Great Britain - A pair of General Officer's 1830 Box Pattern Epaulettes circa 1830-1850, and housed in their original fitted tin, provenanced to Lord Fitzroy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan (1788-1855)

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Great Britain - A pair of General Officer's 1830 Box Pattern Epaulettes circa 1830-1850, and housed in their original fitted tin, provenanced to Lord Fitzroy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan (1788-1855). Each epaulette with woven gold bullion covered strap with crossed sword and baton button and fire-gilt crescent, and gold twist wire tassels, one retaining its Royal United Service Institute inventory label. Provenance: Lord Fitzroy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan (1788-1855) who commanded the British Army in the Crimea, with these epaulettes being then deposited in the Royal United Services Institution by Lieutenant Colonel George Somerset, 3rd Baron Raglan, in 1895, and then removed from the Institution by Major Fitzroy Somerset, 4th Baron Raglan in October 1952, being then sold at Christies in 'The Raglan Collection' in May 2014. Original Christies Auction label is retained for provenance.


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