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Super Rare British WWI Generals Private Purchase steel helmet.

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World War One308 of 618British WWI Stretcher Bearers steel helmet.Ultra mini WWI era pocket knife/trench art watch fob?
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Posted 4 years ago


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Super Rare British WWI Generals Private Purchase steel helmet. This is a mark 1 helmet, with a sharp rim, no steel band applied around the edge. Still in original apple green colour, with an Officers Private Purchase liner, (more comfortable). Even better it still has the helmets original Officers cloth cover, and red band, denoting senior officer’s rank, and badge affixed to the front. Chin strap is missing. There is an old wire fixed to the helmet which suggests it was hung on a wall as a souvenir at one time.


  1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 4 years ago
    Been saving the best for last? I just auto-press LOVE on these old style helmets because I like them. This one I really LOVE. Judging by the condition of the cloth cover, must have been an officer well behind the lines or even theater.
  2. petey petey, 4 years ago
    Thanks for the love trunkman, tinlid, nldionne, vetraio50, BELLIN68, PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, Poop, mustangtony, and blunderbuss2
  3. petey petey, 4 years ago
    Thanks blunderbuss2, and PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, yes this is one of my favourites!!
  4. walksoftly walksoftly, 4 years ago
    Great find, love it!
  5. petey petey, 4 years ago
    Thanks for the love and comment walksoftly!
  6. petey petey, 4 years ago
    Thanks for the love bratjdd.
  7. petey petey, 3 years ago
    Thanks for the love SEAN68, kerry10456, and mikelv85
  8. petey petey, 3 years ago
    Thank you for the love snapper!!
  9. petey petey, 2 years ago
    aghcollect, thanks for the love!!

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