police group of five to : 14214 Constable Koti N. MADZUDZO, as -

GSM Rhodes bust 2/3rds r., (Const. Koti), silver medal "for Long Service and

Good Conduct" (Const. Koti), Zimbabwe Independence medal 18 April 1980

(46298), Zimbabwe silver medal "for Long and Exemplary service ( PO K.N.

Madzudzo), and Zimbabwe bronze medal for 10 years "For Service" (named as

last). Plus research from "We were Rhodesians", confirming his service. AEF £100

Mounted pair to 725914 A/Sgt. A.H.J. SHEPHERD, as GSM medal with bust of

Rhodes 2/3rds r., plus Zimbabwe Independence medal 18 April 1980. Paperwork

reveals Allan JH Shepherd came from Banstead, Surrey, born 1931. £30

GSM medal, with Bust of Cecil Rhodes 2/3rds right, naming erased. £15

War in Middle-Asia 1853-1895; obv features 4 cyphers : AI, AII, NI, NII. £48

Campaign medal v Ahulgo 22/8/1839 (Caucasus). Obv large NI cypher. £48

Georg Tepe medal 1881 (in Turkmenistan). A II cypher on obv. £48

Mounted set of nine medals, as : Victory over Germany, 1945-1965 commemorative, also 1918 - 1988, 1945 - 1975, Georgy Jukov medal, 1918 - 1968 enamelled commem., 1918 - 1978, 1045 - 1985 and 1945 - 1995 commemoratives. £65

Set of four medals from Russia and Ukraine, all with supporting award booklets, named to the recipient - KUSHNIR Pyotr (Peter) Vladimirovich, as : 1918-1968 anniversary medal, 1945-1985 anniversary medal, Labour Veteran medal, plus Ukraine 50th anniversary of Liberation enamelled badge. ........ £25

Mounted group of six - WW2 Victory over Germany, 1945-1965, 1945-1975,

Labour Veteran medal, 1945-1985, 1945-1995 Commemoratives. No back pin. £30

Mounted group of three - Jubilee medals : 1945-65, 1918-78, 1945-85. £15

Mounted group of three - Labour Excellence, Labour Distinction and Labour Veteran medals. First two with intact red enamels. £25

Mounted pair - 1945 - 1965 Jubilee medal, plus Kiev's 1500 th anniversary. £12

Mounted pair - 1945 - 1995, and 1918 - 1978 commemoratives. £15

Donbas Coal-mining medal £40

Restoration of Iron & Steel Industries of the South. £40

Labour Veteran medal. £6

WW2 - Medal for the defeat of Germany, 1941-45 £9

Georgy Jukov medal, centenary medal of his birth 1896 - 1986. His bust right. £6

Lenin 100 years Commemorative - his bust left with dates - 1870 - 1970 £6

Chernobyl medal - awarded to those who took part in the clean-up. £6

Jubilee medal for 1918 - 1968. Nice touch of red enamels £6

Jubilee medal for 1918 - 1978 £6

Jubilee medal for 1945 - 1965 £6

Jubilee medal for 1945 - 1975 £6

Jubilee medal 1945-1985, also known as Russian Convoy medal (40 years);

Awarded to the British Navy, who also participated. £10

Jubilee medal 1945 - 1995 £6

Jubilee medal 1945 - 2005 £9

Jubilee medal 1945 - 2010. Recently released £10

Leningrad - medal to commemorate 250 years. £9

St Petersburg medal to commemorate 300 years - 1703 - 2003, gilt. Bust left. £9

Soviet Troops 100 anniversary - 1918-2018. gilt, with touches of red colour £9

Border Troops - 100 anniversary 1918 - 2018. husky dog flanked by soldiers. £9

Suvorov medal for military school graduates. Gilt, with small bust CBY £9

Afghanistan Veteran's medal - 25 years. Antiqued bronze finish. BETEPAH £9

Communist medal for Soviet troops - 90 years. 1918-2008, very similar to Order

of the Red Banner. With " 90 vet " in central circlet. £15

Russian forage cap, buff-colour, with 20+ metal attachments to front, 2 cloth to rear. £20

Cased medal for "Service with the Military Advisory & Training team - Sierra Leone".

