A Collection of Naval General Service Medals 1793-1840

Date of Auction: 18th June 2020

Sold for £550

Estimate: £500 - £600

Naval General Service 1793-1840, 1 clasp, Guadaloupe (Thomas Cummings.) brooch marks to obverse with subsequent restoration to legend, reconstituted with copy suspension, heavy edge bruising, therefore fine £500-£600


Provenance: Glendining’s, March 1910.

Thomas Cummings is confirmed as a Private Royal Marines aboard H.M.S. Vimiera. One other man of this name received a medal with clasps for ‘Amethyst Wh Thetis’ and ‘Amethyst 5 April 1809’.