Orders, Decorations and Medals (25 February 1998)

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Date of Auction: 25th February 1998

Sold for £4,000

Estimate: £3,000 - £3,500

Naval General Service 1793-1840, 4 clasps, 1 June 1794, 23 June 1795, St Vincent, Egypt (John Colepack) good very fine and rare £3000-3500

Footnote

Ex Gray Collection 1898 and Phillips Collection 1925. Approximately 88 medals issued with 4 clasps, this combination being unique.

John Colepack is confirmed as Captain’s Servant and Boy 3rd Class aboard Queen Charlotte for the first two actions, and as Boy 1st Class and Ordinary Seaman aboard Bonne Citoyenne for the last two actions.