1st (Exeter & South Devon) Rifle Volunteers Officer’s pouch belt plate circa 1859-1901.
A fine and scarce die-stamped silvered example on two screw posts. Within a crowned oval strap inscribed “Exeter & South Devon”, “1st Volunteer Rifles 1852”; below the strap, an ornate scroll inscribed “Semper fidelis”.
Originally raised in May 1852, accepted by Horse Guards 23rd September 1959 as 1st Devonshire Rifle Volunteers (Exeter and South Devon). Became 1st VB Devonshire Regiment on 1st November 1885 and the plate continued in use.
Code: 1018579Price: 275.00 GBP
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