A Collection of South Atlantic Medals

Date of Auction: 16th July 2020

Sold for £600

Estimate: £500 - £700

Pair: Weapon Electrical Artificer 1st Class L. M. Harper, Royal Navy

South Atlantic 1982, with rosette (WEA1 L M Harper D069530K HMS Exeter); Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2nd issue (REA1 L M Harper D069530K HMS Centurion) mounted as worn, minor edge bruising, good very fine (2) £500-£700


H.M.S. Exeter, a Type 42-class Destroyer launched in 1978, served during the Falklands War, deploying from the Caribbean after the loss of H.M.S. Sheffield. During the conflict she shot down three Argentinean aircraft, all with Sea Dart missiles.