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REGINALD KOETTLITZ (1861-1916)
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REGINALD KOETTLITZ (1861-1916)

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REGINALD KOETTLITZ (1861-1916)
Polar medal, silver, Edward VII, with clasp 'ANTARCTIC 1902-04', incused 'R. KOETTLITZ "DISCOVERY"' on the rim, white riband, in case

[With:]
The Royal Geographical Society silver copy of The Scott Medal (1904), awarded to Koettlitz, incused 'SURGEON REGINALD KOETTLITZ.' on the rim, in case of issue

PROVENANCE:
Dr. Reginald Koettlitz (1861-1916), surgeon and botanist on the National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-04, and thence by descent to the present owner.

For the medals, see Lieut. Col. N.W. Poulsom and New Admiral J.A.L. Myres, CB, British Polar Exploration and Research, A Historical and Medallic Record with Biographies 1818-1999, London: 2000, pp.561-698, and for the awards to Koettlitz, D.E. Yelverton, Antarctica Unveiled, Boulder: 2000, p.398. (2)
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