Durham Light Infantry, Officer's Green Cloth, 1901 Home Service Helmet

Durham Light Infantry, Officer's Green Cloth, 1901 Home Service Helmet

Code: 50067

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Durham Light Infantry, Officer's Green Cloth Home Service Helmet
A magnificent and rare example of this Green cloth helmet,
The helmet is compete with gilt metal cross piece, spike and rose bosses supporting a velvet backed chin chain.
To the front a gilt metal eight pointed star the topmost star displaced by a Crown, to the centre the regimental device of a strung silver horn, on a field of velvet within a Garter. Below the Garter a silver scroll inscribed ''THE DURHAM LT INFY''
To the interior a very fine tan leather sweatband, topped with crimson silk and draw string, Tailors label of ''Herbert & Co London''.
This Helmet is in superb condition.
Condition, Superb and as close to mint condition as is possible to get. 10/10