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

Date of Auction: 14th December 2011

Sold for £160

Estimate: £200 - £300

The East Kent Regiment of Militia Officer’s 1844 Pattern Shako Plate. A part composite example being a crowned eight pointed star in gilt overlaid with a circular gilt disc, this in turn mounted in silver with the White Horse of Kent oak sprays and two scrolls ‘East Kent’ and ‘Invicta’, the crown is a replacement being an 1878 pattern, the buckled star ray finials being reinforced in five places and the ‘3 o’clock’ finial lacking, three loop fasteners £200-300