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Title Surrey Imperial Yeomanry officer's tunic button
Nationality British
Period 1901-11
Price £30.00

This shows Lord Middleton's personal crest surrounded by the regimental title. He raised the regiment in 1901. This unit became Queen Mary's Own SY in 1911, receiving new badges and buttons reflecting the change of title. The tunic was patterned on that of the New South Wale Lancers - khaki with a scarlet plastron.

The reverse is inscribed 'Rich Superior Quality'. It measures 25mm across. The finish is EPNS or just possibly unmarked silver. All first pattern SY badges and buttons are now quite scarce.

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


[Militaria : Buttons : British : 20th Century]

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Sword arrived today. Fabulous. This is an excellent example of a fighting sword of its period, and a real gem. The 1828 Pattern is such a gorgeous sword, and this is a fine example. Even my bride is impressed and she doesn’t really get swords.

G F, New Zealand, 06.11.2013

The packet has arrived safely and the content is very nice!

R P, Italy, 08.02.2008

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