Original 1939 Dated British Police Special Constable MKII Steel Helmet

Original 1939 Dated British Police Special Constable MKII Steel Helmet

Code: 55444

£165.00 Approx $205.48, €192.08
 

An original 1939 dated British Police Special Contastables helmet in good condition.

This pattern of helmet was issued to members of the Police as well as the Police Special Constabulary. It is a standard British MKII Steel Helmet which was made by British Motor Bodies. It has been painted the correct dark blue colour and features the word 'POLICE' stenciled in white to the front. Above this the remnants of the Special Constable marking is visible as a white circle. The underside of the rim is stamped ' BMB' which denotes British Motor Bodies as the manufacturer.

The helmet features the large type brass screw to secure the liner which was used in the early war period. The original 1939 dated liner is present inside the helmet and is in good condition. It was also made by BMB and bears the 1939 date as well as the size of 7 1/4. The helmet also comes complete with its original chin strap which is again in good condition.

This is a very original Home Front helmet which would make a fantastic addition to any collection without a doubt!