A Fine Collection of Militaria formed by the late Major J.J. Crooks

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Date of Auction: 10th May 2017

Sold for £480

Estimate: £500 - £700

Cavan Militia Officer’s Helmet Plate 1878-1881, a very fine and extremely rare example in silver plate, the back plate of crowned star pattern with laurel overlays, these enclose a circle ‘Cavan Militia’ and in the centre the Maid and Harp on a ground of brown velvet (?) (congealed), complete with three loop fasteners, one ray tip with a slight buckle otherwise very good condition £500-700