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ca1855. Army. Shako. A beautiful dark blue shako to a Military Officer. Quilted finished body with aged silver braiding all around. Silver plated rosettes to side & white metal chin chain attached. White metal Militia General Service pattern QVC badge to front, missing one lug. Black ball plume in beautiful VR mounted holder. Leather headband attached but most silk lining worn/missing. Fair, needs some TLC, some braid loose but well worth the restoration time. A rare item of head gear, displays beautifully.
ca 1881. Great Britain. Army. Blue cloth helmet, Officers of the 2nd City of London Rifle Volunteers , all white metal fittings. Helmet plate of small design for helmet. Has at some time had other badges fitted. Plate possibly of the pre 1881 shako. Has makers plaque for G. Kenning, London. Rosettes for sides of Officer quality. White metal chin strap present, no makers names. Supple leather liner present, small tear to satin liner. Fair-GC. A nice Volunteer blue cloth in good displayable condition.
Police, blue Bobbie's pre 1952 helmet. Leather headband & chin strap. Issue stamps inside & a date in the 30s. Dome cap is separate. Badge holes at front. 4 small holes on top of crown where an attempt was made to convert it to an army blue cloth helmet. Few small moth nips o/w GC. Hard to get earlier Bobbies helmet.
 SOLD at A$80
Police. 1980s-90s Metropolitan Police 'Bobbies' helmet. Classic British item of Police memorabilia also known as a 'Custodians Helmet'. This 1995 dated Helmet is constructed out of a tough plastic outer material with a softer inner liner. Single strap chinstrap with both velcro & a buckle for securing. Size 59. Outer covered in a black felt like material. 2 black painted metal grommets to either side for ventilation. Large comp to top of the Helmet with a nickel plated metal fitting to the top. Large 'Brunswick Star' style nickel plate Metropolitan Police hat badge with the queens Crown to the top. Possibly unissued. GC. Very good.
 SOLD at A$100
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