Long Service Medals from the Collection formed by John Tamplin

Date of Auction: 25th September 2008

Sold for £1,700

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., V.R., wide suspension, dated ‘1848’ below bust (Thomas Hardiman, Bo. Mate H.M. Sloop Columbine 24 Yrs) two nicks to rim and light marks overall, therefore nearly very fine £1000-1200


Approximately 100 dated ‘1848’ long service medals were awarded.

Thomas Hardiman joined as a Boy on 5 January 1820. He served as Boatswain’s Mate abaord
Columbine from 11 July 1846 to 13 April 1850, the date on which his Medal was approved. Sold with copy record of service.