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Original, WW2 1942 British Army Motorcycle Despatch / Dispatch Rider’s Helmet By BMB With Liner & Leather Chin Strap. Sn 14371 - 14371
This is an excellent original WW2 1942 dated British Army motorcycle despatch / dispatch rider’s helmet. This helmet has no denting and is complete with webbing liner & padded leather sweatband, vented ear flaps, chin strap with buckle and rear laced head piece. The helmet has its original green paint. The leather sweatband is date stamped '1942' together with manufacturer's mark 'BMB' and size ' 6 3/4'. As with all of our stock this item is guaranteed 100% original. The price for this WW2 dated helmet includes UK delivery. Sn 14371
£295.00

SOLD SOLD SOLD Original, WW2 1943 Dated British 3rd Pattern 'D-Day' Camouflaged Paratroopers Jump Helmet By BMB With Camo Netting, Liner & Chin Strap. Sn 14374 - 14374
This is an excellent, original, complete, WW2 1943 dated 3rd Pattern British Paratroopers Jump Helmet 3rd pattern Jump Helmets were manufactured from 1943 and featured a manganese steel shell with webbing liner & leather chin cup. This pattern of helmet 1st saw action on June 6th 1944 for the Normandy Invasion (see page 93 of For King & Country By Glenn). This helmet has no denting and is complete with correct liner & chinstrap. It has most of its original rough texture green and brown Camo paint. The leather sweatband is date stamped '1943' together with manufacturer's mark 'BMB' and size '7’. The helmet is fitted with its original Camo netting. As with all of our stock this item is guaranteed 100% original. Price for this excellent complete Para jump helmet includes UK delivery. Sn 14374
£0.00

SOLD SOLD SOLD VERY RARE, Original, WW2 1942 Dated British 1st Pattern Paratroopers Jump Helmet With Fibre Rim By BMB With Liner & Chin Strap. Sn 14373 - 14373
This is an excellent, complete, original WW2 1942 dated 1st Pattern British Paratroopers Jump Helmet (See page 92 of For King & Country By Glenn). 1st Pattern helmets featured a manganese steel shell with fibre rim. They were only manufactured during 1942 and soon replaced by 2nd and 3rd types. This helmet has no denting and is complete with correct fibre rim, liner & black leather chin strap with chin cup. The helmet has its original green paint. The leather sweatband is date stamped '1942' together with manufacturer's mark 'BMB' and size '7 3/8'. As with all of our stock this item is guaranteed 100% original. Price for this very rare 1st Pattern para jump helmet includes UK delivery. Sn 14373
£0.00

SOLD SOLD SOLD Original, WW2 1943 ‘Arnhem’ British All Steel 2nd Pattern Paratroopers Jump Helmet By BMB With Liner, Leather Chin Strap & Original Camo Netting. Sn 14360 - 14360
This is an excellent original WW2 1943 dated 2nd Pattern British Paratroopers Jump Helmet. This pattern of helmet were manufactured during 1942 and 1943 and mainly worn by Paras who saw action in Italy, Normandy, Arnhem & Germany (see page 92 of For King & Country By Glenn). 2nd Pattern helmets featured an all manganese steel shell without fibre rim and leather chin strap. This helmet has the correct 2nd Pattern features and retains its original olive green finish which has surface wear to be expected with age and service use. It has no dents. It is complete with liner & leather chin strap with chin cup. The leather sweatband is date stamped '1943' together with manufacturer's mark 'BMB' and size '6 3/4'. The helmet is fitted with original camo netting. As with all of our stock this item is guaranteed 100% original. Price for this WW2 dated Paratrooper’s jump helmet includes UK delivery. Sn 14360
£0.00

SOLD SOLD WW1 Era, Model 1895, Prussian Officer's Pickelhaube Helmet With Imperial State Cockades & Fitted Transit Case. Sn 12724 - 12724
This is an original WW1 Era M1895 Prussian Officer's Pickelhaube. It has the correct original correct large Prussian Eagle helmet. The helmet is in superb condition, all the stitching and leather of the body is intact. It has a large vented conical spike and correct chin strap mounts with original leather chin strap which has brass buckles. Both sides of the Pickelhaube are mounted with Imperial State cockades. It is complete with its original clean leather liner. The leather is ink marked with numbers and letters which may be dates and / or Regiment numbers ‘JR 84’, ‘1904’, ‘1911’ and ‘III8’ (illustrated). It is approx UK size 6. The helmet comes with its original leather covered wood transit case with leather carry handle, removable base and leather retaining strap with buckle (one end of the retaining strap has perished and does not meet the buckle but could easily be replaced). The interior of the case is fitted with padded material and has a small handwritten ink monogram ‘JW’ (illustrated). The leather of the case is undamaged and has just light surface scuffs consistent with age and use. The exterior of the case has the partial remains of a blue coloured contemporary transit label (illustrated). The price for this excellent original WW1 Pickelhaube set includes UK delivery. Sn 12724
£0.00

