Lot Archive


№ 1056


17 September 2004

Hammer Price:

Eight: Company Quarter Master Sergeant J. Adams, Border Regiment and Calcutta Scottish

1914-15 Star (767 L. Cpl., Bord. R.); British War and Victory Medals (767 Pte., Bord. R.); India Service Medal 1939-45; Coronation 1937 (C.Q.M.S., Cal. Scots.); Volunteer Force Long Service Medal (India and the Colonies), G.V.R. (Sgt., Cal. Sco., A.F.I.); Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (200072 Sjt., 4/Bord. R.); Efficiency Medal, G.VI.R., India (C.Q.M.S., Cal. Sco., A.F.I.); together with an impressive array of 7 silver prize cups/cuaichs (see below); 1-4th Border Regiment Sports Medal, (No.767 Corporal J. Adams), engraved, 35mm., silver, unmounted in case of issue; Sir B. C. Mitter Medal 1921, engraved, 58 x 44mm., silver, unnamed; plus 8 associated badges and buttons, slight edge bruising, very fine and better, a scarce medal combination (lot) £300-350

Prize Cups engraved - (a) ‘Presented by the Officers 1 Mile Race won by Cpl. J. Adams, 28.8.1916’; (b) ‘Cross Country Race 1st Prize won by Cpl. J. Adams, 26.8.1916’; (c) ‘The Caledonian Challenge Cup 1925-26 won by Sgt. J. Adams’; (d) ‘C.Q.M.S. J. Adams Inter Coy. Shoot, August 1936, Calcutta Scottish’; (e) ‘Caledonian Cup 1936-37 Winner, C.Q.M.S. J. Adams’; (f) ‘The Lytton Cup 1936-37 Best Average Attendance & Shot won by C.Q.M.S. J. Adams’; (g) ‘Caledonian Cup 1941 won by C/Sgt. J. Adams’. All with engraved or fitted regimental crests.