Officer's Helmet Plate 1871-1901



The 1871 heavy cavalry helmet had this badge on the front. Dragoon Guards had a gilding metal helmet so the hob-nail star was of silver metal. The central Garter was gilt with blue enamel, and the silver Victorian cypher was on a red enamel ground.


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