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Royal Marine Artillery Victorian Officer’s busby plume holder c1866-


Code: 20995

A splendid rare rich gilt large flaming grenade, the ball mounted with laurel sprays, ‘GIBRALTAR’ scroll at the top and fouled anchor at the base. Centrally a pierced strap  ‘PER MARE PER TERRAM’ set on a  blue translucent enamel ground; to the centre, a silver globe in relief.  Reverse complete with plume holder bearing slider fitting and a red horsehair plume with gilt ring