92nd Foot, Gordon Highlanders, officer’s gilt, 25mm


92nd Regt. of Foot, Gordon Highlanders. A 25mm example of an officer’s gilt button with the backmark FIRMIN & SONS LONDON. This pattern was worn from 1855 to 1881 when the regiment became The 2nd Battalion The Gordon Highlanders .The button has been cleaned at some period but is not rubbed and retains some of the original gilt finish. The regiment was raised in 1794 by the Marquis of Huntley, later Duke of Gordon,    may28/3   SOLD 19th May 2024