Victorian Era

Troops besieged at Kimberley, delivering bread to the relief forces

During the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) four towns were besieged; Kimberley, Ladysmith, Mafeking and Wepener. Clasps for the defence and relief of the first three towns were issued for the QSA medal and the Wepener clasp was issued to those who defended the town during the 16 day

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Crimean medals to the Royal Navy with impressed naming

The fact that most British medals are named to the recipient provides the collector with an opportunity to research “the man behind the medal” without any lingering doubts as to the authenticity and provenance of a medal in a collection. Sadly many Victorian medals to the Navy

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