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Title Surrey Yeomanry officer's silver collar dogs, a pair
Nationality British
Period c 1911-22
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These little gems are each marked 'sterling' on the reverse and measure exactly 41mm high. This pattern was introduced in 1911 when the Princess Mary's Own became Queen Mary's Regiment. They replaced the earlier pattern of the sword mounted on a coronet (the crest of Lord Middleton, who raised the regiment).

The SY was first raised in 1794, disbanded in 1848 and later raised again in 1901. It amalgamated with the Sussex Yeomanry in 1922, forming two batteries of field guns as part of a four-battery unit, the 98th (Surrey & Sussex Yeomanry) Brigade, RFA. It served with distinction in both world wars.

These are in superb condition, with a little minor tarnishing.

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


[Militaria : Badges : British : 20th Century]

testimonials

The bayonet have reached me. I am very pleased

T D, Norway, 12.10.2016

The day the blunderbuss arrives I could not stop looking and feeling the gun for at least one hour. My wife told me that I was sick........ I am very happy, it is a piece of craftsmanship! Well made! I have 5 blunderbusses but all iron barrel, also from England but this one is gorgeous with the Brass Barrel.

Please keep me informed when you have any other type of blunderbuss. Thanks my friend!

M R, USA, 04.08.2011

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