Bedfordshire Regiment Officer's helmet plate circa 1901-14.
A fine rich gilt example by J & Co (Jennens). Crowned star mounted with laurel sprays and Garter, the black velvet centre with Maltese cross on a silver star, centrally a hart crossing a ford. Mounted on the base of the wreath, a silver scroll 'THE BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT' . Three loops to reverse. VGC
Estimate: (£200 - £240)
Blue enamel centre superseded by black velvet in 1900.