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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]

testimonials

Received it in the post this morning, a very nice surprise.

M S, UK, 28.01.2012

The buckle arrived today in good order, many thanks for the speedy delivery. A nice buckle, as described, and a welcome addition to my collection. Will revisit your website regularly for other items of interest.

L M, Channel Islands, 30.01.2009

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