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    Victorian Era 1847 Pattern 4th Royal Irish Dragoon Guards Officer's Helmet. High, polished brass skull ornately decorated with applied brass floral trim around the body, visors, down the rear of the helmet and especially round the front badge. The badge is a diamond cut eight-pointed silver star) on the front which was almost wholly covered by an oval device in gilt, in the center of which was the Royal Cypher (VR) on a frosted gilt ground with the strap bearing the regimental title. Large rosettes help fix the leather-backed gilt chin scales. A gilt brass floral plume holder with white horse hair plume complete the helmet. The leather liner band is present but the liner itself is lacking. A handsome example in very good condition.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    12th Friday
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