BAVARIAN DRAGOON OFFICERS PICKELHAUBE
SILVER MOUNTED OFFICERS PICKELHAUBE WITH SQUARED FRONT PEAK AND FOUR POINT SPIKE BASE. FROSTED SILVER FINISH TO THE WAPPEN. WITH CORRECT COCKADES AND CHIN SCALES. NO CRACKS OR FLAKING TO THE PATENT LEATHER FINISH. GOOD CLEAN LINER WITH LIGHT BROWN SILKS. PENCIL SIZE MARK FOR 57. IN ITS BLACK TRANSIT CASE. THE LEATHER CARRING HANDLE BROKEN TO ONE SIDE. THE FASTENING STRAP, COMPLETE read more
VICTORIAN 3rd DRAGOON OFFICERS HELMET
MAGNIFICENT VICTORIAN OFFICERS HELMET FOR AN OFFICER OF THE 3rd, PRINCE OF WALES DRAGOON GUARD. 1871 PATTERN. HELMET IN SUPERB CONDITION WITH NO DENTS TO THE BRASS SHELL. GILT OAK LEAF BAND TO THE FRONT. BLUE AND RED ENAMEL CNETRE OF SILVER STUD CUT STAR. RED AND BLACK HORSE HAIR PLUME. LUXURIOUS DIAMOND SECTION STITCHED PADDED LINING IN EXCELLENT CLEAN CONDITION. read more
DUTCHY, NORTH RHEIN OFFICERS PICKELHAUBE
A RARE POST-1910 PATT OFFICERS PICKELHAUBE FOR THE DUTCH OF THE NORTH RHEIN. THE WAPPEN WITH GREEN ENAMEL CNETRE PLATE WITH DUCAL CROWN ABOVE. NICKEL-SILVER FITTINGS. CHINSCALES AND BOTH COCKADES. GOOD SOLID SHELL WITH NO SHRINKAGE OR DISTORTION. COMPLETE LINER WITH LIGHT TAN SILKS. read more
SAXON M-1867 RAUPENHELM
GOOD CONDITION, ALL ORIGINAL RAUPENHELM. RIGID LEATHER SHELL GOOD WITH NO SHRINKAGE OR DISTORTION. SOME SLIGHT CRAZING TO THE LEATHER FINISH. WITH CORRECT LARGE SAXON COCKADE. LINER SHOWS ITS AGE. ONE TONG MISSING, SOME OF THE OTHERS PULLED THROUGH AT THE DRAW STRING HOLES. REMAINS OF A PAPER NAME LABEL INSIDE. WHAT APPEARS TO BE A UNIT MAKR TO THE REAR PEAK O F. -- S.R.R.2. read more
VICTORIAN 17TH LANCERS CHAPSKA
GOOD CONDITION, ALL ORIGINAL OTHER RANKS CHAPSKA. V.R. CIPHER TO THE FRONT PLATE WITH A NICE EVEN LIGHT BROWN PATINA. WHITE MORTAR BOARD. NO MOTH NIPS TO THE WHITE FLUTED SIDINGS. WHITE HORSE HAIR PLUME. WHAT APPEARS TO BE A CONTEMPORARY REPAIR TO THE FRONT OF THE SWEAT BAND. W.D. AND ARROW TRO THE INSIDE ALONG WITH WHAT LOOKS LIKE A DATE OF 1903. ALSO, "3 YEARS" read more
ROYAL HORSE GUARD'S FULL DRESS HELMET
IN EXCELLENT OVERALL, UNTOUCHED CONDITION. NO DENTS TO THE SHELL. QUEEN'S CROWN. RED PLUME. COMPLETE AND SUPPLE LINER. SOEM VERDIGRIS TO THE GROMMETS. REMAINS OF THE ORIGINAL WEARER'S LABEL TO THE LINER. read more
Naval General Service 1793-1840, 2 clasps, Martinique, Guadaloupe (John Briggs.) ENTITLED TO CLASP - POMPEE
Provenance: Glendining’s, October 1912; Sang Collection, Glendining’s, January 1931 , DNW July 2021.
John Briggs/Biggs was born at Ilford, Essex, circa 1780, and joined H.M.S. Leyden, 64, as a Landsman on 4 April 1807, taking part in the expedition to Copenhagen that year. Leyden arrived off the Danish capital on 7 August with two companies of the Coldstream Guards aboard and too... read more
NGS 1793. CLASP MARTINIQUE ‘EDWARD GEORGE ELLIOTT’.
A FANTASTIC NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL TO AN OFFICER WITH MUCH BOAT SERVICE DURING THE NAPOLEONIC WARS AND LATER AS A COMMANDER IN THE REVENUE SERVICE AGAINST SMUGGLERS IN IRELAND AND SCOTLAND UP UNTIL 1860!
Commander Edward George Elliott, born Dublin 1796, entered Navy 1808 as a 13 year old Volunteer 1st Class, HMS Forrester. Present at the capture of Martinique (medal and cla... read more
Naval General Service Medal Martinique (Lt T Martin.)
Born Tamerton Foliot Devon 11.12.1789 and enlisted in the Royal Navy in March 1799.
T Martin Lt , commanded the boats of the Penelope and Pomone at the rescue of the crew of Atalante , on the shore under the batteries on the French Coast and at the destruction of a convoy near cape Prior in 1807.
Senior Lieutenant of the same ship he commanded a party of seamen in ... read more
Naval General Service Medal 17 Mar Boat Service 1794 (Francis Price.)
Francis Price , a unique name on the entire NGS Roll, born London C1772.
First traced on the musters for HMS Veteran in Mar 1793 having entered the ship on 13 March from London, and appearing on 27 Mar rated Ordinary Seaman.
Appointed Able Seaman on 18 Jul 1794.
Served with HMS Veteran until 19 Oct 1796 when discharged to Cambridge.
Du... read more