Lot Archive


№ 26


21 July 1994

Hammer Price:

A rope-tension side drum of the 2nd Bn. The Parachute Regiment by Henry Potter & Co., Charing XRoad, London, the metal shell stamped with the broad arrow and date ‘1945’, decorated on a red ground with Parachute wings, title scroll above, flanked by ten W.W.2 battle honours BRUNEVAL, BREVILLE, RHINE, OUDNA, PRIMOSOLE BRIDGE, NORMANDY LANDING, ARNHEM 1944, SOUTHERN FRANCE, TAMERA, ATHENS, fitted with hoops, skins and buff tabs, etc. Some cracks to shell, otherwise in good condition