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Lot 2500    SESSION 5 (2.00PM WEDNESDAY 29TH JULY)    British Historical Medals

Estimate $380
SOLD $220

RAILWAY PASSES, 1920s, Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, 'free pass', in silver (25x32mm), with suspension loop, obverse, company coat of arms and roses, reverse, wreath of roses and company initials, 'L & Y/R' and across the middle in a plain panel in blue, 'T A KENYON/204'; London - Midland Scottish Railway, gold pass, in gilt (29mm), with suspension loop, obverse, voided sections and in centre is company coat of arms, reverse, in a plain centre panel in blue, 'T.A. Kenyon' and in a small disc at bottom in blue, '60'; North Eastern Railway Company, 'free pass', in ivory (29mm) with silver edge banding, obverse, company coat of arms, reverse, 'Mr. T.A. Kenyon, M.B.E./L & Y. Rly'. Fine - very fine and a scarce group to one person. (3)

Thomas Allan Kenyon Esq, Chief Clerk to the General Manager, Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, awarded an MBE in King's Birthday appointments for service in connection with the war (Supplement to London Gazette 7 June 1918, p6731).

Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway amalgamated with London & North Western Railway in 1922. North Eastern Railway Company was absorbed into London & North Eastern Rail in 1923. London, Midland and Scottish Railway was formed in 1923.

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