Plaques & Medallions

BRONZE PLAQUES / Badges

We feature a an outstanding Plaque to a Jean LECA, who appeared to be the Commandant OTA in the Liberation of Paris –

(A great research project if you are or speak French)
LIBERATION OF PARIS BRONZE PLAQUE – NAMED – 1944 / L BAZOR 1944

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A stunning bronze plaque in effect MINT condition, for the Liberation of Paris.
(médaille en bronze d’un diamètre de 68 mm signé L.BAZOR 1944)
All the original patination is on it..and the medal is amazing.
It Shows the Free French Member holding his machine gun in amidst the destruction of the German infrastructure.
On the reverse, the Free French Logo.. and LIBERATION OF PARIS JOURNEES DU 19AU 26AU 26 AOUT then a dedication to
A JEAN LECA
Commandant OTA
SES COMRADES DE RESEAU

PRICE £60.00


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Large French Silver Shooting medal.

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France – silver shooting medal by Henri Dubois obv. Marianne `REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE` rev. four figures engraved `SOUVENIE D`UN AMI` Avril 1919 in its original box of issue.
5 cm across.. UNC in original fitted case. .. and on the Reverse.. A naked boy holding a wreath and leaning on a shield, the with the above description – a souvenir of Friendship.. dated April 1919.. in the background a number of men shooting at a contest.
Henri Alfred Auguste Dubois: (born in Rome/Italy, 1859-1943) was the son of the medallist Alphée Dubois. He was pupil to his father, to Chapu and to Falguière. In 1878 Dubois competed for the Prix de Rome for which he received a second prize award. He exhibited at the Salon de Paris from 1880 to 1901, received a third-class medal in 1888, a travel grant the same year, a second-class medal in 1893 and a first-class medal in 1898. Dubois was awarded a silver medal at the Exposition Universelle in 1900 and was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor in 1903. His works are in the collection of the Musée Luxembourg in Paris

PRICE £90.00


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Commemorative Medal, Opening of the University of Birmingham – Edward 7th 1909

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Mint Condition – never been out of original box.
Reign: King Edward VII
Production Period: Edwardian
Material(s): Gilt copper
Place of Origin: Birmingham, England
An original plan to upgrade the old Mason College in Edmund Street became more ambitious following a gift of £50,000 from Andrew Carnegie for new buildings. A new 25-acre site was provided by Lord Calthorpe from his Edgbaston estate. Joseph Chamberlain appointed Sir Aston Webb and E Ingress Bell as architects. The new university, built in imposing Byzantine style, was opened on 12 th July 1909. The King and Queen arrived by special train at New Street station and knighted the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Alderman G H Kenrick, before leaving for the university, where they were greeted by the Pro-Chancellor, Alderman C Beale.

 


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