Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (22 July 2015)

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Date of Auction: 22nd July 2015

Sold for £5,000

Estimate: £5,000 - £6,000

Indian Order of Merit, Military Division, 1st type (1837-1912), 1st Class, Reward of Valor, gold and enamel, the reverse with screw nut fitting and officially engraved on two lines ‘1st Class “Order of Merit”’, lacking ribbon buckle, nearly extremely fine and very rare £5000-6000

Footnote

Only 42 awards of the Indian Order of Merit 1st Class were made in the period 1837-1912.