Pith helmet dating.

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Pith helmet dating.

Postby Frankjersey » 05 Sep 2017 23:01

Wondering if I can get some help with dating a pith helmet. There's so many similar types. Not sure if this is post 1902 or pre. Any help would be great. Thanks.
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Re: Pith helmet dating.

Postby RobD » 05 Sep 2017 23:30

I'm not familiar with this type.
The peak is too flat for a Victorian helmet, and the 4 panel construction is not commonly seen in British foreign service helmets.
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Re: Pith helmet dating.

Postby AlexReece » 06 Sep 2017 00:38

American pattern four seam panel looks pre 1900s ( 1895 Pattern ? )..Holds ten cork spacers as typical for US.

Though it Seems a little flat at the front & rear, most likely from storage or cracked cork ?
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