Royal Household Horse Harness Gilt Badge from King George III’s Red Harnessed Gold State Coach. Bronze, with heavy gilded finish, affixed to red leather backing. As originally acquired by Coachman F. Baker, Royal Household, who was present when the coach was refurbished in the early 20th Century. The badge measures 105 mm in height. Extremely Rare.
Condition: gilding rubbed on highlights, leather work with some signs of acing, Fair Condition.
Provenance: acquired by Coachman F. Baker, Royal Household, who acquired the badge when the Gold State Coach was refurbished in the early 20th Century. Baker’s medals were previously sold by the London Medal Company, having been acquired directly from the recipient’s grandson. The badge was sold to us directly from the grandson.