Skinner’s Horse, 3rd Bengal Cavalry. officer’s 14mm


The officer’s 14mm button is the pattern used between 1901 and 1921 and shows the regimental number on crossed lances with the title on a scroll, all beneath a king’s crown. There is no maker’s backmark. One of the most famous of Indian cavalry regiments, named after its Anglo-Indian founder James Skinner, wore a most distinctive uniform of bright yellow earning it the nickname of the Yellow Boys.     may26/2

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