Become our sponsor and display your banner here
Results 1 to 4 of 4

British brodie helmet

Article about: Hello all! This is my first post here, so i just want to say that i hope you guys can help me! I have found a british brodie helmet, wich somebody unbelievably was going to throw in the tras

  1. #1

    Default British brodie helmet

    Hello all!

    This is my first post here, so i just want to say that i hope you guys can help me!

    I have found a british brodie helmet, wich somebody unbelievably was going to throw in the trash, and send an email to a nearby military museum to identify the helmet.

    The conservator of the museum told me it is a Mk1 helmet, wich has been refurbished for use in WW2, wich can be seen by the inner works.

    The steel shell is made by Bury & Co LTD of Sheffield between 1916 and 1918. Perhaps you could help me estimate the value? I have yet to find another helmet like this, and prices between WW1 and WW2 vary a lot.

    I am more than willing to answer any questions you may have!
    Thank you in advance!

    British brodie helmetBritish brodie helmetBritish brodie helmet

  2. #2
    ?

    Default

    Hello,

    I can't tell much from the photos, looks like a standard MKII to me, but have a look at these two threads Mk1*
    mkII (&mkI or earlier) Helmets Steel, British & Commonwealth, show yours they'll surely help you determine exactly what it is.

    Tony

  3. #3

    Default

    We really need to see good pcis of the markings and the chinstrap lugs, the liner etc.. Refurbed MKI*'s do command a better price than MKII but only if it has not been messed with and has its original pre/early war paint. The liner looks wrong for an early helmet.
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

  4. #4

    Default

    Quote by Jerry B View Post
    We really need to see good pcis of the markings and the chinstrap lugs, the liner etc.. Refurbed MKI*'s do command a better price than MKII but only if it has not been messed with and has its original pre/early war paint. The liner looks wrong for an early helmet.
    As Jerry says we do need more pics to help even more.

    Matt

Similar Threads

  1. 09-25-2013, 05:07 PM
  2. 09-03-2013, 03:14 AM
  3. Question British brodie helmet post-war?

    In Helmets
    07-03-2012, 10:37 AM
  4. WW1 British Brodie Helmet

    In WW1 Allies: Great Britain, France, USA, etc 1914 - 1918
    07-24-2011, 10:05 AM
  5. 10-26-2009, 10:29 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •