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23rd (Royal Welsh Fusiliers) Painted Photograph 1858 by A. Claudet Subsequently Painted Over by Edmund Parris the Welsh R.A. the picture shows a newly commissioned ensign in the 23rd wearing his 1856 pattern tunic and holding his 1855 pattern shako (17 x 14 cms) contained within a plaster and wood gilt frame (damaged) and in turn contained in a rosewood and velvet lined outer frame. The reverse is inscribed ‘Photograph’d by A. Claudet, Paint...
Sold for £400
23rd Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Battle of Salamanca a Watercolour by Richard Simkin, a very fine depiction showing the 23rd advancing upon French infantry with the town of Salamanca in the background, 37 x 24.5 cms, contained in a modern glazed wooden frame, very good condition £200-300
Sold for £800
Edouard Detaille Two Very Fine Pen and Ink Military Pictures, the first entitled ‘Tambour Infanterie Anglaise’ is dated 1879 and shows a bugler wearing the new blue cloth helmet, tunic, breeches and boots, holding a pair of drum sticks and with a side drum on the ground beside him. This picture is heightened in places with white and measures 25 x 19.5 cms now contained in a good quality gilt wood glazed frame; the second shows a mounted stan...
Sold for £440
Orlando Norie Small Watercolour of a Trooper of the Household Cavalry, the trooper is shown adjusting his horse’s saddlery and is wearing a round undress cap, scarlet shell jacket, pouch and belt, breeches and knee boots, 10 x 13.5 cms, signed in the right hand corner ‘O.Norie’ now contained in a modern wooden and glazed frame, good condition £80-120
Sold for £160
24th (2nd Royal Warwickshire Regiment) a Watercolour by Richard Simkin, the picture depicts a band corporal, a drummer and a bandsman c. 1845, the corporal is shown wearing a white coatee with green facings and worsted epaulettes, he wears the 1829 pattern shako complete with the 1839 pattern shako plate, he carries a wind instrument in his right hand and is equipped with what is seemingly an officer’s 1822 pattern sword; the bandsman is wearin...
Sold for £100
Harry Payne a Semi-Comical Pen and Ink Drawing of Cavalry Troopers Undergoing Foot Drill, the pictures displays four rather bemused troopers dressed in round forage caps, shell jackets and overalls wearing pouch belts and carrying their sabres being shouted at by a sergeant, he is again wearing a forage cap, shell jacket and overalls and has his sabre drawn, in the background is a typical cavalry barracks scene showing troopers going about their...
Harry Payne a Watercolour Drawing of a Dismounted Trooper of the Royal Horse Guards with his Charger c. 1740, the trooper is shown attending to the horse’s facial harness, he wears a tricorne hat, coatee, cross belts and basket hilted sword and knee boots. His charger with full saddlery including ornamental shabraque and holster covers, 11 x 11 cms, initialled ‘H.P.’ contained in a glazed modern wooden frame, good condition £80-120
Sold for £60
Harry Payne a Watercolour Drawing of a 23rd Royal Welsh Fusilier Dated 1878, the full length figure is depicted looking to his right and seemingly having just discharged his Martini-Henry rifle, he is wearing the fur cap introduced in 1866, scarlet tunic with cross belts, pouch and haversack, knapsack, water bottle, bayonet and dark coloured breeches. In the background three other fusiliers are advancing, 20 x 12.5 cms, signed ‘Harry Payne ‘7...
Junior Infantry Officer c. 1840 - 1855 a Watercolour Drawing ‘After Thorosin’, the bust length picture shows a handsome young man wearing his scarlet coatee with gilt buttons in pairs and box epaulettes of a Battalion Company officer, 24.5 x 32 cms now contained within an ornate plaster frame, annotated in the bottom right hand corner ‘after Thorosin’, within the top of the frame a pinned white metal badge depicting the Sphinx over XX1V,...
26th Cameronian Regiment c. 1879 a Watercolour by Charles Stadden, depicting the Drum Major in full dress wearing scarlet tunic with yellow facings, the 1878 pattern helmet, he wears a scarlet sash, ornamental belt, he is carrying his special pattern stave and sword. Alongside is a youthful drummer boy in scarlet tunic with yellow facings again wearing the 1878 pattern helmet and is shown with his side drum, initialled C.C.S., 16 x 22 cms now con...
Sold for £50
35th (Royal Sussex) Regiment Watercolour Drawing by Charles Stadden, the large (28 x 36 cm) picture displays various coatees, an officer of the Light Company 1809, the Drum Major of the same period and an officer’s shoulder belt plate, extremely fine detail overall and annotated in red biro by Charles Stadden whose signature appears at the bottom, the card unmounted and unframed, very good condition £150-250
Sold for £170
Three Military Watercolour Drawings, comprising two single figure pictures by ‘Neary’ dated 1974 and 1976, the first a full length picture of a private 23rd Royal Welsh Fusiliers c. 1854, the second a private probably of the 24th (2nd Royal Warwickshire) Regiment in India c. 1857, both are 14 x 21 cms, the second with severe foxing. The third depicts a seated trooper of a French Imperial Dragoon regiment wearing his crested helmet, coatee, br...
