Sold for £2,200
Percy Tenantry Volunteer Infantry interest: an early 19th Century German naval sword, the 72cms blade etched with scrolls, 'sailor's fairwell', anchor and maker 'I.W.Mn, Solingen', the hilt with checker cut wooden grip within gilt metal bow guard and mounts, 87cms overall; and a 19th Century military rifle powder flask for a Jaeger type/Baker rifel, both engraved with the crest of the Dukes of Northumberland for the Percy Tenantry Volunteer Infantry; a belt buckle; a helmet ribbon-mount; three buttons; 27th Militia buttons; and a Queen Victoria Volunteer Officer's Decoration awarded to Lieutenant Colonel Adam Robertson, 2nd Northumberland (Percy) Artillery Volunteers, for long service, Alnwick December 31st 1892.
Provenance: By direction of the Executors of Ian and Ena Robertson, removed from The Old Manse, Alnwick.
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Auction: MH215 Two Day June Fine Art Auction, Tue, 18th Jun 2019
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