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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

I just received the buckle, it's an excellent example, thank you again.

N J, UK, 08.04.2017

Just to let you know that the bayonet arrived safely this morning by Royal Mail. I am delighted with it and it will be put to very good use at some forthcoming events.

A F, UK, 23.05.2009

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