Lot Archive

Lot

№ 474

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7 April 1994

Hammer Price:
£1,400

A rare South African campaign group of three to Private A. Turner, Bethune's Mounted Infantry

SOUTH AFRICA 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1877-8-9 (Pte. No. 7 Troop, C.M. Rifles); CAPE OF GOOD HOPE GENERAL SERVICE 1880-97,3 clasps, Transkei, Basutoland, Bechuanaland (Pte. Ushers Contgt.); QUEEN'S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing's Nek, S.A. 1901 (590 Tpr., Bethune's M.I.) contact marks, otherwise very fine and rare (3)

Only 23 Cape General Service medals were issued with three clasps. This is the only medal shown on the roll for Ushers Contingent.