28th Jun, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Militaria & Ethnographica

 
  Lot 54
 

54

A Victorian Officer's Full Dress Badger Head Sporran, to the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, with six white hair tassels, each in gilt metal conical mount chased with thistles, suspended from bullion loops, the badger head with button glass eyes with red morocco leather backing and chamois-lined interior, with brass cantle, 34cm

Sold for £250
Estimated at £250 - £300


 

Wear to the top of the badger's head, some damage to nose and wear to the bullion thread loops.

Lot 54 - A Victorian Officer's Full Dress Badger Head... Lot 54 - A Victorian Officer's Full Dress Badger Head... Lot 54 - A Victorian Officer's Full Dress Badger Head...

 


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Auction: Militaria & Ethnographica, 28th Jun, 2023

An interesting and varied sale including a Collection of Prussian and German Pickelhauben, and various pieces of Second World War British military headgear, cap badges, air weapons, antique firearms, and pistols. Highlights of the sale include a Rare First World War Tank Driver's Leather Helmet, a Mid-17th Century German Wheel-lock Sporting Gun, and a 19th Century Asmat "Ndambirkus" Ancestor Skull, New Guinea. 

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