1st VB Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Victorian Officer’s waist belt clasp circa 1883-1901.
A very fine and scarce silvered example. Circlet inscribed “Loyal North Lancashire 1st Volr, Battn.”; burnished centre mounted with rose surmounted by Royal Crest. Universal pattern rococo ends.
HQ at Preston.
Code: 50688Price: 220.00 GBP
Royal Navy Victorian Officer’s naval waist belt clasp circa 1891-1901.
A fine gilt example, each half numbered. Circlet being a raised oak wreath; lined centre bearing crowned fouled anchor. Fixed and detachable plain belt loops present.
Irish. 5th Inniskilling Dragoons Guards GvR Cavalry Officer’s waist belt plate circa 1927-35.
A very fine and scarce large, short lived example. Seeded gilt rectangular plate with burnished edges mounted with silver oak wreath in which rests the Castle of Inniskilling on an oval tablet “V”. Across the base of the wreath, a scroll “Inniskilling Dragoon Guards”. Fixed belt loop present, detachable belt loop now absent.
British Army Turkish Contingent Officer’s waist belt clasp.
A fine rare silvered and gilt example with matching bench marks to both halves. Circlet inscribed “Turkish Contingent” centre mounted with crowned VR cypher. Universal pattern rococo ends.
Members of HEIC offered inducemets to serve in the Contingent raised for the Crimean War 1854-56, also known as the British Ottoman Contingent, from HEIC
Worcestershire Artillery Volunteers Victorian Officer’s waist belt plate.
A fine and rare silvered example. Seeded rectangular plate with burnished raised edges, bearing laurel wreath in which rests a strap “Worcestershire” surmounted by a gun, tower to centre. Fixed belt loop present, detachable belt loop now absent.
Formed 6th June 1865 with HQ at Worcester.
Code: 50267Price: 300.00 GBP
Life Guards post 1901 Officer’s Waist Belt Plate.
A splendid example comprising a rich seeded gilt rectangular plate, mounted with the Collar of the Order of the Garter, surmounted by a Crown. Mounted on the Collar, a silver Garter Star, the Garter pierced and set on a blue enamel ground, the central Cross of St.George in red translucent enamel. On either side of the collar the letters “L.G.” reversed and intertwined. Below the letters, a scroll upon a twig of laurel on one side inscribed “Peninsula”, on the other “Waterloo”. Fixed and detachable belt loops present.
Indian Army 16th Rajputs (Lucknow Regt) Officer’s waist belt clasp circa 1903-22.
A very fine and scarce silver and gilt example with non matching bench marks to both halves. Circlet inscribed “The Lucknow Regiment”; centre mounted with silver turreted gateway surmounted by “16”; scroll inscribed “Defence of Lucknow” across the gateway. Universal pattern rococo ends. Some wear to gilt.
Became 10th Bn (The Lucknow Regiment) 7th Rajputs in 1922
Code: 50389Price: 350.00 GBP
Indian Army. 16th Madras Native Infantry Victorian Officer's waist belt clasp.
A fine and rare silver and gilt example with matching bench marks to both halves. Silver circlet bearing laurel sprays and gilt honour scrolls "Seringapatam" at the top and "Ava" at the base. Burnished gilt centre mounted with silver crown over XVI. Universal pattern rococco ends.
Code: 50362Price: 450.00 GBP
Scottish. 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment, Victorian Officer’s waist belt plate circa 1855-81.
A good scarce rectangular gilt example mounted with silver floreate scroll at the top “Peninsula” and “Waterloo” at the bottom. Between the scrolls, resting in a thistle spray, the Sphinx on “Egypt” over milled numerals XCII. Fixed belt loop present, detachable belt loop now absent. A little service wear.
Code: 50549Price: 250.00 GBP
Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) Victorian Officer’s waist belt clasp circa 1881-1901.
A splendid silver and gilt example of special pattern with matching numbers to both halves. On a round burnished gilt plate, a silver laurel wreath, the top joined by a scroll inscribed “South Lancashire”, the lower part joined by another inscribed “Prince of Wales’s Vols”; within the wreath, the Prince of Wales’s plumes over the Sphinx resting on a tablet inscribed “Egypt” below. Oakleaf pattern ends.
(See “Officers’ Waist Belt Clasps 1855-1902” by Lelia B.Ryan, item 207)
Code: 50197Price: 350.00 GBP
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