An Exceptionally Nice, Scarce, Quality, Victorian Period Example of a White Metal Martingale Ornament to the: Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort’s Own). Within a Seeded Buckled Belt Reading: RIFLE BRIGADE, A Strung Bugle Facing Right as Observed from the Front, Set on a Plain Domed Background. Surmounted by a Guelphic Crown. Cast in Quality White Metal, 2 x Securing Posts N / S. c.1898 – 1902.
Notes: Rifle Brigade
1800 (17th Jan): Raised as an Elite Corps of Riflemen. The Rifle Corps.
1803: Numbered: 95th Regiment of Foot (Rifles).
1816: Redesignated: The Rifle Brigade.
1881: The Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort’s Own).
1881 (July): The Prince Consort’s Own (The Rifle Brigade).
1958: Became: 3rd Green Jackets.
1966: Became: 3rd Bn, The Royal Green Jackets.
Dimensions: 82 mm x 40 mm.
Code: 51130Price: 85.00 GBP