The Earl Of Chester's Yeomanry Cavalry Officer's Sabretache

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Lot 348
The Earl Of Chester's Yeomanry Cavalry Officer's Sabretache

Sold for £ 2,100 (US$ 2,715) inc. premium

Militaria

21 Apr 2010, 12:00 BST

Oxford

The Earl Of Chester's Yeomanry Cavalry Officer's Sabretache
An extremely fine and rare full dress example of a hitherto unrecorded pattern, the black velvet face with silver oak leaf train lace, and bearing the following embellishments, a Royal Ducal coronet in gold and silver lace with purple velvet cushions, large ornate oak spray wreaths in silver lace enclosing the Prince of Wales crest and motto, the 'Ich Dien' scrolls in gold on pale blue velvet ground, over the base of the oak sprays three title scrolls, gold on crimson velvet, 'The Earl of Chesters Yeomanry', complete with red moroccan bag and three gilt D-rings, very fine condition.

Footnotes

  • The oak leaf train lace and the central oak sprays are major departures from recorded patterns. See Carman 'Some English Yeomanry Sabretaches' front cover picture. It is possible this example was only worn by the commanding officer.
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