The Upfill-Brown Collection (4 December 1991)

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Date of Auction: 4th December 1991

Sold for £410

Estimate: £180 - £200

ABYSSINIA 1867-8 (T. Hennessey, A. B., H. M. S. Octavia), very fine


Thomas Hennessey was amongst the one hundred men from H. M. S. Octavia who formed the Royal Naval Rocket Brigade which accompanied the Army on the 800 mile trek to Magdala and back.