A 7th or Princess Royals Dragoon Guards 1871 Helmet Plate

The silver ( white metal but probably sterling silver ) twelve pointed star has an oval gilt strap with the words The Princess Royal`s Dragooon Guards within the strap. In the centre is a VR cypher in silver ( white metal )
The reverse displays a cast twelve point star with various fixing devices to attach the helmet plate to the helmet, overall in very good condition iith minor age wear and generaly dirty. The silver star tarnished.
Part of a large collection of 1871 helmet plates that is being listed over time.