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 £550

Estimate: £500 - £700

North Mayo Militia Officer’s Helmet Plate 1878-1881, an extremely fine and rare example of crowned star pattern back plate with laurel overlays, in the centre a circle ‘North Mayo Militia’ enclosing the VR cypher on a ground of black velvet, complete with three loop fasteners, slight wear to the plating on the VR centre otherwise very fine condition