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    British Twentieth Century 6th Dragoons Guards (Caribineers) Regiment Troopers Helmet. Silvered metal body, the edges trimmed with a gilt metal band. Additional gilded floral trim appear along the front and back of the helmet. Gilt cruciform plume base complete with flowing white horsehair plume. Leather-backed gilt chinchains attached to gilt rosette bosses. Superb regimental front plate comprising a silver Order of the Garter with the Latin motto "Honi Soit Qui Mal y Pense" (Shamed be he who thinks evil of it) and a gilt number "6", all mounted upon a German silver star. Leather liner with eight triangular fingers with metal grommets for the adjustment string. The helmet bears no maker's marks or regimental markings. Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2012
    9th Saturday
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