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O'Okiep Medal 2 weeks 7 hours ago #63556

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The pair to R Harvey sold for a hammer price of £3,000 in February.

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O'Okiep Medal 2 weeks 7 hours ago #63557

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Pictures courtesy of Liverpool Medals

O’okiep Medal (W. Epenaar).

Reverse striking slightly off-centre.

W Epenaar was a member of the Namaqualand Town Guard Battalion with the service number 733, the roll confirms he was “Engaged with the enemy at O’okiep

Now on offer at £1,995. Last seen at DNW, October 1995, where it sold for £380.

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O'Okiep Medal 2 weeks 3 hours ago #63561

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Thanks for posting the W. Epenaar sighting. That’s an “Old Friend” that once resided in my collection here in Texas. I can’t recall at the moment where I obtained it and my records are still packed at our new soon to be home. Your post has given me a great morning.
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O'Okiep Medal 2 weeks 50 minutes ago #63564

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On the face of it, not exactly a bargain, but, these days, certainly a very scarce medal, never mind, it's only money.


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Pictures courtesy of Liverpool Medals

O’okiep Medal (W. Epenaar).

Reverse striking slightly off-centre.

W Epenaar was a member of the Namaqualand Town Guard Battalion with the service number 733, the roll confirms he was “Engaged with the enemy at O’okiep

Now on offer at £1,995. Last seen at DNW, October 1995, where it sold for £380.

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O'Okiep Medal 1 week 6 days ago #63565

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The one in my collection is a Bronze one, which confirms Frank's statement that it is only money...…

BROWN, J. (Jappie)

THE CAPE COPPER COMPANY MEDAL FOR THE DEFENCE OF O’OKIEP (Bronze Version)
REG. NO.: 369
RANK: PRIVATE
REGT: NAMAQUALAND TOWN GUARD
BARS: NO BARS AS ISSUED
DATE OF PURCHASE: November 2nd 1985
PRICE AT TIME OF PURCHASE: $300.00 (Cdn)
MARKET: SPINKS BOER WAR AUCTION 1999 - L1450.00 UK
DNW AUCTION 2009 - L1800.00 UK
EBAY 2011 - $1860.00, (US) Un-Named
CITY COINS - $2,160.00, (US Equivalent) August 2011
D.N.W. - L2,600.00, September 2011

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O'Okiep Medal 1 week 1 day ago #63657

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An early sighting of the pair to R Harvey, from Sotheby's, November 1978.

QSA (0) (Pte R Harvey, Namaqualand TG)
O'okiep bronze medal (named).

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