Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Object Number

III.969

Provenance

Unknown

Physical Description

The neck, arm-openings and waist-flange have plain, inward-turns, accompanied by numerous pairs of small holes for stitching on leather edging for attaching the lining of brown leather and the piccadils of dark blue cloth. The edges are bordered by brass rivets.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 4 lb 12 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

The lining is stencilled G/42,A/27, 286.

Associations

Places England

Notes

According to 'Additions to the Armouries After 1916'III.962-1022 are sixty Breast and backplates (Life Guards)