6th Lancashire Rifle Volunteer Corps Victorian shako plate circa 1860.
Fine rare die-stamped white metal hobnailed Maltese cross, ball finials to the tips, bearing circlet LANCASHIRE RIFLE VOLUNTEERS; mounted to the centre, a strung bugle with 6 between the strings.
6th LRVC (or 1st Manchester) formed 25th August 1859. Redesignated 2nd VB Manchester Regt. in September 1888. Provenance, Ex Hugh King Collection.