Royal Marine Light Infantry Victorian Officer's helmet plate circa 1878-1901.
A fine gilt example. Crowned star mounted with laurel sprays, 'GIBRALTAR' scroll at the top and fouled anchor to the base. Centrally, a pierced strap 'PER MARE PER TERRAM' on blue enamel ground. To the centre, a silver globe in relief. Mounted beneath the sprays, a silver strung bugle. Three loops to reverse. VGC
Estimate: (£300 - £400)
Also worn by Commissioned Bandmasters 1898-1901