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Helmet - German Artillery, Leather, 1898 Object Reg. No: HT 28638

Summary:
Leather helmet with brass eagle badge and rounded top ball. Marked 'FAR9 1898' on inside indicating that it belonged to a member of the German Feldartillerie Regiment Nr. 9. This type of helmet remained in use in the early World War I period.
Description:
Black leather covered helmet with brass fittings and chin strap. The top of the helmet has a brass orb. The front has a crowned eagle holding a scepter in one foot and an orb with a cross in the other. Text in German on the badge. Leather lining. Text on the underside of both brims.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 210 mm (Height), 180 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, german armed forces, protective clothing safety wear, military uniforms german, helmets
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: uniforms
Inscriptions: On badge: ' MIT GOTT FÜR KOENIG UND VATERLAND ', ' FR '
Under front brim, handwritten: ' PP '
Under rear brim, stamped in black ink: ' FAR9 / 2.R.B. / 1898 '
Place & Date Made: Germany, 1898

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