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Title Probyn's Horse belt plate centre, white metal
Nationality British Empire
Period c 1900
Price £30.00

This would have been worn until the amalgamation of Probyn's Horse with the 12th Cavalry in 1922. It would appear to be an other ranks example and was worn on a rectangular white metal plate. Probyn's Horse became King Edward's Own Lancers in 1906, having sported the Prince of Wales title since 1876.

It measures just under 4cm high and would appear to be a bazaar casting, as one would expect. The condition is excellent with some minor age/wear distortion. The flat lugs on the reverse are the clue to the piece being a belt plate element.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.

[Militaria : Badges : British Empire : 20th Century]


Received it in the post this morning, a very nice surprise.

M S, UK, 28.01.2012

The buckle arrived today in good order, many thanks for the speedy delivery. A nice buckle, as described, and a welcome addition to my collection. Will revisit your website regularly for other items of interest.

L M, Channel Islands, 30.01.2009