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Title 1st Lancashire Volunteer Battalion Home Service helmet plate
Nationality English
Period c 1881-1902
Price £195.00

This OR's helmet plate would have been worn on the cork bodied blue cloth helmet, with white metal fittings, spike and chin chain, that was adopted by the British Army in 1871 under the influence of the Prussian victory over France in 1871.

This is a two-piece die-struck plate made of white metal and measures nearly 13cm high by just over 10.5cm wide. It is in excellent condition for its age, with no apparent damage splits, dings, etc.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Militaria : Badges : English : 19th Century]

testimonials

Pickers and chains arrived this morning and are great!

M T, UK, 15.08.2009

The helmet arrived the day before yesterday and I had a look at it today and everything looks perfect. You packed it up very well indeed. ... I've never seen him so thrilled with a gift!

H J, USA, 12.12.2008

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