The Duke of Edinburgh (Wiltshire Regiment) Officer Helmet Plate circa 1901-14
A fine gilt example by J & Co. (Jennens). Crowned star mounted with Garter and laurel sprays with silver scroll THE WILTSHIRE REGIMENT; black velvet centre bearing gilt cross pattee, lined and with burnished edges, mounted with the Duke Coronet and AEA cypher.
This is the actual piece photographed as No. 270 in Head-dress Badges of the British Army.
Provenance. Ex Hugh King Collection, Bosleys December 2008, Lot 205.