• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 234

    AN 1892 RIFLE REGIMENT OFFICER'S SWORD FOR THE 60TH RIFLES, KING'S ROYAL RIFLE CORPS

    BY HENRY WILKINSON & SON, LONDON

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN 1892 RIFLE REGIMENT OFFICER'S SWORD FOR THE 60TH RIFLES, KING'S ROYAL RIFLE CORPS
    BY HENRY WILKINSON & SON, LONDON
    The engraved blade with monogram for Bertram Fitzherbert Widdrington, numbered '32212', in steel scabbard, with regulation sword knot
    39 in. long
    Together with a collection of related militaria and ephemera including photographs of the K.R.R.C.; a First World War trench club with the initials 'B.W.', a part Sam Brown belt, a solar topee, framed cap and collar badges including the Royal Scots and a framed muster roll of the 3rd Battalion K.R.R.C., dated 1897


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    Provenance

    Brigadier-General Bertram Fitzherbert Widdrington, (1873-1942) and by descent at Newton Hall, Northumberland.