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Lot: 26
Royal Irish Regiment Officer's helmet plate circa 1901-04.

A good rare, short-lived gilt example. Crowned star mounted with laurel sprays and Garter; the crimson velvet centre bearing silver crowned Harp resting in shamrock sprays. Mounted on the base of the laurel, a silver scroll 'The Royal Irish'. Three loops to reverse. VGC

Estimate: (260 - 300)

In 1904 the scroll was altered to 'The Royal Irish Regiment' and the central harp device changed its design to KK 234

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