Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (19 & 20 July 2017)

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Date of Auction: 19th & 20th July 2017

Sold for £5,500

Estimate: £5,000 - £6,000

Naval General Service 1793-1840, 2 clasps, Acre 30 May 1799, Egypt (Adam Sampson.) extremely fine £5000-6000

Footnote

Provenance: Phillips Collection 1925; Spink, December 1950.

A total of 40 clasps were issued for ‘Acre 30 May 1799’.

Adam Sampson is confirmed as an Ordinary Seaman aboard H.M.S. Tigre for both actions.