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Irish. Royal Irish Fusiliers Victorian Officer’s waist belt clasp


Code: 21009

Fine rare short-lived silver and gilt example circa 1881-2 of special pattern with matching numbers to both halves. Silver circlet inscribed “Royal Irish Fusiliers” and ornamented with shamrock spays; mounted on the seeded gilt centre, a gilt flaming grenade; mounted on the ball, in silver, the Eagle resting on a tablet inscribed “8” with “87” below. Shamrock ends each bearing the Maid of Erin Harp.