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Chief Constable Sir William Booth Rennie Morren

(Edinburgh City Police). MVO (No 1378) awarded 1937,

BWM & Victory Medal (Lieut W B R Morren, served

with Royal Scots), Defence Medal, 1935 Jubilee Medal,

1937 Coronation Medal, 1953 Coronation Medal, GVI

Police LSGC Medal, and King Haakon VII Liberty

Cross. Entitled to the CBE (1943). Chief Constable of

Edinburgh from 1935, ARP Controller Edinburgh 1940-

45. Born Aberdeen 1890. Appointed Deputy Lord High

Constable of Scotland during Royal State Visit 1953.

King Haakon VII Liberty Cross of Norway 1947,

entitled to Swedish Police Sports Assoc Gold Medal of

Honour 1952. Lot also includes a 9ct Gold Royal Scots

fob, and a silver miniature hat with photo. With a folder

of original WW1 photos, WW1 Commission Scroll, etc.

Superb lot which needs viewing (See also fathers

miniature group in this sale).

£1600 - £1700


China Medal 1900 (silver) named to Captain E F

Harding 23rd Madras Lt Infantry. nVF

£400 - £450


Civilian WW2 Gas Mask issued for use by Hospitals and

the Wounded (Rare Original), plus a Royal Artillery Gun

Operators Gas Mask with extra long hose (loose) in

haversack (dated 1941). (2)

£80 - £90


Cloth and metal badges - including WW2 Cranleigh

OTC cap badges two types, plus bronze REME, Div

Signs etc (approx 11)

£40 - £45


Cloth Shoulder Title 'The Light Artillery'. Scarce

£20 - £25


Cloth WW2 scarce printed British war correspondent

shoulder title scarce

£40 - £45


Commander of the British Empire (CBE) 1st Type, in

Garrard Case of issue. No enamel damage but very short


£200 - £210


Copy medals a dealers album of 36x, some unusual,

ranging from Peninsula Army Gold Cross, Empress of

India, Boultons Trafalgar, Davisons Nile, Seringapatam,

bravery, Long Service etc

£190 - £200


Coronation Medal 1937. GVF very tiny edge nick

£20 - £22


Coronation (Police) Medal 1911 County and Borough

Police to Inspector J Bancks, Lancashire. Born

Lancashire. VF few small nibble, plus small bump

£70 - £80


Coronation (Police) Medal 1911 County and Borough

Police to PS 1360 F Allan, Lancashire. Born Cadder,

Dunbartonshire (address 565 Police Station Didsbury

Rd, Heaton Mersey). VF

£70 - £80


Coronation (Police) Medal 1911 County and Borough

Police to PS 642 W McLennan, Lancashire. Born

Lochearson, Ross-shire. VF

£70 - £80


Crimea group to George Merriott who used the alias

William Stephens. Medals - Crimea with Sebastopol

clasp impressed to W. Stephens GR Rl Horse Aty,

Turkish Crimea Medal 'La Crimea' (Sardinia Issue).

Army LSGC Medal named 110 Gunn'r G Merriott

A.Bde RHA. An interesting group with two cabinet

photos and letter written by the original purchaser who

bought the medal from the family. Crimea very worn

with rubbed naming. F-VF (3)

£240 - £260








contemporary engraved naming to Pte Andw Simpson

21st Regt. With research. Few edge bumps GF

£500 - £550


Crimea Medal with loose Alma clasp (unnamed as

issued), Legion d'Honneur, and French Medal for the

Italy Campaign 1858, mounted on French Officer style

rod bars. GF-VF enamel loss to Legion d'Honneur. (3)

£300 - £350