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Medals to Murray's Horse and Scouts 7 months 3 weeks ago #83538

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QSA (1) Natal (Tpr: E. Button. Murray’s Horse)

Trooper Button is believed to have died during the war.
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Medals to Murray's Horse and Scouts 6 months 4 weeks ago #83995

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Trooper Button's medal sold for a hammer price of £1,100 this afternoon. Totals (inc VAT for UK only): £1,417. R26,600. Au$2,410. Can$2,130. US$1,660
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djb wrote: Trooper Button's medal sold for a hammer price of £1,100 this afternoon. Totals (inc VAT for UK only): £1,417. R26,600. Au$2,410. Can$2,130. US$1,660


Any idea why this one fetched such a commanding price?

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No. It was one of the more surprising results in a day not without surprises.
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This is quite disconcerting.... I have some medals to Murray's Horse - one to a Varty and another to a Clouston (the chap on whose farm an engagement was fought and where there are a number of graves and memorials)

How does one go about determining a value when a medal like Button's comes out of left-field to muddy the waters? I may have missed something but there was nothing to especially recommend this particular medal to the bidding public.

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QSA (2) Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith (Tpr: J. C. Nurden. Murray’s Scouts)

Noonan's say 'Approximately 43 medals in total awarded to Murray’s Scouts, of which 26 were with two clasps.'
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