Awards to Civilians from the Collection of John Tamplin

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Date of Auction: 19th September 2003

Sold for £350

Estimate: £200 - £250

An interesting Egypt campaign group of three awarded to Mr Henry R. Baines, Secretary of the Administration of the Railways in Cairo

Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, no clasp (H. R. Baines); Order of the Medjidie, 4th class breast badge, silver, gold and enamels; Khedive’s Star 1882, mounted as worn, nearly extremely fine (3) £200-250

Footnote

Henry Robert Baines was the Secretary of the Administration of the Railways in Cairo in 1882-83. He was awarded the Order of the Medjidie, 4th Class, by the Khedive of Egypt, and was granted license and permission to accept and wear this insignia London Gazette 15 July 1884.