A Victorian Officer's Red Mess Jacket
A Victorian Officer's Red Mess Jacket
A Victorian Officer's Red Mess Jacket

A Victorian Officer's Red Mess Jacket

1865 United Kingdom

Offered by W.R. Harvey & Co. (Antiques) Ltd

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An officer's Mess Jacket made of fine red wool with yellow cuffs and gilt trim.

The jacket is handstitched, with the top being padded and quilted,and lined in wool. The shoulder buttons bear the legend "Peninsula 76 Hindoostan" obviously commemorating some of the Regiment's campaigns and back marked JW Reynolds & Co London

This uniform was probably made for Lt A A D Weigall, whose Regiment was the 57th (West Middlesex). Lt Weigall was gazetted Lt Colonel on November 28 1876, and died during the Regiment's campaign on the North West Frontier.
Overall good condition, small area of mothing
Dimensions
Height 29.00 inch (73.66 cm)
Width 17.00 inch (43.18 cm)
Depth 1.50 inch (3.81 cm)
Stock Code
400X
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Gilt Brass Buttons marked "Peninsula 76 Hindoostan" and back marked JW Reynolds & Co London
W.R. Harvey & Co. (Antiques) Ltd

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