2nd Or The Queen's Dragoon Guards Officer's Helmet C.1819 Pattern
Lot 377
2nd Or The Queen's Dragoon Guards Officer's Helmet C.1819 Pattern
Sold for £4,320 (US$ 7,226) inc. premium
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2nd Or The Queen's Dragoon Guards Officer's Helmet C.1819 Pattern
An extremely fine and rare example, the 1822 dress regulations state, Roman, black crazed skull and peak ornamented with rich gilt laurel leaves, rich gold dead gilt scales and lion's heads, bearskin top, this particular example in very fine original condition, the multi-rayed plate bearing the Royal Arms, Prince of Wales crest and top title band, 2nd or The Queen's Dragoon Guards, the interior with original red moroccan sweat band and lining, and green skiver peak lining (some shrinkage) chin scales of correct pattern with lion's paw fasteners, the bearskin crest a replacement.
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