Channel Islands. 3rd Royal Guernsey Militia Victorian Officer's helmet plate circa 1881-1901.
A good scarce gilt example. Cowned star mounted with laurel sprays and strap 'Pro Aris Rege Et Focis', black centre with Arms of Guernsey in silver. To the base of the wreath, an applied silver tri-part scroll 'Royal Guernsey Militia' surmounted by silver strung bugle with '3'. Across the top of the wreath a silver scroll 'Diex Aie''. Three loops to reverse. Minor service wear. GC
Estimate: (£300 - £400)