Irish. Royal Ulster Rifles Officer's 1934 Birmingham hallmarked silver pouch belt plate.
A very fine example by JRG&S (JR Gaunt, London). Shamrock sprays bearing battle honours and surmounted by a Crown on 'Quis Separabit'. Within the sprays, a Maid of Erin Harp over the Sphinx on 'Egypt' tablet, scroll below 'South Africa 1899-1902'. Joining the sprays at the base, a strung bugle with a scroll 'Royal Irish Rifles'. Four screw posts to reverse and complete with mirrored backing plate. VGC
Estimate: (£300 - £400)
Regiment continued to wear 'Royal Irish Rifles' on their pouch belt plate long after the title altered to 'Ulster' in 1920.