14th Regt. of Foot. A brass 25mm button


An interesting example of the 25mm brass button with the design of a Bengal tiger above the numeral 14 with the battle honours INDIA above and WATERLOO below. The has the Irish baqkmark TAIT  ESWS. PATENT LIMERICK. The regiment was previously the Buckinghamshire, The Prince of Wales’s Own but after 1881 it became The West Yorkshire, Prince of Wales’s Own. The regiment spent most of the first 40 years of the 19th century in India.   oct25/       SOLD 19th January 2023