Lot 3110

A shako for Naval Artillery Crews from the Reign of Carlo Felice, King of Sardinia and Duke of Savoy, 1821 - 1831

Orders & Military Collectibles until 1918 | A90m | Live auction | 109 Lots

Description

Tall, stiff body covered with black felt, lid (brittle), band and peak of black lacquered leather, the brass trimmed peak with embossed surface modelled after Napoleonic shakos. Fastened with pins an embossed brass emblem with crossed cannons, anchor and crowned eagle with the Savoy Cross at centre. Embossed brass clasp in front of blue cloth cockade, pompon of red dyed hair inserted at top. Leather lined chinscales (band replaced) on lion head rosettes. Black leather sweatband without cloth lining. Signs of wear and age. Very rare, early shako in exceptionally good condition.

Condition: II + Questions about the lot?

General Information

The post-auction sales to our "Orders & Military Collectibles until 1918" auction from November 25, 2021 has already started, and will run all the way through December 23, 2021. Until then you can purchase all unsold lots at the starting price plus the buyers premium.