Scottish. 1st Royal Lanark Militia Officer's shako plate circa 1855-69.
Fine scarce silvered die-stamped crowned star mounted with title circlet; thistle spray mounted on domed centre.
Two horizontal loops VGC
Estimate: (£300 - £400)
Originally raised at Hamilton in 1796, redesignated 'Royal' in 1802 and gained '1st' on 5th December 1854. Became 3rd Bn. HLI on 1st July 1881 and divided into two battalions in 1883.