Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (26 March 2009)

Date of Auction: 26th March 2009

Sold for £1,700

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Military General Service 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Egypt (Michl. Angelo Saliba, Maltese Pioneers) edge bruise and light scratching, otherwise good very fine and scarce £1000-1200


Ex Glendining May 1957 and Elson Collection 1963

Although only 3 officers and 3 men of the Maltese Pioneers are recorded by Mullen, a full medal roll exists (WO 100/12) which gives the names of 39 other ranks who received the medal for Egypt, in addition to the 3 officers.