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Title Foreign Service officer's helmet chin chain, 1879 pattern, gilt
Nationality British
Period c 1879 on
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This is the chin chain for the Foreign Service helmet, with a white leather lining. The Home Service helmet chin chains normally had a dark blue velvet lining.

It is in excellent condition, but the gilt finish is a little tarnished, with spots of verdigris here and there. The stitching, however, is in good order, even if the leather has shrunk a little.

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


[Militaria : Headdress : British : 19th Century]

testimonials

Bayonets arrived today, very nice!

M G, Germany, 22.06.2009

Arrived safely. Excellent item. Really good condition. A good addition to the collection. Many thanks for a stress free transaction.

R B, UK, 17.10.2005

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