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Pith Helmet

Postby Michael T » 04 Feb 2015 23:41

White Pith helmet for sale on Ebay. Australia

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Pith-Helmet- ... CA:AU:1123
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Re: Pith Helmet

Postby Stuart_Bates » 05 Feb 2015 01:46

Firstly the badge is not KK980 as that had the Queen Victoria Crown whereas this has that of Edward VII or possibly George V. Rather it is KK985.

The sweatband looks rather flimsy and is a possible replacement.

The full helmet plate was not worn when the puggaree was worn.

The puggaree looks rather peculiar especially with the rather large "loop" to the rear.

Is it the lighting, my eyesight, or is the cup and ball finial white metal and the helmet plate brass? Being colourblind I would certainly question that.

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