6th W York RVC Officer’s HP
A rare, silver-plated, helmet plate for an officer of The 6th West Yorkshire Rifle Volunteer Corps with three lug fastenings (north, east and west).
Note: This plate has some minor damage to the base of the crown (right-hand side, as viewed). The top lug is bent over and the pins behind the central piece are missing. read more
2nd VB Manchester Regt HP
A rare, white metal, helmet plate for the 2nd volunteer battalion of The Manchester Regiment with three lug fastenings (north, east and west). Worn c1888-1901. HQ at Manchester.
From the Hugh King collection.
Note: This plate comes with a curious combination of black cloth and red felt backings - the latter showing through marginally above the former. read more