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Unknown Dated QSA to Strathcona's Horse 1 week 4 hours ago #62390

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A previously unknown Dated QSA to Strathcona's Horse has come up for sale.....

www.frasermedals.com/qsa-hicks.html

A Very Rare Queens South Africa Medal with Raised Dates to Lord Strathconas Horse.
Officially named to: 400 PTE. H.J. HICKS LD. STRATHCONA'S H:
5 Clasps for Natal, Orange Free State, Belfast, South Africa 1901 and 1902. Condition very fine.
Henry John Hicks served with the North West Mounted Police before signing up for service in the Boer war with Lord Strathconas Horse. After returning home he signed up for a another tour of duty with the 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles.
Approximately 50 medals with the dated reverse were issued, mostly to men of Lord Strathcona’s Horse.
Hicks was a member of the first contingent of Lord Strathcona’s Horse . With copied roll extracts and sevice papers..

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Unknown Dated QSA to Strathcona's Horse 6 days 11 hours ago #62406

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Hi Mike,
Had a look at the link,that is some price for a single QSA-kind of took my breath away a bit.

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Unknown Dated QSA to Strathcona's Horse 6 days 6 hours ago #62408

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Georgegt351 wrote: Hi Mike,
Had a look at the link,that is some price for a single QSA-kind of took my breath away a bit.

George


I agree George, I am sure that he will be holding the medal for a while but then again someone may like it..... If it does sell will have to look at my insurance..... LOL...…

Mike

P.S. Of course that's Canadian Dollars...….

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Unknown Dated QSA to Strathcona's Horse 5 days 19 hours ago #62413

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Mike

About the same in Aust dollars-I guess you might have a couple salted away but if you bought them a long time ago then you have done very well.

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Unknown Dated QSA to Strathcona's Horse 5 days 15 hours ago #62416

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It would be cheap if that was South African Rand! On the other hand, the price looks spectacular when written in ZARs'!

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