Sold for £30
Imperial French Watercolour Drawings by L. Rousselot, the first depicts an officer led patrol of the 5th Hussards c. 1806 (35 x 26 cms), the mounted officer leads his six man patrol who appear to be escorting three prisoners one of whom is wounded; the second depicts a five man patrol of mounted Chasseurs au Cheval reconnoitering at the edge of a wood (23 x 15 cms), a pencil note on the reverse ‘Painted 1964’, both contained in glazed modern...
Sold for £260
Imperial French Watercolour Drawings by L. Rousselot, the first is detailed on the reverse ‘Trompette des Dragons de la Garde 1806 - 1808’ and depicts a dismounted trumpeter in full dress standing alongside his grey charger, he wears a crested helmet with leopard skin turban and pale blue feather plume, pale blue coatee with white facings, white breeches and knee length boots, his trumpet slung from a cord and heavy cavalry sabre, his charger...
Sold for £320
The South Wales Borderers 4th Volunteer Battalion Officer’s Green Cloth Helmet c. 1883 - 1902, the green cloth skull complete with all plated fittings, the chin chain of ribbed rifles pattern, the QVC star patterned helmet plate with dragon and laurel centre and double unit title below, internally complete with original sweat band and lining and retailer’s label ‘Hobson & Sons, London’, evidence that this is possibly the second helmet pla...
Sold for £480
Militia Artillery Welsh Division Officer’s Blue Cloth Helmet c. 1890 - 1902, the blue cloth skull complete with all gilt metal fittings, the helmet plate of Royal Arms pattern with laurel scroll above the cannon and ‘Welsh Division’ below, internally complete with original leather sweat band and silk lining and retailer ‘Hobson & Sons, London’, no evidence that any other plate was fitted to this helmet, the ball pattern finial lacks the...
Blue Cloth Helmets Other Ranks 1st Volunteer Battalion the Welsh Regiment & Officer’s the South Wales Borderers Late 19th Century, the first complete with all white metal fittings, the QVC star pattern plate with central unit badge and title ‘The Welsh 1st Volr. Battn.’ complete with leather sweat band, the front peak area damaged, some moth damage and the skull partially crushed; the second complete with gilt metal fittings, the multi-part...
The Welsh Regiment Militia or Volunteer Battalions Officer’s Forage Cap 1881 - 1897, the 1880 pattern drooping peak forage cap complete with bullion embroidered cap badge being Prince of Wales’s plumes and motto, the latter on a ground of pale blue silk, the front peak enhanced with silver bullion lace (tarnished), internally complete with original sweat band and quilted silk lining, lacking narrow leather chin strap, slight moth damage to th...
Sold for £300
Monmouthshire Rifle Volunteers Other Ranks Seal Skin Busby c. 1878, the black fur skull complete with sewn in corded cap lines and sunken green cloth crown, white metal dragon badge with corded boss above this with small plated strung bugle horn, horse hair plume of black over red, remains of internal trade label ‘Hobson & Sons, London’ complete with black leather sweat band and black cloth lining, black corded cap lines, wicker skull shaped...
Sold for £200
Two Military Head Dress, comprising a modern copy of an officer’s bearskin to the Royal Welsh Fusiliers complete with reproduction grenade badge, Guards pattern brass chin chain, black leather sweat band; the second a khaki canvas covered tropical helmet with buff cotton pagri cloth and glued on period flash being a fused grenade over R.W.F. in white on scarlet ground, complete with sweat band and details ‘Waterproof Tropical Helmet Made in E...
Sold for £150
Brecknockshire Battalion WWI Period Tropical Helmet, a very rare example retailed by ‘E. Day, St. Albans, 1918’ complete with quilted buff coloured cotton pagri and sewn in pagri Div. sign being green with central white stripe (the green now faded), to the front the Brecknockshire Battalion cap badge in die stamped gilding metal, internally complete with original leather sweat band and green canvas lining to the peaks, War Office internal st...
Royal Radnorshire Rifles Militia Senior NCO’s Epaulettes c. 1852 - 1855, an exceedingly fine and rare pair, the velvet dark green straps embellished with gold lace and bearing coiled bugle horns within the ‘crescents’, the fixed short bullions lined with green cloth, gilt finial buttons depict the Prince of Wales’s crest and motto and initials ‘RRM’, the gold lace dull otherwise very good condition £200-300
Sold for £120
Welsh Military Insignia, comprising a very scarce die stamped white metal other ranks helmet plate to the ‘Bearer Company Welsh Border Brigade’, crowned QVC pattern plate with central fretted cross and title ‘Welsh Border Brigade Bearer Comy’ complete with three loop fasteners; an extremely rare die stamped gilding metal cap badge to the Welsh Hospital showing the Prince of Wales’s crest and motto over title scroll, original loop fasten...
Montgomeryshire Yeomanry Cavalry Insignia, comprising an officer’s rectangular waist belt clasp in silver plate with gilt mounts being the dragon over MYC lacking outer D section; an officer’s harness ornament in die cast brass of oval outline, the strap inscribed ‘Montgomeryshire Yeomanry Cavalry’ and enclosing the dragon upon a torse, two screw post fasteners; an other ranks two part white metal helmet plate being an eight pointed star...
This collection was sold on 27 September 2016.
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