Pair to Assistant Surgeon R.H.Bolton, 50th Foot and Royal Navy,
Lot 192
Pair to Assistant Surgeon R.H.Bolton, 50th Foot and Royal Navy,
Sold for £1,680 (US$ 2,820) inc. premium
Lot Details
Pair to Assistant Surgeon R.H.Bolton, 50th Foot and Royal Navy,
Naval General Service 1793-1840, one bar, Trafalgar, renamed in capitals (R.H.Bolton. Asst. Surg.); Military General Service 1793-1814, two bars, Roleia, Vimiera, renamed in capitals (R.H.Bolton. Hospital Asst. 50th Foot.). Mounted on a shield shaped pad for display, with a portrait miniature of him in early 19th Century dress. The Trafalgar bar a copy, light contact marks, very fine. (Lot)

Footnotes

  • Assistant Surgeon Robert H.Bolton is confirmed on the roll for Trafalgar serving aboard H.M.S. Orion, confirmed on roll.

    Confirmed on roll for the M.G.S. as MD Hospital Assistant entitled to bars Roleia and Vimiera. Roll states he applied for the medal whilst serving with the 78th Highlanders.

    Assistant Surgeon 62nd Foot 9.2.1809; Surgeon Half Pay 23.2.1826. He died on 8.7.1866.

    Incorrectly noted as Stansfeld collection, was "Other Properties" in pair with NGS, the latter catalogued as a copy.

    Spink June 1984, lot 427.
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