The Collection of Militaria Formed by The Late R.E. Handley

Date of Auction: 14th December 2011

Sold for £750

Estimate: £400 - £600

3rd (East Kent) Regiment (The Buffs) Officer’s Shako Plate 1844 - 55 Pattern. A good quality example to the Battalion Companies, a crowned eight pointed star each ray with battle honours overlaid with half wreaths of laurel and palm, in the centre an oval strap ‘Veteri Frondescit Honore’, in the centre on a burnished ground the Dragon over ‘3’, below the crown a scroll ‘Peninsula’, two loop fasteners, the cross missing from the crown, the diadem of the crown with a neat repair to a hole, the bottom star point buckled £400-600