Orders, Decorations and Medals (4 & 5 December 2008)

Dix Noonan Webb
16 Bolton St, Mayfair
W1J 8BQ London
United Kingdom
[email protected] · +44 (0)20 7016 1700 · +44 (0)20 7016 1799

Date of the auction: 04.12.2008 - 05.12.2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, no clasp (J. C. Oare, Engr. R.N. H.M.S. “Alexandra”) extremely fine £120-140 Footnote James C. Oare was appointed a 2nd Class Assistant Engineer on 24 June 1869; 1st Class Assistant Engineer, 25

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £120 - £140

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, no clasp (Mr. W. Gill, “Catalonia”) extremely fine £200-250 Footnote W. Gill was Master of the transport Catalonia which left Portsmouth on 3 August 1882, carrying 48 officers, 825 warrant

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 2 clasps, Alexandria 11th July, Tel-El-Kebir (W. H. Anstiss, A.B. H.M.S. “Monarch”) light pitting, otherwise good very fine and a scarce combination of clasps £250-300 Footnote Approximately 19 men of Monarch

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 4 clasps, Alexandria 11th July, Tel-El-Kebir, Suakin 1884, El-Teb-Tamaai (J. Hoile, A.B. H.M.S. “Hecla”) fitted with replacement suspension rod and unofficial rivets between first two clasps, pitted from star

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 2 clasps, Alexandria 11th July, Suakin 1884 (J. Painter, Pte. R.M. H.M.S. “Hecla”) some pitting, otherwise very fine £200-250 Footnote John Painter was born on 6 June 1853 at Cricklade, Wiltshire, and joined

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 3 clasps, Alexandria 11th July, Suakin 1884, Suakin 1885 (A. White, Ord. H.M.S. “Alexandra”) pitting from star, otherwise nearly very fine £100-120 Footnote Not entitled to either clasp for Suakin, just that

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £100 - £120

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 3 clasps, Alexandria 11th July, The Nile 1884-85, Abu Klea (W. E. V. Casey, Ord. H.M.S. “Alexandra”) pitting from star, otherwise very fine £600-700 Footnote 61 officers and men of the Royal Navy were present

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £600 - £700

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Pair: Yeoman of Signals Alfred Tabor, Royal Navy Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 3 clasps, Alexandria 11th July, The Nile 1884-85, Abu Klea (A. Tabor, Sign. H.M.S. “Monarch”); Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., V.R. narrow suspension (A. Tabor

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £700 - £800

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 3 clasps, Alexandria 11th July, The Nile 1884-85, Kirbekan (F. J. Weymouth, A.B. H.M.S. “Invincible”) pitting, otherwise very fine and extremely rare £1200-1500 Footnote One of only 13 Kirbekan clasps to the

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 2 clasps, Alexandria 11th July, Suakin 1885 (M. Fleming, A.B. H.M.S. “Condor”) some pitting and polished, otherwise nearly very fine £250-300 Footnote Michael Fleming was born at Ballinrostig, Cork, on 17

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 1 clasp, Tel-El-Kebir (D. Burbage, Pte. R.M.) pitting overall, therefore good fine £150-200 Footnote The casualty list for Tel-el-Kebir shows a Private D. Burbage, 38 Coy R.M. as being wounded. He is also

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 1 clasp, Tel-El-Kebir (W. Edge, Pte. R.M.) edge bruise and light pitting, otherwise nearly very fine £150-200 Footnote William Edge was born at Northwich, Cheshire, on 16 April 1856, and attested on 16 March

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 3 clasps, Tel-El-Kebir, Suakin 1884, El-Teb-Tamaai (J. Meader, Gunr. R.M.A.) pitting from star, otherwise nearly very fine £250-300 Footnote The Royal Marine Artillery had 63 medals with Suakin 1884 and

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 3 clasps, Tel-El-Kebir, The Nile 1884-85, Abu Klea (M. Melville, Pte. R.M.) edge bruising and pitting from star, otherwise nearly very fine £600-700 Footnote Private Michael Melville served with the Royal

