A Fine Series of Army of India Medals from an Old Collection

Date of Auction: 19th March 2008

Sold for £6,000

Estimate: £5,000 - £6,000

Army of India 1799-1826, 3 clasps, Allighur, Laswarree, Capture of Deig (G. Hunter, 29th Lt. Dragns.) short hyphen reverse, officially impressed naming, edge bruising and contact marks, otherwise very fine and rare £5000-6000


Only 14 medals issued to this regiment, and only 8 issued with this combination of clasps - 6 to the 29th Light Dragoons including one officer, and 2 to H.E.I.C. recipients. Approximately 66 clasps for Allighur, 100 clasps for Laswarree, and 103 clasps for the Capture of Deig were issued to European recipients.