dealer in Orders, Medals and
Decorations since 1967, I began collecting in 1962. I have
written two books, the covers of which appear in this site.
These books are basic tools for the collector to launch his
The Medal Collector's Companion makes it possible for
the beginning collector to identify thousands of awards from
Vernon's Collector's Guide To Orders, Medals and
Decorations provides valuations for over 11,000 items and is
encyclopedic in its approach to explaining the entire field.
Particularly, it deals with fakes which few other publications
~ Sydney Vernon