Royal Marine Artillery OR's helmet plate circa 1878-1905.
A good die-stamped brass example. Large flaming grenade; the ball bearing laurel sprays surmounted by 'GIBRALTAR', strap inscribed 'PER MARE PER TERRAM' encircles central globe in relief. Fouled anchor to base. Two loops to reverse. Toned VGC.
Estimate: (£60 - £80)
Worn until 1905 when the white helmet was adopted.