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Bosleys | Guaranteed Original Military Antiques | Lot 38

9th (Bakewell) (High Peak Rifles) Derbyshire Rifle Volunteer...





9th (Bakewell) (High Peak Rifles) Derbyshire Rifle Volunteers Victorian Officer's pouch belt plate circa 1860. Fine rare die-stamped silver plated crowned oak sprays resting on HIGH PEAK RIFLES scroll on mirrored backing plate. Centrally, an ornate strung bugle. Three screw posts complete with washers and hooped nuts. J & Co (Jennens) to reverse. VGC A meeting was held on the evening of 6th January, 1860 at the Batemans Arms Inn to enrol volunteers. First commission to the unit not until 28th February. On Friday 23rd March some volunteers were instructed by Sergeant Kelly of the Chesterfield Militia and on the 28th April the whole Corps assembled at Middleton for company drill.

Auction Date: 29th Jun 2022 at 10am

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Sale Dates:
29th Jun 2022 10am (Lots 1 to 406)