Leyland & Ormskirk Local Militia, officer’s 14mm


Leyland & Ormskirk Local Militia was a Lancashire unit raised in the late years of George III’s reign when fear of invasion from France  by Revolutionary or Napoleonic armies was rife. This 14mm officer’s button has the design of the title around a rose, all within a six rayed star beneath a royal coronet [the Sovereign is always Duke of Lancaster]. The button is in fine condition retaining full gilt and with the backmark NUTTING & SON LONDON    aug15/5

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