35. ENGLISH OFFICERS HORSE GUARDS CUIRASS AND HELMET CIRCA 1830

Origin: England, circa 1830.

Height of cuirass 46,5 cm, width 36 cm. Height of the helmet with peak 45 cm.

Matching cuirass and helmet, of white iron, with brass fittings and rosettes. The breastplate with central ridge. Inside of the breastplate and the backplate is inlayed with leather, painted in purple. Shoulders of the backplate at places where fastening belts are fixed, are decorated with white metal lions. Fastening belts are covered with brass fittings and decorated with white metal rosettes and lion heads at buckles. White steel helmet with big brass and white metal decorative cockade with emblem. The helmet with high peak with red tuft. Leather inside.

Condition report: iron with insignificant areas of corrosion, brass with natural patina, some scratches. Leather with certain amount of wear according to an age, with some scratches, wear off and insignificant cracks.

Sale No 10788

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4 October 2018 19:00

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Estimate 4500-5500 EUR

5TH MILITARY, ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES AUCTION,

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