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Irish vicker's helmet

Article about: Hi Pat, no I have never owned one of these, but several mates have them. All were repainted white. I first saw one in the 1970's and it made me scratch my head when I saw the makers name as

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    Kris, I think we won the helmet! We can alternate ownership, every other month if you want.

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    Quote by ObKrieger View Post
    Kris, I think we won the helmet! We can alternate ownership, every other month if you want.
    That is going to be the most expensive helmet ever!! ;-)
    cheers
    |<ris
    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
    cheers
    |<ris

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    its not going anywhere mates . Though I am glad you like it.

    cheers,
    pat

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    Quote by HistoryIsMe View Post
    its not going anywhere mates . Though I am glad you like it.

    cheers,
    pat
    I do like it Pat, congrats! You are well on your way to the top in this hobby.

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    Quote by HistoryIsMe View Post
    its not going anywhere mates . Though I am glad you like it.

    cheers,
    pat
    Right you are!
    Great item.
    cheers
    |<
    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
    cheers
    |<ris

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    steel helmets are not my thing, but this will look good with my collection and I am glad this still has some paint left on it. pity it doesent have liner...

    cheers,
    pat

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    is it commen for this helmet to have white paint?

    here is a link if you want to read more,
    THE IRISH

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    Quote by HistoryIsMe View Post
    is it commen for this helmet to have white paint?

    here is a link if you want to read more,
    THE IRISH
    Most have white paint, though I can't clearly remember why but it was for civil defence purposes.
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Jerry is correct, civil defence.

    Nice buy.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    Thanks,
    I didint know it was cival defence, I would love to get a good conditioned one with badge and everything but I bet they are dear.
    do you have one Ade?

    cheers,
    pat

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