Orders, Decorations and Medals (22 September 2000)

Date of Auction: 22nd September 2000

Sold for £1,400

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Military General Service 1793-1814, 6 clasps, Barrosa, Vittoria, Pyrenees, Nivelle, Orthes, Toulouse (John Metcalf, 87th Foot) edge bruise, otherwise nearly extremely fine £800-1000


At Barrosa the Eagle of the French 8th Regiment was captured by Sergeant P. Masterson of the 87th Foot, the first French Standard captured in the Peninsula.