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    17th (Duke of Cambridge's Own) Lancers Cap

    Superb British 17th Lancers Other Ranks Cap, Circa 1901. White patent leather top with brass floral mounts on each corner, black patent leather body with yellow and blue cotton twill waist band. The ornate brass regimental cap plate has six battle honors to South Africa 1879. Lion's head chinchain bosses and leather-backed chinchain which attaches to a floral hook at the rear of the waist. Brass regimental skull and crossbones button on the plume boss and complete with white horsehair plume in a brass socket. The interior is the typical black oilskin sweatband and marked "W. [Broadarrow] D./ 1901" and "12 Years". The front bill is a bit loose and the body is scuffed and finish slightly crazed. There is some insect tracking to the velvet sides but the helmet is in generally excellent condition.

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    December, 2012
    8th Saturday
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