4th Queen's Own Light Dragoons Victorian senior NCO's shako plate circa 1857-61.
A very fine, rare die-stamped rich fire-gilt example. Crowned hobnail Maltese cross, battle honours to the raised edges; to the finely seeded centre, within a title strap, floriated Roman numerals 'IV'. Retains both original lead soldered horizontal loops to reverse. VGC
Estimate: (£400 - £500)
Converted to hussars in 1861