medal code j2349

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A SCARCE IGS 1895 AND CHINA 1900 PAIR TO A FIELD POSTMASTER, POSTAL DEPARTMENT

India General Service 1895-1902, 4 clasps, Relief of Chitral 1895, Malakand 1897, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Tirah 1897-98 ‘Sub Postmaster A. C. F. Browne Postal Deptt’; China 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin ‘Postal Mr. A. C. F. Brown Postal Dept.’ Both officially engraved naming.

Postal Master A. C. F. Browne, Postal Department.

The Gazette of India, July 1, 1916 notes;
“Mr. A. C. F. Browne, Postmaster, ferozepore, is appointed to officiate as Postmaster, Peshawar”

Condition VF, IGS with privately adjusted clasp carriages, the China with erasure before rank, initials and surname officially re-engraved, rank and unit original engraving. Nice even patina to both and original ribbons. A scarce rank and unit for both medals.

Code J2349        Price £785