News & Blog

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Medal News

Bridge 277

/ Phil Mussell

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On the shoulders of giants RECENTLY, we have decided to have a bit of a clear out. We’re closing one of our storage units and, in the process of sorting, came across the entire Medal Tracker archive, stretching back decades, and thought “these may as well go too”. It was a logical decision, a...

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"If I should die . . ."

/ Karen Needs

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At the movies WHEN I ask people why they collect British medals I generally get one of two answers—either the collector has medals themselves, they served in the military or in the police usually and collect related to their own service, or they have an overall interest in military history....

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Bombardment when war hits home

/ Karen Needs

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Far too fussy WORD, it seems, has got out about my new theme and I was recently offered a pair of memorial plaques to brothers from Exeter. Whilst they were not cheap (what is these days?), the price wasn’t unreasonable, but I turned them down, ostensibly because they were from the “wrong side...

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We will remember them

/ Karen Needs

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We will remember PERSONAL remembrance is easy—we will never forget John, his photographs are everywhere, his presence and influence touched many lives and those who knew him will carry his memory for years to come. For the vast majority of us, collective remembrance is a different thing. When we...

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Defending the colours

/ Karen Needs

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John William Mussell 1942–2023

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New medals

/ Karen Needs

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A lasting legacy, unchanged TOKEN Publishing Ltd has been around for 40 years now, and at the helm throughout those four decades has been John Mussell, Managing Editor first of COIN & MEDAL NEWS (from 1983–89) then of two separate magazines (COIN NEWS and MEDAL NEWS) from 1989 onwards. In addition...

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