Orders, Decorations and Medals (22 September 2000)

Date of Auction: 22nd September 2000

Sold for £520

Estimate: £600 - £700

Pair: Major R. H. Price, 31st Bengal Native Infantry, later 12th Native Infantry

Punjab 1848-49, 2 clasps, Chilianwala, Goojerat (Lieut., 31st Bengal N. I.); India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Bhootan (Mjr., 12th N. I.) some contact wear and edge bruising to first medal, otherwise nearly good very fine or better (2) £600-700


Captain R. H. Price served during the `Punjab campaign, being present at the actions of Sadoolapore, Chillianwallah, Goojerat, and subsequent pursuit of the Sikhs and Afghans; at the disarming of the Sikhs at Rawul Pindee, and occupation of Peshawur.