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Victorian "Huma 1 BFD" High Eagle Leather Firefighting Helmet, Late 19th C.

Item Details

Item Type Helmet
Materials Leather, Tin, Fabric, Base Metal
Public Service Firefighting
Period Antique, Late 19th Century
Additional Information This vintage firefighting helmet had been on display in a Fire Museum for many years.


- overall with embedded residue from age and wear; leather rim loss; metal front brim frame is exposed; paint loss; leather exhibit cracks; patina loss and indentations to the tin high eagle finial; missing maker’s metal identification tag to the interior crown; fabric lining present; additions or alterations to the antique firefighting are unknown.


10.5" W x 10.0" H x 13.0" D

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