Helmet Armour - German, World War I, 1914-1918 Object Reg. No: HT 28639

Summary:
Alternative name(s): Brow Plate, Helmet Shield, Stirnpanzer, Brow Plate

Armour plate for fitting to a German "coal scuttle" type metal helmet. It would have originally had a strap to secure it to a helmet.

The provenance of the armour is unknown, but armour of this type was issued during World War I.
Description:
Curved section of cast steel, shaped to fit over the front of a German "coal scuttle" type steel helmet. Slots on two sides for securing over helmet knobs and two slots for securing to the helmet with a leather strap (missing).
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 180 mm (Height), 255 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945, world war i 1914-1918, german armed forces, protective clothing safety wear, military uniforms german, helmets
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: uniforms
Date Used: 1939-1945

Dates of World War II

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