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Title Gordon Highlander's Tug of War medal (1st battalion)
Nationality Scottish
Period 1930
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This little gem measures 22mm across and shows the regimental title, battle honours, Tiger & Sphinx motif, and is die struck on one side, with 'Tug of War // 1bn Games // Landikotal1930' engraved on the other. The practice of awarding these fob-type medals started c. 1900.

Landikotal was one of the forward bases on the North West Frontier of India, in Pakistan today, deep in tribal territory, five miles from the Afghan border and the entrance to the Khyber Pass.

It is made of unhallmarked silver and is in GVF condition.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Militaria : Medals : Scottish : 20th Century]

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