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Medal News

Stratford Date change!

/ Phil Mussell

Due to a hitherto unforeseen date clash Mark Carter's next Stratford Upon Avon Medal Show, originally planned for Sunday October 23, will now take place a week later on Sunday, October 30 - make sure you change your diaries!

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World Record

/ Karen Needs

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An annual appeal SOMEHOW, and I’m not quite sure how, we are in June (well we will be by the time you read this) and that means we have to start thinking about the Medal Yearbook 2023. It will be the 29th Medal Yearbook hat Token Publishing Ltd will have produced and I don’t mind admitting I’m...

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Bravery unrewarded

/ Karen Needs

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Highlighting an issue RECENTLY a reader got in touch asking why we hadn’t reported anything about Spink’s E-Auction back in January in our Auction Highlights section. Conscious of the fact that the company was holding another such sale in April (as well as their live auction on April 27) the...

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Macleans War

/ Phil Mussell

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Connecting Up FOLLOWING my announcement in February that my official “new theme” was medals to recipients from Exeter (specifically “my side” of Exeter, north of the river), I was rather chuffed to find that a number of you had actually read this “Comment” and, not only that, but you had...

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Lost in Portugal

/ Karen Needs

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Inevitable issues AS ALWAYS happens when a new medal is instituted controversy is not far behind. In this case the furore surrounds the Platinum Jubilee Medal (PJM), awarded to members of the Armed Forces, Prison Service, Police and other Emergency Services with five or more years’ service...

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Royal celebration

/ Karen Needs

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New Year, new theme BACK in November, I was alerted to a Special Constabulary Medal on offer at Noble’s auction in Australia. There was nothing unusual about it, it was a standard George V Special Constabulary Medal like any other you’d see at a medal fair or on a dealer’s list, but I bid on it...

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