It does not appear to be a relic, though it does look like it was repainted very recently and all that implies for the decals.
Whatever its just an opinion.
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Both decals are reproductions.
Not too good to be true, rather, too BAD to be true. Sorry, Jim G.
The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )
1st July 1916
Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader
House Carles at the Battle of Hastings
Hi,sorry but this helmet is a very poor effort(unless you are a re-enactor).The decals are poor fakes and the helmet is painted in a terrible colour. Leon.
It is quite a stinker, paint,and decals leave no other conclusion, complete doodoo I'm afraid
unlucky on this one
is this a WG Border Guard lid?
It's either the picture/lighting or are those vent holes huge? I looks a lot like the design & color of mine (the color may be correct for the period guard helmets).