British Collectables, Autographs, Royal Memorabilia. Century to the present Day.Pre WW2 British Cold Stream Guards NCOs Scarlet Red Tunic Dated 1938 Kings Guards. Becoming very hard to find Original Pre WW2. High quality English Army Full Dress Tunic of the Cold stream Guards Regiment HIS Majesty the King guards Dated 1938.
Red tunic with black collar with white edge piping and featuring high quality insignia of the Cold stream guards. Matching black shoulder straps with insignia with white edge piping.
All Brass buttons correct and featuring insignia of the Cold stream guards. Cuffs of both sleeves have matching facing complete with Brass Regimental buttons. Reverse of tunic at the base features decorative facing complete with Brass regimental buttons and with white and black piping, also retains its original belt hooks.High quality White cloth lining to the interior of the tunic complete with original tailors paper label with sizes. Also stamped inside the right arm the War Department Stamp and S for 1938. 100% original tunic, iconic regiment features in many postcards of London, superb condition. Very Collectable and Very desirable tunic, made 11 months before WWII. About the Cold stream Guards. The Cold stream guards is one of the oldest British guards Regiments considered by many to the most prestigious to serve with, they have a long and heroic history to the crown The origin of the Cold stream Guards lies in the English Civil War when Oliver Cromwell gave Colonel George Monck permission to form his own regiment as part of the New Model Army. Monck took men from the regiments of George Fenwick and Sir Arthur Haselrig, five companies each, and on 23 August 1650 formed.
Monck's Regiment of Foot. Less than two weeks later this force took part in the Battle of Dunbar, at which the Roundheads defeated the forces of Charles Stuart. Monck's regiment was left in Scotland. In 1660 the regiment swore allegiances to King Charles II and has guarded the British Monarchy since. Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and St James Palace, the Tower of London where the Crown Jewells are housed along with changing of the guard, Trooping the colours and are very distinctive for the black bearskin caps and red tunics they were.The queen is the Colonel in Chief of the cold stream guards regiment, they serve as the guards at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle. Is in excellent condition, some mothing patches mostly to the cuffs, does not detract from its beauty.
Some sweat strains to the inside, genuine use displays very well. Maybe a gift for someone special, birthdays , christenings , all occasions, for your own collection maybe.
The item "Rare Pre WW2 British Cold Stream Guards NCOs Scarlet Red Tunic Dated 1938" is in sale since Friday, February 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\Inter-War (1919-1938)". The seller is "uksilverantiques" and is located in london, London. This item can be shipped worldwide.