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    Sale 12419

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    3 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 389

    A VERY RARE REGIMENTAL GUIDON OF THE 25TH LIGHT DRAGOONS

    CIRCA 1804-1819

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VERY RARE REGIMENTAL GUIDON OF THE 25TH LIGHT DRAGOONS
    CIRCA 1804-1819
    Of single-sided yellow silk painted in polychrome and gilt with devices including regimental emblems including an elephant, a crown and the battle honour 'LESWARREE', in glazed frame
    (The frame) 47 ¼ in. (120 cm.) x 38 ¼ in. (97 cm.)


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    Charles William Stewart was appointed Colonel of the 25th Light Dragoons on 20 November 1813. Originally raised in 1795 as the 29th light Dragoons and renumbered to the 25th in 1804, the regiment was disbanded in 1819.

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    Provenance

    Charles William Stewart (later Vane), 3rd Marquess of Londonderry (1778-1854).
    The Hon. David McAlpine.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the images for lot 389 is incorrect in the printed catalogue. Please refer to the images online.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE HON. DAVID McALPINE (LOTS 387-394)