Here for sale is a fantastic antique campaign chest owned by Major A.W. Parsons and labelled "Full Dress". Major Parsons is mentioned in the National Army Museum and was in the Queens Own Oxfordshire Regiment Hussars. According to another source "Alfred Woods Parsons was born in Oxford, son of John Parsons an Oxford Banker. Educated at Rugby and then The Royal Military College at Sandhurst, he joined the 19th (Queen Alexandra’s Own) Hussars on the 7th May 1898 as a Second Lieutenant. He served with his regiment in South Africa (1899-1902), during the Siege of Ladysmith and throughout the campaign"
This lovely chest is raised on turned feet has campaign handles to the ends and to the lid. Stunning unique piece full of history.
Shows signs of wear and tear as it is old and has been used, but only adds to its character. Great decorative item which would look fantastic in any home or business interior.
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86 cm width, 25 cm depth, 38 cm height
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