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SC25: Sporting and Collectors Sale

A WWI Military Cross Group of Five To Sir Harold Lister Farquhar KCMG, MC (1894-1954) 2nd Lifeguards

Auction Lot SC25/336

A WWI Military Cross group of five to Sir Harold Lister Farquhar KCMG, MC (1894-1954) 2nd Lifeguards, KCMG and neck badge, Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, War Medal, Victory Medal and King Gustav V's 90th Birthday Commemorative Decoration, together with corresponding miniatures and a set of four WWII miniature service medals in a gilt brass glazed case, the case 50cm x 31cm.

A WWI Military Cross Group of Five To Sir Harold Lister Farquhar KCMG, MC (1894-1954) 2nd Lifeguards (SC25/336) offered in our Sporting and Collectors Auction starting on 15th November 2017 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A WWI Military Cross group of five to Sir Harold Lister Farquhar KCMG, MC (1894-1954) 2nd Lifeguards, KCMG and neck badge, Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, War Medal, Victory Medal and King Gustav V's 90th Birthday Commemorative Decoration, together with corresponding miniatures and a set of four WWII miniature service medals in a gilt brass glazed case, the case 50cm x 31cm.

Notes

- the Farquhar Baronetcy, of Cadogan House in the County of Middlese, was created in the Baronetage of Great Britain on 1 March 1796 for Walter Farquhar, Physician to George IV when Prince of Wales and subsequently President of the Royal College of Physicians . Sir Harold Farquhar, grandson of Harvie Morton Farquhar, second son of the second Baronet, was a diplomat and served as British Ambassador to Eithopia 1946-48 and Sweden between 1948 and 1951.

Provenance

By Direct Family Descent.

Price Realised

£3,000

Department

Collectables and Toys

Fine Art Category

Medals and Militaria

Sale Information

SC25: Sporting and Collectors Sale
Wednesday, 15th November 2017
Okehampton Street, Exeter

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Owing to the increasing amount of reproduction militaria in circulation, in particular Third Reich items, the bidder must be satisfied in relation to the authenticity of each lot prior to bidding. Such lots are sold as seen and refunds will not be given. Viewing of such lots is highly recommended.

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