The Collection of Medals formed by Dr A W Stott (25 March 1997)

Date of Auction: 25th March 1997

Sold for £300

Estimate: £200 - £250

Military General Service 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Egypt (W. Lapthorne, 20th Foot) attempted erasure to reverse dates in exergue, edge bruise, otherwise very fine

Footnote

103 Egypt clasps to the regiment, 42 as single clasp medals.

William Lapthorne was born in Tiverton, Devon, enlisted at Exeter on 30 July 1799, aged 32 years, and was formerly a cordwainer.