South Lancashire Regiment Victorian Officers helmet plate circa 1881-1901.
Fine rich gilt crowned star mounted with laurel sprays and Garter, black velvet centre with silver Sphinx on EGYPT. To the base of the laurels, a silver tri-part scroll SOUTH LANCASHIRE REGIMENT.
Three loops VGC
Provenance. Ex Hugh King Collection. This is the actual piece photographed as No. 253 in Head-dress Badges of the British Army.