The Yorkshire Dragoons Officer's Helmet
Lot 409
The Yorkshire Dragoons Officer's Helmet
Sold for £2,520 (US$ 4,215) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Yorkshire Dragoons Officer's Helmet
Lot Details
The Yorkshire Dragoons Officer's Helmet
A superb example, the silver plated skull complete with all plated fittings, 'acanthus' plume holder, chin chain, rosettes and distinctive rose leaf pattern lower band and spinal rib, the plate in silver and gilt with the QVC rose leaf outline, central multi rayed star gilt Garter Proper enclosing a silver rose, additional gilt scrolls around the lower Garter 'Yorkshire Dragoons', peak lining of green skiver, quilted buff silk and velvet lining and sweatband, white horse hair plume with small silver rose finial (locking nut missing), chamois leather cover and carrying tin, this with white painted details 'S. Webster Yorkshire Dragoons', together with his pillbox forage cap, this in blue cloth with silver regimental pattern lace and crown decoration. (2)

Footnotes

  • S.W. Webster, Lieut Yorkshire Dragoons 2/3/1898, Lieut 6th Dragoon Guards 3.10.1900, Capt 2.7.1907, Major 1.5.1913.

    See lots, 144, 151 and 332 for other items relating to S.W.Webster.
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