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October 2015's News

An Unknown Hero

An Unknown Hero All the fun of the fair Many of you will have recently attended the Orders and Medals Research Society (OMRS) Annual Convention in London at the end of September — but did you know that that is the last convention the OMRS are holding in the Capital, at least for the foreseeable future? For the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 28 October 2015 by Alyson Thomas
Posted in: Medal News

Aldershot Medal Fair Sunday November 1

Are you coming to the Aldershot show at the Prince's Hall this weekend (November 1) Preview for the early birds is at 9.30am with "main" admission at 10.30am. We'll be coming along all the way from Devon so we hope to see you there too. Always remember if there's something specific you want from… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 26 October 2015 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

Year set Record-breaker

Year set Record-breaker A Change is Good By the time you read this, Token Publishing Ltd will be on the verge of taking over new premises. After nearly 28 years in Honiton and environs (17 in Orchard House) we are moving! We aren’t actually moving very far away—just down the A30 to Exeter—but mentally it’s huge. We are… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 22 October 2015 by Alyson Thomas
Posted in: Coin News

Leeds (Wakefield) this Sunday

We love coming up to York twice a year but there's more to Yorkshire than just the Racecourse show and this Sunday (October 25) we're heading north again to attend Eddie Smith's excellent show at the Cedar Court Hotel, Wakefield (just off junction 39 of the M1). We like Eddie's show but with so… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 19 October 2015 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News, General News

Coins in Dublin

Although we won't be there this weekend (October 16-17), there will be plenty on offer in Dublin's Fair City when the autumn Coin Fair takes place in conjunction with Stampa at the RDS, Ballsbridge. This one is a three day show, starting on Friday, and with Ireland playing in the Rugby World Cup… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 12 October 2015 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News, General News

Shackleton's medals

The medals of Polar explorer Ernest Shackleton, featured on the front cover of MEDAL NEWS this month, made an astonishing £585,000 when they came under the hammer at Christie's last week. the 15 medals over 12 lots smashed through their top estimates and kept on going - the CVO, OBE, British… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 12 October 2015 by Phil Mussell
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Awards to a Polar legend

Awards to a Polar legend Split ends THE proposed sale of renowned Polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s medals at Christie’s this coming month (October 8—see News and Views page 6) has got the medal world in something of a spin. The medals that Shackleton was entitled to would make an impressive display were they all to… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 5 October 2015 by Alyson Thomas
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