Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (10 & 11 December 2014)

Date of Auction: 10th & 11th December 2014


Estimate: £150 - £200

Parritt, Brigadier B. A. H. & Waibel, J. M., A Dangerous Game, British Colonial Warfare on the Indian Sub-Continent 1854-1892, Loose Page Publishing, 2010, three of four volumes of set No. 50, Volumes I, 270pp.; II, 173pp., & IV, 156pp., each signed by Brigadier Parritt, card covers, very good condition, scarce and excellent resource (3) £150-200


The volumes in effect formed a new edition of Brian Parritt’s highly regarded ‘Red with Two Blue Stripes’. Volume I covers the clasps ‘Pegu’, ‘Persia’, ‘Northwest Frontier’, ‘Umbeyla’, ‘Bhootan’ and ‘Looshai’; Volume II, ‘Burma 1885-7’, ‘Burma 1887-89’, ‘Burma 1889-92’, ‘Perak’, ‘Jowaki 1887-8’ and ‘Naga 1879-80’; Volume IV, ‘N.E. Frontier 1891’, ‘Hunza 1891’, ‘Chin Hills 1892-93’, ‘Kachin Hills 1892-93’ and ‘Waziristan 1894-95’.