The Gentleman’s Online Auction

November 09, 2017

LOT 505

Lot 505

Bowen/McDowell Family Military Archive, early-mid 20th century

Bowen/McDowell Family Military Archive, early-mid 20th century
Lot 505 Details
Bowen/McDowell Family Military Archive, early-mid 20th century

including three medals to James Edward Bowen (1879-1964): an India with Punjab Frontier bar, a Queen’s South Africa with Transvaal, Orange Free State and Cape Colony bars, a King’s South Africa with 1901 and 1902 bars, framed with portrait photograph, a turned oak and a leather truncheon, and athletic medals, Royal Canadian Corps of Signals patch, gold filled poket watch and a plaque to his son-in-law Robert Hitchens McDowell
frame 11.75 x 13.75 in — 29.8 x 34.9 cm

Estimate $100-$150

Realised: $450
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?


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LOT 505

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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