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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from

Estimate: £600 - £700
ca. US$892 - US$1,040
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 155, Views: 4

Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Three: Private James Gant, Royal West Kent Regiment Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 2 clasps, The Nile 1884-85, Abu Klea (2209 Pte. J. Gant, 1/R. W. Kent R.) naming weak in parts; Special Constabulary Medal, G.V.R., 1st issue (James Gant); Khedive’s Star 1884-86 (2209 Pte. James Gant, 1st Btn. The Q.O.R.W. Kent Regt.) named on the reverse but should be dated 1882, the first pitted, otherwise nearly very fine or better (3) £600-700 Footnote 1 officer and 28 other ranks of the 1st Royal West Kent Regiment served on the Nile in the Mounted Infantry Camel Regiment, of whom all but one private fought at Abu Klea. Private Gant is shown on the casualty list (as ‘Grant’) as having been wounded outside Mettemeh on 19 January 1885.

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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