Lot 3137: British Military Medals - George VI - Royal Navy - LSGC Medal (PO W Iddon, HMS Mercury)
December 10, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1937-1952 AD. With bar suspender. Obv: profile bust with GEORGIVS VI D G BR OMN REX F D IND IMP legend. Rev: sailing ship with FOR LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT legend. Edge: impressed JX.125752 W. IDDON P.O.TEL. H.M.S. MERCURY inscription. MY 218. 35.35 grams, 36mm diameter. . HMS Mercury was a shore establishment, the site of the Royal Navy Signals School (1941-1993), responsible for training generations of wireless telegraphers; as a Petty Officer Telegrapher, W. Iddon would have been on the training staff.
Condition Report: Extremely fine.