QSAs with clasp Talana

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4 years 6 days ago #9043 by Frank Kelley
Hello Brett,
I agree with David, that is a lovely group, the ribbon, is, I feel for certain medals completely wrong unless it is the original silk, the 1914/1914-15 star and allied victory medal are two good examples.
Regards Frank

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Thanks to you rather than apologies from you are in order. This is a lovely group.

The silk ribbon on the 1914-15 Star looks amazing too. It is becoming a rare and expensive commodity these days.

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David

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3 years 11 months ago #9303 by djb
The list issued by Steve Sewell caught my attention as it included a single clasp Talana to the KRRC.

The QSA was awarded to Col Sgt J Hamilton. He was a survivor of the Warren Hastings and was wounded at Talana, being invalided in April 1900.




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3 years 11 months ago #9308 by Brett Hendey
David, yet ANOTHER QSA that would fit well in my collection! Thank you for showing it.

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3 years 11 months ago #9310 by davidh
David - I spotted this too and was very interested. However, my interest cooled a little when I was unable to find any papers on him. Nevertheless a very nice medal.

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3 years 11 months ago #9311 by djb
David,

A set of papers would certainly have completed the offering but ...

Interestingly, I recorded this medal as being sold by Spink in Jan 1975 for £33.

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David

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3 years 11 months ago #9312 by coldstream
Same here David, see you at Outwood.

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davidh wrote: David - I spotted this too and was very interested. However, my interest cooled a little when I was unable to find any papers on him. Nevertheless a very nice medal.

David


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