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Shackleton's medals

Posted on Mon, 12 October 2015 by Phil Mussell - General News, Medal News

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 War Medal and Victory pair alone made £230,500 - not bad for a broken group. More details in MEDAL NEWS November