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Title Selection of Irish officer's buttons, 1881 pattern
Nationality British
Period 19th-20th century
Price £60.00

These buttons are (left to right, top to bottom): Royal Munster Fusiliers, Royal Irish Rifles (I think), Leinster Regiment, Royal Irish Fusiliers, Dublin Fusiliers (QVC), Royal Irish Rifles (blackened version). This is a nice selection, including three of the units which were disbanded in 1922. Makers are variously Pitt, Gaunt, Firmin & Jennens.

The Dublin Fusiliers is a Victorian version.

Only the Royal Irish Fusiliers has virtually all its original finish; the others are a little worn in places, much of the gilding having been polished off.

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


[Militaria : Buttons : British : 20th Century]

testimonials

Thanks and badge arrived this am an excellent find so thanks once again.

C D, UK, 12.01.2010

Yes, arrived safe and sound, very nice, and very interesting. Have a couple of friends in the States slavering over the pictures, one of them loves searching old lists, etc. If I can tie it down more definitely will let you know.

N R, UK, 19.10.2005

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