27 July 2000
An Officer's Gorget of the Northumberland Militia
A fine late 18th Century silver gorget (not HM), engraved with pre-1801 Royal Arms flanked by letters G and R beneath inscription NORTHUMBERLAND (See Denis Wood: The Fifth Fusiliers and Its Badges, Fig 8), retaining its leather backing.
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