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Helmet - British, World War II, 1939 Pattern Object Reg. No: ST 040868

Summary:
1939 pattern steel helmet, British, World War II. Provenance unknown.
Description:
Khaki-coloured steel helmet, with smooth crown. Brim all around. Rivet on either side to secure chin strap. Chin strap - cotton canvas centre with canvas covered elastic on each side attached to helmet. Screw in centre of crown. Inside of helmet has leather supporting harness. Inside of helmet at crown circular foam like substance with leather cover and circular hole in centre of pad.

Impressed inscription on underside of left side of brim.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Returned Servicemen's League of Australia Limited (RSL) Victorian Branch, 1986
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 15 cm (Height), 30 cm (Width), 32 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: world war ii 1939-1945, protective clothing safety wear
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: uniforms
Inscriptions: 637 1939
Date Made: England, Great Britain, 1939 or later

1939 pattern.

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