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


The good quality officer’s 14mm button is the pattern used between 1901 and 1921 by the 3rd Bengal Cavalry and shows the regimental number on crossed lances with the title SKINNER’S HORSE 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, the 3rd wore a most distinctive uniform of bright yellow earning it the nickname of the Yellow Boys. dec6/1

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