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November 2010's News

St James's

Unfortunately details of the forthcoming sale at ST JAMES'S AUCTIONS were ommitted from their recent advert so just to make sure no -one forgets here's a little reminder! Auction 16 takes place on DECEMBER 7, 2010 it starts at 10.00 am and will include: Ancient, British hammered & milled coins,… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 24 November 2010 by Phil Mussell
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Thief Stopped

Former para, Simon Rogers, has been gaoled for three years after stealing campaign medals, including those awarded for service in Iraq and Afghanistan, from fellow Soldiers staioned in Colchester then selling them on eBay. See the BBC's Website for further details Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 23 November 2010 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

Spectacular results

Spectacular results Going mainstream I OFTEN mention in this “Comment” about the autumn being the start of the new numismatic “season” and indeed it has traditionally been the case that some of the strongest sales and best attended shows have been in the late September/October/November period. However, even I, a… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 23 November 2010 by Alyson Thomas
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Honour those Mentioned - the Air Forces

The BRAND NEW book by Michael Maton - Honour those Mentioned the Air Forces being a complete list of all Mentions in Despatch awards to the Royal and Dominion Air Forces during World War II is being launched at Britannia this Sunday (November 21) and is available to pre-order now! Those of you… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 15 November 2010 by Phil Mussell
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Britannia - November 21. IT'S THIS SUNDAY

Britannia is almost on us - it's THIS SUNDAY Entry is ABSOLUTELY FREE and all the major dealers and Auction House will be there The full list is as follows: ARL Collectables Baldwin's Bonhams Andrew Bostock Ray Brough Phil Burman John Cannon Mark Carter Chelsea Military Antiques DNW Dixon's Medals… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 15 November 2010 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

The Ashcroft Gallery at the Imperial War Museum

I've just been lucky enough to get a sneak preview of the wonderful Ashcroft Gallery at the IWM and there is little I can say except "wow"! Over 200 Victoria and George Crosses on display along with associated ephemera (Jonson Beharry's battered helmet, Matt Croucher's shredded backpack). This is a… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 9 November 2010 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

London Coin Fair November 6

The last London Coin Fair of the year takes place at the Holiday Inn, Bloomsbury on November 6 and, as ever, there will be plenty of dealers on hand to cater for your every numismatic whim. The Token team will be there too - complete with the new "General issues" Krause banknote book, the brand new… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 5 November 2010 by Phil Mussell
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The RN to the rescue

The RN to the rescue Rights and Wrongs The annual service of Remembrance held on the Sunday nearest Armistice Day (November 11) and the march past the Cenotaph in Whitehall, London, is a splendid opportunity for us collectors to view a stunning array of medals as worn by those who won them. Sadly there are no… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 5 November 2010 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Medal News

In honour of a well decorated soldier

The new home of Joint Medical Command and Headquarters Surgeon General has been formally opened by HRH Princess Alexandra in Lichfield - and it's named after a man who won no fewer than five gallantry awards, including the VC, during World War I. Coltman House is named after named after Lance… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 1 November 2010 by Phil Mussell
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