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Old 21-10-09, 03:37 PM
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Default Kings Dragoon Guards Officers S/G/E Set

I have decided to post these just to share something with you cavalry guys.
Its not to make anyone envious - but for those who are interested in the quality of workmanship that went into them all those years ago.
All three are maker marked JRG&S + stamped Sterling.
What I find outstanding and remarkable is the excellent fretwork on the
garter belt lettering plus the overall workmanship on the cap badge itself.
It stands out as being truly exceptional with regard to finish and quality.
Even the star surround has been worked on as has the shape of the star
itself. Normally the edges are dead straight, but the eagle eyed amongst
you will note that the edges are more 'star shaped'. I have no idea why this is,
but don't care and the effect is very good. All have standard lugs at the back.
As an ex-model maker I can appreciate the effort that went into them.
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Old 21-10-09, 03:41 PM
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David,
Very nice as ever - still keeping your eye on the ball, for the quality stuff!

John
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Hello David,

I had a look earlier, a superb set, congratulations, if you don't share, some of us may never get to see the wonderful insignia that are hidden away and out of sight................nice.

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I'll go along with the other comments, really nice and thanks for posting them.
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Wink Beautiful!

Quite frankly..... breathtakingly beautiful.... wish i had them!
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Old 21-10-09, 06:16 PM
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Glad everyone seems to like them. Once I get a chance to go through
the rest of my stuff - which is scattered all over the place - I will
try and post some more little gems.
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