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New VC Record

Posted on Mon, 24 July 2006 by Phil Mussell - Medal News

Breaking News - we've just learned that the Victoria Cross group awarded to Captain Alfred John Shout has sold in Sydney for an astounding AU$1,214,500 - nearly £500,000!!

The actual hammer price was AU$1million but the buyer's premium was a whopping 21.45% which actually pushed the price up by an extra £87,000!!!!

It is reported that the group was bought by an Australian and will be presented to teh Australian War Memorial