Royal Horse Guards


Mess Kit Spurs, 1895


The expense of kitting out a cavalry officer in the 19th century, especially a Household Cavalry officer is demonstrated by these gilt spurs worn only with mess dress in the evening.


Regimental Details | Uniforms




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