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Auction: 18002 - Orders, Decorations and Medals
Lot: 271

(x) Bowker's Rovers

Raised in Graaff-Reinet and Somerset East districts by Commandant B. E. Bowker for the Ninth War of 1877.

South Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1877 (Corpl. T. Kelly. Bowkers Rovers.), suspension re-affixed, official correction to unit, contact marks and edge bruising, good fine and rare

Approximately 165 '1877' clasps were issued in total - the advance against the Galekas did not commence until late September 1877, hence the rarity of this single year clasp.

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