Officer’s Shoulder Belt Plate., 13th (1st Somersetshire) (Prince Alberts Regiment of Light Infantry) Pre-1855. GVF/EF
A good example. Lightly gilded heavy rectangular plate mounted crown resting on an ornate honours scroll over laurel sprays with sphinx resting on “Egypt” tablet; “Ava” below.
Centrally within regimental title, a strung bugle with “XIII” between the cords, surmounted by a mural crown.
On the sprays “Martinique” and Afghanistan” scrolls. Two hooks and two studs to reverse.