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Complete 17 piece J. Hill & Co. England, Lead Soldier Band of the Coldstream Guards.16 Pieces are by J. Jill and one flute player is by Britans. Each approximately 2 1/2". The Band of the Coldstream Guards is one of the oldest and best known bands in the British Army, having been officially formed on 16 May 1785 under the command of Major C F Eley, reflecting the fact that the Coldstream Guards regiment is the oldest of the guards regiments. John Hill & Co was started in 1898 by a former employee of W. Britain named Mr F. H Wood. The firms original factory was located at 2-22 Britannia Row, Islington, London but the factory was bombed during World War II. In August 1946 the company reopened under new management in Plumbe Street Burnley. The company closed in the 1960s. Weight on all 1 pd. PROVENANCE: A Charleston SC Private Estate

Condition

good, minor wear

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17 PC J. HILL ENGLAND LEAD MILITARY MARCHING BAND

Estimate $150 - $225Oct 27
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Mt. Pleasant, SC, USA
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