Lot Archive

Lot

№ 98

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19 April 1995

Hammer Price:
£220

Ashantee 1873-74, clasp, Coomassie (R. W. Sykes, A.B., H.M.S. Argus. 73-74) good very fine and scarce

Richard W. Sykes was very severely wounded in the right arm at the battle of Amoaful, 21 January, 1874. Only 39 Coomassie clasps to H.M.S.Argus.