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Defence of Ladysmith 3 years 6 months ago #46685

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Indeed, but it was a nice example of a QSA to one of our favourite regiments.

I didn't bid either :(
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Defence of Ladysmith 3 years 6 months ago #46694

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Really, I didn't think that was a bad price at all! I did not bid.
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Defence of Ladysmith 3 years 6 months ago #46695

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Quite frankly, despite the awful ribbon, £230 is very little for a medal that was earned by a recipient actually losing his life in a most unpleasant way, he did not have to do that, he was a member of the Natal Volunteers and not a conscript, I would certainly have been prepared to pay very considerably more for a medal like that.
I hate the basic concept of putting a price on a brave mans life, but, that is part of collecting medals, all I can say, is in my opinion at least, it is certainly worth rather more.

djb wrote: This QSA sold last night for $330 or £230 or R5080.

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Defence of Ladysmith 3 years 3 months ago #48098

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The QSA to 4683 Pte C Stockdale, GH.


Picture courtesy of Medals of England

From Mile End, London. Discharged in 1901 as no longer fit for service.
EF+ An exceptionally sharp strike, probably from fresh dies.
TO A MAN WHO SERVED AT A CLASSIC ACTION IN A GREATLY COLLECTED SCOTS REGIMENT
WITH ROLLS & SERVICE PAPERS
£425.00


Verified on the roll. Not sure why it is quite so expensive.
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Defence of Ladysmith 2 years 9 months ago #52401

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Picture courtesy of Lockdales

From the next Lockdales' sale

East and West Africa Medal 1892 (1) 1891-2 (R Wynn, ORD, HMS Widgeon)
QSA (1) DoL (145837 A.B. R Wynn HMS Powerful),
1915 Star Trio (145837 R Wynn LS RN)

BWM erased.

Richard Wynn was born Donabate Dublin, Ireland.
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Defence of Ladysmith 2 years 9 months ago #52415

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I should have liked to have had that, but, a great shame about the missing BWM.

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Picture courtesy of Lockdales

From the next Lockdales' sale

East and West Africa Medal 1892 (1) 1891-2 (R Wynn, ORD, HMS Widgeon)
QSA (1) DoL (145837 A.B. R Wynn HMS Powerful),
1915 Star Trio (145837 R Wynn LS RN)

BWM erased.

Richard Wynn was born Donabate Dublin, Ireland.

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