Royal Marine Artillery Officer's helmet plate circa 1878-1905.
A fine gilt example. Large flaming grenade, the ball mounted with laurel sprays, 'GIBRALTAR' scroll at the top and fouled anchor at the base. Centrally a pierced strap 'PER MARE PER TERRAM' set on a blue enamel ground; to the centre, a silver globe in relief. Three loops to reverse. VGC
Estimate: (£400 - £600)