VICTORIAN - 3RD ROYAL SCOTS OFFICERS HELMET & CROSS BELT & WAIST ...
Edinburgh or Queens Regiment of Light Infantry grouping.
Good attributed lot of one mans items.
Comprises officers Home Service helmet with rare, sought after gilded helmet plate. This is 2 piece, outer part with silver scroll with " The Lothian Regt ". To the centre " Ne Me Impune Lacessit " and thistle centre again in silver with undamaged green enamel back piece. Gilded spike and fittings.
Silk and leather liner good and with Pall Mall maker details to the crown.
Rose bosses to spike base and side chin scale attachments . No damage to body.
Exceptionally nice condition.
Comes in it's japanned carrying tin and has the officers brass name plate ( detached ) "Captn Scobie - Edinburgh Co. Militia " This beautifully hand etched by jeweller.
Officers white buff leather shoulder belt with SBP. and sword hangers. The plate is of very high quality with no rubbing or damage and the green enamel behind the thistle centre is good.
Matching waist belt with matching buckle, again in exceptional condition and with sword hanging straps.
The Queen's Edinburgh Light Infantry Militia was an auxiliary regiment raised in and around the city of Edinburgh
John Mackay Scobie - Ensign 1867, retired as Captain in 1878. Hailed from Musselburgh.