JEWELLERY, FINE & APPLIED ART AUCTION Tuesday, 16 August 2022 - 10:00 AM start
A New Zealand War (Land Wars) medal, 1869.
Absentee bidding for this lot closes Tuesday, 16 August 9:00 AM (NZST)
Ministry of Defence Specimen Issue of an original, with ribbon. 4457 medals were struck, (1957 for the Imperial government and 2500 for the Colonial government), of which about 4400 were issued. The Ministry of Defence retained a few and sold some unclaimed medals in the 1960s with the name of the recipient XXXXXed out. The recipient Wm. Creasy 1st Waikato Mil. possibly a misspelling of Creasey or Creavy, both members of the 1st Waikato