A Fine Collection of Militaria formed by the late Major J.J. Crooks

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Date of Auction: 10th May 2017

Sold for £150

Estimate: £200 - £300

Ceylon Light Infantry Officer’s Forage Cap Badge c. 1881-1900, a very fine silver thread embroidered example displaying a QVC over leaf sprays, in the centre on a ground of blue velvet a silver plated elephant on ground complete with howdah cloth, the scroll at the base ‘Ceylon Light Infantry’ on a ground of blue velvet, slight loss to the right hand leaf sprays otherwise very good condition £200-300