Records Continue To Be Broken At Our Auctions

Railwayana appears to be going from strength to strength, with a Railway Lamp recently realising £600 and two Totems selling well, that for Attercliffe Road  made £1,200 and for Burston, £1250.

Two groups of medals have been sold to appropriate museums.  A Diss Volunteer Infantry medal of 1811 [£600] has found a permanent home in the museum there and a Canadian Expeditionary Force Family Group [£2,000] is in its rightful place in the museum at Chilliwack, British Columbia.  The Waterloo Medal awarded to Ensign Robert Martin of the 28th Regiment of Foot was sold for £7,250 on 20th March.

Africa Star medalAn outstanding World War II Distinguished Flying Medal group of seven, awarded to Sergeant  H.E. McAllister with Log Book [16 Squadron S.O.E.], is being offered at the sale on 27th April at the Maid’s Head Hotel in Norwich.    The group includes the Africa Star with North Africa 1942-43 clasp Air Crew Europe Star, Defence and 1939-45 Medals.

A very important collection of American coins is also being offered in the Auction on 27th April.  The Nicholas A. Forster Collection of early United States Copper Cents 1816-1839 has been formed over many years and will be of interest to other specialist collectors.

In the near future James will be holding an auction of books including a library which has been formed over several generations by an Ayrshire farming family, together with items from two notable Norfolk collectors.  There will also be an auction including a very valuable collection of stamps and postal history. On-line bidding is available at all our sales through:  www.the-saleroom.com.  The catalogues will be available online approx 2 weeks before each sale.

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