For over 30 years this was the only book on this subject. It places on record some of the many changes in the design of the Shoulder-Belt Plate & Buttons worn by the Regular Army. It gives details of change in titles, and dates of battle honours awarded during the period when the Shoulder-Belt Plates were worn. An encyclopedia of Regiments of Horse & Foot (in their post 1881 order) going by their original numbering system. The design of buttons are covered up to 1911 with all their various changes. An average entry for one Regiment can show up to 10 different examples.