Eton College Volunteer Rifle Corps Victorian shako / helmet plate

Eton College Volunteer Rifle Corps Victorian shako / helmet plate

Code: 22039

£150.00 Approx $189.39, €175.23
 

Good scarce die-stamped white metal floreated EVRC cypher surmounted by a strung bugle.Thrre loops.

Worn firstly on the shako and continued in usewhen the 1878 pattern helmet adopted.Raised as 8th Buckinghamshire RVC in 1860, reformed as 2nd Bucks (Eton Collge) Rifle Volunteers 15th June 1878. December 1887 redesigned 4th (Eton College) VB Oxfordshire Light Infantry, 1902 reverted to 2nd Bucks.