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £600 - £700

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 2 clasps, Suakin 1884, Suakin 1885 (J. T. Withers, Butcher, H.M.S. “Humber”) nearly very fine and a scarce combination of clasps £250-300 Footnote John Thomas Withers was born at Southsea on 9

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 2 clasps, The Nile 1884-85, Abu Klea (J. Mees, Pte. R.M. H.M.S. “Seagull”) pitting from star, therefore good fine £450-550 Footnote 4 officers and 89 men of the Royal Marines were present at the

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £450 - £550

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 1 clasp, Suakin 1885 (B. P. Creagh, Comdr. I.G.S. “Tenasserim”) very fine £250-300 Footnote In the 1882 operations Commander Boyle Purdon Creagh was in command of Tenasserim, which received 138

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 1 clasp, Tamaai (W. Reid, Pte. R.M.) pitting from star, therefore nearly very fine £200-250 Footnote W. Reid was born at New Mills, Aberdeen, on 29 December 1855, and enlisted there on 27 December 1873. He

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 1 clasp, The Nile 1884-85 (C. Duggan, Actg. E.R.A. 4Cl.) good very fine £150-200 Footnote 289 officers and men of the Royal Navy served with the Nile Flotilla, including 61 who were also present at Abu Klea

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Three: Private James Neeve, Royal Marine Light Infantry Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 1 clasp, The Nile 1884-85 (J. Neeve, Pte. R.M.L.I.); East and West Africa 1887-1900, 1 clasp, Witu August 1893 (J. Neeve, Pte. R.M. H.M.S. Blanche

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £450 - £500

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 1 clasp, The Nile 1884-85 (43 Boat. M. Jocks, Caughnawaga Det.) nearly extremely fine and scarce £800-1000 Footnote Boatman Matthieu Jocks served on the Nile with the Caughnawaga Detachment of Canadian

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 2 clasps, The Nile 1884-85, Abu Klea (J. Whitehead, A.B.) pitting from star, therefore nearly very fine £600-700 Footnote 61 officers and men of the Royal Navy were present at Abu Klea, at which battle Able

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £600 - £700

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 1 clasp, Suakin 1885 (W. Tritton, Sto. H.M.S. Briton) light pitting, otherwise good very fine £200-250 Footnote Only 2 men of Briton entitled to this clasp. Walter Tritton was born at Lewisham on 15 November

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 1 clasp, Suakin 1885 (P. Delaney, Gunr. R.M.A.) nearly extremely fine £200-250 Footnote Patrick Delaney was born at Ballinakill, Queen’s County, and enlisted on 4 October 1882, aged 19 years 6 months, a farmer

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 1 clasp, Gemaizah 1888 (J. Wivell, A.B. H.M.S. Racer) nearly extremely fine £250-300 Footnote 91 medals with clasp for Gemaizah issued to Racer, together with 30 clasps to earlier medals. John Wavell was born

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 1 clasp, Gemaizah 1888 (W. H. Prescott, Sh. Ck. 2 Cl. H.M.S. Starling) edge bruising and pitting from star, otherwise nearly very fine £250-300 Footnote 39 medals with clasp for Gemaizah issued to Starling

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, no clasp (Pte. J. Insall, 5th Dgn. Gds.) nearly extremely fine £100-150 Footnote Unique medal to an other rank of this regiment; 4 officers were present at Tel-el-Kebir. Private John Insall

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, no clasp (1380 Pte. J. Tasker, 15th Hussars) edge bruising and pitting, good fine and scarce £120-140 Footnote William Tasker (note incorrect initial on medal) originally joined the 9th Lancers

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £120 - £140

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, no clasp (2850 Pte. A. Green, 1/Linc. R.) pitting from star, otherwise nearly very fine and rare £100-150 Footnote One of only 4 medals to this regiment, Green served on the ‘Lines of

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008

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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, no clasp (1655 Pte. G. Hodges, 1/R. Suss. R.) nearly extremely fine £80-100

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £80 - £100

Date: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008