40th Regiment of Foot, 2nd Somersetshire Regt, officer’s gilt, 25mm


40th Regt. of Foot, 2nd Somersethire Regiment. A 25mm example of a button from the 40th. It has the backmark PITT & Co. 50 ST MARTINS LANE LONDON. This pattern was worn from 1855 to 1881 when the regiment became 1st Bn. The South Lancashire Regiment, The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers .The button retains most of the original gilt.   nov20/7  SOLD 24th November 2022