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1st (City of London Volunteer Rifle Brigade), post 1905 shako plate


Code: 20576

A good die-stamped blackened brass example on loops. Crowned star mounted with oak wreath and strap inscribed “LONDON RIFLE BRIGADE” with the shield from the Royal Arms to centre; below the wreath, a scroll inscribed “ICH DIEN” with shield from the City of London Arms below. The insignia of the City, a crossed sword and mace, are interwoven behind the central device and through the wreath. Beneath the crown, a two tier scroll “S. AFRICA 1900-02”.