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Royal Bristol Volunteers Grenadier Company Officer’s Shoulder Belt Plate Hall Marked Silver 1803, an exceptionally rare and fine example, the oval silver back plate with engraved strap ‘Royal Bristol Volunteers’, in the centre an applied fused grenade, silver ball and gilt flames, one hook two stud fasteners, the reverse with hall marks for London 1803 by PB/AB/WB (Peter, Anne and William Bateman), very fine condition £1500-2000
Sold for £2,600
61st (South Gloucestershire) Regiment Officer’s Battalion Companies Shako Plate 1844-55, a superb example in copper gilt crowned and pointed star, the seven points with battle honours and overlay comprising demi-wreaths of laurel and palm enclosing an oblong strap ‘S. Gloucestershire’ this encloses a domed oval bearing milled numerals ‘61’, at the base of the wreaths a scroll ‘Peninsula’ and below this the Sphinx/Egypt. Complete wi...
Sold for £800
61st (South Gloucestershire) Regiment Officer’s 1855 - 61 Pattern Shako Plate, Large Bullion Sphinx/Egypt Forage Cap Badge, Dress and Undress Sword Knots, Small Coatee Button, the very fine shako plate of standard pattern comprising a crowned gilt eight pointed star mounted with the Garter Proper enclosing ‘61’ on a ground of black patent leather, complete with both fastening shanks; large bullion forage cap badge measures 6.5 x 4.3 cms, th...
Sold for £950
61st (South Gloucestershire) Regiment Officer’s Three Part Shoulder Belt Plate, an extremely fine example of the unique shoulder belt plate worn by the 61st comprising buckle, tip and slide; the buckle in burnished gilt complete with two stud and two hook fasteners, the slide engraved ‘Egypt’ on one side and ‘South Gloucester’ on the other, the hexagonal tip engraved with laurel sprays and ‘LX1’ complete with two small shank fastene...
Sold for £2,400
28th (North Gloucestershire) Regiment Officer’s Shoulder Belt Plate c. 1840-1855, an extremely fine example, the burnished gilt rectangular back plate mounted with the Royal Crest in silver above the engine turned numerals ‘28’ these again in silver and riveted to the back plate, minute edge knocks otherwise in very fine condition £800-1000
Sold for £1,200
28th (North Gloucestershire) Regiment Other Ranks 1855-61 Pattern Shako Plate, a very rare example in die stamped brass, crowned eight pointed star pattern with central Garter enclosing the numerals ‘28’ these on a finely lined ground, the original blacking has probably been renewed, the reverse with two correct soft iron soldered lugs, very fine condition £250-350
Sold for £220
28th (North Gloucestershire) & 61st (South Gloucestershire) Regiments Other Ranks Glengarry Badges, three good quality examples in die stamped brass; two examples to the 28th (KK 465 & 466) both with original loop fasteners, that of the 61st (KK 523) lacking fasteners, some service wear to the latter item otherwise good overall condition £80-120
Sold for £150
28th (North Gloucestershire) & 61st (South Gloucestershire) Other Ranks 1869 Pattern Shako Plates, two fine quality examples in die stamped brass, both of standard pattern with pierced numerals ‘28’ and ‘61’, both with original loop fasteners, very good condition £150-200
Sold for £180
1st Gloucestershire (City of Bristol) Rifle Volunteers and 2nd Gloucestershire Rifle Volunteer Corps Helmet Plates, both items of Order of the Bath pattern are other ranks in die stamped blackened brass, the first featuring the arms of the city of Bristol crossed muskets and the motto ‘In Danger Ready’ plus unit title, the second with central strung bugle horn and full unit title in surround, both items with original fasteners the first with...
The Gloucestershire Regiment Officer’s 1881 Pattern Helmet Plate and Waist Belt Clasp, the first of crowned eight pointed star pattern with laurel and Garter overlays, in the centre a silver Sphinx/Egypt on a ground of black velvet with silver scroll below ‘The Gloucestershire Regiment’, three loop fasteners; the second of standard 1855 pattern featuring a central Sphinx/Egypt in silver and ‘Gloucestershire Regiment’ on the circular sur...
Sold for £140
The Gloucestershire Regiment Other Ranks 1881 Pattern Helmet Plate and Glengarry Badges, the first with detachable centre featuring central white metal Sphinx, another bi-metal helmet plate centre and a third comprising bi-metal helmet plate centre with attached QVC, the first two items each lack one lug, the third with two original lugs and in unissued state, good overall condition (3) £80-120
Sold for £85
The Gloucestershire Regiment Cap Badges, comprising an officer’s hall marked silver example (Birmingham 1902 by J & Co.,), lacking one blade the remaining blade struck with the lion passant, an officer’s die cast service dress bronze example (two blade fasteners) and an other ranks white metal example for the Territorial Battalions, original slider fastener, very good overall condition (3) £100-150
Sold for £240
The Gloucestershire Regiment Cap Badges, Collar Badges, Shoulder Titles, comprising five standard pattern other ranks white metal cap badges (one early example with loop fasteners), an anodised aluminium example by Grove Manufacturing, Birmingham and a WW2 example in bakelite (lacking blade fasteners); the collar badges comprise one pre 1881 pattern pair to the 28th Regiment in brass, two pairs post 1881 in white metal, five officers’ various e...
