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Welcome to Manchester medals Ltd. We set up after mounting medals as a hobby and now offer this service for serving, ex-serving and families who wish to use our mounting service.

We specialise in mounting military and service medals full size and miniature.  Whether you just have a set of medals that need tidying up or you need a medal adding to your set we can help.

We also supply full size replacement and miniature medals at competitive prices.

We pride ourselves in the attention to detail and a fast turnaround as well as being 100% customer focused.

Court Mounting

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Court mounting of medals is when the medals are fixed to a backing made of buckram. The buckram is, itself, covered in the relevant medal ribbons and gives the medals a very attractive look whilst keeping them firmly fixed down which prevents damage from the medals banging against each other.

Court mounting came about during the reign of Queen Victoria because she did not like the noise made by her courtier’s medal ‘chinking’ together. It is now the most common form of medal mounting found in the UK Armed Forces

Ordinary/ Original or swing mounting

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This style of mounting medals is where the medal is suspended from the ribbon and held by a brooch. This style will let the medals swing into each other and make the ‘ching’ noise that can be heard on most remembrance parades.

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  1. just got my medals back of James. what a great professional job, really really pleased. Highly recommend to all family friends. First class job. Thank you.

  2. Just got my friends medals back which belonged to his grandfather. James has done a fabulous job.
    Highly recommend this young man for all military medals. Quick and professional throughout.
    Ken R

  3. Just collected my court mounted medals from James. Very swift service and absolute quality job. What’s more, as James is ex-Forces, he understands how important medals are to serviceman and clearly treats them with respect. Many thanks.

  4. Fantastic job on my medals and very swift service. Highly recommended for serving and ex members of the Armed Forces who want to wear their medals with pride and in excellent order!

  5. A first rate service, professionally court mounted in super fast time and a fraction of the cost from a Regimental Tailor. Thank you James for the best service I’ve experienced in many a year.

  6. James court mounted my NI GSM
    What a fantastic professional job I am so pleased
    Thank you again James I would and will recommend you to anyone requiring medal services

    Regards Brian

  7. John Shipton says:

    I contacted James and took my medals to be mounted on a Saturday and received a call on the Monday to say they were ready, I collected them and what a professional job was done, James was friendly and informative to what he was going to do. I would recommend any serving or ex members of the armed forces to use him.

  8. Thank you, James. QGJM, QDJM and FRS LSGC medal court mounted to great standard. Drop off and collect in under 24hrs. Can’t beat that.
    Recommended.

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