A "GOLDEN BULLET" With white metal bullet tip and yellow met...



£500 - £700


With white metal bullet tip and yellow metal body, hand-engraved
Presented to B. Coy
1st Lanarkshire Engineers (Volunteers) by
Lieut. Chas. L. Spencer
On his leaving the Company
On promotion  
The base with Broad Arrow stamp, flanked by "R" and "L" over "C II", the whole measuring approx. 7.8cm in length, contained within in a deep purple velvet and silk-lined fitted box.

Colonel Charles Louis Spencer DSO CBE (1870-1948). 
Born to a merchant family in Glasgow, Spencer had a long association with the Lanarkshire Engineers, serving with the Royal Engineers as Lieutenant Colonel in France and Flanders during the First World War. He was thrice mentioned in dispatches and in 1918 was awarded the Distinguished Service Order.

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Auction Date: 31st Mar 2023 at 10am

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