28th Jun, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST
An Edwardian Officer's Dress Sporran to the Queen's Own Cameron Highlander's, the shaped gilt metal cantle decorated in relief with thistles, acorns and oak leaves enclosing an applied regimental badge with silver King's crown over a thistle, and with battle honours below for PENINSULAR, EGYPT and WATERLOO, hung with gold and blue braided cord loops suspended with six gold bullion tassels, all backed by grey goat's hair and with crimson morocco purse, the back of the cantle stamped R.& H B KIRKWOOD, 66 & 68 THISTLE ST. EDINBR.
Footnote :- A very similar, slightly earlier example was sold by Christies in April 2003 for USD 2,032
Some fading to braided loop, generally in good condition.
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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.
Tuesday 27th June 10am-5pm and the morning of the sale from 8am
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