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Auction: 18002 - Orders, Decorations and Medals
Lot: 35

Candahar 1842 (Private Benjamin Stroud H.M. 40th Regiment), naming correctly engraved in running script, fitted with replacement straight-bar suspension, edge bruising, light contact marks, nearly very fine

Approximately 130 medals issued to Europeans with this reverse, including 64 to the 40th Regiment. Biddulph states that of the 64 “Candahar” medals struck for the 40th Foot, 42 were for relatives of the deceased officers and soldiers and 22 for the sick and invalided.

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