Sold for £160
28th (North Gloucestershire) Regiment & The Gloucestershire Regiment Back Badges and Buttons, comprising a heavy die cast silver coloured metal official copy of the first pattern back badge worn by the 28th, of diamond section featuring the Sphinx over ‘28’, an other ranks die stamped brass example of oval rope edged form with ‘28’ in the centre (original soldered lugs), an officer’s very rare gilt metal example for the last two pattern...
Sold for £320
A scarce regimental special pattern solid patent tang cavalry sword for a native officer or trooper of the 3rd. Bengal Cavalry, Skinner’s Horse, the heavy wide straight 91.5cm blade by Henry Wilkinson, Pall Mall, numbered on the back edge 150 fully 40cm wide at the shoulder, back-edged and spear-pointed, solid steel guard undecorated but for the regimental device ‘3 BC’ in the form of a large brass badge secured to the guard by three small...
Sold for £300
A scarce 1887 pattern heavy cavalry officer’s presentation sword for an officer of the Surma Valley Light Horse, the slightly curved 91cm blade by Lyon & Lyon, Calcutta, etched with crowned VRI cypher, foliate panels, and within a panel the presentation inscription, ‘Surma Valley Light Horse. Prize presented by Col. A Milne, C.I.E. 1897 Won by 2nd. Lieut. James Grierson’. A small crest and motto ‘Hoc securior’ engraved near the ricasso,...
Sold for £600
A good 1887 pattern heavy cavalry officer’s patent-tang sword for John Vaughan, 7th. Queen’s Own Hussars, who rode in the charge at Omdurman, the 87cm blade by Henry Wilkinson, Pall Mall, London, (No. 30719 for 1891) back-edged and spear-pointed, etched with crowned entwined VR cypher, regimental badge and motto of the 7th. Queen’s Own Hussars, owner’s initials within a cartouche ‘J.V.’ and within a separate cartouche a crowned Prince...
An Officer’s 1796 Pattern Light Cavalry Sabre, the curved 82 cm bright blade by ‘Osborn Warranted’ with single fuller and with blue and gilt decoration extending 29 cms from the forte, the decoration displays the crown over GR over a mounted cavalryman, the Royal Arms of Great Britain pre 1801, trophies of arms and an Eastern style helmet and drapery, plain steel stirrup hilt langets and quillon, silver wire bound leather hand grip complete...
A fine 1796 light cavalry style British officer’s sword mounted with an Indian blade, the heavy deeply curved 80cm blade of Indian workmanship cut with shallow double grooves to each side, struck with a single small armourers mark and engraved with a short inscription in Islamic script, copper-gilt hilt, 1796 style knuckle-guard, rounded langets, finely cast and chased pommel in the form of a lions head, faceted back-strap, fish-skin covered gr...
Sold for £750
A fine and interesting 1821 pattern solid-patent tang light cavalry officer’s presentation sword for an officer of the 49th. Regiment, the 87cm slightly curved blade of flat-solid section, back-edged, by Henry Wilkinson, Pall Mall, London, No. 5898 (for 1855) finely etched on one side with crowned VR cypher, and within a garter ‘49th. Princess Charlotte of Wales’s Regiment.’ a dragon and ‘China’ and within scrolling ribbons the battle...
Sold for £1,100
1822 Pattern Rifle Officer’s Presentation Sword to Captain H.G. Sutton 40th Lancashire (3rd Manchester) Volunteer Corps., the 81.5 cm blade with single fuller by J. & W. Wood, King St., Manchester is etched overall with scrolling foliage crowned VR cypher strung bugle horn and presentation panels ‘Presented To Captain H.G. Sutton By The Members of No. 8 Company 40th L.R. Volunteers On His Promotion As A Token Of Their Most Sincere Regard 28th...
Sold for £1,300
An 1827 pattern light infantry officer’s sword with a later Masonic presentation inscription, the 82.5cm blade of dumbbell section by Robert Mole & Sons, Birmingham, makers to the War & India Offices, etched with crowned entwined VR cypher, light infantry bugle all amid foliate scrolls, and a neatly engraved presentation inscription ‘Presented to Birmingham Old Edwardian Lodge No. 7115 in 1968 by Wor. Bro. D.W. Pond, P.P. Dep. G. SWD. B. Form...
Sold for £190
An 1827 pattern light infantry officer’s sword for a member of the Marlborough College Cadet Corps. who was later to become a Colonel in the Royal Marines, the 64cm blade of dumbbell section by Firmin & Sons, St. Martin’s Lane, London, etched with crowned VR cypher, light infantry bugle, foliate scrolls, etc. and within a panel near the ricasso ‘Bernard C. Gardiner. Marlborough College Cadet Corps. 1896.’ regulation steel guard incorporat...
1895 Pattern Infantry Officer’s Presentation Sword to H. C. E. Westropp, 63rd Regiment, the 82 cm bright blade with single fuller by Henry Wilkinson, Pall Mall, London (No. 33474), the plated blade etched with the crown and VR cypher ‘H. C. E. Westropp, 63rd Regt.’ the Royal Arms and the Westropp full achievement of arms, the pierced hand guard with crowned VR cypher. The Patent Solid Hilt with wire bound composition hand grip, the backstra...
Sold for £1,400
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