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paul wood

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  1. Is the First Class of Golden Kites bar?

    Double dragon 3rd Grade? Paul
  2. Religious medal to ID

    is there anything on the reverse? Charlemagne is possible if so could be connected with aachen (aix le chapelle). Paul
  3. Religious medal to ID

    Interesting nice quality. Appears to be a medieval king, french style, possibly st. Louis (Louis IX) or maybe a Cypriot king Paul
  4. Religious medal to ID

    Interesting nice quality. Appears to be a medieval king, french style, possibly st. Louis (Louis IX) or maybe a Cypriot king Paul
  5. Franz Joseph Order Grand Cross ?

    Thanks for the info. I never realised the mini collars were official and had various classes. Paul
  6. Franz Joseph Order Grand Cross ?

    interestingly miniature FJO collars are often encountered. Maybe bourgeouis wishful thinking Paul
  7. I have only seen very poor copies that would not fool a delirium tremens affected blind man. however who knows what the future holds Paul
  8. Medal That May be Masonic; Unsure

    definitely unofficial paul
  9. Interestingly in1905 miniatures in gilt of nelson's naval golds were made as commemoratives they turn up from time to time. Paul
  10. Oh well 4 out of 5 isn't bad. Thanks Andreas. Paul
  11. From what I can see 1 either An der Hallue or An der Lisaine, 2 Beaumont, 3 Sedan, 4 Villiers. 5 Paris. Paul
  12. Thank god they are still pretty horrible. Paul
  13. Order of Smile

    Yes lemon juice is nice, especially with a generous dash of Zubrowka ( I would certainly be able to retain a smile after that). Paul
  14. Order of Smile

    Now that is an order I would love to receive. Paul
  15. Ho Chi Minh Order

    The box is quite nice though Paul
  16. J is the prefix for Seamen and Communications ratings. Paul
  17. Able Bodied Seaman, Royal Navy Paul
  18. I am researching a Star of the Order of the 25th February 1948, IE the first class, I can't seem to find any appearing in Czech auctions/dealers lists, does anyone know roughly how many were issued and has anyone ever seen one come up for sale. All the best, Paul
  19. Thank you so much, pleased at last to have the answer. Paul
  20. Whoops forget to filter Edinburgh Gazette out. It will have to have an Independence referendum. Brian well done a nice purchase. Paul
  21. Brian London Gazette 16 April 1912 page 391 "Payne Edward, Shipwright, Portsmouth Dockyard" Nice one, somewhat better than the usual postman. Paul
  22. indian rank on medals

    Only time I have come across the trade of Platelayer was on a Mesopotamian Railways Victory Medal, which unfortunately I failed to secure. Paul
  23. indian rank on medals

    Michael, I would go along with that or supply officer. Paul
  24. My nose is full of the strong stench of bullshit. Paul
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