Excellent Norfolk Yeomanry Sergeant's Tunic. Yeomanry Regiments are Gentlemen's Reserve Cavalry Units. The Norfolk yeomanry was a unit revived and personally supervised by Edward VII whilst he was king, between the death of his mother Victoria in 1902 and his own death in 1910. Thus this uniform would certainly have been in the presence of the King on many occasions. The set consists of jacket and trousers.
Label to trousers gives Sergeant's name, so this piece can be researched. See the high quality bullion chevrons and crown. As this is a Warrant officer tunic, it has Officer's features. This piece displays very well. Pdf (the article is entitled'The Badges of Warrant and NCO Ranks Before 1914').In that article near the end, you can see this actual uniform, or one that is identical, in period use. This Uniform jacket and trousers also come with a booklet, entitled'The yeoman Cavalry of Norfolk' by R. This jacket is visible on the back cover. This is a spectacular uniform and very well made.
There are some repairs, most of which are visible. Please note Sam browne belt not included, suggested for display, you need to find your own, and easy find. The item "YEOMANRY UNIFORM Suffolk Yeomanry No1 Dress CAVALRY 1905 RARE Decorative" is in sale since Saturday, October 17, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Uniforms".
The seller is "redfell44" and is located in Hove. This item can be shipped worldwide.