New Zealand Medals Ltd - Military Antiques and Medals. Medal Mounting & Restoration

Testimonials
A lot of the work we have undertaken has been for higher profile recipients or someone private organisations including the AFP and understandably their details cannot be circulated. I am however especially proud to have mounted the medals of Major General Sandy Thomas, NZ's most highly decorated surviving WW2 veteran, as evidenced by the letter below, which he passed to me. The writer of this letter is of course now the Governor General of New Zealand.
Sandy says he received numerous favourable comments about the appearance of his medals during a recent trip to Europe and the Middle East.

































































































Sandy with his exceptional rack of medals

We also did these medals for the NZDF for presentation to this veteran:
And here are some other emails and testimonials:


"I opened the package that you sent me this morning and all I can say is thank-you so very much for the fantastic work you have done! You have made me, my father, and most of all, my Granddad so proud. For the first time, my father has asked me to wear Granddads WWI medals in this year’s ANZAC Day Remembrance Service. Once again thank-you for your attention to detail. What you do is more than repair, mount and present medals. You do something much bigger than that, and that’s give people like me a huge sense of pride in our family members and Nation."
Craig - Queenstown


Hello Aubrey
As one very satisfied customer, congratulations on taking on the challenge of sorting
out a real mess - may your efforts reward with plenty of work ... it is brave of youto take on this so publicly ... we need more people like you!!
I am delighted with my aunts precious medals which I have packed ready for my
departure to South Africa in a weeks time. Thanks again, sincerely, Myra
 
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A most emphatic and sincere thank you! You have completed a superb job. The parcel was in my mailbox on Sat 21 April. 
Allan G...... DFC , DFM.





















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Our very sincere thanks Aubrey. We are really thrilled with the medals. Grandsons 10th birthday is April 2nd and I know he will be quite blown away.
Elaine S..........
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Hello Aubrey.
Again I have to thank you for the superb job you have done in adding the new NZDS medal to my medals and ribbon bar. I also want to say a special thank you for mounting my miniatures and supplying me with a miniature of the NZ Fire service LS & GC Medal. (None of my Fire service colleagues have seen a miniature of this before). Again thank you for the great job you have done.
Regards
Brian H........
Napier
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I recently had a new medal mounted in a swing mount of six plus a Swing set
of seven miniatures. I also sought a repair to a neck decoration ribbon. I
used the RSA magazine as a source of service providers and chose A.G.
Bairstow.

I received excellent feed back during the whole process and was particularly
comforted with the transshipment advice given and executed. The medals are
particularly well mounted and have been refurbished to a very high standard.
I have received very sound advice on ongoing care. I will continue to wear
my medals with great pride.

                                                                      Rear Admiral Peter McHaffie, CNZM OBE

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Hello Aubrey,
     My medals arrived a short time ago and I am delighted with the
mounting, I very much appreciate your attention to this order and especially
obtaining the NZOSM medals. My cheque will be in tomorrows post.
                                                           With sincere thanks                                                                  Don
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Aubrey, thank-you very much for attending to my medals. I received them on my return to the office this morning - I'm very impresed by the quality and the promptness of your work.
Regards,

Chris Parsons
CO NZSAS
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Thank you very much for on excellent job, good personal service and your obvious passion and dedication to this work.
                                     Regards Ian.
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Hi Aubrey and team,
 Just wanted to say thank you so much for mounting replicas of my father-in-law & father’s medals into Court Style mounts....my 18 year old son and I wore them this morning at the Warkworth Dawn Parade this morning....it was profoundly moving to tell you the truth.    
We will certainly be in touch as soon as we’ve saved up a bit and will be getting you to mount the originals into frames with wings & citations etc as soon as we can.  
Thanks again...your beautiful work made my day! 

Thanks Melinda S..............
you can see a close up of the replica DFC set in our Replica Medals section.


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Hello Aubrey
thankyou for mounting the medals for me and so quickly too. I was thrilled with what you had done to them and how professional they looked. My father never wore his medals and his brother was killed in Burma, so it is good to know that his great grandchildren will be so pleased to be able to wear them and represent them both. I have taken photos and sent the medals on their way to Australia and trust that they will arrive safely !!
Thank you again
Elaine .....
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Hi Aubrey
I just wanted to say thank you very much for the great job that you did in mounting and displaying my father’s medals.  We now have a family heirloom that fittingly commemorates his achievements and contribution.  I am grateful for what you have done.
Regards
Peter
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Hello Aubrey
Many thanks indeed for the fine job you did in mounting my medals. The presentation was excellent as was the method in which you returned them to me. You provide a very professional service. I will have no hesitation in recommending you to friends and family.
thanks again
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Aubrey
Awesome job on the medals. Im going to get you to make up a replica set for my grandson too.
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Sir
I just love what you have done with dads medals. You have restored them brilliantly and if he were alive he would be so proud of them.
Jane
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You were $110 cheaper than the competition.
Eddie