London & Westminster Light Horse Volunteers Uniform Button 1779-97*

London & Westminster Light Horse Volunteers Uniform Button

Domed silver plated open back copper coatee button, 17.3mm diameter. In the centre a lion rampant. Around the perimeter the inscription ‘Light Horse Volunteers’. This example with the embossed backmark ‘Firmin & Co. London’

*Regiment formed 1779, disbanded 1783, reformed 1794, renamed ‘ Westminster Volunteer Cavalry’ 1797.

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