Lot 42: Reproduction - Napoleonic Period Shako - 5thPlatinum House
January 15, 2013
Stockton on Tees, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Reproduction - Napoleonic Period Shako - 5th Hussars, Trooper, 1806 - 1812. The body is made from Leather with Black Peak, Fabric covered body [blue] Leather Backed Brass Chinscales, Leather Red/White/Blue Cockade, Brass Bosses & Cord Hooks, & Lozenge Plate with the Numeral "5" Cutout. The Shako is complete with Yellow/Black Feather Plume & White Cords/Raquettes. Overall the shako is representative of the type made for Re-enactors 10 to 15 years ago. Some age wear otherwise generally a Very Good display piece.