Wed, 1st Dec 2021 9:30

The Collectors Sale

 
  Lot 20
 

Naval Interest

An early twentieth century bicorn hat, formerley the property of the late Lieutenant Herbert 'Ginger' Le Breton. Le Breton, who's obituary published in the Daily Telegraph Oct 1997, was the only sailor to take part in the mutiny of the Altantic Fleet at Invergordon on September the 15th 1931and then go on to be commissioned as an officer,

The felt bicorn hat with silk lining bears the maker's label for Gieves Ltd. 21 Old Bond Street, Edinburgh, and with sub-lieutanant epaulettes, embriodered garters and cloth badges, presented in original metal hatbox.

Hat 42.5 cm W, the box 47 cm W

Estimated at £100 - £150


 

An early twentieth century bicorn hat, formerley the property of the late Lieutenant Herbert 'Ginger' Le Breton. Le Breton, who's obituary published in the Daily Telegraph Oct 1997, was the only sailor to take part in the mutiny of the Altantic Fleet at Invergordon on September the 15th 1931and then go on to be commissioned as an officer,

The felt bicorn hat with silk lining bears the maker's label for Gieves Ltd. 21 Old Bond Street, Edinburgh, and with sub-lieutanant epaulettes, embriodered garters and cloth badges, presented in original metal hatbox.

Hat 42.5 cm W, the box 47 cm W

Auction: The Collectors Sale, Wed, 1st Dec 2021

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