The title became extinct on the death of Sir Peregrine in 1871. Fairfield House is an historic country house in Stogursey, Somerset. NOTE: In 1859, following the threat of a French Invasion, volunteer rifle corps were formed throughout Britain.
To encourage the soldiers to practice their shooting skills, many competitions took place with wealthy benefactors providing superb silver trophy cups as prizes. The "Riflemen" design as seen in the photos was one of the more popular and more elaborate designs and I have seen a few.However most are heavily rubbed with a lot of the detail missing. This is the most detailed example I have seen. Summary: As can be seen from the photos, Victorian sterling silver rifle shooting trophy goblets do not come much better than this. The item "1867 Silver Somerset Rifle Volunteers Trophy Goblet.
Sir Peregrine Acland Bt" is in sale since Monday, April 6, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Cups/Goblets".gloryhunter" and is located in Richmond. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brunei darussalam, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Martinique, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Bahamas, Kuwait, Qatar, Uruguay, Viet nam.