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Title Bell top shako chin strap, officer's, militia?
Nationality British
Period c 1830
Sold

This is a splendid set in double-side old Sheffield plate, with only the addition of a new leather connecting strap (at some stage). This pattern shako was worn between 1829 and 1844. The colour of the metal would suggest a militia unit with silver buttons rather than a line regiment with gilt.

These very rarely appear on the market as spare parts, hence my somewhat fancy price! A complete shako in good order is worth some 3-4,500.

The overall condition is excellent, with some minor tarnishing to the scales.

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


[Militaria : Headdress : British : 19th Century]

testimonials

It arrived today in good order, thanks!

A very nice artifact in excellent condition for it's age.

I greatly appreciate all your efforts.

J C, Canada, 02.08.2014

I have received the belt clasp today. It is in better quality than I expected...

C M, UK, 16.10.2009

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