~ Pre-1860 Royal Lancashire Light Infantry Officers Shako Plate & Buckle ~
The Royal Lancashire Light Infantry Officers shako plate has a wreath border and the Queens crown to the top. A riveted on gilt brass central circle bears the regiments name with the horn, rose & crown to the centre.
The buckle is similar with the regiments name around the horn, rose & crown. There is no separate right side clasp piece.
~ Dimensions ~
The main badge is 8.5cm (3.25 inches) wide by 9cm (3.5 inches) tall.
The card backing has a height of 8.2 inches (21.2 cm) & a depth of 4.5 inches (11.4 cm).
The set weighs 135 g.
~ Condition ~
There is some minor wear but the pieces are in excellent order and have been extremely well preserved with no visible sign of major damage. One of the lugs on the reverse of the plate has been replaced in the past.