An extremely fine and rare officer’s 1st Royal Lancashire Militia Shoulder Belt Plate. A solid silver back plate, with a Birmingham hall marks for 1852. The back plate is overlaid with a facetted silver star, this in turn is overlaid with a gilt Victoria crown, bearing a green enamelled laurel wreath. To the centre is the red enamelled rose of the house of Lancaster.
A very fine and scarce 1st royal Surrey militia officers belt clasp. A white metal example with the female side circlet inscribed with the regiments name ‘First Royal Surrey’ the male side has a ground centre mounted with a crowned VR monogram, the two ends of the clasp have the standard pattern rococo ends.
A fine and scarce 1st VB kings own Yorkshire light infantry helmet plate. A crowned silvered star mounted with a laurel wreath and Garter, with a black patent leather centre, bearing a french horn and central rose. The base of the wreath is mounted with a three part scroll bearing the regimental name ‘The King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry’
A nice and scarce 1st VB Yorkshire Light Infantry Belt Clasp. A white metal example with the outer circlet inscribed ‘1st Volr. Battn. The Yorkshire Lt lnfry.’ the male side of the clasp is with a seeded centre surmounted with a Victoria crowned French horn with the Yorkshire rose to the centre and the two ends are of the standard rococo pattern.
A truly fine and scarce 20th East Devonshire Regiment Shoulder Belt Plate. A Crimean war example of an officer’s shoulder belt plate of the 20th East Devon Regiment. Comprising of a rectangular gilt frosted back plate with burnished raised edges, this mounted with a Victoria crowned.
A Fine, Rare Short Lived Example. A crowned eight pointed silver back plate surmounted with a Victoria crown. To the centre is an oval strap inscribed ‘Pro Rege et Patria’ and centrally to this a shield bearing three lions, all this within an oak wreath. A hanging scroll inscribed ‘Second Royal Jersey’.
This officers pattern, 2nd royal tower hamlets shako plate, is of a very fine bi-metal construction, being of a Victoria crowned rayed star back plate, surmounted with a fine gilt pierced circlet which is inscribed with ‘The Queen’s Own Light Infantry’. The domed lined centre is mounted with a gilt crowned strung bugle.
A very fine and rare 2nd Somerset militia regiment belt clasp, an 1855 pattern white metal and gilt example. The outer circle of the female part is inscribed with the regiments name ‘Second Somerset Militia’ and to the centre of the male part is a gilt strung bugle on a white metal ground.
A superb and very rare 2nd Somerset militia shako plate. A gilt Victoria crowned eight pointed star surmounted by a faceted cut silver star and then overlaid with a gilt oak leaf wreath. A central circlet strap baring the regimental name ‘2nd Somerset Regt’ and with a gilt ‘VR’ monogram
A fine and scarce silver plated officers example of a 2nd VB Lincolnshire regiment helmet plate. An eight pointed star back plate with the topmost point displaced by a Victoria crown. Mounted on the star is a laurel wreath enclosing the order of the garter strap, within the garter is a silvered Sphinx resting on a tablet inscribed ‘Egypt’