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A George VI Life Guards 1871 Pattern Officer’s Helmet
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A George VI Life Guards 1871 Pattern Officer’s Helmet



1871 Pattern Officer’s helmet of German silver, the skull applied with a white metal eight pointed hobnail Garter star, overlaid on a gilt mount in form of sprays of oak and laurel leaves, centered on the Garter motto, ‘Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense’, in gilt over a blue enamel ground, surrounding a cross of red enamel, with gilt side rosettes, and brass chin scales. Contained in original tin by Rogers & Co., New Burlington Street, Saville Row, London.

Ex:  Major John Darling Young, J.P. (1910–1988), of Thornton Hall, Bletchley, Bucks
Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire 1969-1984; High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire, 1960.