Day Two - Two Day Fine Art & Antiques Sale

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United Kingdom
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Date of the auction: 02.08.2020

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A King's Royal Rifle Corps Lieutenant's Full Dress Tunic, circa 1854, with red cuffs and collar and pearl braid and loops Note: The rank insignia on the collar was issued until the Cardwell Reforms of 1881, when rank badges were transferred to the epaulettes

Lot #: 543

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A King's Royal Rifles Corps Lieutenant Colonel's Full Dress Tunic, circa 1854-1881, with pearl braid and loops Note: The rank insignia on the collar was issued until the Cardwell Reforms of 1881, when rank badges were transferred to the epaulettes

Lot #: 544

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A King's Royal Rifle Corps Full Dress Tunic issued to a Major of the Reserve during the Boer War, circa 1900-1901, with royal coat of arms to collar, black leather cross belt with silver boss, whistle and holder Note: During the Boer War retired officers on the reserve list were used to train

Lot #: 545

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A King's Royal Rifle Corps Dress Tunic of a Bugle Major, Early 20th Century, with insignia to cuff, black leather cross belt with silver boss and whistle, and an astrakhan/lambs wool busby with red on black plume

Lot #: 546

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A King's Royal Rifle Corps Full Dress Tunic, Post-1901, with bandsman's rank badge of crossed marksmen insignia to cuff

Lot #: 547

Estimate: £120 - £160

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A King's Royal Rifle Corps Rifleman's Tunic, Post-1902, Lance Corporal's full dress with crossed rifle insignia

Lot #: 548

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A King's Royal Rifle Corps Bandsman's Tunic, Dated 1908, with titles to epaulettes but no swallows nest

Lot #: 549

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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King's Royal Rifle Corps Bandsman's Tunic, Dated March 1909, with red facings and built-in musician's swallows nest and tailor's label dated March 1909, with sealskin busby and black on red plume

Lot #: 550

Estimate: £300 - £350

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A King's Royal Rifle Corps Khaki Service Dress, First World War Pattern, with Kings Crown general service buttons and medal ribbons

Lot #: 551

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A King's Royal Rifle Corps Mess Kit Jacket of Major G. C. Shakerley D.S.O, Early 20th Century, with braces and matching waistcoat Note: Major Shakerley served in the Somali campaign against the Mad Mullah. Later promoted to Lieutenant Colonel and killed in action in WWI

Lot #: 552

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A King's Royal Rifle Corps Busby Tin, of Major G. C. Shakerley, Late 19th Century, containing busby with red on black plume of ostrich and egret vulture feathers, and exploding grenade ferrule, with King Edward's Crown to boss, and Maltese Cross battle honours post-1881

Lot #: 553

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A King's Royal Rifle Corps Patrol Jacket and Trousers Attributed to Lieutenant O. H. C Balfour, 1914, with WWI medal ribbon with oak leaf and replacement Captain's rank shoulder boards

Lot #: 554

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A King's Royal Rifleman Corps Bugler's Full Dress Tunic, Issue Date 1934

Lot #: 555

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A King's Royal Rifle Corps Full Dress Jacket of a Lieutenant in a Territorial Battalion, pre Second World War

Lot #: 556

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A King's Royal Rifle Corps Patrol or No.1 Dress Jacket, pre-WWII, with black on red Sergeant's stripes, a King's Royal Rifle Corps full dress jacket with waistcoat and trousers issued 1936 to Major A. S. Ronald, and a mess jacket and waistcoat issued to Major A. S. Ronald Note: Major Ronald was

Lot #: 557

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A King's Royal Rifle Corps No. 1 Dress Patrol Jacket issued to Captain A. J. Round, issue date 3rd February 1942, with trousers, and medal ribbons including the 8th Army to Africa Star Campaign, and King's Royal Rifle Corps battle-dress blouse, dated January 4th 1943, tailored by the Jersey Coat

