London Rifle Brigade WW2 Officer’s 1939 hallmarked silver pouch belt plate.
A splendid example by JRG&S (JR Gaunt and Sons) bearing Birmingham hallmarks to the front. Within a oak wreath, a circlet inscribed “London Rifle Brigade. South Africa 1900,’02” superimposed on crossed sword and sceptre; shield from the Royal Arms to the centre. Across the base of the wreath, a scroll inscribed “Primus in urbe” with shield from the City of London arms below. Under the Crown, a scroll inscribed “France & Flanders 1914,’18”; beneath the circlet another inscribed “Ypres 1915,’17”; four honour scrolls to either side of the wreath. Complete with HM silver backing plate. Three screw posts to reverse complete with HM silver hooped nuts.
Code: 50704Price: 750.00 GBP
1th Middlesex (St. George’s) Volunteer Rifle Corps Victorian 1859 Birmingham hallmarked silver pouch belt plate.
A very fine example by JB on four screw posts. Laurel sprays, surmounted by a crown resting on a blank tablet, surrounding St. George and the Dragon on a darkened seeded backing plate.
Code: 50698Price: 550.00 GBP
24th (Post Office) Middlesex Rifle Volunteers Victorian post 1880 Officer’s pouch belt plate.
A fine ornate die-stamped silvered example on four screw posts. Within a laurel wreath surmounted by an Imperial style Crown; a Maltese cross with balls to the tips and dragons between the arms. The top and bottom arms of the cross bear the three seaxes of Middlesex. The left and right arms bear the letter “T” surmounted by the Crown of HSH the Duke of Teck (Hon. Colonel of the regiment from 1880 until his death in 1900). Between the top arm of the cross and the Crown, a Bishop’s mitre; below the lower arm and the wreath, a strung bugle. To the centre of the cross, a circlet inscribed “Saint Martin’s le Grand” encircling a shield. Across the base of the wreath, a tri-part scroll inscribed “Post Office, XXIV Middlesex Rifle Regiment”.
49th Middlesex Rifle Volunteers formed at the General Post Office 13th February 1868; renumbered 24th in September 1880. 24th supplied personnel for the Army Post Office Corps for active service overseas.
Code: 50701Price: 450.00 GBP
1st (Althorpe) Northamptonshire Rifle Volunteers Victorian Officer’s pouch belt plate circa 1859.
A good scarce die-stamped silvered example on screw posts. Within a strap inscribed “1st Northamptonshire Rifle Volunteers” a shield charged with cross keys, a cross-crosslet between each of the angles. Slight service wear.
Code: 50699Price: 350.00 GBP
Irish North Cork Militia attributed Victorian Officer’s pouch belt plate 1879-81 and his commission.
A fine and rare die-stamped unmarked silver or heavily plated example. Laurel wreath surmounted by a Guelphic Crown resting on a blank tablet; within the wreath a Maltese cross with ball finials to the tips and lions between the arms. To the centre, within a circlet inscribed “North Cork Riflemen”, a strung bugle. Four screw posts to reverse and complete with backing plate. VGC
Worn by Captain Frederick James William Davies, 104th Foot whilst serving as adjutant (gazetted 20.5.1879)
... together with Davies' commission appointing him adjutant signed in ink "George" (Prince George, Field Marshal and CinC British Army, grandson of George III)
... accompanied by Davies's blue velvet wallet beautifully embroidered back and front with silk floral designs and bullion and silk "FD" monogram.
Raised 1793 at Fermoy as North Cork Militia; redesignated North Cork Rifles 1852; became 9th Bn. KRRC on Friday 1st July 1881
Code: 50685Price: 1450.00 GBP
1st Bn. Somerset Rifles Victorian Officer’s pouch belt plate.
A good scarce die-stamped silvered example. Crowned oval strap inscribed “1st Battalion Somerset Rifles”, the Arms of Bath to voided centre. Three screw posts to reverse.
Code: 50230Price: 285.00 GBP
First Surrey Rifles Victorian Officer’s pouch belt plate circa 1891-1901.
A fine die-stamped silvered example on three screw posts. Maltese cross, lions between the arms, surmounted by a crown resting on a scroll inscribed “1803-1859”. On the cross a circlet inscribed “First Surrey Rifles”; to the voided centre, on a silvered ground, a strung bugle with “1” between the strings. Beneath the lower arm of the cross a scroll inscribed “Concordia victrix”. Right arm with slight stain
Code: 50563Price: 280.00 GBP
West Indies. St. Christopher Artillery Victorian Officer's pouch belt plate.
A very fine and extremely rare die-stamped example. Crowned oval Union wreath and oval inscribed “St.Christopher Artillery”, centrally a gilt metal grenade, the ball mounted with silvered Crowned VR Cypher, reversed and interlaced. Three screw posts to reverse.
Code: 50541Price: 420.00 GBP
21st (Wigan) Lancashire Rifle Volunteer Corps Victorian pouch belt plate circa 1860.
A good rare example on two of four screw posts. Blackened laurel wreath surmounted by a crown resting on a blank tablet. Within the wreath, mounted on the finely seeded backing plate, a silvered strap "Wigan Volunteer Rifles" with central rose in relief.
Formed 20th January, 1860 at Wigan forming part of 4th Admin. Bn at Eccles. 4th became 1st VB Manchester Regiment in 1888 and formed regiment's 5th Bn. 1st April, 1908.
Code: 50556Price: 550.00 GBP
Royal East Kent Mounted Rifles post 1863 Victorian Officer's pouch belt plate.
A fine and scarce die-stamped lightly silvered example on three screw posts. Hobnail Maltese cross bearing strap ''Royal East Kent Mounted Rifles'', the White Horse of Kent (sans motto) to centre.
Code: 50504Price: 285.00 GBP
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