Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria, to include the Brian Ritchie Collection (Part II) (2 March 2005)

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Date of Auction: 2nd March 2005

Sold for £3,800

Estimate: £3,000 - £3,500

The rare Third Mahratta War medal for the battle of Seetabuldee to Sowar Prosad Singh, 6th Bengal Cavalry, whose regiment was highly distinguished in the battle

Army of India 1799-1826, 1 clasp, Seetabuldee (Prosad Sing, 6th Cavalry) short hyphen reverse, impressed naming, minor edge bruising, otherwise very fine and very rare £3000-3500

Footnote

Ex Glendining in February 1901 (£20) and October 1981 (£2000).

The rare clasp for Seetabuldee was awarded to only three European recipients and only three or four examples have been recorded to Indian recipients.