A very fine and rare officer's dress uniform of the 16th Bengal Cavalry

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Lot 348
A very fine and rare officer's dress uniform of the 16th Bengal Cavalry

Sold for £ 5,640 (US$ 7,774) inc. premium

Arms & Militaria Sale

21 Jun 2005, 12:00 BST

Oxford

A very fine and rare officer's dress uniform of the 16th Bengal Cavalry
Comprising blue cloth tunic, full dress waist belt, gilt plate with silver mounts, pouch belt the pricker plate hall marked Birmingham 1906 by J. Co, gold cord cap and body lines, rank boards to a major, gilt regimental pattern buttons, bullion Kullah with very fine blue cotton and bullion embroidered lunghi, navy great coat, navy cloak, full dress girdle, sword slings, sword knot, mess jacket and waistcoat, full dress gauntlets, swagger stick with bulbous top bearing regimental insignia (worn and dented). Very good condition, accompanied with a photostated picture of the original owner in uniform.

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