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Militaria in association with The Tank Museum

Absentee bids accepted until Saturday, 14 May 2022

Auction date Saturday, 14 May 2022 11:00 - 17:30 BST

Contact our Head of Sale Julian Smith with any enquiries at julian.smith@dukes-auctions.com or on 01305 265080


Auction: 

Saturday 14th May at 11.00am


Viewing: 

Wednesday 11th - Friday 13th May, 10.00am - 5.00pm

From 9am the day of the Auction 

At The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset, BH20 6JG


Bidding:

 Live Bidding will be available for this auction through this website. Please ensure your registration is completed early to avoid disappointment. Commission Bidding and Telephone bidding is also available. 

For more information please contact Duke's on 01305 265080 or email enquiries@dukes-auctions.com


Collections:

Collections will be available from The Tank Museum up until 5pm on the day of the auction. Thereafter, all Lots will be transported to the Duke's Fine Art saleroom for collection from 9am on Tuesday 17th May.

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Lot 1 Sold
QSA TO LIEUT KEATE RN HMS PHILOMEL,
which was presented to him by EWdward VII
Captain Bearcroft, the Commander of the vessel, along with Keate and other crew members, were…
Hammer price: £300
Estimate: £200 - £300
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 2 Sold
UNNAMED CRIMEA PAIR
Crimea Medal unnamed
Turkish Crimea is unnamed.
Hammer price: £150
Estimate: £100 - £150
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 3 Sold
GROUP OF FOUR TO BOMBARDIER DRINKWATER, ROYAL ARTILLERY
1914/15 Star. Correctly impressed 10535 GNR P D…
Hammer price: £30
Estimate: £40 - £60
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 4 Sold
A NAVAL CAMPAIGN GROUP TO ABLE BODIED SEAMAN LANE, ROYAL NAVY.
Lane was killed in action in 1941, serving as a…
Condition GF+ ( First three polished.)  Walter Sidney Lane was born in Fordingbridge, Hertfordshire…
Hammer price: £60
Estimate: £50 - £100
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 5 Sold
A SCARCE EII GSM MALAYA GROUP TO WARRANT OFFICER KENT DLI.
1939/45 Star; Burma Star; Defence Medal; War…
Hammer price: £100
Estimate: £200 - £400
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 6 Sold
CAMPAIGN GROUP OF THREE TO PTE G B BUTTERY DLI
Queens Korea 1st Type - correctly impressed…
Hammer price: £450
Estimate: £200 - £400
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 7 Sold
AN EGYPTIAN CAMPAIGN PAIR TO LIEUTENANT H D N MANSEL - PLEYDELL ROYAL…
Egypt Medal with clasp Tel-el Kebir. Correctly…
Henry Bingham Morton Mansel-Pleydell was born on the 6th December 1852 at Spetisbury, Dorset. The…
Hammer price: £360
Estimate: £300 - £500
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 8 Unsold
A CAMPAIGN GROUP TO MAJOR A W HOLMES
1939/45 Star; Africa Star; France & Germany Star;…
Estimate: £100 - £200
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 9 Sold
CAMPAIGN GROUP TO OFFICERS STEWARD 1ST CLASS CLARKE RN
QSA No bar - R. Clarke. Dom. 2Cl HMS Rattler…
Robert Clarke was born in Little Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire, in January 1873. He joined the Royal…
Hammer price: £320
Estimate: £300 - £500
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 10 Sold
THE SECOND WORLD WAR DSO GROUP TO BRIGADIER EDRIC HENRY PETER LASSEN RAMC
who, after nearly drowning while coming ashore at…
Order of Leopold (Belgium)Belgium Croix de Guerre. With miniature medals. The group is housed in a…
Hammer price: £4,000
Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 11 Sold
A GREAT WAR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL TO PETTY OFFICER KNIGHT OF HMS…
He was decorated for his participation in the…
Harry Ernest Knight was born in Kennington, London, on the 21st of October 1878. In civilian life,…
