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Elandslaagte 1 year 11 months ago #56140

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Brett,

It is a lovely QSA and I can imagine it bringing back lots of memories each time it was brought out and polished.
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Elandslaagte 1 year 10 months ago #56727

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The medal to Pte George sold for a hammer price of £600 this afternoon.
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Elandslaagte 1 year 10 months ago #56728

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QSA (1) Eland (4148 Pte. E. Sutton, Devon. Regt.)

Sutton served with the 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment, in South Africa during the Boer War, and was severely wounded at Elandslaagte, 21 October 1899.

£650.
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Elandslaagte 1 year 6 months ago #58244

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From the next Spink sale

QSA (1) Eland (97 Tpr: F. F. Collins. Imp: Lt. Horse)

Frank Frederick Collins was born on 1 January 1873 and attended Elizabeth College, Guernsey, 1884-1886; his name appears on the ‘Guernsey in South Africa’ roll, published on 28 July 1900. He is noted as being seriously wounded at Elandslaagte, resulting in the loss of his left leg;

Estimate £250-300 :lol:
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Elandslaagte 1 year 6 months ago #58250

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That would certainly be a very conservative estimate for a member of the original Fighting Five Hundred.



djb wrote: From the next Spink sale

QSA (1) Eland (97 Tpr: F. F. Collins. Imp: Lt. Horse)

Frank Frederick Collins was born on 1 January 1873 and attended Elizabeth College, Guernsey, 1884-1886; his name appears on the ‘Guernsey in South Africa’ roll, published on 28 July 1900. He
is noted as being seriously wounded at Elandslaagte, resulting in the loss of his left leg;

Estimate £250-300 :lol:

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Elandslaagte 1 year 5 months ago #58640

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£800 was paid this week for the medal to 81862 Gnr: R. James, 42nd. Bty., RFA who was killed in action at Farquhar’s Farm on 30 October 1899.


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