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OMRS Convention Exhibotors

/ Phil Mussell

The recent OMRS convention in Nottingham proved a great success and congratulations must go to all who made the effort to exhibit this year -  the standard was exceptionally high. The list of exhibits, exhibitors and awards made is as follows: In the Open Class: Christopher Bacon -...

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Stop Thief

/ Phil Mussell

Stop Thief Stolen in a burglary last year, the theft only coming to light recently, a very rare collection of Burma medals including: The Macgregor Medal awarded to 50201 Lance-Naik Sein U, 2nd Burma Rifles In box of issue with original ribbon and 1939-45 Star, Burma Star, Defence Medal...

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By Royal Appointment

/ Karen Needs

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OMSA and the numbers game I MUST CONFESS, I was wrong. Last month I said that I could probably list all the attendees at the forthcoming OMSA Convention were I to put my mind to it. Having just finished at the event I can confirm that whilst many of those in attendance were familiar faces and...

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Stop Thief

/ Phil Mussell

Stolen during a burglary in Hertfordshire recently:   Worshipful Company of Tylers and Bricklayers’ Renter Warden’s Badge Inscribed on reverse ‘ ‘Worshipful Company of Tylers and Bricklayers’ and ‘Renter Warden’ on a shield Waterloo medal issued to John Hamilton of the First Regiment...

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Rorke's Drift medals on sale

/ Karen Needs

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The personal touch I SHALL apologise to regular readers in advance as I am about to go off on my semi-annual rant/plea regarding medal fairs and medal shows! I am writing this “comment” two weeks before the Orders and Medals Society of America (OMSA) Convention but I already know what it will...

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D-Day

/ Karen Needs

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Look to the future, acknowledge the past IT was my intention to write this month about D-Day and the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord; whilst this magazine goes on sale before the anniversary itself, it is safe to assume that on June 6, across Normandy and beyond, hundreds of thousands of...

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Auction Battle

/ Karen Needs

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A homeless pair LIKE many of you, I suspect, I have “alerts” set up on my computer so that I’m told when there are mentions on-line about areas of interest to me and also, through a couple of specialist services, when items of interest come up for auction. Through Invaluable-alerts.com and...

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Medals to Women

/ Karen Needs

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Always a story FORMER curator of the Lord Ashcroft collection, Michael Naxton, one of the people who has handled more Victoria Crosses than you or I could ever dream of, has submitted a very interesting letter for publication this month on the subject of the Victoria Cross featured in the...

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