2nd VB Border Regt HP
A rare, white metal, helmet plate for the 2nd volunteer battalion of The Border Regiment with three lug fastenings (north, east and west - one a crude repair). HQ at Kendal.
Note: This example has a non-voided centre rather than the usual 'blade' fastenings holding a red felt centre. I do not know why this is - a manufacturing error or for a deliberate reason?
I ha... read more
1st VB Border HP
A scarce, white metal, helmet plate for the 1st volunteer battalion of The Border Regiment with three lug fastenings (north, east and west). HQ at Carlisle.
Note: This plate has the usual 'blade' fastenings to hold the red felt centre in place, although they are a little 'chewed'/damaged. read more
Victorian RE (Militia) Officer's HP
A nice, gilt, helmet plate for an officer of The Royal Engineers (Militia) with two lug fastenings (east and west - north lug missing). As KK849.
Note: It appears the scroll with the Ubique honour has been 'hobbed' (blanked out by the manufacturer), with the honour clearly visible from the reverse.
The unicorn's horn is unfortunately missing, as is often the case o... read more