A Fine 1878 Pattern Blue Cloth Helmet Of An Officer In The Territorial Engineers
Lot 441
A Fine 1878 Pattern Blue Cloth Helmet Of An Officer In The Territorial Engineers
Sold for £525 (US$ 815) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Fine 1878 Pattern Blue Cloth Helmet Of An Officer In The Territorial Engineers
Early 20th Century
The blue cloth-covered skull complete with all its gilt-metal fittings, the frontal plate of post 1902 form with laurel spray upper scroll, and 'Quo Fas Et Gloria Ducunt' lower scroll, and velvet-lined chin-chain (rose pattern supporters missing), the interior with leather sweat-band, and green leather peak lining: in its original japanned carrying tin (lid rusted) painted 'Capt. H.C. Saunders. H.C. Div. T. Co. R.E.' on one side

Footnotes

  • H.C. Saunders is listed as a Captain (25 January 1908) in the Home Counties Divisional Telegraph Company, Royal Engineers Territorial Force, whose headquarters was at Lewes Road, Brighton. He was promoted to Major in September 1914
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