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THE Distinguished Flying Cross earned by a 19-year-old South African RAF pilot who downed a WW1 German ace by ramming him out of the sky is going under the hammer with Richard Winterton Auctioneers.
Lichfield’s Richard Winterton Auctioneers teaming up with TV auction expert Christina Trevanion (Antiques Road Trip, Bargain Hunt) and restoration maestro Will Kirk (The Repair Shop, Morning Live) for new BBC show The Travelling Auctioneers.
An exceptional medals group including the Military Medal and the Distinguished Conduct Medal awarded to a heroic Midlands solider in World War One. “When ammunition was running short he organised a party under heavy fire and got ammunition to the firing line. It was owing to his fine actions that the company was eventually able to repel the attack.”
The award was presented to Ruth by the TIPTREE World Bread Awards with Brook Food.
A COUPLE who are both battling cancer are putting their treasured ceramics collection up for auction in Lichfield to help cover the costs of private medical care.
ONE of the country’s leading jewellery valuers will be offering free advice and auction estimates at Burton Albion Community Football Trust (BACT).
‘The Duke’ and his camera crew will be capturing auction segments for hit ITV show Dickinson's Real Deal with Richard Winterton at Fradley Park following two recent Dealer Days at RAF Museum Cosford and Coventry Transport Museum.
Coming to auction on September 20 is an important piece of Aston Villa memorabilia – a 125-year-old member’s card for the club’s pivotal 1896-1897 season when the team won both the FA Cup and the Football League and moved to Villa Park.
This is the full story of ‘exemplary’ soldier John Johnstone, who was sent to Arnhem as part of Operation Market Garden in WW2, dropping into German-occupied Holland on a Horsa glider. Depicted in the 1977 war epic A Bridge Too Far, The Battle of Arnhem turned into the last major defeat suffered by the British Army. Johnstone served throughout the siege before being evacuated over the Rhine.
Ruskin was founded in 1898 in Smethwick – then part of Staffordshire – and wowed the world for decades from a studio in the heart of the Black Country.
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