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Given the cut-out leather letters on the front shield I reckon it is pre-war (although front pieces can be switched easily).
I hate to burst your bubble but if you look carefully at the label, it has both a phone number and a Zipcode, which came to be only in 1967! This headgear was most likely manufactured for costume or ...
The helmet is earlier: 1940s (see the manufacturer's plate inside: Cairns was in NYC until after WW2, when they moved to Clifton NJ). The front shield looks more recent given that the letters are p...
This is a Cairns Philadelphian helmet (later given the model # 770). It was introduced in the mid 1970s and was worn by the Philadelphia FD when they transitioned away from the Aluminum Senator helme...
This is a Cairns & Bros. Flint-flex helmet. It is a synthetic fiberglass-like material they used in the 1940s-1950s. It is NOT made of aluminium, though it has a few metal components. The front s...
Hello again! This is a Cairns Senator helmet. Based upon the printed front shield it was likely produced in the late 1950s or 1960s. This helmet was produced into the 1970s and was used by a numb...
Acline: this helmet was produced by Cairns in the 1950s or early 1960s. This is based upon the model, the manufacturer's label, and mostly by the front shield: Cairns started printing the letters i...
This is a Cairns model 880 thermoplastic helmet. Given that it has the impact cap inside of it, the helmet was most likely issued in the 1980s or 1990s. These impact caps only came to be as OSHA reg...