Superb 1939 Police MKII Steel Helmet
A wonderful early WW2 police MkII steel helmet with an exceptional shell, the factory applied blue paintwork is in excellent condition along with the white 'POLICE' stencil.
The BMB made size 7 liner is one of the best that I have seen in a long time as the Rexene remains very pliable and not hardened like most found, the cradle bears the makers name, size and year of manufacture 1939, the identical date stamp (a number 1 over 1939) is also to be found on the underside of the rim but only partially visible.
The chinstrap is original to the helmet but two of the internal springs have become detached from the bale (webbing intact & attached) and one of the opposite springs now broken, could easily be replaced but left as found.
A really nice all original wartime used example, worn by a police officer in Much Wenlock, Shropshire.
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