Royal Wiltshire Militia Victorian Officer's Albert shako plate circa 1844-55 .
A good scarce example. Gilt crowned star mounted with Garter bearing domed red translucent Cross of St.George to centre; across the tail of the Garter, a scroll inscribed 'WILTSHIRE'. Retains original horizontal loops to reverse and both pairs of fixing wires behind the Crown. Minor service wear. GC
Estimate: (£400 - £600)
Origins in four regiments reorganised as Wiltshire Militia 8.11.1758; redesignated Royal Wiltshire Militia 29t.6.1841 at Marlborough. 1.7.1881, it became 3rd Bn. Wiltshire Regiment.