A fine scarce die-stamped silvered example of a Royal Midlothian yeomanry cavalry helmet plate. Of a beautiful intricate design, resting in thistle sprays, a Victoria crowned clasped gilt garter with order of the thistle star to a voided centre. Below and resting on further thistle sprays, a four part gilt scroll bearing the regimental name ‘Royal Midlothian Yeomanry Cavalry
A very fine and rare royal north Gloucestershire militia bell top shako plate. A rich fire gilt crowned, rayed star surmounted by an eight pointed silver facetted star and bearing a fine gilt clasped garter and scroll, the latter inscribed “Royal North Gloucester.” A domed centre bearing a very fine, red translucent cross of St George.
A fine silver and gilt example of a Royal Scots officers waist belt clasp, with matching benchmarks. The female outer circlet is inscribed with the regiments name ‘The Royal Regiment’, the male half of the clasp has a seeded gilt centre mounted with St Andrew and the Cross in silver.
A very fine and very rare royal Sussex light infantry militia bell top shako plate. A rich fire gilt crowned, rayed star mounted by an elaborate silver strung bugle bearing an ornate clasped garter and star, with fine pierced motto on a blue enamel ground.
Royal west Kent regiment helmet plate, being of a gilt eight pointed star with the topmost point displaced by a Kings crown. The plate is mounted with a laurel wreath and Garter, the latter inscribed with the order of the garter motto, in the centre is the white horse of Kent lying on a ground of plush black velvet.
A rich gilt royal west Kent regiment officers helmet plate. An eight pointed star the topmost point replaced by a Victoria crown, the plate is surmounted with a laurel wreath and strap, inscribed with the order of the garter motto, in the centre of the plate, resting on a ground of fine black velvet is the white horse of Kent, the base of the wreath has a white metal scroll
A very fine and very rare example of a South Cork militia officers shako plate. A Victoria crowned silvered back plate, surmounted by a circlet inscribed “South Cork Militia” with a sprig of shamrock below. To the domed centre is an elaborate VR cypher with a further sprig of shamrock below. Two fixing loops to the reverse.
A splendid rich gilt south Staffordshire officers helmet plate. A Victoria crowned eight pointed star back plate, surmounted with a laurel wreath and the order of the garter circlet. A silver Sphinx on an ‘Egypt’ tablet nestles to the centre of the plate on black velvet ground. To the base of the wreath is a white metal scroll bearing the regiments name ‘The South Staffordshire Regiment’.
A fine gilt example of a south Staffordshire regiment helmet plate. An eight pointed star pattern, the top point being displaced by a Victoria crown, the plate is then mounted with a laurel wreath and Garter. To the centre is a silver Sphinx sitting on an Egypt tablet which is resting on a green velvet centre.
A very fine and splendid two piece Staffordshire Yeomanry Bell Top Shako Plate, of a large die impressed gilt example. A Victoria crowned Maltese cross, with the centre of each arm recessed with silver faceted inserts, mounted with a silvered domed disc with laurel wreath centre which bears a pierced gilt roped circlet bearing ‘Queens Own Royal Yeomanry