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December 2010's News

Coming Soon - for God, Queen and Colony

For God, Queen and Colony - by Terry Sole The muster rolls and histories of the Colonial Units in the Zulu War of 1879 - this is one book all you Zulu War enthusiasts won't want to be without! Watch this space for further details! Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 23 December 2010 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

Spink Standard Catalogue

Apologies for the delay in getting this title out - we only received them in the office on December 23! All UK order have been processed and sent out via first class mail. We can't guarantee Christmas delivery anymore I'm afraid and would like to apologise to all those who were hoping to get the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 23 December 2010 by Phil Mussell
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Lost, stolen or strayed. Medals to Lt Col. C J Nunn RM

Lost at Bordeaux, France on Friday December 10, 2010, following the Operation " Frankton " Commemoration Parade, - (canoe raid on Bordeaux harbour, December 1942.) group of medals Court Mounted as follows :- 1. OBE un-named. 2. GSM 1962 clasp "Northern Ireland" with… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 23 December 2010 by Phil Mussell
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New roll at the NA

The medal roll for the Royal Naval Auxiliary Service Long Service Medal has recently been made available at The National Archives at Kew. The roll consists of a large sea green book containing the names of all those men and women who qualified for the medal and any appropriate bar(s), between… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 17 December 2010 by Phil Mussell
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Christmas Opening Times

Yes it's almost upon us once again and, whilst we'd like to be open over Christmas we do feel it only fair to give our staff the odd day off. So we'll be closing at 1.00pm on Thursday December 23 and reopening again at 9.00am on January 4 2011. We'd like to wish all of our customers a very Merry… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 17 December 2010 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Banknote News, Coin News, General News, Medal News

George Medal for Bomb disposal hero

WO Karl Ley has made safe more Improvised Explosive Devices IEDs in Afghanistan than anyone else - some 139 to date - losing seven of his comrades in the process. Today (December 17 2010) his courage and heroism was honoured with the award of the George Medal, presented by HRH Prince Charles. For… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 17 December 2010 by Phil Mussell
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New Year, new coins

New Year, new coins No secret, no exception HAVE made no secret of my support for the Royal Mint over the years—maybe the “year sets” aren’t great on the secondary market and, yes, it is a great shame when someone believes that their “nest egg” collection of Uncirculated coins and base metal commemoratives will net… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 17 December 2010 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News

Spink Standard Catalogue

Sorry if you're waiting for COINS OF ENGLAND- Spink won't release them to us yet they want to be first off the blocks- we should have them sometime next week! Read more or leave comments Posted on Sat, 11 December 2010 by Phil Mussell
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Christmas Post

We're doing our best to get everything out before Christmas but please do get your orders in ASAP - by Monday 20 at the latest to ensure delivery by Christmas Eve and even that's pushing it a bit! And don't worry if you haven't had your orders already placed yet - the terrible weather recently… Read more or leave comments Posted on Sat, 11 December 2010 by Phil Mussell
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Gallantry On display

Gallantry On display The true worth AS YOU can see from this month’s front cover, MEDAL NEWS was privileged to be amongst the first invited to view the exceptional new Lord Ashcroft Gallery and its Extraordinary Heroes exhibition with more than 240 Victoria Cross and George Cross groups. A full report on the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 1 December 2010 by Alyson Thomas
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