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

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Date of Auction: 14th December 2011

Sold for £360

Estimate: £450 - £550

The East Kent Regiment of Militia Officer’s Helmet Plate 1878 - 1881. A superb example in silver plate being a crowned eight pointed star with laurel overlays and a pierced circle ‘East Kent Regiment’, in the centre on a black velvet ground the White Horse of Kent upon a scroll ‘Invicta’ and above the horse an honour scroll ‘Mediterranean’, two loop fasteners present out of three, mint state £450-550

Footnote

Note: The Mediterranean Honour Scroll was gained by the Regiment during the Crimean War.