Can anyone ID this large Silver Medal?

Started by DarkSithLord, February 03, 2017, 03:47:30 PM

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DarkSithLord

Hi everyone.

I am just wondering if anybody can tell me what this is and its approximate value?

Thanks in advance




constanius

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It is not listed in British Historical Medals by Brown or in British Commemorative Medals by Eimer.

It is obviously a prize medal of the society,if it is silver it is a first class medal, the second class are bronze, is it inscribed on the edge? because that will affect its value positively. 

As to value, unless you can find one that has been auctioned, it is a shot in the dark.

A bronze one here    http://surgicat.rcseng.ac.uk/Details/collect/55052     issued in 1933 as a prize, but George V was probably the societies patron from the begining of his reign in 1910, so I suspect these medal were produced by Pinches soon after.

From a 2014 Auction the Steel die   https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-us/auction-catalogues/dreweatts/catalogue-id-drewea10057/lot-7b9c02c8-b091-4877-bebc-a3f801706007   


Pat



DarkSithLord

Thanks for your advice so far guys.

dia 55cm and weight 97.6 g.
constanius - Yes it does have an inscription on the edge
inscription on the edge reads. e.hammond w.foot for rotary tiller reading 1926.

Does that help?

constanius

Awarded medals tend to go for more than unawarded ones, as they are dateable & contain historical information, plus if there are descendants of the winner they might push the bidding up.

1926 Reading.
" E. HAMMOND AND W. FOOT. Stand 267 A most interesting type of rotary tiller manufactured by the South Lincolnshire Agricultural and Engineering Co., Ltd., is shown on this stand. It has a Dennis engine of 68 b.h.p. driving through a Ferodo-faced cone clutch and flexible coupling to a special unit includifig four speeds for the drive to the rear wheels and two speeds for the drive to the miller carried at the back.
The miller is pivoted on a casing containing the driving gears for the two rotors, the actual drive for the lower rotor is brought to the sides by enclosed shafts and thence by enclosed chains, whilst the drive for the upper rotor is brought first by spur gears and then by a central chain.
To enable the implement to be lifted clear of the ground when turning at the ends there is a hydraulic ram device mounted on stout bearers extending from the framework of the machine. Oil is forced under the rain to lift the appliance. Steering is effected by a single front wheel equipped with a rubber tyre for running on the road, whilst segmental tyres are used on the driving wheels"

Pat