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Lt. (Brevet Major) J.R.M. Chard, 5th Field Company, Royal Engineers--Rorke's Drift and Ulundi
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Rededication Rorke's Drift Defender William Wilcox. 8th May 2011 Dolton Devon.
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PostSubject: COLOUR SERGEANT W. WHITFIELD KIA ISANDLWANA   Sun Jul 26, 2015 9:28 pm

COLOUR SERGEANT W. WHITFIELD KIA ISANDHLWANA
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Posted from Depot to Gilbraltar on 15/4/72.
Promoted Corporal 19/10/73.
Promoted Sgt. 1/10/74.
Appointed Colour Sergeant 9/8/76.
Effects claimed by next of kin.
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PostSubject: Re: COLOUR SERGEANT W. WHITFIELD KIA ISANDLWANA   Sun Jul 26, 2015 10:05 pm

See my post at 5.30.
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PostSubject: Re: COLOUR SERGEANT W. WHITFIELD KIA ISANDLWANA   Sun Jul 26, 2015 11:30 pm

We did. But LH takes the information from EBay and records in on here. Just incase it's sold and disappears from the public eye. The forum still has a record.
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PostSubject: Re: COLOUR SERGEANT W. WHITFIELD KIA ISANDLWANA   Mon Aug 03, 2015 11:20 am

What is the opinion of the collector value of this medal ? I would dearly love to own it !!!
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PostSubject: Colour Sgt W.Whitfield KIA Isandlwana   Mon Aug 03, 2015 11:42 am

Hi Nitro
I can tell you there wouldn't be much change from $ 17 - 18 K AUD if it was being sold by Dixons , Liverpool Medals and other on-line Medal dealers . Would probably cost more from Auction Sites like DNW or Spink's due to Hammer Tax , Insurance
and other sundry add on fees ! .
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PostSubject: Re: COLOUR SERGEANT W. WHITFIELD KIA ISANDLWANA   Thu Aug 06, 2015 7:57 am

Went for 1495 quid, quite reasonable by all accounts, but a little high for me. Sad
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PostSubject: Clr Sgt W.Whitfield KIA Isandlwana    Thu Aug 06, 2015 8:37 am

Hi Nitro
I was put off by the cheap price !, I believe the seller thought it to be the real thing , hard to tell in the photo's , but I didn't see anything that was obviously wrong , or fake . I spoke to a dealer who thought the '' 1 / 24th '' wasn't quite right . I most certainly respect this dealers opinion. If it's the real thing , and very possibly might be ! , someone has procured the Medal buy of all time ! Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked . I think there may have been more frenzied bidding had the Medal been sitting at 6 or 7 K !!! , as strange as that may seem ! Shocked
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