Royal Horse Guards, an Officer's Full Dress Tunic, Breast and Back Plates
Lot 208*
Royal Horse Guards, an Officer's Full Dress Tunic, Breast and Back Plates
Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,166) inc. premium

Lot Details
Royal Horse Guards, an Officer's Full Dress Tunic, Breast and Back Plates
The QEC period tunic of blue cloth with scarlet facings, these embellished with gold lace oak leaf and laurel panels. The broad gold lace shoulder boards with silver lace rank badges to the rank of Captain. Broad gold orris cord and gilt metal aiguilettes, these with QEC 'gilt' buttons by 'Firmin, London'. The breast and back plates of post WWII manufacture, plated steel with brass trim and studs are lined with plum coloured velvet and grained red leather. Brass and plated shoulder straps are lined with similar leather. Complete with narrow gold lace waist belt. The breast and back plates are marked 'Chauveau' and the tunic 'Capt. Fox'. (5)
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