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ENGLISH 17TH LANCER OFFICERS LANCE CAP.

A fabulous condition 1911 crowned 17th Lancer officers lance cap. Standard configuration, white wool mortarboard top with ribbed sides, the wool tops of lance caps are very susceptible to moth damage, this has not had any moth damage, slight rust markings on the very edge of the mortarboard top, which is caused by the steel wire frame behind the mortarboard top rusting over the years. Complete with all its good bright silver lacework, which is very profuse over the whole helmet, the main body is a beautiful shape, no damage with its heavy wire ‘GVR’ boss indicating that this helmet was worn by an officer after the death of Edward VIII in 1910 and with accession to the throne of King George V in 1911. The helmet was not used after 1914. Beautiful detail to the 17th Lancers skull and crossbones front plate with its chin scale with all of its velvet backing. To the interior the leather liner is excellent with just minor staining to the mid tan brown grained leather and with all of its inner purple silk with the faint remains of the gilt blocked makers name to the upper inner crown of the mortarboard. The helmet is complete with its white swan feather plume and its correct officers plume holder This helmet has been drastically reduced in price, a overseas customer paid a substantial deposit for this item in November 2020 and has failed to follow through with the purchase, thus within our terms and conditions has forfeit his deposit , therefore we have reduced the offered price to £4,250
which enables any serious collector to obtain a 17 th Lancers Officers lance cap a a greatly reduced price

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