Victorian officer's gold gilt shoulder belt plate, pre 1881. Seeded gilt rectangular plate; mounted on the plate, a facetted silver Star of the Order of the Thistle; mounted on the Star, a gilt thistle wreath, within the wreath a Crowned oval bearing the motto of the Order of the Thistle (NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSET) (No Person Shall Provoke Me With Inpunity). To the centre, the number 42 in silver, below the wreath, a gilt Sphinx.
Royal Highland) Foot original Large Victorian Officers Button. 42nd (This is an original Large Victorian Officers Mufti Button of the 42nd (Royal Highland) Regiment of Foot.It measures 22mm in Diameter.It is made by Jennens & Co of London from gilt and is in good condition with shaft intact