Officers' decorations double their estimates

Bosley's held an auction  of collectible militaria on Wednesday (March 3) this week.

Three shoulder belt plates were among the most successful pieces:

A 29th (Worcestershire) Regiment Officer s shoulder belt plate circa 1832-55 (est £600-800) sold for £1,900.

A 36th (Herefordshire) Regiment Officer s shoulder belt plate circa 1825-33 (est £600-800) brought £1,850.

Last, but not least, a Scottish. 3rd Foot Guards Georgian Officer s shoulder belt plate circa 1810-25 (est £800-1,000 - the type worn at Waterloo) achieved £2,000.

The sale took place in Buckinghamshire, UK.

 



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