38th (1st Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot Victorian 'Albert' pattern OR's shako plate circa 1844-55.
A good scarce example reputedly recovered from the battlefield at Alma. Die-stamped brass crowned narrow wreath of oak and laurel; lined centre bearing '38'. Retains two original horizontal iron loops. GC
Estimate: (£150 - £200)
38th fought at the Alma as part of General England's 3rd Division.