Dorsetshire Regiment Victorian Officers helmet plate circa 1881-1901.
Fine rich gilt crowned star mounted with laurel sprays and Garter, black velvet centre with silver PRIMUS IN INDIS over Gibraltar Castle, Key and motto. To the base of the laurels, a silver tri-part scroll THE DORSETSHIRE REGIMENT.
Three loops VGC
Provenance. Ex Hugh King Collection. This is the actual piece photographed as No. 251 in Head-dress Badges of the British Army.