Super rare and original Irish Nationalist Model 1927 Vickers Combat Helmet
These helmets were made in Belfast for the newly formed army of the Republic of Ireland and were based on German combat helmets of the period. This example is dated to 1927 inside the helmet – the liner is also maker marked to a Dublin company and also dated to 1927. The chinstrap is maker marked and dated 1930. These helmets were originally painted olive green but later painted white during WW2 – this is how just about all are now found. Is also complete with state badge to front.
Condition of the Helmet
Few dents to top of helmet. Mixture of original green and latter applied white paint.
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