Jump to content
Gentleman's Military Interest Club

septimus007

Basic Membership
  • Content Count

    1
  • Joined

  • Last visited

About septimus007

  • Rank
    Basic Member

Profile Information

  • Location
    England

Recent Profile Visitors

The recent visitors block is disabled and is not being shown to other users.

  1. Hi I'm researching the history of the Bow Street Office prior to 1839, particular reference the Runners and Principal Officers and am looking for a suitable tipstaff to illustrate a talk. I would like something 1820 or earlier and have seen some being sold, two described as Victorian and one as Georgian. I have contacted both sites and asked for dating evidence but haven't really had a convincing answer from either. I realise this is a real mine field and would like some more expert advice. The two sites are: jcmilitaria.com items 13495 and 13496, described as Victorian, and michaeldlong.com which has the one described as Georgian. I have 'The Policeman's Lot' and have consulted it and the Georgian one seems to have more of a Victorian crown to my hugely inexpert eye. Any advice greatly received.
×