Lot Archive


№ 264


4 December 1991

Hammer Price:

The unique three clasp Cape group to Major C.S. Marsh, South African Forces and Police

SOUTH AFRICA 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1877-8-9 (Pte., F.A.M. Police); CAPE OF GOOD HOPE GENERAL SERVICE 1880-97, 3 clasps, Transkei, Basutoland, Bechuanaland (Sgt. Major, Landrey'sHse.), rank corrected; QUEEN'S SOUTH AFRICA1899-1902, 2 clasps, Defence ofMafeking, OrangeFree State (Capt., Cape P. D. 1); KING'S SOUTHAFRICA, 2 clasps (Major, C. P. Dist. 1), mounted court style, generally good very fine (4)

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

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Only 23 Cape of Good Hope medals were issued with three clasps, Marsh being the only one later present at the Defence of Mafeking, where he commanded the Cape Mounted Police.