Good evening David,
It is such a shame to see what was once a fine medal in that state, no doubt its condition will be reflected in the price, again, not one that I'd even consider buying, you have the additional expense of an original Talana clasp to take into account as well!
djb wrote: This restoration project has just been advertised on eBay. 5698 Pte Toomey 2nd RDF is entitled to the clasps Tal, RoL & TH. He was wounded 27 Feb 00 and invalided Jul 00.