Hammer price: £420
Estimate: £500 - £700
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 12 Sold
A GREAT WAR CASUALTY GROUP TO PTE PAYNE ROYAL FUSILIERS
Pair. Correctly impressed. GS-59496 Pte O G Payne…
Oscar Gerald Payne was born in Piddletrenthide, Dorset, in 1891. At the time of the 1911 census, he…
Hammer price: £180
Estimate: £150 - £250
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 12a Sold
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL GROUP TO CEA BEARD OF HMS SHEFFIELD,
who was decorated for his actions at the sinking…
Edward Albert Beard was born in Sheerness, Kent, on the 7th of May 1902. He joined the Royal Navy…
Hammer price: £1,800
Estimate: £1,000 - £1,250
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 13 Sold
MILITARY MEDAL GROUP TO CPL F. W. COBB DORSET YEOMANRY
GV Military Medal. Correctly impressed. 26797 Pte…
Frederick William Cobb was a native of Sherborne, Dorset. He was entitled to the pair only and was…
Hammer price: £550
Estimate: £200 - £300
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 14 Sold
A POIGNANT OCTOBER 1914 CASUALTY GROUP
to Lieutenant Spencer Julian Wilfred Railston,…
Spencer Julian Wilfred Railston was born on the 8th of January 1889 in Lanarkshire, Scotland. The…
Hammer price: £1,700
Estimate: £800 - £1,200
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 15 Sold
A CAMPAIGN GROUP TO LIEUTENANT PRALL LABOUR CORPS, FORMERLY 10TH MIDDLESEX…
1914/15 Star. Correctly impressed 4171 Cpl G A K…
Included with the medals is the recipient's bible, a photograph album featuring many images from…
Hammer price: £240
Estimate: £100 - £200
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 16 Sold
THE GREAT WAR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ORDER AND BAR GROUP
to Sir Malby Richard Henry Crofton, Royal Field…
Court mounted as worn. The 1914 Star is loose on the ribbon. With a corresponding miniature set. …
Hammer price: £2,800
Estimate: £2,200 - £2,400
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 17 Sold
A MILITARY OBE GROUP TO CAPTAIN HEATON - ELLIS RA
O.B.E; 1939/45 Star; France & Germany Star;…
Peter Richard Heaton - Ellis was born on the 31st of August 1923. He was educated at Imperial…
Hammer price: £140
Estimate: £150 - £250
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 18 Sold
A MERCANTILE MARINE CASUALTY GROUP.
Mercantile Marine Medal - William T Greenfield…
Hammer price: £220
Estimate: £80 - £150
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 18a Sold
MEDAL GROUP TO PTE PIPER ROBERT TRUSSLER,
5th Btn Seaforth Highlanders, To France 1/5/1915,…
Hammer price: £100
Estimate: £80 - £150
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 19 Sold
WW2 CASUALTY GROUP TO TROOPER MACLEAN RTR - BATTLE OF EL ALAMEIN
in box of issue addressed to Mr A Maclean, 34…
Ian Duart Maclean was served with the Royal Tank Regiment, RAC 3rd. He was listed as missing on…
Hammer price: £60
Estimate: £50 - £100
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 20 Sold
A SET OF FRAMED MEDALS AWARDED TO JEAN JACQUES DUMON STANSBY
together with an accompanying oil on canvas…
Hammer price: £160
Estimate: £200 - £400
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 21 Sold
THE OUTSTANDING DSO GROUP OF FIVE TO LT COL PLEYDELL - RAILSTON
1st Bn Rifle Brigade, whose heroic actions at…
The medals are housed in a contemporary frame.Sold by direct order of the family.   Henry George…
Hammer price: £4,000
Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000
14 May 2022
14 May 2022
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Lot 22 Sold
CONNAUGHT RANGERS: A MILITARY BRASS BADGE,
a pair of white metal wine stoppers; two silver…
Hammer price: £160
Estimate: £50 - £100
14 May 2022
14 May 2022

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