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Lot: 4
13th Light Dragoons Victorian Officer's shako plate circa 1857-61.

A very fine, rare die-stamped rich fire-gilt example. Crowned Maltese cross with battle honours and 'LIGHT DRAGOONS' to the raised edges; silver hobnail inserts to each arm. To the mirror backed voided centre, within a strap 'VIRET IN AETERNUM', 'XIII'. Two original lead soldered iron loops to reverse. VGC

Estimate: (400 - 600)

13th Light Dragoons took part in the Charge of the Light Brigade. Converted to hussars in 8.4.1861

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