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Title Georgian officer's shoulder belt plate, Thoresby Volunteers
Nationality British
Period c 1796
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Fine example of a late 18th-century volunteer officer's SBP, die struck bronze with a fire gilt finish. Thoresby is a small town near Retford in Nottinghamshire. This is one of a small group of perhaps 20 die struck examples of Georgian volunteer plates; the rest were almost always engraved in a gilt or silver finish.



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[Militaria : Badges : British : 18th Century]

testimonials

just recieved my kukri. its a lovely piece with a bit history, love it. it will add greatly to my collection.

R C, UK, 04.09.2015

The 3 medals have just arrived safely - very interesting. (From your description I was expecting ribbon to be dreadful; personally, I think that the "Russian Front" is beautifully 'aged'.)

M M, UK, 12.02.2013

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