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Hong Kong Plague Medal and QSA 2 years 4 months ago #69336

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The pair to Evans just hammered at GBP £1,900.
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Hong Kong Plague Medal and QSA 1 year 10 months ago #73348

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This pair was last seen in May 2018.


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Hong Kong Plague 1894 (Private J. Clarke, S.L.I.);
QSA (3) Cape Colony, Paardeberg, Driefontein (2931 Pte. J. Clarke, 2nd. Shropshire Lt. Infy.)

Estimate £1,400-£1,800.
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Hong Kong Plague Medal and QSA 1 year 10 months ago #73349

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As a contrast, Liverpool Medals have a single Plague Medal named to Private J. Willliams, S.L.I., on offer at £2,995.
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Hong Kong Plague Medal and QSA 1 year 9 months ago #73525

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The pair to Private J. Clarke, SLI, sold for a hammer price of £2,000. Totals (inc VAT on the commission for the UK only): £2,576. R50,800. Au$4,500. Can$4,300. US$3,300
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Hong Kong Plague Medal and QSA 1 year 5 months ago #75832

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Spink are selling a Hong Kong Plague Medal named to Private J Wilson, SLI.

J Wilson is a possible match for two Boer War participants in the Shropshires:

3069 Pte J Wilson
3469 Pte J Wilson
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Hong Kong Plague Medal (Private F. Mangham, S.L.I.);
QSA (3) Cape Colony, Paardeberg, Driefontein (3234 Pte F. Mangham, 2: Shrops: Lt Inft);
KSA (2) (3234 Pte F. Mangham. Shrops: L.I.);

The Hong Kong Plague medal in this group was not known to the market at the time of the publication of ‘The Whitewash Brigade’
by Platt, Jones & Platt and is not listed therein. 3434 Private F. Mangham is confirmed on the QSA and KSA Rolls with
entitlement as above, and another soldier, G. Mangham (perhaps his brother) is also listed.
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