Border Regiment Victorian Officer's helmet plate circa 1881-1901.
A fine gilt example. Crowned star mounted with full laurel wreath and a silver Bath cross lying upon silver full laurel wreath. The arms of the cross emblazoned with battle honours. Centrally, within a circlet, 'ARROYO DOS MOLINOS 1811', 'CHINA' on a dead white enamel over the China Dragon on translucent red enamel. The cross rests on a tri-part scroll 'THE BORDER REGT' Three loops to reverse. Enamel defective. VGC
Estimate: (£200 - £260)