The Donald G. Mellen Collection

Date of Auction: 25th March 2015

Sold for £240

Estimate: £200 - £240

India General Service 1854-95 (2), 1 clasp, Perak (R. Hayman, Lg. Stoker, H.M.S. “Ringdove”) copy clasp, suspension refitted, extensive signs of brooch mounting to obverse, edge bruise, fine; another, 1 clasp, Chin Hills 1892-93 (1621 Pte. Venkatasami, 21st Mad. Pioneers) renamed; Afghanistan 1878-80, 2 clasps, Charasia, Kabul (1030 Pte. Wm. McPhillips, 58th Bde. 72nd Hghrs.) renamed, very fine except where stated (3) £200-240


With confirmation Hayman entitled to the clasp ‘Perak’.