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1st (Croydon) VB Queen’s Royal West Surreys 1883-1901 helmet plate

£140.00 Approx $175.44, €154.19

Code: 20937

A good scarce die-stamped blackened brass crowned star bearing laurel sprays and applied circlet inscribed “West Surrey 1st Volunteer Battn.”; Paschal Lamb to the centre. Two loops to reverse
Originally raised 16th June 1859 at Croydon as 2nd Surrey  RVC became a VB of the Royal West Surrey Regiment on 1st July 1881 and were redesignated as 1st VB on 1st March 1883.