A FINE GORGET FOR AN OFFICER OF THE 3RD (SCOTS) FOOT GUARDS
WELLINGTON, THE NAPOLEONIC WARS AND WATERLOO, a commemoration in the 200th anniversary year of the battle of Waterloo (Lots 1-50)
A FINE GORGET FOR AN OFFICER OF THE 3RD (SCOTS) FOOT GUARDS

EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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A FINE GORGET FOR AN OFFICER OF THE 3RD (SCOTS) FOOT GUARDS
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
Of characteristic form, with gilt finish, applied silver Royal arms, and soft-leather backing, 4 ½ in. (11.5 cm.) long

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Officers were permitted to wear out gorgets until 1820, being a symbolic gesture towards earlier forms of armour.
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