Sold for £1,300
A rare named Boulton's Trafalgar Medal, 1805, 'white metal', awarded to Coxswain Robert Buckless, H.M.S. Victory, engraved above ships on the reverse, edge stamped.
Notes: Buckless (also Bookless) was born 1776 in Newcastle upon Tyne. He was pressed into service with his first note of service was 31st May 1804, as able seaman on HMS Victory (pay no.SB 393, later 1st June 1806 as Coxswain on HMS Victory and a change of vessel to HMS Ocean 15th January 1806 (pay no.SLVO 641).
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Auction: The Medal Auction, including the David Mabon Collection, 11th Jul, 2019
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