An Important Collection of Waterloo Medals

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Date of Auction: 8th December 1994

Sold for £1,550

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

WATERLOO 1815 (John H. Sibold, Trump. 2nd or R.N. Brit. Reg. Drag.) fitted with original steel clip and ring suspender, some light marks, otherwise better than very fine and a scarce rank


(John) Henry Sibold was born in Swartzburg, Saxony, in 1784, and enlisted as a Musician at Croydon in June 1803. He was present at Waterloo as the Trumpeter of Captain Cheney's troop. Sibold was discharged to pension at Chelsea Hospital in October 1821, in consequence of 'being unfit for further service having been frequently subject to sore legs.