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The K.C.B. group of three awarded to General Sir W. A. Gib, Madras Staff Corps, Indian Army
The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, K.C.B. (Military) Knight Commander’s set of insignia, comprising neck badge, silver-gilt and enamel, hallmarked London 1897, and breast star, silver, silver-gilt and enamel; Indian Mutiny 1857-59, no clasp (Captn. W. A. Gib,); Afghanistan 1878-80, no clasp (Brig. Gen. Wm. Anthony Gib. M.S.C.) the campaign medals...
Sold for £3,000
A Second Afghan War C.B. pair awarded to Major-General Edward Tanner, 8th (The King’s) Regiment, who succeeded to the command of his regiment at Peiwar Kotal
The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B. (Military) Companion’s breast badge, 18 carat gold and enamels, hallmarked London 1880, complete with gold ribbon buckle; Afghanistan 1878-80, 1 clasp, Peiwar Kotal (Lt. Colonel. Edward Tanner. 2/8th Regt.) contained in a contemporary Collin...
Sold for £2,600
A ‘Jubilee 1887’ O.B.I. group of three awarded to Subadar-Major Tan Sanwant Bahadur, 1st Bombay Grenadiers, who was one of the senior native officers present at the Battle of Maiwand
Order of British India, 2nd Class neck badge, gold and enamel, reverse with central screw-nut fitting; Afghanistan 1878-80, 1 clasp, Kandahar (Subadar Tan Sawunt. 1. Grs. N.I.) impressed naming; India General Service 1854-94, 1 clasp, Burma 1885-87 (Subr. Majo...
Sold for £2,000
Pair: Major-General L. H. Sibthorpe, 9th Bombay Native Infantry
Indian Mutiny 1857-59, no clasp (Lieut. H. L. Sibthorpe, 9th Bombay N.I.); Afghanistan 1878-80, no clasp (Lt. Col. L. H. Sibthorpe. 9th Bo. N.I.) both fitted with contemporary silver riband buckles, nearly extremely fine (2) £1,000-£1,400
Pair: Major-General W. Coningham, 26th and 4th Madras Native Infantry
Indian Mutiny 1857-59, no clasp (Ensign. Walter. Coningham. 26th Regiment N.I.) naming re-engraved in upright serif catitals; Afghanistan 1878-80, no clasp (Maj: W. Coningham. 4th M.N.I.) surname officially corrected, good very fine (2) £400-£500
Sold for £420
Pair: Major-General C. M. Griffith, 1st Bombay Grenadiers, a Maiwand survivor who took command of the regiment after Colonel Anderson had been severely wounded, and afterwards took part in the defence of Kandahar and subsequent battle of Kandahar
Abyssinia 1867 (Captn. C. M. Griffith. Bombay Staff Corps); Afghanistan 1878-80, 1 clasp, Kandahar (Lieut. Col. C. M. Griffith. Bo. N.I.) both fitted with contemporary silver riband buckles, nearly ex...
Sold for £4,600
Four: Lieutenant-Colonel C. M. FitzGerald, Bengal Staff Corps
Afghanistan 1878-80, 1 clasp, Kandahar (Lt. C. M. Fitzgerald, Sub-Asst. Comsy. Genl.); Kabul to Kandahar Star 1880 (Lieut. C. M. Fitzgerald Sub. Asst. Comt. Genl. Bengal.); India General Service 1854-94, 1 clasp, N.E. Frontier 1891 (Captn. C. M. Fitzgerald S.C.); India General Service 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Relief of Chitral 1895 (Major C. M. FitzGerald Comst. Transpt. Deptt.) light co...
Sold for £1,700
The Regimentally unique Afghan pair awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel H. Mc L. Hutchison, 14th Foot
Afghanistan 1878-80, 1 clasp, Kandahar (Capt. H. M. Hutchison. 1/14th Foot.); Kabul to Kandahar Star 1880 (Captain. H. Mc L. Hutchison 14th Foot) both fitted with contemporary riband buckles, the first with small edge bruise and light pitting from star, otherwise better than very fine; the Star a unique award to the Regiment (2) £1,400-£1,800
Sold for £1,600
Six: Lieutenant-Colonel R. H. Brooke-Hunt, Seaforth Highlanders and H.M. Bodyguard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms
Jubilee 1897, silver; Coronation 1902, silver; Coronation 1911; Afghanistan 1878-80, 2 clasps, Charasia, Kabul (Capt: R. H. Brooke-Hunt. 72nd Highrs.); Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 1 clasp, Tel-El-Kebir (Captn. R. H. Brooke-Hunt. 1/Sea: Highrs.); Khedive’s Star 1882, mounted for display in order as listed...
