A Small Collection of Medals to War Correspondents

Date of Auction: 16th July 2020

Sold for £1,800

Estimate: £1,400 - £1,800

Three: Captain A. Hutton, Nesbitt’s Light Horse, who served as a War Correspondent for Reuter’s Agency in South Africa during the Boer War

Cape of Good Hope General Service 1880-97, 2 clasps, Transkei, Basutoland (Capt. A. Hutton. Nesbitt’s L. Hse.); Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Mr. A. Hutton. “Reuter.”); British War Medal 1914-20 (Capt. A. Hutton) the last with impressed naming as issued in South Africa, minor edge bruising to first, otherwise nearly extremely fine (3) £1,400-£1,800