London, South Kensington
9 November 2000
A fine R.N. cocked hat and accessories by Gieves Ltd.
bicorn hat [size 67/8] with bullion loop and trims, two bullion epaulettes with silver fouled anchors, regualtion belt and sword frog and shoulder braid with gilt tassles, all contained within a plush-lined regulation tin box with sliding securing hasp, handle and makers plate, with name H.D. ELLIS, R.N. paintedon top -- 8½ x 18¾ x 9½in. (21.5 x 47.5 x 24cm.)
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