Lot Archive


№ 255


4 December 1991

Hammer Price:

A rare and unusual K.P.M., African Police Medal pair to Sergeant Major Bauchi Amadu, Nigerian Police, Northern Provinces

KING'S POLICE MEDAL, G.V.R., coinage head (Sgt. Maj. of Pol., Northern Provinces, Nigeria); AFRICAN POLICE MEDAL FOR MERITORIOUS SERVICE, G.V.R. (Sergt. Major, N. Prov. Police, Nigeria), generally very fine (2)

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, The AA Upfill-Brown Collection.

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K.P. M., London Gazette, 1 January, 1921.
African Police M. S. M., Nigerian Gazette 13 December, 1917, 'For meritorious service rendered while employed with a detachment on patrol in the Muri Province.'

Only 331 African Police M.S.M. 's issued, just over 50 of these for Nigeria, quite probably less than 10 such combinations