Militaria & medals

Since Roman times, awards have been bestowed on people for acts of bravery, loyalty and service. At Fieldings we not only understand the historical importance but the sentimental and memorial value, and we want to keep this story alive for future generations. We also sell a vast array of varied related items of militaria and arms and armour dating from Roman times to modern day. Read more

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The August Sale: Thursday 20 August 2020

Lot 997

A 1981 Rolls Royce Silver Spirit motor vehicle in gold finish, 6.5 litre, four door with cream…

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Lot 997

Lot 902

Ten Elizabeth II 2017 sovereigns, cased. (10)

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Lot 902

Lot 980

A 19th Century carved Italian marble figure of a seated young classical maiden of a young girl…

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Lot 980

Lot 910

An Elizabeth II 2017 five pound Tristan Da Cunha, a sovereign, a quarter sovereign and a 2018 double…

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Lot 910

Lot 890

A South Africa full Krugerrand dated 1974.

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Lot 890

Lot 891

A South Africa full Krugerrand dated 1974.

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Lot 891

Lot 892

A South Africa full Krugerrand dated 1974.

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Lot 892

Lot 893

A South Africa full Krugerrand dated 1974.

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Lot 893

Lot 894

A South Africa full Krugerrand dated 1974.

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Lot 894

Lot 895

A South Africa full Krugerrand dated 1974.

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Lot 895

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Fieldings house miltaria record – a 19th Century South African Rorke's Drift medal, awarded to a local black country boy medal and sold at Fieldings for £39,500 in February 2016.

Nick's most memorable find – a First World War brass trench periscope MK 1X, by R. J. Beck used in the First World War to save you sticking your head above the parapet, sold for £5,800 - think of how many lives it saved.

Nick's dream find - a Hong Kong Plague medal, issued in 1894. Only 445 were issued to nurses, civil servants, and army personnel for services assisting in the bubonic plague epidemic.

South Africa Medal 1877-1879 1 Clasp 1877-8-9 to 1524 Private J. Bromwich 2-24th Foot Private, sold £39,500

A pair of 19th Century percussion cap pocket pistols by J Lang Haymarket London, sold £3,100

A WW1 brass trench periscope MK 1X 1918 serial no 16734 by R & J Beck Ltd, sold £5,800

Naval General Service Medal 1793 - 1840, sold £9,200

A 1948 Jaeger LeCoultre stainless steel British Military mark 11 wristwatch, sold £4,400

An extensive collection of 20th Century enamelled badges, sold £1,600

A Scottish straight edged broad sword or claymore, sold £7,800

A pair of 19th Century 16 bore percussion officers pistols by Westley Richards, sold £4,700

A 20th Century US Navy copper and brass deep sea divers helmet, sold £1,300

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