The Yorkshire (Militia) Artillery Officer's 1878 Pattern Blue Cloth Helmet
A rare near mint example c1878-1902, of standard pattern with all-gilt fittings and frontal plate. This of Royal Arms format with 'Ubique' top scroll and 'Yorkshire Artillery' on the bottom. Tan leather sweatband and crimson silk lining, retailer's details for Hawkes & Co. The japanned carrying tin similarly marked and named to, 'W.H. Ferrand Esq. Yorkshire Artillery'.