Channel Islands. 2nd Royal Jersey Militia Victorian 1870's Officer's shako plate.
A very fine and scarce die-stamped silver plated example. Crowned star mounted with an oak wreath in which rests an oval strap inscribed 'Pro Rege et Patria' and centrally a shield bearing three lions-leopardé in pale. A scroll beneath the strap and drooping onto the oak wreath is inscribed 'Second Royal Jersey'. Two loops to reverse. VGC
Estimate: (£400 - £600)
Provenance. Ex Hugh King Collection, Bosleys June 2008, Lot 44