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

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Date of Auction: 14th December 2011

Sold for £1,250

Estimate: £600 - £800

3rd (East Kent) Regiment (The Buffs) Officer’s Shoulder Belt Plate c. 1830 - 40. A fine quality example being a burnished gilt back plate overlaid with a multi rayed silver star, a gilt crown and similar oval strap ‘Veteri Frondescit Honore’, in the centre on a silver ground a gilt Dragon over a silver ‘3’, standard hooks and stud fasteners, some gilt loss otherwise very good condition £600-800