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Title 1796 pattern universal gorget
Nationality British
Period c 1800
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A gorget was worn round the neck by British officers on duty with their troops as an indication of officer rank and current duty. This particular gorget replaced earlier regimental ones with royal arms and regimental numbers. Its construction is copper with mercury gilt finish, nearly 100% intact. Two minor age cracks.



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[Militaria : Badges : British : 18th Century]

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I received the items today and I am very pleased with them. Thank you.

E W, The Netherlands, 13.03.2010

Many thanks, badge was awaiting my return today. Pleasure dealing with you again. I'll be back again.

P B, UK, 20.02.2008

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