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Lot: 8
85th (King's Light Infantry) Regiment Officer's 'Albert' shako plate circa 1844-55.

An excellent rare rich fire-gilt example. Crowned star mounted spray of laurel and palm and coiled bugle; centrally the numerals '85' on a domed gilt ground. Four rays of the star bear the regiment's honours ' FUENTES D'ONOR NIVE PENINSULA BLADENSBURG'. Two horizontal loops to reverse with two pairs of wire behind the crown. VGC

Estimate: (700 - 800)

The 85th was granted the title 'King's Light Infantry' in April 1821.

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