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Title Dorset Yeomanry epaulettes, other ranks
Nationality British
Period c 1830
Price £40.00

These are typical of the first half of the 19th century, when epaulettes still had a practical function of defending the shoulder from a sabre blow. One button remains, marked 'Blandford Troop YC', one of the DY troops of this period.

They are made of brass with a reinforced tinned iron underlay which holds the scales together.

Their condition is good for their age, though one button is obviously missing and there is one small age crack to the edge of one of the epaulettes.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Militaria : Tunics : British : 19th Century]

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Very pleased with Mutterkreuz you sent me, thanks for your efficient service and hope to do business in future.

P N, UK, 09.09.2009

Bayonet arrived safe + sound this AM Sat. Special delivery excellent again. Worth the few extra bob. To be honest it was better than I dared hope. I usually avoid polished bits like the plague!! Your price was a bit fierce!! - but a great marking I lacked... Please email me anytime you have anything that might be of interest.

C W, UK, 09.09.2006

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