Orders, Decorations and Medals (25 February 2015)

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Date of Auction: 25th February 2015

Sold for £2,300

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500

Sultan’s Medal for Egypt 1801, 4th Class, gold, 36mm., with original chain and hook suspension, good very fine £2000-2500


Sold with an old colour photograph, inscribed in ink on the back, ‘This is a photo of the gold medal gvien to Capt. Purefoy of the Bedfordshire Regt. by Turkish Sultan Saleem III, whose monogram it bears. He was one of the landing party of 5,000 put ashore after the bombarding of the French invading fleet.’