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Title Pair of boxing medals
Nationality British
Period c 1875
Price £100.00

Generic silver medals (the pink reflection is down to bad lighting!), copiously engraved with the details of the awards (see below). It is rare to find 19th-century boxing medals.

The left-hand star burst medal marked: 'C.G.C. Feather Weight - amateur - Championship. 1872 to 1873 won twice by Nelson Francis.' The other medal marked: 'W.L.B. Club, 1st prize Light Weights under 10 stone won by Nelson Francis.' (no date given). The light weights medal appears to have its original silk ribbon.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.

[Militaria : Medals : British : 19th Century]


The buckle arrived today, thanks for the fast dispatch, a nice addition to my collection

L M, Channel Islands, 09.04.2016

I should have written sooner, but I did want to let you know that the photos arrived safely and are absolutely fabulous. I could not be happier with them.

Thanks for the excellent service and great photos. I hope we have occasion to do business together again.

J B, USA, 18.08.2005