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Circa 1890’s, consisting of Black Tunic with red facings and ornate gold braid cuffs for field officer, gold wire shoulder boards each with a gold & silver wire woven Victorian’s crown and two pips, gold wire flaming grenades on collar, large gilt metal Artillery buttons down front on back, Black Patrol Jacket with red facings on collar & cuffs, and ornate gold braid cuffs for field officer, gold lace edging down front and around bottom of tunic, gold wire shoulder boards each with a gold & silver wire woven Victorian’s crown and two pips, gold wire flaming grenades on collar, single row if small gilt balls down front, India General Service Medal 1854 medal ribbon stitched to breast,Red Waist-Coat with ornate gold wire edging to pockets and down front,Black Trousers with wide gold braid stripe down outer legs and owners label inscribed Lt. Col J.R.Hewitt,Black Pillbox Hat with gold lace edging and ornate gold lace and ball on top, black leather chin-strap, maker marked inside Hobson & Sons, London,Waist Belt black leather with flat gold wire facing, gilt snake clasp buckle attached by gilt brass ovals embossed with lion over crown, five matching hangers with gilt buckles, two for attaching the sword and three for attaching a sabretache, maker marked Hobson & Sons, London, Shoulder Belt, black leather with flat gold wire facing with ornate gilt flaming grenade within floral frams with two other gilt floral buckle attachments, maker marked Hobson & Sons, London.


A most complete set with all items in excellent condition for age shows some mothing but not to bad for 125+ years old approx.

Please note: as we have a Military Shop it could be sold at anytime if no bids have been placed and we will remove auction.

Pickup is available from my military shop in Royal Oak. Please check times available on our service listing "military shop" or by entering 1209458473 into the Trade Me search bar.
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