Orders, Decorations and Medals (5 December 1995)

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Date of Auction: 5th December 1995

Sold for £650

Estimate: £600 - £800

Army of India 1799-1826, 1 clasp, Kirkee (Sepoy Nadir Rai, 12th Bombay Native Infantry) short hyphen reverse, naming officially re-engraved in running script, nearly very fine and rare

Footnote

Only 5 clasps were issued to Europeans for Kirkee. ‘British Battles and Medals’ lists a further two known medals to Indian recipients, including this one. The 12th Bombay Native Infantry received the Battle Honour for Kirkee.