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Elandslaagte 1 year 7 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 7 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 6 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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Elandslaagte 1 year 6 months ago #58641

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The QSA to Collins sold for £650.
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