A RHA Trooper's Busby two Royal Marines Tropical Pattern Dress Helmets a Blues & Royals Music Stand Drape
Lot 186*
A RHA Trooper's Busby two Royal Marines Tropical Pattern Dress Helmets a Blues & Royals Music Stand Drape
Sold for £437 (US$ 735) inc. premium
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A RHA Trooper's Busby two Royal Marines Tropical Pattern Dress Helmets a Blues & Royals Music Stand Drape
The first of black fur with red bag, red horse hair plume and yellow cord cap and body lines, black leather chin strap (retailed by Wm Scully Ltd Montreal). The first RM whitened helmet by E.W. Vero Co. Ltd. 1954' is complete with small KC gilding metal helmet plate, brass ball top and base, brass leather lined chin strap. The second similar by Hobson & Sons (London) Ltd, complete with small KC gilding metal helmet plate, this with applied plated Prince of Wales's crest and motto (Plymouth Division Band), brass ball top and base, brass leather lined chin chain. The music stand drape of blue velvet edged on three sides with a narrow gold fringe and bearing a fine quality embroidered QEC badge, the Garter Motto in gold on buff silk enclosing the French Eagle of the 105th Regiment, this in gold and silver thread and on a ground of red velvet; below a scroll,'The Blues And Royals', again on a ground of red velvet. (4) 
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