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Victoria Cross trio includes a record

Tis the season to sell Victoria Crosses… three have come up at auction recently and posted strong results, including a world record.

That top sum was set at Morton & Eden (see full story on p10-11), but fellow London salerooms Dix Noonan Webb (DNW) and Spink have also sold impressive VCs.

On December 5 Spink offered the medal group of Canadian hero Corporal Colin Barron, who won the VC for his bravery at Passchendaele in November 1917 (see News, ATG No 2317). Estimated at £150,000-180,000, it sold for Can$350,000 (or Can$420,000 plus premium – about £244,000).

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