Coat of Arms. On pin as for wear, plus matching miniature. £30

Modern Silvered (CuNi?) medal, with 8 rounded points around a central circlet featuring

assegai with 2 crossed spears behind. No ribbon, but comes with matching

miniature, with correct ribbon, on pin. (red,white,black,yellow,green stripes. £35

Set of three, to a senior Prisons officer - J.M. KOSTER, as : Medal for Merit in silver ( Major) - Mdls Yrbk SA48a, Faithful Service medal (Kapt.) - Mdls Yrbk SA52, Medal for Faithful Service in bronze (Lt-Kol.) - Mdks Yrbk SA53. No ribbons with these. Prisons Department. GVF/+ £90

Service cross, green/yellow striped ribbon; upright sword on 4 coloured rings. £14

Medal of Honour, 2nd class; uniface, gilt. Galloping horseman. £18

Medal of Honour, 3rd class; uniface, gilt. Similar to above, but smaller. £14

Medal for the Foundation of the Ba'ath party -8/3/1963. Gilt flaming torch, enamels £14

2014 - Donbas War : Russian Military Intervention Combat Participation medal. £10

Gilt service medal, cyrillic script around shield on sword / leaves & berries. £6

60 years Commemorative of WW2 - dated 1944 - 2004. Gilt £6

3 Congressional Medal of Honour, for Air Force, cased as issued, plus ribbon bar. (Modern version, with neck sash) £135

21 Bronze star £17
22 Purple heart, lovely purple enamels, on pin as for wear. Scarce now £35
28 Joint Service Commendation medal £25
28 Joint Service Commendation medal, cased with ribbon-bar & enamel lapel pin £40
29 Army Commendation medal. £10
29, Another, in small case of issue, plus ribbon bar and enamelled lapel pin £25
31 Air Force Commendation medal, named on rev to SSgt A.M. JUOM £20
32 Coast Guard Commendation medal £15
34 Army Achievement medal, in small case of issue, + ribbon bar & enamelled lapel pin £25
35 Navy & Marine Corps Achievement medal £15
42 Army Good Conduct medal. £10
48 Army Reserve Components Achievement medal £10
49 Naval Reserve Meritorious Service medal, cased . £18
56 Navy Expeditionary Service medal £15
59 American Defence Service medal, in case of issue £18
59 Another, just the medal, on pin as for wear. £12
61 American Campaign medal, with ribbon bar £12
61 Another, in card case of issue. £17
64 WW2 Victory medal £14
69 National Defence Service medal £6
69 Another, in card box , with ribbon bar. £10
73 Armed Forces Expeditionary medal £10
74 Vietnam Service medal, on pin £10
74 Another, in card case of issue with ribbon bar £14
77 Humanitarian Service medal. £14
106 Gulf War - Saudi Arabia - Liberation of Kuwait, plus ribbon bar. £14
106 Another,, in green deluxe case, with ribbon bar £20
107 Kuwait - Gulf War - Liberation of Kuwait £8
107 Another, in dark blue plastic case, plus white card slip outer cover and ribbon bar £12

WW1 State of Pennsylvania National Guard medal, 1917-18, in case of issue, with matching ribbon bar. Obv. Bust of William Penn; Rev. Winged eagle & ships. £21

US Army of Occupation of Germany medal - obv Bust of General John J Pershing £10

China Relief Expedition 1900 Marine Corps £14

Philippine Campaign medal 1899 - 1903. Marine Corps £14

Spanish Campaign medal 1898 Navy. £14

Second Nicaraguan Campaign medal 1926-1930. Navy £14

COPY - Military Order of the Dragon, China 1900. Good quality example of this very

rare medal, awarded to some British officers who served in North China on the Gulf

of Pechili in 1900. With top Pagoda roof pin bar and canary-yellow ribbon.

(Seen an original offered for sale, named, for £2,400!) £50