A Collection of Egypt and Sudan Medals for the Nile Campaign 1884-85

Date of Auction: 8th May 2019

Sold for £1,000

Estimate: £500 - £700

Pair: Corporal A. M. Fyfe, Life Guards, later South African Constabulary

Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, undated reverse, 2 clasps, The Nile 1884-85, Abu Klea (1098. A/Corp: A. M. Fyfe. 2nd. Life Gds.); Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State (3167 T. Sjt: Mjr: A. M. Fyfe. S.A.C.) contact marks and pitting to first, this nearly very fine, the QSA good very fine (2) £500-£700

Footnote

2 officers and 43 other ranks of the 2nd Life Guards served on the Nile Expedition with the Heavy Camel Regiment.

Note: A ‘later issue’ Egypt and Sudan Medal is known to this recipient, and was sold (as a single medal) in these rooms in March 2008.