George V Silver Household Cavalry Guard Menu Holder

GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITHS CO, LONDON 1934
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A very fine quality early 20th century cast silver Menu Holder made in the form of a Soldier from the Household Cavalry (either The Life Guards or The Blues and Royals) standing on a circular pedestal base.

By The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd, London, 1934.

Sold - £450.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
L
102  mm (4.02 inches)
D
42  mm (1.65 inches)
Weight
108.00 Grams (3.47 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
TRS090114
Medium
Silver
Provenance
The Household Cavalry (HCav) is made up of the two most senior regiments of the British Army, the Life Guards and the Blues and Royals (Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons). These regiments are divided between the Armoured Regiment stationed at Combermere Barracks in Windsor and the ceremonial mounted unit, the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment, garrisoned at Hyde Park Barracks (Knightsbridge Barracks) in London. The Household Cavalry is part of the Household Division and is the Queen's official bodyguard.