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Title Indian Army 26th Light Cavalry belt and pouch
Nationality British
Period 1906

This fine belt and pouch belonged to Watkis, MC and bar, an officer of the 26th Light Cavalry (formerly 1st Madras Lancers). It is silver hall marked: Birmingham, 1906. The battle honours are: Carnatic, Sholinghur (unique to 1st Madras Native Cavalry, ancestor of this regiment - the title changed in 1903), Mysore, Seringapatam, Burma.

There are small tack marks throughout the leather backing where it has been pinned onto a display board, and some of the silver bullion has separated in places from this backing. This is a rare survivor from the Raj.

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

[Militaria : Badges : British : 20th Century]


Package received promptly and safely and many thanks for this.

S F, UK, 02.03.2009

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