Hampshire Rifle Volunteers Victorian OR's helmet plate circa 1880-85.
A good scarce die-stamped white metal example. Crowned star bearing laurel sprays and strap inscribed 'Hants. Rifle Volunteers'; voided centre bearing shield charged with Crown and Rose (from Arms of Southampton). Three replcement loops to reverse. otherwise VGC
Estimate: (£100 - £150)
Uniquely this unit's helmet plates, both Officer's and OR's, sometimes had a voided section between the crown and star.