Kings Troop Ceremonial Coat
The Kings Troop form Her Majesty The Queen’s ceremonial Saluting Battery and are stationed in St John’s Wood, London. Known as ‘The Troop’ they are a mounted unit and all of the soldiers are superb equestrians trained to drive a team of six horses that pull the First World War ‘thirteen pounder’ state saluting guns.
They are an integral part of the Household Troops. Their duties include the firing of Royal Salutes in Hyde Park on both Royal Anniversaries and State Occasions, and providing a gun carriage and team of black horses for State and Military funerals. The Troop perform the duties of the Queen’s Life Guard at Horse Guards for one month each year.
Condition: Grade 1 used.