A standard 2nd pattern Brodie helmet with the badge attached of the Durham Light Infantry. One dent to the crown, retaining much original finish. To the left hand side of the helmet a large blue rectangle with red triangle above. To the interior the standard oilskin liner intact and in good condition with some flakiness from the finish of the oilskin material. Chinstrap all intact but care needs to be taken.
A standard 2nd pattern Brodie helmet with the painted triangular form insignia to the front of the South Wales Borderers in green and white. complete with its correct oilskin liner, some of the felt moth damage with its net cradle, chinstrap all present, care needs in handling with the chinstrap.
A 2nd pattern Brodie helmet with a single rectangular standing flash to the side of what appears to be black and orange. One indentation to the crown. Some paint runs to the helmet finish. To the interior the liner is complete but is in very poor and loose condition, strap missing.
A scarce 1st pattern magnetic shell Brodie without rim, worn by an officer in the Royal Artillery. The helmet has seen very little wear use, it has virtually all of its rough sand finish remaining apart from two small areas of losses close to the crown, with its bronze Royal Artillery badge affixed and with its officers multi constructed liner in a mixture of canvas Egyptian brushed cotton and leather with the label of ‘Woodrow, 48 Piccadilly’ in silk lozenge form applied to the crown of the liner. The drawstring runs through the leather section with the brushed cotton liner being multi pattern stitched. Complete with its brown leather chinstrap. A superb helmet.
A 2nd pattern Brodie helmet with what appears to be painted stencil of the Middlesex Regiment remaining to the front of the helmet. Some losses to the paint as can be seen by our web images, minor indentation close to the crown but the clear form in yellow of the Middlesex Regiment badge. To the interior the liner is complete, some of the finish of the oilskin flaking away and minor moth to the interior felt but complete with its original chinstrap.
A 1st pattern rimless Brodie helmet, fitted with an officer field cover with the bronze officers badge of the Hertfordshire Regiment. The cover generally good with some minor rust stains flooding through the dome. No rot or rust to the edge. Fitted with an 11 tongued leather liner in cradle form, with its original drawstring, the leather good and strong, a few rough nicks around the lower edge with its chinstrap missing.
An unused set of the scarce wire cutters that fitted to the end of the Enfield rifle, complete with all fittings. Maker marked and dated ‘1917’.
A very nice 2nd pattern Brodie, some losses of finish to the dome with the faded badge of the King’s Royal Rifle Corps painted to the front and Battalion flash of what appears to be either blue over green or black over green remaining to the left hand side of the helmet. Complete with its oilskin standard liner, some slight losses to the felt interior, the netting framework good with all of its original chinstrap in excellent condition.
A standard 2nd pattern Brodie officers helmet, one indentation to the crown, some darkened rust flooding through to the crown, minor rust damage to the edge. Fitted with a very nice high quality officers liner, which is a combination of white grained leather, cross hatch stitched silk and velvet with an inner card formed bowl. Complete with its original drawstring and its leather chinstrap.
Rimless 1st pattern helmet, non magnetic. The sacking cover has faded incredibly, some rust from the interior dome flooding through the cover. To one side a lozenge form has remained with its original colour, a section of insignia was originally attached to this form and has possibly rotted away whilst in storage. On inverting the helmet the sacking material still retains much original colour, although that has faded as well. To the interior the helmet is with its 6 tongued oilskin 1st pattern liner with its inner felt and its original chinstrap, which is complete but care needs to be taken with handling, nevertheless a rare helmet.
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