Lot #: 558

Estimate: £120 - £160

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A King's Royal Rifle Corps Service Dress Uniform of Lieutenant Colonel the Hon. R.M. Parker, dated 1944, later Brigadier KRRC, with black horn buttons, black lanyard, and medal ribbons: War Medal, GSM Medal with oak leaf (Palestine), 1939-45 War Medal, tailor's label dated 3-1-44, and a summer

Lot #: 559

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A King's Royal Rifle Corps Post-War No.1 Dress Tunic, dated 1956, with Kings Crown ball buttons with Corporal rank, KRRC insignia of crossed rifles and BG over laurel leaf badge to sleeve indicating marksman with rifle and Bren gun, King's Royal Rifle Corps Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant patrol

Lot #: 560

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A King's Royal Rifle Corps Lieutenant or Major General's Overcoat, of blue-grey colour with scarlet lining, brass buttons with cross buttons and sword insignia, the rank insignia missing from epaulettes and with crown only, and King's Royal Rifle Corps Cadets service uniform of tunic and trousers

Lot #: 561

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A King's Royal Rifle Corps Officer's Mess Kit, tailored by Pulford & Sons, St James's Street, London, SW, and issued to Lieutenant H. W. M. Watson, complete with trousers and waistcoat

Lot #: 562

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A King's Royal Rifle Corps Dress Jacket, dated 1913, with red and gold collar

Lot #: 563

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A Green Jackets Brigade Officer's Battle-Dress Blouse, with Captain's rank issued 1951, with black buttons, and identity card for Captain Michael John Calvert, and mess jacket and trousers attributed to an Officer of the 3rd Battalion Royal Green Jackets

Lot #: 566

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A Green Jackets Battle-Dress Blouse, Corporal's rank, issued 1950, with shoulder title Green Jackets (3rd Battalion Rifle Brigade), with black/green lanyard, and Royal Green Jackets bandsman's tunic with gold on black epaulettes and trousers, complete with cloak for winter use, issued to Bandsman

Lot #: 568

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A Rifle Brigade Battle-Dress Blouse (1949 Pattern) - tailored by Montague Burton (1952), with Major General rank for Vivian Wakefield-Street (1912-1972), with scarlet gorgets, black buttons to epaulettes, black on green Rifle Brigade pips and crossed batons and swords, and parachute wings on

Lot #: 569

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A Rifle Brigade Summer Uniform of Colonel D. M. R. Bright, 1959, with black buttons, Guelphic Crown insignia and Rifle Brigade scarlet gorget patches with black buttons

Lot #: 571

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A Rifle Brigade No. 1 Dress and Mess Jacket, Waistcoat and Trousers with Tailor's Label for Major Monsignor Stephen Francis Cave, with bugle horn insignia to mess jacket lapels, and medal ribbons for Kenya and General Service ribbons Note: This Officer was a Major in the Rifle Brigade and Royal

Lot #: 572

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A Rifle Brigade Full Dress Tunic of Colour Sergeant, late 19th Century, insignia on sleeve, with QVC buttons and medal ribbons

Lot #: 574

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A Queen Victoria's Rifles Tunic of C.S.M. Jimmy Madden, with unique rosettes indicating long service veteran, and a Queen Victoria's Rifles patrol jacket and trousers attributed to Captain J. S. Lascelle, issued 6th June 1939 Note: C.S.M. Jimmy Madden, captured in Calais, escaped 1945 and helped

Lot #: 577

Estimate: £120 - £160

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A Tunic Issued to a Colour Sergeant of the Rifles, with insignia, rank badges and several medal ribbons, and a patrol jacket with Good Conduct and Long Service medal ribbons

Lot #: 578

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 2 Aug 2020

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A Full Dress Scarlet Tunic of Unknown High Ranking Officer, Pre-1879, with gold laced cuff, medal ribbons from CB, Somali Campaign, Zulu War and Burma War

Lot #: 579

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 2 Aug 2020