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PostSubject: Collecting the South Africa General Service Medal 1877-79 .    Tue Nov 12, 2013 6:32 pm

http://www.anglozuluwar.com/content/html3/2012/11/20/2012112011504930000100.htm
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PostSubject: Collecting the South Africa General Service Medal 1877-79   Wed Nov 13, 2013 1:08 am

Good post Chard I enjoyed that , unbelievable the changes in price over the years .
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PostSubject: Re: Collecting the South Africa General Service Medal 1877-79 .    Wed Nov 13, 2013 9:04 am

Hello,
          Fascinating and enjoyable reading. Thanks for that. I just wish my wages were near the average weekly wage.

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PostSubject: Re: Collecting the South Africa General Service Medal 1877-79 .    Wed Nov 13, 2013 12:04 pm

There has definitely been some stabilisation in prices this year not a great difference from 2012 in the article. However, certain regiments such as 13th 90th 17th Lancers do command a premium.

Wounded and KIA prices seem to be on the increase as evidenced by the medal to Pte Harkness 13th Regiment who was slightly wounded at Khambula which sold this month at Boseleys for a Hammer price of £1480 + commission would take you close to £1800.

I know Tasker always felt that this was a bubble - but how do you put a price on holding a piece of history!!.

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PostSubject: Re: Collecting the South Africa General Service Medal 1877-79 .    Wed Nov 13, 2013 7:03 pm

They just keep going up and up. So hold on to em!,
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PostSubject: Re: Collecting the South Africa General Service Medal 1877-79 .    Wed Nov 13, 2013 8:56 pm

Or, like you should have done with your shares in Northern Rock...sell them whilist the going is good.
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