Sold for £2,200
Pair: Captain C. J. Orr, 3rd Native Infantry, Hyderabad Contingent, attached 5th Punjab Native Infantry
Afghanistan 1878-80, no clasp (Lt. C. J. Orr. B.S.C.); India General Service 1854-95, 2 clasps, Burma 1885-7, Burma 1887-89 (Capt. C. J. Orr 3rd Infy. Hybd. Contgt.) both fitted with contemporary silver riband buckles, light contact marks, otherwise very fine (2) £500-£600
Sold for £650
Afghanistan 1878-80, no clasp (Major. W. R. C. Brough. L/5. R.A.) extremely fine £300-£400
Afghanistan 1878-80, no clasp (Captain. B. F. Domvile. L/5. R.A.) nearly very fine £400-£500
Sold for £550
Afghanistan 1878-80, no clasp (Major, T. F. Dowden. R.E.) fitted with a contemporary silver riband buckle, nearly extremely fine £400-£500
Sold for £400
The Second Afghan War medal awarded to Lieutenant M. B. Salmon, West India Regiment, attached 30th Bombay Native Infantry (Jacob’s Rifles), who distinguished himself at the battle of Maiwand and was recommended for the Victoria Cross for gallantry at Kandahar
Afghanistan 1878-80, no clasp (Lt. M. B. Salmon. 30th Bo. N.I.) fitted with a contemporary silver riband buckle, a few minor nicks, otherwise good very fine £4,000-£5,000
Sold for £5,500
The rare ‘Jacob pattern’ sword belonging to Lieutenant M. B. Salmon, West India Regiment, attached 30th Bombay Native Infantry (Jacob’s Rifles)
A rare ‘Jacob pattern’ sword, specially ordered to replace one lost or damaged during the Afghan campaign, of a pattern similar to the pattern 1857 Royal Engineers Officer's sword, with 33-inch slightly-curved fullered blade by henry wilkinson, pall mall [Serial Number 22410 which indicates a...
Sold for £1,100
Afghanistan 1878-80, 1 clasp, Ali Musjid (Capt. W. Atkins, 6th Ben: N:I:) scratching and pitting to obverse, otherwise nearly very fine £400-£500
The Second Afghan War medal to Captain E. D. Shafto, Royal Artillery, who was killed in the magazine explosion at the Bala Hissar, Kabul, in October 1879
Afghanistan 1878-80, 1 clasp, Charasia (Capt: E. D. Shafto. R.A.) lightly polished, therefore very fine £800-£1,200
The Second Afghan War medal awarded to Captain (later Brevet Colonel) J. H. Broome, 2nd Punjab Cavalry, who was twice wounded in action and whose gallant exploits were three times mentioned in despatches
Afghanistan 1878-80, 1 clasp, Ahmed Khel (Capt. J. H. Broome, 2nd Punjab Cavy.) good very fine £700-£900
Sold for £700
A large double page hand tinted original The Illustrated London News engraving, dated 16 August 1879, depicting the Death of Major Wigram Battye in the Battle of Futtehabad on 30 April 1879, mounted and framed, very good condition £50-£70
A large double page hand tinted original The Illustrated London News engraving, depicting the Charge of the 2nd Punjab Cavalry in the Action at Shahjui on 24 October 1879, mounted and framed, very good condition £50-£70
Sold for £50
A large double page hand tinted original The Illustrated London News engraving, dated 7 August 1880, depicting a Battery of Horse Artillery and a Detachment of the 66th Regiment on the March, mounted and framed, very good condition £50-£70
Sold for £40
A large double page hand tinted original The Graphic engraving, dated 23 October 1880, depicting the Flight of the enemy and pursuit by British Cavalry, as seen from Baba Wali, during General Roberts’ Victory over Ayoub Khan at the Battle of Kandahar, on 1 September 1880, unmounted, good condition £30-£40
A large single front-page hand tinted original The Illustrated London News engraving, dated 7 August 1880, depicting the last stand of the Troops at Maiwand, 27 July 1880, mounted and framed, very good condition £50-£70
This collection was sold on 8 May 2019.
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