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Essex Regiment Victorian Officer’s helmet plate circa 1881-1901


Code: 20766

A fine and scarce example comprising a gilt crowned star mounted with oak sprays and Garter. To the black velvet centre, in silver, the Castle and Key surmounted by the Sphinx resting on a tablet inscribed “Egypt”, scroll beneath inscribed “Montis insignia calpe”. To the base of the oak, an applied silver tri-part scroll inscribed “The Essex Regiment”. Three loops to reverse