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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Our next auction

The April Sale : Thursday 22 April 2021

Lot 838

Demetre Chiparus - The Oriental Dancer - A patinated, gilt and silvered bronze figure with ivory…

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Lot 838

Lot 440

MAURICE DE VLAMINCK (FRENCH, 1876-1958) - 'Le Carrefour', oil on canvas, signed, framed, 33cm x 41cm,…

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Lot 440

Lot 444

RICHARD ANSDELL, RA (1815-1885) - A setter retrieving a grouse, oil on canvas laid down on board,…

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Lot 444

Lot 717

A lady's 18ct gold Cartier quartz bracelet watch with Roman numerals to a square dial, case width…

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Lot 717

Lot 728

A gentleman's stainless steel, Panerai Luminor Marina Firenze 1860, automatic wrist watch, batons,…

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Lot 728

Lot 813

A collection of five early 20th Century leather-bound photgraph albums documenting a tour of East…

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Lot 813

Lot 439

FOLLOWER OF JAN HACKAERT (DUTCH 1628 - 1685) - Travellers on a woodland path with distant hills…

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Lot 439

Lot 591

An 18ct Cartier diamond pendant open oval drop detailed with eight diamonds below diamond set pendant…

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Lot 591

Lot 356

CHARLES HUNT (1829-1900) - The young artist and his patient model, oil on canvas, signed and dated…

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Lot 356

Lot 387

ATTRIBUTED TO EDWARD MATTHEW WARD, RA (1816-1879) - 'Dr. Johnson perusing the manuscript of the Vicar…

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Lot 387

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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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