1st VB Royal Berkshire Regiment Victorian OR's helmet plate circa 1885-1901.
A good die-stamped white metal example. Crowned star bearing laurel sprays and applied circlet inscribed 'ROYAL BERKSHIRE 1ST VOLR. BATTN.' ; Stag and Oak to voided centre. One loop absent, two period replacment loops to reverse. VGC
Estimate: (£80 - £120)
1st Berkshire RVC became a VB of the Regiment on 1st July 1881 being redesignated as 1st VB on 1st December 1882. The Regiment were granted the title 'Royal' on 29th September 1885. HQ was at Reading.