Pressed Steel Company Oxford WW2 British Home Front, National Fire Service Tommy Helmet, Liner and Chinstrap. Sn 14255 - 14255
This is an excellent original, WW2, steel National Fire Service, factory detachment to the Pressed Steel Company at Oxford 'Tommy' helmet. The Auxiliary Fire Service (AFS) formed in January 1938 and fire stations were set up in buildings such as schools, garages and factories. A recruitment drive was launched with as many as 28,000 fire fighters required to support London Fire Brigade's 2,500 officers and fire fighters. To provide a unified service throughout the country, the National Fire Service (NFS) took control on 18 August 1941 when all AFS were merged with local brigades to form a national service. By 1943 over 70,000 women had enrolled in the NFS in the United Kingdom. The helmet is painted olive green and has its original transfer National Fire Service badge in gold and red. Also on the front below the transfer is the logo of the Pressed Steel Company at Oxford, a three bladed propeller with "PSC". Inside on the rim it has "Drewett" in white paint. It has its original black oil cloth liner and sprung webbing chinstrap all of which are completely intact. The helmet is undamaged with no denting and it retains most of its original paint. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 14255
£245.00

WW2 1941 Dated British Home Front, Worcester City and County Fire Brigade Tommy Helmet By FAI With Liner and Chinstrap. Sn 14254 - 14254
This is an excellent original, WW2, painted steel Worcester City and County Fire Brigade 'Tommy' helmet. The helmet is painted olive green and has its original transfer Fire Brigade badge in silver and red. The inner rim of the helmet is stamped with what looks to "FAI" and "1941". It is also stamped with a number "844". It has its original black oil cloth liner and sprung webbing chinstrap all of which are completely intact. The helmet is undamaged with no denting and it retains most of its original paint. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 14254
£195.00

Italian Carabinieri Officer’s Hat With State Cockade & Ostrich Feather Plume. Sn 13907:9. - 13907:9
Inspired by the French Gendarmerie, The Italian Carabinieri is the National gendarmerie of Italy, policing both military and civilian populations. It originally was founded as the police force of the Kingdom of Sardinia. During WW1 the Carabnieri fought alongside Italian troops. During the process of Italian unification, it was appointed the "First Force" of the new national military organization. Although the Carabinieri assisted in the suppression of opposition during the rule of Benito Mussolini, they were also responsible for his downfall and many units were disbanded by Nazi Germany, which resulted in large numbers of Carabinieri joining the Italian resistance movement. Since 2001, it has been one of the four Italian Armed Forces. This is an excellent original Italian Carabinieri Officer’s hat with state cockade and plume. The hat is made of black felt material with black lace trim & is in excellent original condition, complete with black leather chin strap with buckle and black cotton lining. The left and right sides have ventilation holes. To the front it has the distinctive Carabinieri ignited grenade plate with National colours rosette and removable ostrich feather plume. The lining has a small paper size label ’60 /7 3/8’. The price for this impressive piece includes UK delivery. Sn 13907:9
£475.00

WW2 1943 Nazi German Third Reich City Of Bremen Police Shako With Cockade. Sn 13907:7. - 13907:7
This is the very distinctive helmet of the German Police and was worn from the 1920's right up to 1945. The helmet is made and shaped from green wool fibre. This helmet was made by "H. Becker Berlin". The shako is in excellent original condition and is complete with the black leather chin strap with two alloy buckles and alloy strap ends which are slotted for removal from the side alloy lugs. The leather is undamaged. The top is black leather and stitched to the helmet. The helmet body is green fibre and moulded to the unique shape. The peak and neck peak appear to be black leather with a green finish inside. There are two side vents either side. To the front it has an alloy cockade to the City Of Bremen. On the inside it has an 8 tongue leather sweat band. The inside of the sweat band is ink date stamped ‘1943’. The crown has a nice manufacturer’s label ‘H. Becker & Co GMBH C2’ size marking ‘57’ and a contemporary paper label with the typed name ‘Oberm Muller S6’ no doubt the name and designation of the Police Officer who was issued with this Shako. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 13907:7
£475.00

French M1822 Brass Firemans Helmet With Red Mounted Combe and Liner. HE 863 - HE 863
A French M1822 brass Fireman's helmet and liner. The fire service in France is known as Sapeurs-Pompiers. Sapeur means "sapper" and refers to the 1st official fire fighting unit created by Napoleon I which was part of the military engineering arm. Pompier (fire fighter) etymologically comes from the concept of pumping (water) and refers to the manual pumps that were originally used. This brass helmet is in excellent condition and is complete with the very ornate hand worked leather and brass broad chin strap, leather liner and thick leather sweat band. It is badged on the front, see the close up inset. The brass combe on the top is secured with 5 dome headed brass nuts and bolts. The brass peak and neck flap are both edged in folded brass. It is in very good condition, and is ornately worked with a display of leaves and berries. The combe is topped with a red dyed combe which runs from the back to the front. The leather chin strap is secured with two 2 1/4" rotating rosettes, one either side and is covered in a brass cover either side with very ornate design. The inside has a brown leather liner and drawstring and a metal inner liner. This is a very striking French M1822 Fireman's Brass helmet, in excellent condition and complete. The price includes UK delivery. HE 863
£1,500.00
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