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Lot: 31
1st VB The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) Victorian senior NCO's helmet plate circa 1883-1901.

A good scarce die-stamped blackened brass example. Crowned star bearing laurel sprays and applied circlet inscribed 'WEST SURREY 1ST VOLUNTEER BATTN'; Paschal Lamb to voided centre. Three loops to reverse. VGC

Estimate: (100 - 150)

Originally raised 16th June 1859 at Croydon as 2nd Surrey RVC became a VB of the Royal West Surrey Regiment on 1st July 1881 and were redesignated as 1st VB on 1st March 1883.

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