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PostSubject: Interesting medal just up on E-bay   Fri Jun 04, 2010 5:09 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Interesting medal just up on E-bay   Sat Jun 05, 2010 11:49 am

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Formerly-brooched, 1879 South African Anglo-Zulu War medal, awarded to 483 Private Joseph Phelan, 1st Battalion 24th Regiment of Foot
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PostSubject: Re: Interesting medal just up on E-bay   Sun Jun 06, 2010 12:21 pm

A good few bids on this now. What do you think it will go for?
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PostSubject: zulu war medal   Sun Jun 06, 2010 12:49 pm

hi all.
I am a little surprised it is as high as it is still with a few days to go ! . I think its overpriced .
cheers 90th
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PostSubject: Re: Interesting medal just up on E-bay   Sun Jun 06, 2010 12:53 pm

Hi

I have to agree with 90th

Well over priced, but then if you look at the bidding, it is down to two people who want it, that's what an auction is all about.

I would not pay that price for a damaged medal that needs repairing.
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PostSubject: zulu war medal   Sun Jun 06, 2010 1:09 pm

hi all.
To be brutally honest I think about 400 would have seen me out , as it seems to be in terrible shape . Suspect
cheers 90th.
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PostSubject: Re: Interesting medal just up on E-bay   Mon Jun 07, 2010 8:52 pm

£850 with just under 6 days still to go Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: Interesting medal just up on E-bay   Mon Jun 07, 2010 9:23 pm

Hi,
With my limited medal knowledge I would say that was way too much for a medal in that condition, I agree with 90th 400 quid should be enough

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PostSubject: Re: Interesting medal just up on E-bay   Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:44 am

joe wrote:
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With my limited medal knowledge I would say that was way too much for a medal in that condition, I agree with 90th 400 quid should be enough

thanks joe

I'd have to agree with both of you. Crazy money.
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PostSubject: Re: Interesting medal just up on E-bay   Tue Jun 08, 2010 6:53 am

Hi,
The two people who are bidding on it may want the medal for some reason like its a member of the family or some other personal reason.

Just a thought

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PostSubject: zulu war medal   Tue Jun 08, 2010 7:26 am

hi joe.
I hope that is the reason , as its a ridiculous price . Even if it is the 1 / 24th Regt. I managed to
buy one a couple of years ago to the 1 /24 th and it only set me back 800 quid and is in great condition.
I though that was expensive !.
cheers 90th.
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PostSubject: Re: Interesting medal just up on E-bay   Tue Jun 08, 2010 11:33 am

90th wrote:
hi joe.
I hope that is the reason , as its a ridiculous price . Even if it is the 1 / 24th Regt. I managed to
buy one a couple of years ago to the 1 /24 th and it only set me back 800 quid and is in great condition.
I though that was expensive !.
cheers 90th.

90th, if you get a chance and don't mind. Could you post a picture of your medal. Would love to see it.
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PostSubject: medal   Wed Jun 09, 2010 3:34 am

hi david68.
Sorry , my camera doesnt take a good enough photo , I tried to photograph a medal when I joined the Forum ,
and it was to fuzzy , you cant see any detail. Suspect Suspect .
cheers 90th.
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PostSubject: Re: Interesting medal just up on E-bay   Fri Jun 11, 2010 10:57 am

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hi david68.
Sorry , my camera doesnt take a good enough photo , I tried to photograph a medal when I joined the Forum ,
and it was to fuzzy , you cant see any detail. Suspect Suspect .
cheers 90th.

No worries 90th. I'm sure its a lovely piece.

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PostSubject: Re: Interesting medal just up on E-bay   Sun Jun 13, 2010 7:57 pm

Hi
Its just ended for £1020.00, way too mcuh in my opinion.

On the good side, At least the soldier is not forgotten...

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PostSubject: Re: Interesting medal just up on E-bay   Sun Jun 13, 2010 9:23 pm

Cheers for posting Joe. Was watching with interest. Hope its gone to a good home.
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PostSubject: Re: Interesting medal just up on E-bay   Sun Jun 13, 2010 9:26 pm

Hi
Anyone who is willing to pay that for a medal must be going to take care of it.

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