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SUPERB ARCHIVE OF AUCTION CATALOGUES, DEALERS LISTS, ETC

A superb archive of Auction Catalogues, dealers lists, etc. Some scarce complete runs.
Most of the Catalogues are privately bound with gilt tooling, and mostly in excellent condition, with only one or two annotations noted
Auction Catalogues:
Buckland Dix and Wood 1991-1995 privately bound in 5 volumes, plus Upfill Brown collection.
Dix Noonan Webb 1996-2012 A complete run, privately bound in 34 volumes.
Spinks Auction catalogues 1983-2013 a complete run, bound in 23 volumes.
Spink Numismatic circulars.1968-1993-these in box files.
Spink Medal supplements 1982-1998 bound in one volume.
Spink Medal quarterly 1-4 1994-95 privately bound in one volume.
Spink Medal circular 1-16 1995-2000 privately bound in 2 volumes.
Christies 1982-1992 Auction catalogues privately bound in 4 volumes.
Glendinings a scarce run of Auction catalogues 1974-2001 complete bound in 13 volumes( including the Usher collection) with prices realised

Bonhams 2002-2007 Auction catalogues privately bound in 3 volumes.
Sotheby's 1995 bound in one volume, 1983-2001 privately bound in 9 volumes.
Stanley Gibbons catalogues 1-7 privately bound in one volume.
The Gazette (Nimrod Dix) Sales catalogues 1981-1986 privately bound in one volume.
London Stamp Exchange 1980-1987 privately bound in one volume.
Harpers Messenger 1-3 2003 privately bound in one volume.
Dixons Gazette sales catalogues 1-73 privately bound in 14 volumes.
Haywards Gazette March 1970-May 1979 privately bound in one volume (includes the celebrated Waterloo edition and the D.C.M. collections)
The Orders and Medals Research Society Journals
Volume 12 (1973) to volume 58 (2019) in 21 O.M.R.S. Binders.
The Armoury nos 1-6 unbound (Including the peninsula Gold Cross cat)
A wonderful chance to obtain an archive of the hobby over a 40-50 Year period.
Offers invited for the whole, or may split.
Buyer/s to collect-please bring truck!


Code: 52705

SOLD


NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL (MALAYA)-TO SHARPIN-ROYAL NAVY-KILLED WHEN HIS MOTOR LAUNCH WAS STRUCK BY A DUTCH AIRCRAFT ON AN EXERCISE

NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL (MALAYA)-TO SHARPIN-ROYAL NAVY-KILLED WHEN HIS MOTOR LAUNCH WAS STRUCK BY A DUTCH AIRCRAFT ON AN EXERCISE

Naval General Service Medal (George VI) clasp;
MALAYA.
Named to: C/JX.409227 T.E.SHARPIN A.B. R.N.
Medal about extremely fine, toned with a couple of e/nicks.
Thomas E.Sharpin, Able seaman, JX409227 was killed on 5th June 1952 when his Motor Launch HMML 2582 was hit by a Thunderjet from the Netherlands Navy.
Sharpin was amongst 15 crew members who were killed when when the Dutch aircraft executing a sham attack during a combined exercise by British, Dutch
and Belgian forces, struck the mast of the motor launch and crashed on the deck. The crash occurred in the Marsdiep, between the northern tip of Holland the isle of Texel, two miles off the coast. Both the Thunderjet and the launch burst into flames and soon sank; the Dutch pilot and 15 of the motor launch's crew of 16 were killed. There was only one survivor, Leading Stoker Mechanic W.J.JOHNSON, who was thrown into the water and was able to stay afloat until he was rescued by some fishermen who had seen the accident from the shore and had set out in their boats.
The survivor commented: "I was in my bunk in the mess deck, and I felt myself going up in the air and I landed on my back in the water. Then I swam until I was picked up by some men in a fishing boat. I saw the ship on fire in the water, but I did not see any other men in the water"
The Dutch Pilot was Adolf (Dolf) Steen,2nd Lieutenant (Pilot Officer) RNAF.
Sold with copied National Arboretum Roll Of Honour print-out, and copied research, statement in the House of Commons recorded in Hansard.

