Fife Light Horse a Trooper's 1871 Pattern Helmet
Lot 162*
Fife Light Horse a Trooper's 1871 Pattern Helmet
Sold for £625 (US$ 1,049) inc. premium
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Fife Light Horse a Trooper's 1871 Pattern Helmet
A fine quality example, the white metal skull complete with all white metal fittings, side ornaments and chin chain (the leather lining part detached and perished).  The ornate frontal plate shows a crowned four pointed beaded star, this is overlaid with the brass cross of St. Andrew and this in turn bears the Thane of Fife in white metal. Below the plate a white metal tri-part scroll 'Pro Aris Et Focis', on the central section in brass 'FLH'. Original leather sweat band and liner, complete with a white horse hair plume.
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