Captured at the Battle of Salamanca in 1812 by the 30th of Foot, an antecedent regiment of the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment. It has pride of place in the Regimental Museum at Fulwood Barracks in Preston. A mould was taken directly from this and casts of the eagle, mounted upon plinths are available to order in a variety of finishes. Each plinth has an engraved plaque with either the standard inscription shown below, or for, say, presentation purposes, an inscription of your choice (there is no extra charge for this). The product is of the highest quality, with signed for, insured delivery. The prices shown below are without post and package. Delivery is generally within three weeks.
You can choose the standard inscription to go on the plaque which is:
THE SALAMANCA EAGLE The Imperial Eagle of the 22iẻme Regiment de La Ligne was taken at the Battle of Salamanca on July 22nd 1812 by Ensign John Pratt of the 30th Foot.
Or an inscription of your own to go on the plaque (at no extra charge) Please be aware,however, of the number of words (as above) that can fit on the plaque. Whichever type of inscription you choose, please email us to either 1) confirm that you want the standard inscription or 2) give the exact inscription you require.
All prices shown include posting to UK and BFPO addresses. Please also remember that profits from sales go directly to the regimental charity.
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Fulwood Barracks Watling Street Road Preston Lancashire PR2 8AA UK