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1st Life Guards, Corporal of Horse's Full Dress Guidon Shoulder Belt

Estimate: £300 - £400
ca. US$484 - US$645
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 177*, Views: 6

The broad (12cm) belt of blue cloth faced with three bands of gold acorn pattern lace, gilt metal buckle tip and slide of special pattern. The buckle of rococo outline decorated with acorn and oak leaf sprays, the sate '1660' and unit title, 'First Regt of Life Guards'. The slide with acorn and oak leaf patterning, and the tip displays a laurel and acanthus leaf outline, St. Edward's crown on a part star and the battle honours, 'Waterloo/June/1815' and 'Peninsula'. The belt is lined with white cloth and bears two fastening straps. Very good condition.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Bonhams London
Title: The Gary Bates Collection of Swords and Militaria.Part II
Date of the auction: 5 Dec 2012
Address: Bonhams London
Oxford Banbury Road Shipton-on-Cherwell Kidlington Oxford OX5 1JH Tel: +44 1865 853640 Fax : +44 1865 372722 [email protected]