Trafalgar medals, memorabilia realise $17,500 at Sworders



2015-06-26 13:32:05

Trafalgar medals, memorabilia realise $17,500 at Sworders

A medal and memorabilia from Trafalgar provide a snapshot into a midshipman's life

A collection of memorabilia and a medal from the Battle of Trafalgar have sold as part of Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers' November 19 auction in the UK.

Trafalgar Medal memorabilia Memorabilia from the Battle of Trafalgar is highly collectible

The General Service Medal with Trafalgar clasp was awarded to William Martin, a midshipman who served on the HMS Minotaur in the 1805 battle. Accompanied by a miniature portrait of a young Martin, as well as a photograph of him when elderly, the collection sold for 10,760 ($17,329).

Paul Fraser Collectibles has a wonderful selection of Lord Nelson memorabilia for sale, including the fantastic Trafalgar Collection.

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