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India General Service Medal 54 - Gemmell Seaforth Highlanders Scottish Soldier For Sale
On Offer is an original silver British campaign medal - with partially erased naming- India General Service Medal 1854. Silver issue with clasp 'Hazara 1891' (2475 Pte G. Gemmell, 2nd Bn Sea Highrs)
Important: An attempt has been made to erase / remove part of the original officially engraved naming, specificallythe number, rank and name (the regiment is not affected)- however, the number, rank and name are stilllegible with the use ofa magnifier, with therecipientpositively identfied as being 2475 Pte G. Gemmell, who served with 2nd Battalion Seaforth Highlanders
Note:The recipients entitlement to medal and clasp is confirmedper the respective campaign medal roll for 2nd Battalion Seaforth Highlanders (ref WO 100/75), Gemmell being a unique name on the medal roll. Private George Gemmell was subsequently also entitled to the IGS 1895 medal with clasp for 'Relief of Chitral' (ref WO 100/78)This is an original issue British medal from the Royal Mint
The starting price reflects the partial erasing of the number, rank and recipients name
International Buyers: I do not, under any circumstance, despatch items to overseas 'Post Box' addresses
Postage: Due to Paypal and rules / constraints, I only ever send itemsby secure (registered and or recorded) mail modes.See postage tariff quotes for thislisting
Payment: Paypal only. As we have to coordinate the processing of many sales - and do not go to the post office every day - it isrequsested that payment be sentwithin 24 hours of close of sale
OTHER ITEMS FOR SALE: See my other listings of items for sale that will include, british and world medals and ribbons On 12-Mar-13 at 13:39:27 GMT, seller added the following information:
Due to requests, we have today added 3 x additional images.
The additional scanned images show the naming fromthe rim - which showsthe undamaged officiall engraving (2nd Bn Sea Highrs), and the first part that includes, number, rank, name which has been partially erased - but still legible under a glass / loupe and positively identifies the recipeint as 2475 Private George Gemmell of 2nd Battalion Seaforth Highlanders
Also - for reference only -now see attacheda scanned copy of the original medal roll that confirms GEMMELL as a unique name recipient on the roll ofmen of 2/Seaforth that received the IGS 1854 medal with clasp 'Hazara 1891'. For anyone interested, themedal roll for the entire regiment isaccessible on-line at the Ancestry website
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India General Service Medal 54 - Gemmell Seaforth Highlanders Scottish Soldier: $170