Coldstream Military Antiques
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A fine and rare example with gilt fittings and leather backed chin chain. To the front, a gilt crowned star mounted with laurel wreath and Garter; to the black velvet centre, silver Arms of Herefordt; mounted on the base of the wreath a silver scroll inscribed "1st Bn Herefordshire Regt". Retains leather sweatband with crimson silk edging. Gilt to the helmet plate remains very bright, gilt furniture, slightly dulled. Slight moth damage to cloth around left rosette.