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An analysis of DNW's QSA data from 1991 6 months 1 week ago #61968

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Bronze QSAs

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QSAs to RN ships, sorted by the percentage of medals awarded to each ship. For example, 12 distinct QSAs to HMS Beagle have been sold, 10% of the 127 awarded.



These figures are a guide only as there is a small amount of duplication in the data (caused where an item has re-appeared for sale and where the surname has been omitted from the QSA listing, a feature in the early catalogues by DNW)
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Like the RN graph David. A survival rate (by DNW sales) of ~5%?

Saurin & HMS Diadem/Ophir: I wasn't aware Ophir qualified for the QSA at all. From the list of ships he served in during the ABW none qualified, so is the medal bogus but genuine issue?
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The plot for Town Guards. The variation in the plot comes from the fact that Town Guards are association with Namaqualand, Dundee, Kimberley and Mafeking.

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The 1996 TG entry was the Defence of Mafeking group of seven awarded to Fort Commander and later Lieutenant Colonel J. W. de Kock, Mafeking Town Guard.
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A very different picture for the District Mounted Troop QSAs.



The one outlier is the group to Trooper J J Sweetnam, Winterberg Greys and Adelaide DMT from 2001 comprising:

SAGS (1) 1878 (Tpr., Winterberg Greys Vols.);
CGHGSM (1) Basutoland (Tpr., Winterbg. Gys.);
QSA (0) (Tpr., Adelaide D.M.T.)
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