A very fine and rare die-cast George III example circa 1806. 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 arm”. Below the Arms a scroll inscribed “Thoresby Volunteers”. Reverse bears original fixings comprising single reaffixed hook and two studs.
109 strong unit under the command of Captain The Hon. C.H. Pierepoint. They wore red coatees with black facings and white breeches; the Officers had gold lace.