Scottish Lothians and Berwickshire Yeomanry Cavalry Helmet


Scottish. Lothians and Berwickshire Yeomanry Cavalry Victorian 1871 pattern helmet. A good scarce example Silvered skull decorated with brass thistles; to the front a helmet plate comprising a crowned Garter within thistle sprays; to the centre, the Order of the Thistle Star with central VR Cypher; all resting on thistle spray bearing four part title scroll. Brass fluted spike supports a white regimental pattern horsehair plume. To each side, a brass rose head boss supports the leather backed brass chin chain note stitching loose. Brown leather lining shows age wear, surface marks to skull

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