Here at James&Sons we were particularly pleased with the results of the medals on offer at our auction on Saturday 27th April.
A Distinguished Flying Medal group estimated at £1,500-2,500 realised just over £6,000, including premium.
In the stamp world Penny Blacks sold well with very strong bidding for Commonwealth stamps, particularly from Australia. In fact, lots consisting of Australian items, of which there were 18, were 100% sold, with many now on their way to Australia.
A Yarmouth Cavalry medal of 1805 reached £310 and a 1914 Princess Mary Christmas tin, with a monogrammed bullet made into a pencil made £80.
Our next sale is on the 25th May @The Maids Head Hotel, Tombland, Norwich. It will include Postal History, Rare Stamps, Medals, Militaria and more. Catalogues will be published online approx 2 weeks before the sale but can be sent straight to your inbox if you prefer, simply send us your email on the right hand side of this page. Our auction will also be available to view and bid online through the-saleroom.com