The Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment) Officer's helmet plate circa 1901-14.
A very fine gilt example by J & Co. (Jennens). Crowned star mounted with laurel sprays and Garter, the black velvet centre with gilt cross patˇe, lined and with burnished edges, mounted with the Duke's Coronet and AEA cypher. Mounted on the base of the wreath, a silver tri-part scroll 'THE WILTSHIRE REGIMENT' . Three loops to reverse. VGC
Estimate: (£260 - £300)
This is the actual piece photographed as No. 270 in 'Head-dress Badges of the British Army'.Provenance. Ex Hugh King Collection, Bosleys December 2008, Lot 205