A good die-stamped example. Crowned silver laurel wreath, the crown with gilt wash overlay; mounted within the wreath a gilt circlet inscribed “Royal Lancashire Light Infantry” with silver Crown, Rose and Bugle to centre on burnished gilt ground. Two loops to reverse. Gilt on crown worn, Top bracket securing centre AF otherwise VGC. (KK 1230) Raised 22nd March 1853 at Warrington. Became 3rd Bn. South Lancashire Regiment on Friday 1st July 1881. This is the actual piece photographed as No. 1230- in “Head-dress Badges of the British Army”.
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