The Tom Gustard Collection of Medals & Militaria and to the 21st Lancers

Date of Auction: 14th December 2006

Sold for £70

Estimate: £80 - £120

21st (Empress of India’s) Lancers, three very fine quality officer’s flap pouch gilt mounts, first pattern c1899 being the Imperial crown over wide script ‘VRI’ and crossed lances, second pattern Imperial crown over ‘VRI’ monogram and final pattern being the KC over ‘VRI’ monogram, all with screw fasteners; a very fine and scarce officer’s horse harness mount, being a solid gilt brass disc with applied ‘VRI’ monogram (four blade fasteners); 17th (Duke of Cambridge’s Own) Lancers, a modern reproduction example of the harness martingale badge being a Guelphic crown over a title strap with death’s head lances centre, very good condition (5) £80-120