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Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, Welcome Home 9 years 5 months ago #3873

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TITLE: QUEEN'S OWN RIFLES OF CANADA WELCOME HOME

METAL: GOLD (Tested 18K)

NAMED: PRIVATE L. FULLER

SIZE: 27mm x 29mm

HERN'S CATALOGUE NUMBER: NOT APPLICABLE
HIBBARD'S CATALOGUE NUMBER: NOT APPLICABLE
GEORGE A. BROWN PAGE: NOT APPLICABLE

CASED: NO

CLASSIFICATION: WELCOME HOME (to be worn on watch chain)

DESIGNER: HENRY BIRKS AND SONS

OBVERSE:

MALTESE STYLE CROSS WITH ENAMELED CAP BADGE CREST OF THE QUEENS OWN RIFLES OF CANADA.

REVERSE:

ENGRAVED - PRESENTED / TO / PTE. L. FULLER / ON HIS / RETURN FROM SOUTH AFRICA / BY "K" Co. Q.O.R.




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Re: Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, Welcome Home 9 years 5 months ago #3875

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Mike

This is a special and exquisite item, you must be very proud to own it, one of the "stars" of your collection I would imagine.

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"From a billow of the rolling veldt we looked back, and black columns were coming up behind us."

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Good Morning Paul.....

Yes I do consider it one of my stars.....

What I do consider my number one star is located here......

www.angloboerwar.com/index.php?option=co...nformation&Itemid=18

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So you have a prototype, that must be a very rare beast?

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QSAMIKE wrote: Good Morning Paul.....

Yes I do consider it one of my stars.....

What I do consider my number one star is located here......

www.angloboerwar.com/index.php?option=co...nformation&Itemid=18

Mike

"From a billow of the rolling veldt we looked back, and black columns were coming up behind us."

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Paul.....

If you are a member of OMRS you may find an article I wrote here.....

O.M.R.S. Journal, March 2007, Volume 46, No. 1 (274), Page 40

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Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, Welcome Home 5 years 7 months ago #46267

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Good Morning Everyone......

Just one more piece of evidence and a bit of a follow up on this tribute medal......

Found on eBay.......

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