40th Lancashire Rifle Volunteer Corps Victorian helmet plate circa 1878-80.
Good scarce die-stamped white metal crowned star bearing laurel sprays and strap 40TH LANCASHIRE RIFLE VOLUNTEER CORPs; rose to centre.
Three loops VGC
40th LRVC (or 3rd Manchester) formed 29th February 1860; renumbered 16th in 1880. Redesignated 4th VB Manchester Regt. in September 1888.