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Napoleonic Era Discuss the many wars fought around the globe around the time of Napoleon. This forum is dedicated to the memory of Ben Weider and our late friend and long time ACG Staff member, Michael Brown, better known here as Post Captain.

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From: The Spinks Auction catalogue Ancient, English & foreign coins, Orders, decorations, medals & militaria.


The Highly Important Large Gold Medal for Vittoria with Clasp Salamanca, and Small Gold Medal for Salamanca, to Major General Sir William Ponsonby, One of the Most Famous Cavalry Commanders of The Napoleonic Wars, Led the Charge of the Union Brigade and was Killed by the Polish Lancers in the Most Emotive Single Episode of the Battle of Waterloo
Sold 22nd July 2004 for £115,000- The World Record Price for an Army Gold Medal at Auction.


The Important Seven Clasp Army Gold Cross Group to Major-General Sir Denis Pack K.C.B., Brigade Commander, Wounded Eight Times, Thanked by Parliament Five Times for his Military Services.
Sold 5th November 2003 for £115,000.


The Superb Two Clasp 'Phoebe' Naval General Service Medal to Lieutenant C. Prowett, together with a Fine-Quality Miniature Portrait of the Recipient.
Sold 22nd November 2007 for £57,600.

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British Shako Badge as worn at Waterloo



French Shako Badge - 15th Regiment of the Line



British Royal Marine Pistol



And the French metal plates on a shako are still.
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4th Infantry Regiment Shako 1812




2nd Hussar regiment trumpeter Shako 1812-1815


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The Bugle that sounded the fateful charge At waterloo. Blown by 16-year-old John Edwards of the 1st Life Guards.



An original Household cavalry helmet worn at Waterloo



And a uniform of an Officer of the Blues that was also worn at the battle.

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Excellent post, Paul.

Do you know if the young bloke survived the battle?
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