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Side drum

Shell of Side Drum, 1910 (c); sheet brass; cylindrical; pierced near the bottom with apertures for snare brackets; capstain shaped snare anchor fixed with a square nut and secured with a circular buff leather washer; impressed with manufacturer’s mark, Hawkes and Son, London, and regimental name; emblazoned with decoration including three gold crescents, a five point star, a gold scroll bearing an Arabic inscription and six scrolls bearing battle honours, some of which are illegible.

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    Hawkes & Son [Corporation]
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    National Army Museum
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    London (Timezone: Europe/London)
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  • Repository:National Army Museum