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2646
1878-1901 ROYAL MARINE LIGHT INFANTRY VICTORIAN OFFICER'S HELMET. A good 1878-1901 example of an Officer's Home Service Pattern blue cloth helmet. The helmet is complete with a gilt metal cross piece, spike and rose bosses supporting a velvet backed chin chain. The front bearing a gilt eight pointed star, the topmost point displaced by the crown. Mounted on the star, a laurel wreath with scroll inscribed "Gibraltar" applied to the top and fouled anchor to the junction below. Pieced "Per Mare Per Terram" strap on blue enamel ground. To the centre, a silver globe in relief, the Continents picked out in gilt. Beneath the anchor, a silver strung bugle, (KK 1091). Leather sweatband to interior topped with crimson silk edging Tailor's details of "J Haslett Woolwich". The helmet furniture has been professionally re- gilded to bring the helmet to Museum exhibition standard. Grade II+. (P)
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