A very rare and unusual Stamford volunteer rifle corps belt clasp. The male side has the SVR cypher to the centre and the female side has the corps motto ‘Firm To Our Purpose’ on the outer circlet all this is flanked by a rose and thistle pattern on the two ends, this in it’s self being very rare as the ends are normally either of a rococo design
A very rare example of a Stamford volunteer rifle corps pouch belt plate. A die-stamped copper plate of a crowned strap bearing a VR cypher flanked by an ornate leaf design, to the bottom of the strap is a scroll with ‘Stamford’ within it and below that the date of ‘1860’.
A fine example of the 1878 pattern Suffolk regiment officers helmet plate. A Victoria crowned eight pointed star mounted with a laurel wreath and Garter. To the centre, on a deep black velvet ground is a castle and key surmounted by a white metal scroll inscribe ‘Gibraltar’.
A very fine and scarce die stamped example. Oval gilt plate bearing oval multi pointed star with inner beaded border, within the star, the crowned Arms of Nottingham with ‘GR’ flanking the lower branch. Below the Arms a scroll inscribed ‘Thoresby Volunteers’. Reverse bears original fixings comprising single hook and two studs.
A nice 1881 Warwickshire regiment waist belt clasp. The outer circlet is inscribed with the regiments name “The Royal Warwickshire”. To the centre of the male side is a silver antelope standing on a bed of twisted fabric. The two ends are of the standard rococo pattern. A truly fine 1881 pattern officer’s Warwickshire regiment waist belt clasp.
A fine gilt Victoria crowned west Kent regiment officers helmet plate, of an eight pointed star surmounted with a laurel wreath and garter inscribed with the order of the garter motto. To the centre on a ground of black velvet is the white horse of Kent To the base of the wreath is a silver scroll with the regiments name “The Royal West Kent Regiment”.
A fine and very scarce Victorian silvered example of a Wexford militia regiment officers helmet plate. A crowned silver plate, eight pointed star mounted with a laurel wreath and circlet bearing the regimental title “Wexford Militia XCIX”. To the centre is a Maid of Erin Harp on a field of lush dark blue velvet. There are three fixing loops to the reverse.
A very fine and rare example of a Wexford militia regiment shako plate . A Victoria crowned silvered back plate, surmounted by a circlet inscribed ‘Wexford Militia XCIX’; to the domed centre is a Maid of Erin Harp. There are two fixing loops to the reverse. This is a truly fine example of a Wexford militia regiment shako plate.
A good scarce and short lived example of a Worcester regiment helmet plate. A standard Victoria crowned gilt star, surmounted with a laurel wreath and Garter. To the centre and on a black velvet ground, sits a silver eight pointed rayed star with a gilt ribbon bearing the regimental motto ‘Firm’ with a silver tower above which sits on a circle of blue enamel.