recherché specialty picture framing       -  For the Fine Art of Picture Framing

WHAT'S YOUR STORY?   ARE YOU FRAMING DAD'S MEDALS?

MEDAL MOUNTING & FRAMING SERVIC
THIS GROUP IS NOW IN THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM- GEORGE CROSS GROUP MOUNTED FOR THE LATE DAPHNE PEARSON

WHEN 2 BROTHERS GO TO WAR - AND ONLY ONE COMES HOME ... FRAMED AS A PAIR, WE SHOWED THEIR RESPECTIVE SERVICE HISTORIES - THE OLDER OF THE TWO SERVED AT GALLIPOLI WHILE BOTH SERVED ON THE WESTERN FRONT. THE YOUNGER BROTHER WAS KILLED IN HIS FIRST BATTLE AT BULLECOURT, FRANCE.

WE SUPPLIED REPLICA MEDALS ALONG WITH A MINIATURE DEATH PLAQUE A.K.A THE DEAD MAN'S PENNY FOR THE YOUNGER BROTHER'S HISTORY.


AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE
THE EMU PLUMES WERE SOMETIMES JOKINGLY REFERRED TO BY THE 1ST A.I.F AS 'KANGAROO FEATHERS' !!

THIS R.A.A.F FRAMED RECORD OF SERVICE INCLUDES THE 'DOG TAGS'
AT RECHERCHÉ WE STITCH (NOT GLUE) THE RIBBONS. WE ALSO CLEAN AND LACQUER EVERY BADGE AND MEDAL TO PREVENT FURTHER OXIDISATION, SULPHIDING OR ELECTROLYTIC CORROSION.

PHOTOGRAPHS, DOCUMENTS AND REGIMENTAL COLOUR PATCHES ARE ALL TREATED IN A CONSERVATION MANNER.
REAL PEOPLE, PERSONAL STORIES - A SURPRISE PRESENT FOR A VERY SPECIAL 90TH BIRTHDAY
OUR PRESENT TO DAD - HIS FATHER'S
WWl MEDALS RESTORED AND FRAMED BY RECHERCHÉ SPECIALTY FRAMING
EXCERPTS FROM OUR RECENT FACEBOOK CONVERSATION WITH DIANNE COLK -
Dad's father, James (Jim) Colk, was wounded aged 19, at the Battle of Fromelles, July 19th, 1916.  He was invalided back to England with a gunshot wound to the shoulder and spent many months recovering.  Private James Colk was in the 60th Battalion. His medals are the Star, the British War Medal and the Victory medal ...

Elwyn Crawford- Lovely to see the recipient with the frame Di - hope a splendid 90th birthday celebrated! Our very best wishes from all of us at RECHERCHÉ Specialty Picture Framing ... NORTHCOTE

Dianne Colk - Dad was absolutely delighted with the framed medals. Thanks Elwyn and Neville. You did a great job!

Elwyn Crawford- So pleased!! Thank you for the opportunity of working with you to achieve this happy result. REPUBLISHED BY KIND PERMISSION

MEDALS AND HONOURS COME IN A VARIETY OF SHAPES - HERE WE SEE THE
ST JOHN MEDAL

THIS DOUBLE IMAGED FRAME PRESENTS AN ARMY CAREER WHICH STARTED IN 1912 IN THE WARRNAMBOOL FIELD ARTILLERY AND SPANS THROUGH WWI AND WWII - IT ALSO INCLUDES A CIVIL OBE - ON DISPLAY WARRNAMBOOL RSL

EASY PARKING AT THE DOOR
WE ARE RIGHT OPPOSITE BEAUTIFUL YARRA BEND PARK ... BUS AND TRAIN ALSO NEARBY

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LIMITED EDITION COMMEMORATIVE FRAMES - WINNER OF NATIONAL FRAME AWARD AT ART AND FRAME 2013

HERE WE SEE A FRAMED MEDAL SET FOR EACH MEMBER OF THIS SERVICEMAN'S FAMILY




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