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Christmas Delivery

/ Phil Mussell

We are always extremely busy at this time of year however we are still doing our best to guarantee any orders received before December 14 will be received before Christmas. This is a guarantee for UK only I am afraid and overseas orders may take longer. Any airmail shipping should get to its...

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New Records at Bonhams

/ Phil Mussell

Bonhams recent "Trafalgar" sale saw record prices paid for the Naval Gold Medals on offer. That awarded to Harvey, Captain of HMS Temeraire, fetched £80,000 whilst the to Admiral Charles Tyler fetched £75,000. The Naval General Service Medal, claps Trafalgar to Joseph Button fetched £11,000

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VC for sale at Spink

/ Phil Mussell

On 21 July 2005, Spink will offer a Victoria Cross Medal Group awarded to Sergeant Alfred Joseph Richards which is expected to fetch in excess of £150,000. One of the famous “six VC’s before breakfast,” won by the Lancashire Fusiliers for the landings on W Beach on the Turkish Peninsula of...

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Watford Fair

/ Phil Mussell

Eagle eyed readers would have spotted that the next Watford Fair may be a little difficult to attend as it's being advertised on a day that doesn't exist! There is no Sunday June 17th and of course the correct date for the fair is actually June 19th!

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****Victoria Cross awarded****

/ Phil Mussell

The first Victoria Cross in 23 years has been awarded to Private Johnson Gideon Beharry of the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment for gallant actions in the troubled city of Al Amarah, Iraq during May and June 2004. The full citation is as follows "PRIVATE JOHNSON GIDEON BEHARRY THE PRINCESS OF...

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Operational Honours List 24

/ Phil Mussell

Honours and Awards to members of the Armed Forces for services on operations in Iraq, Northern Ireland, the former Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia, Sierra Leone and other miscellaneous operations for the period 1st April 2004 to 30th November 2004. ...

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Medal Tracker - ON-LINE!

/ Phil Mussell

Medal Tracker, MEDAL NEWS' renowned service for tracing lost medals has bee "on-line" for some time - but now there are NEW FEATURES to the site IN the past all entries for MEDALRACKER.COM had to be processed via our offices and were placed in the Magazine as well as on teh web, now we are pleased...

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