22 - 23 May 2014
A PAIR OF GENERAL OFFICER'S 1830 BOX PATTERN EPAULETTES
Each with woven gold bullion covered strap with crossed sword and baton button and fire-gilt crescent, and gold fine twist wire tassels, one retaining its Royal United Service Institute inventory label; together with a gold and crimson coloured sash with handwritten label named 'Lord Raglan'; and a large white and red feather plume
Lord FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan (1788-1855).
The epaulettes deposited with the Royal United Service Institution by Lt. Col. George Somerset, 3rd Baron Raglan, in 1895; removed by Major FitzRoy Somerset, 4th Baron Raglan, in October 1952.
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The epaulettes: Lieut.-Col. Sir A. Leetham, Official Catalogue of the Royal United Service Museum, Whitehall, S.W., 3rd Edition, 1908, p. 202, no. 3047; and subsequent editions.
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