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Estimate: £650 - £750
ca. US$966 - US$1,115
Price realised:  £700
ca. US$1,040
Lot number 183, Views: 28

Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Pair: Sergeant J. Rhodes, Royal Highlanders Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 5 clasps, Tel-El-Kebir, Suakin 1884, El-Teb-Tamaai, The Nile 1884-85, Kirbekan (1252 Sergt. J. Rhodes, 1/R. Hrs.); Khedive’s Star 1882, pitting from star, otherwise nearly very fine (2) £650-750 Footnote 13 officers and 212 other ranks of the Royal Highlanders had 5-clasp medals for Egypt. Josiah Rhodes was born at Newcastle under Lyne, Staffordshire, and enlisted for the 18th Brigade at Chester on 1 July 1875, a collier by trade, aged 19 years 7 months. Posted to 1/22nd Foot, he deserted on 11 October 1875, but rejoined in January 1877. In August of that year he transferred to the 57th Brigade, transferring to the 79th Foot the following month and to the 42nd in December 1877. He served in Egypt from August 1882 to January 1886, and thereafter at Home until discharged on 4 October 1889. Sold with copy discharge papers.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Dix Noonan Webb
Title: Orders, Decorations and Medals (4 & 5 December 2008)
Date of the auction: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008
Address: Dix Noonan Webb
16 Bolton St, Mayfair
W1J 8BQ London
United Kingdom
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