Naval General Service 1793-1840, 1 clasp, 14 Dec Boat Service 1814 (John Parke.)
Sotheby, April 1902; Spink N.C., February 1951 and February 1953; Baldwin, October 1967; Hawkes Collection.
small collector’s number ‘952’ impressed on edge by claw.
John Park/Parke is confirmed on the roll as an Able Seaman aboard H.M.S. Norge for this Boat Service action. The rolls also show a John Park for Navarino and a John Parke fo... read more
Naval General Service 1793-1840, 3 clasps, 23rd June 1795, 12 Oct 1798 , Egypt (Rbt Welch Act Lieut.RN)
This is the Original issued to Robert Welch although a Duplicate medal exists in the National Maritime Museum ex Douglas-Morris named to Robt Welsh with no rank on medal.
The medal for sale here was first seen in 2005 and came to the market with just the Egypt Clasp. There is no doubt that Robert Welsh was issued 2 medals including this one which has now been professionally resto... read more
Naval General Service 1793-1840, 1 clasp, Egypt (Geo Fox Lieut.RN)
Naval General Service Medal 1793-1840 of Commander George Fox Whose Service Saw Him Rise From an Able Seaman to Commander and Included a Period in the Frigate Speedy Under the Colourful Lord Cochrane, medal with single clasp Egypt, named in the correct style “GEO.FOX, LIEUT. R.N.”. Remains in generally good condition. Born in Scarborough, Yorkshire in September 1773, George Fox joined the Royal... read more
Naval General Service 1793-1840, 2 clasps, 4 Novr 1805, 7 July Boat Service 1809 (John Shekel Lieut.)
The scarce 2-clasp Naval General Service Medal awarded to Rear-Admiral John Skekel, who was wounded in action aboard the Hero during Sir Richard Strachan’s action on 4 November 1805, and ‘highly distinguished himself’ in the boats of Bellerephon during the cutting out of Russian gunboats off Percola Point in July 1809
Naval General Service 1793-1840, 2 clasps, 4 Novr 1805, 7 July... read more
ROYAL HORSE GUARD'S FULL DRESS HELMET
WITH QUEENS CROWN. RED PLUME WITH NICKEL CAP. EXCELLENT CLEAN LEATHER LINING WITH SIZE MARK OF 7 1/4 TO THE INNER CHINSTRAP read more
HORSE GUARD'S CAVALRY PLUME
RED PLUME FOR THE BLUES & ROYALS. WITH ITS NICKEL TOP CAP read more
NGS 1793-1840 with clasp Syria (M. Bourchier. Mate)
Commander Macdonald Bourchier, a descendant of William the Conqueror, was born 6th August 1814, being the eldest son of Rear-Admiral of the Blue, Henry Bourchier (d. Lille, France 4th October 1852), and his wife Mary, eldest daughter of Lieut.-Colonel Macdonald of 64th Foot (died at Ostend, Feb. 9th 1852). He was baptized on 6th August at Fareham. He entered the Royal Naval College in 1827 at t... read more
KINGS CROWN LIFE GUARDS HELMET
PRE-1952 GUARDS HELMET WITH KINGS CROWN TO THE FRONT PLATE. WHITE HORSE HAIR PLUME. LEATHE BACKING TO THE CHIN CHAIN. NO DENTS TO THE SHELL. EXCELLENT, CLEAN, COMPLETE SUPPLE LINER. read more
6TH DRAGOON GUARDS OFFICERS HELMET
1871 PATT OFFICERS HELMET FOR THE CARABINIERS, THE 6TH DARGOON GUARDS. TWO PART SILVER FRONT PLATE. BRASS SHELL WITH SOME MINOR LIGHT DENTS. WHITE HORSE HAIR PLUME. VELVET BACKED CHIN CHAIN. LEATHER LINING FOR BOTH PEAKS. SILK LINING SHOWING SOME SERVICE WEAR, BUT COMPLETE. read more
ER.2 LIFE GUARDS FARRIER'S HELMET
WITH BLACK HORSE HAIR PLUME FOR A FARRIER. ER.2 CROWNED FRONT PLATE. LEATHER BACKED CHIN CHAIN. NO DENTS TO THE SHELL. GOOD CLEAN LIGHT BROWN LEATHER LINER. NO DAMAGE OR REPAIRS read more