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Lot 3500    Session 13 (2.30pm Thursday 22nd November)    Orders, Decorations & Medals - British Singles

Estimate $900
SOLD $1,400

SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL 1877-79, - clasp - 1877-8-9. 567. Pte J.Russell. 1-24th Foot. Engraved. Hairlines, otherwise extremely fine.

With a vintage, purpose-made wall hanging display frame of fabric covered timber which houses gilt bordered glass, brass suspension loop at top, reverse cut-out to accept medal and full length ribbon into a plush purple fabric and the back appears to be leather covered cardboard, this is loose so medal can be removed for viewing.

James Russell, born 1855 at Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales; Enl.17Mar1875 at age 20 in 1st Battalion 24th Regiment of Foot (South Wales Borderers).

With basic research.

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