Poppy Appeal

Remembrance Sunday, which falls on 11 November in 2018, is a day for the nation to remember and honour those who have sacrificed themselves to secure and protect our freedom.

With Remembrance Day coming up, we would like to support The Royal British Legion’s annual Poppy Appeal by donating our vendor commission on the upcoming WW1 & WW2 Medals. The auction will take place on Saturday 10th November at 10:00am.

Lot: 200


A 1914 Christmas brass tin containing two First World War medals.

Lot: 271


Two medals awarded to Joan Larkin including Silver Jubilee Medal, with certificate and newspaper cutting detailing her twenty five years service to Sutton police, as well as a Defence Medal for service during the Second World War, with certificate And letter.

Lot: 273


Twenty four badges including Warwickshire Defence Corps, warden, first aid, etc, as well as Air Raid and St Johns Ambulance badges and various CD buttons.

Lot: 274


Medals awarded to 741763 E/M G.J. Parkes including for general service, for service, Civil Defence Long Service Medal, National Service Medal No 14095, George VI Second World War Medal, Navy Army and Air Force Medal, Armed Forces Veteran pin, naval Pin and two naval badges.

Lot: 275


Medals and bronze death plaque of 2141 Pte Richard Henry Daffon 20th Batallion AIF including service, Defence and 1914-15 Star, with medals of 182228 G.N.R. G.H. Daffon R.A. Including service and defence, for King and empire pin, leather ID tags, Birmingham Safety First Council, third and sixth to ninth year award pins and crucifix.

Lot: 276


Various military badges, approximately forty seven in total, including RAF, Nazi, American Defence Service, British Legion, rank and overseas stripes, etc.

Lot: 278


Military items belonging to John Parkes including aluminium cigarette case with card detailing prisoner of war who worked for him, home guard badge, two Birmingham & District Parks Tennis Association Mens Doubles Senior 1954 Parkes and Dexter medals,Defence and Service medals and miniatures, Duke of Wellingtons pin, silver pins including Air Raid, For King and Empire, The West Riding, Fire Watcher, For the Forces, leather ID and two postcards.

Lot: 284

A Lifeguard Pocket Periscope F. Duerr & Sons Manchester marked N. MacWilliam Wednesday April 14 1915.

Lot: 286

A Yashica-Mat camera, with pictures and documents belonging to Harold James Hyde and relating to the HMS Rodney, including secret naval message detailing surrender of German high commander May 1945, army discharge documents, pictures of GeneralMontgomery aboard the HMS Rodney, proclamation of service on HMS Rodney, message announcing Japanese surrender, messages from H.M. King George VI directing to ‘splice the mainbrace’, Daily Telegraph 20 August 1942, Illustrated London News, Victory Parade Number, Victory Number, The Times Illustrated Everest Colour Supplement 1953, The Times 3 June 1953, Daily Mirror 1903


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