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Auction: Auction 05.06.2013
was auctioned on: 5 June 2013
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A Boer War Naval LSGC Pair awarded to Carpenter’s Mate Richard W Cogger, HMS Impregnable, …

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Estimate: £180 - £220
ca. US$278 - US$340
Price realised:  £240
ca. US$371
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A Boer War Naval LSGC Pair awarded to Carpenter’s Mate Richard W Cogger, HMS Impregnable, who served during the Boer war aboard HMS Pembroke and HMS Monarch, comprising: Queen’s South Africa Medal, 1899-1902, 3rd type reverse, no clasp (Carpr. R. W. Cogger. R.N. H.M.S. Monarch.), Royal Naval Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, V R (Rd Cogger. Carprs Mate); the first officially engraved, the latter officially impressed, pair court mounted on board for display. Lightly toned, a few light marks, suspension a touch bent on second, otherwise good very fine. (2) Carpenter’s Mate Richard Cogger was born on the 4th of August 1846 in Bromley, London, and attested as a Shipwright for service in the Royal Navy on the 24th of June 1867, initially going aboard HMS Serapis. He served as Carpenter’s Mate on a number of ships during nearly 23 years of service, culminating with services aboard HMS Pembroke and HMS Monarch during the Second Boer War. He was discharged on the 14th of November 1901. Sold with copy service papers, and copy roll mention for his QSA.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
Title: Auction 05.06.2013
Date of the auction: 5 Jun 2013
Address: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
SW1Y 5LU London
United Kingdom
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