Lot Archive


№ 51


27 July 1995

Hammer Price:

Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 3 clasps, Alexandria 11th July, The Nile 1884-85, Abu Klea (D. R. Smith, A.B., H.M.S. Alexandra) some light pitting, otherwise very fine and scarce

A Naval Brigade of 4 officers and 55 men, under Captain Lord Charles Beresford, R.N., was present at the battle of Abu Klea. Confirmed on the medal roll.