Lot Archive


№ 1296


6 July 2004

Hammer Price:

33rd (1st Yorkshire West Riding) Regiment, a very fine example of the last pattern officer’s shoulder belt plate c1840-55 the rectangular gilt back plate with raised burnished edge and matt gilt ground, the silver gilt ornate mount shows the crown over a strap bearing the unit title the dependent ribbons with battle honours ‘Seringapatam & Waterloo’, centrally within laurel sprays the floreated numerals ‘33’, standard hooks and studs to reverse carrying the original leather liner, dirty overall but the silver-gilt and gilt areas sound, very good condition (1) £300-400