A Collection of Egypt and Sudan Medals for the Battle of Tel-el-Kebir

Date of Auction: 18th June 2020

Sold for £200

Estimate: £300 - £400

Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 1 clasp, Tel-El-Kebir (1531. Shoeg. Smith, J: Haycock. 15th. Hussars.) naming rubbed at 6 o’clock, suspension claw loose, minor edge bruising and pitting, worn, therefore fine, rare £300-£400


The 15th Hussars were not present at the Battle of Tel-el-Kebir; it is therefore likely, given the recipient’s specialist rank, that he was serving on attachment to another cavalry unit.