Volunteer Battalions Sherwood Foresters (Derbyshire Regiment) Officer's helmet plate circa 1881-87.
A fine and scarce silvered example. Crowned star mounted with laurel sprays and Maltese Cross with oak wreath and scrolls 'THE DERBYSHIRE REGT.' to the arms of the cross. To the centre, a Stag set on translucent blue enamel ground. To the base of the laurel wreath, an applied bi-part scroll 'SHERWOOD FORESTERS'. Three loops to reverse. VGC
Estimate: (£300 - £400)