Naval Medals from the collection formed by Captain W. A. Tinlin, M.C., late 14th London Regiment (1880-1965)

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Date of Auction: 7th March 2007

Sold for £3,400

Estimate: £1,400 - £1,600

Naval General Service 1793-1840, 1 clasp, St. Domingo (Thomas Jessep) edge nicks and bruising, especially to the obverse, otherwise very fine £1400-1600

Footnote

Sold at Glendining, December 1901, and May 1922.

Thomas F. Jessep was appointed Paymaster and Purser in the Royal Navy on 20 June 1797. He served as Purser of Diane in the expedition to Egypt in 1801; of Northumberland at St Domingo; and of Ramillies in the operations on the coast of America in 1813, 14, and 15. He is still shown, as the most senior Paymaster, on the Active List in January 1850. He is also entitled to the clasp for Egypt.