Code: 52672

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GROUP OF SEVEN T0 W.O.1 GOODWIN-SUFFOLK REGIMENT AND ROYAL ARMY ORDNANCE CORPS

GROUP OF SEVEN T0 W.O.1 GOODWIN-SUFFOLK REGIMENT AND ROYAL ARMY ORDNANCE CORPS

India General Service Medal (1936-39) clasp:
NORTHWEST FRONTIER 1937-39 Named to:
5826931L/CPL.P.GOODWIN.SUFF R.
1939/45 Star, Burma Star, Defence and War Medals,
General Service Medal (George VI) clasps: S.E.ASIA 1945-46 and MALAYA. (2nd clasp loose on ribbon) Named to: 5826931 W.O.CL1 P.R.D GOODWIN R.A.O.C.
1953 Coronation Medal.
Medals about good very fine overall, remounted on felt pad for display
P.R.D Goodwin served with the Suffolk Regiment in India, and WW2.He was appointed War Substantive Sergeant Major in 1942.
According to the Medal roll for the I.G.S. he transferred to the R.A.O .C. in 1944.
He is shown on the roll of the G.S.M. clasp SOUTH EAST ASIA as serving with H.Q.554 sub-area (A.F.N.E.I.) Java from 26/04/46 to 29/11/46.
Worthy of further research


Code: 52647

Reserved


CHINA/ASHANTEE LONG SERVICE GROUP OF THREE TO PONTING-ARMY HOSPITAL CORPS

CHINA/ASHANTEE LONG SERVICE GROUP OF THREE TO PONTING-ARMY HOSPITAL CORPS

2nd China Medal, no clasp, named to:
WALTER PONTING ARMY HOSPITAL CORPS.
Impressed naming.
Ashantee Medal, no clasp, named to: 153 2ND CORPL.W.PONTING A,H.C. 1873-4
Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, (Victoria small letter reverse) named to:
153 2ND CORPL.W.PONTIN A.H.CORPS impressed naming.
Medals very fine to good very fine, with attractive matching tone. The China Medal has a few e/nicks/bruises.
A very scarce medal combination/group.
Walter Ponting was born in Marlborough, Wiltshire in 1830.He attested for the Medical Staff Corps in 1855, later being transferred to the Army Hospital Corps. His discharge papers state that he served in Malta for 2 years and 135 days and in China for 2 Years and 10 months.
He was discharged in 1878 after over 22 years service.
He is confirmed on the China and Ashantee Medal rolls, The China Medal roll states that he was on the Hospital ship in the Pei-Ho at the Taku Forts assault.
The Medal roll is annotated along with a number of other men on the roll who may have been entitled to the The Taku Forts clasp. However, the China Medal looks entirely as issued.

Code: 52542

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QUEENS MEDITERRANEAN MEDAL-TO REDHEAD LOYAL NORTH LANCS REGT

QUEENS MEDITERRANEAN MEDAL-TO REDHEAD LOYAL NORTH LANCS REGT

Queens Mediterranean Medal.
Named to: 6069 PTE.R.REDHEAD.L.N.LANCS REGT.
Medal about good very fine.
Confirmed on roll
Scarce

Code: 52506

SOLD


PUNJAB MEDAL TO G BURTON 9TH LANCERS

PUNJAB MEDAL TO G BURTON 9TH LANCERS

Punjab Medal, clasps: GOOJERAT/CHILIANWALA.
Named to: G.BURTON.9TH LANCERS.
Contact wear from Punniar Star, otherwise better than fine,pin possibly replaced

Code: 52487

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QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA/WORLD WAR ONE GROUP TO PAYMASTER CAPTAIN GEORGE LUCKHAM

QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA/WORLD WAR ONE GROUP TO PAYMASTER CAPTAIN GEORGE LUCKHAM

Queens South Africa Medal, no clasp, named to;
PAY'R C.M.LUCKHAM R.N. H.M.S.PEARL.
1914/15 Star trio, named to: FT PAYR.C.M.LUCKHAM R.N.(Star) PAY.COMMR.C.M.LUCKHAM.R.N.
Medals about good very fine, court mounted for wear.
Charles Minty Luckham was born in Wareham, Dorset on 23rd September, 1866.The 1871 census records him living at The Farm House, Studland, Wareham, Dorset, where his Father is a Farmer. He was educated privately and at Honiton Grammar School .He entered the Royal Navy as an Assistant Clerk at Duke of Wellington 16th July, 1883.Appointed to H.M.S. Rupert as Clerk on 11th July 1884,he was promoted Assistant Paymaster 23 September 1887.Continuing to serve ashore and afloat, his most notable appointments were H.M.S. Penelope on the Cape, South Africa Station 7th December 1895,promoted Paymaster 19th August 1899,H.M.S.Magnificent. 1st June 1899 as Personal Secretary to the second in command of the Channel Squadron, H.M.S. Pearl. 17th December 1901,Royal Arthur and H.M.S. Euryalus as Personal Secretary to the Commander In Chief Australia,10th November 1902, appointed Victory 1906 for victualling and Meat courses, Victory for leave 24th March.1906, Victory for for study abroad 3rd May,1906.Appointed H.M.S. Terpsichore 10th November 1906,Joining Victory and appointed Fleet Paymaster on 1st March, 1908.
Appointed Personal Secretary to the Commander in Chief, Portsmouth Command 23rd March 1908,appointed H.M.S. Hecla 10th May 1910,H.M.S. Topaz 1st May 1912,H.M.S.Dido 29th August 1913,Attentive II 1st January 1914,H.M.S.Hecla 11th May 1914,Dolphin 11th May 1917, and appointed to The Royal Naval College, Isle of Wight 15th January 1920.Promoted Paymaster Captain 1st January 1921,appointed Victory II 21st May 1921,placed on half pay 18th June, 1921 and retired as Paymaster Captain on 12th October 1921.He died at Wyke Regis, Dorset on 26th September 1934, and left a Widow Mary Emmeline.
His Son, Cyril Luckham was a well known Film, Television and Stage actor whose most notable rolls were "A Man for all Seasons" "The Guardians" and "The Alphabet Murders ".He was a familiar face on the small screen in the 1960's and 1970's appearing in many Television Shows and plays. Like his Father he had joined the Royal Navy, but had been Invalided out in 1931.He died in 1989.
Comes with copied service papers, typed synopsis of his career, etc.

