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"15" Marked Front Shield Victorian Era Leather Firefighting Helmet, Dated 1891

Item Details

Item Type Firefighting Helmet
Materials Leather, Metal
Public Service Firefighting
Brand Unknown
Period Late 19th Century, Victorian, Antique
Date 1891
Additional Information This 19th Century firefighting helmet was displayed in a a Fire Museum for the past several years.
  • Please note, this item is highly fragile and/or requires custom packing. Additional handling time should be expected.


- missing leather to the front brim of the helmet; cracks and embedded residue to the leather; the leather is dry and brittle; the date of 1991 is hand-painted on the back brim in red paint; paint loss to the eagle finial; discoloration; the inner lining is stained with tears; missing chin strap; any alterations or additions to this antique helmet may exist.


11.0" W x 8.0" H x 15.0" D

- measures the helmet.

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