Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (27 & 28 September 2016)

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Date of Auction: 27th & 28th September 2016

Sold for £440

Estimate: £400 - £500

Candahar Ghuznee Cabul 1842 (Drumr. John Coppin, 41st Regt.) fitted with replacement clip and bar suspension, heavy contact marks and wear, therefore fine £400-500

Footnote

John Coppin was born at Cheapside, London, and attested for the 41st Foot at Arnee, East Indies, on 24 February 1835, aged 16 years 8 months. He was appointed Drummer on 4 January 1838 and became Sergeant Drum-Major on 5 May 1854. Drum Major Coppin was discharged at Birr on 14 August 1858. Sold with copied discharge papers.