Code: 52485

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BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS-TO NAVAL CHAPLAIN J.D. Mc CARTHY M.A.-SERVED 25 YEARS AS A NAVAL CHAPLAIN

BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS-TO NAVAL CHAPLAIN J.D. Mc CARTHY M.A.-SERVED 25 YEARS AS A NAVAL CHAPLAIN

British War and Victory Medals, named to:
CHAPN.J.D. MC CARTHY.
Medals extremely fine, on orginal stitched silk ribbons.
James Desmond Mc Carthy M.A. details taken from Crockfords: Born 16th September,1877 Darlington.
St.Peters Coll Cam.B.A.1897,M.A.1901.Win.C.of St..Mary's.Cowes,1900-1902.Chaplain.R.N.1902;
H.M.S.Montague 1903-04; Royal Sovereign 1904-05; New Zealand 1905-07;
Egmont for R.N.Hosp Bighi,1907-10;Prince Of Wales 1910-1912;Good Hope 1912;Shannon 1912-14;Fisgard 1914;Hosp Ships Drina 1914-16;St Margaret of Scotland 1916-18 Victory for R.N.Hospital and Dyd.Portland 1918-21;R.N.Hospital Plymouth 1921-25;H,M.S.Thunderer 1925-26;Erebus 1926-27;R.M.Barracks,Plymouth,1927;R.of Dingwell with Strathpeller Mission 1927-29; V.of Old Warden,Biggleswade. 1929-36;Rector of Northchurch,Herts,Dio.of St Albans from 1936-39
Sold with copied Crockfords Clerical Directory,1939,Medal roll, London Gazette,and Cambridge University Alumni.
Naval Chaplains Medals very scarce on the market-note also entitled to the 1914/15 Star.Served 25 years as a Naval Chaplain.

Code: 52432

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GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL CLASP MALAYA TO GUNN-ROYAL MILITARY POLICE-TAKEN PRISONER OF WAR AT SINGAPORE WHEN SERVING WITH THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS

GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL CLASP MALAYA TO GUNN-ROYAL MILITARY POLICE-TAKEN PRISONER OF WAR AT SINGAPORE WHEN SERVING WITH THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS

General Service Medal (George VI) clasp: MALAYA.
Named to: 2876095 PTE W.A.GUNN. R.MP.
Medal about good fine, and a little polished,one e/bruise.
William Alexander Nevin Gunn was born on 24/07/1918
at Aberdeen, Scotland.
He had at some time joined the 2nd Btn., Gordon Highlanders,who were heavily engaged in the defence of Singapore and was captured by the Japanese at Singapore on:15/02/1942.He was held captive at Tamarkan,Kanburi, Tamaran and Takli, from where he was released.He is on the list of Prisoners who worked on the Burma-Siam Railway.Following his realease and recovery he transferred at some time to the Royal Military Police.He is additionally entitled to the 1939/45 Star,Pacific Star, Defence and War Medals.Sold with copied P.O.W. lists, etc.

Code: 52410

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CROIX DE GUERRE LONG SERVICE GROUP OF FIVE TO WOOD- ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY

CROIX DE GUERRE LONG SERVICE GROUP OF FIVE TO WOOD- ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY

1914 Star, British War and Victory Medal,named to:
18891 FTR (Star) CPL G.H,WOOD R.A.
Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (George V) this named to: 1042175 CPL.G.H.WOOD R.F.A.
Croix De Guerre (France)
Medals about good very fine, court mounted for display.
Croix De Guerre: London Gazette 19th June 1919: 18891 Fitter-Corporal George Henry Wood A/153 Brigade Royal Field Artillery ( Sutton, Surrey)
George Henry Wood was born in Guildford, Surrey in 1877.He attested for the Royal Artillery on 31st October, 1901.He was discharged on 30th October 1922, having completed 21 years service.He arrived in France on 11/09/1914.
Scarce rank on 1914 Star,
Sold with London Gazette, copied attestation details,
M.I.C etc.

Code: 52406

SOLD