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eMedals-A First War Mark II 85th Infantry Battalion; 4th Can Div Helmet

Item: C3377

A First War Mark II 85th Infantry Battalion; 4th Can Div Helmet

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A First War Mark II 85th Infantry Battalion; 4th Can Div Helmet

A First War Mark II 85th Infantry Battalion; 4th Can Div Helmet; British-made, steel, non-magnetic, in khaki brown, blue rectangle painted above a large green rectangle on the front representative of the 85th Infantry Battalion, 4th Canadian Division. Inside has a leather-framed cradle supporting a blackened canvas liner with underlying burlap support and leather backer, stamped "FKS 6" (indicating the manufacturer, Thomas Firth & Son and "6" the steel batch number) with the owner's name partially legible and scratched nearby on the underside of the helmet at the front, leather chin strap remains intact connected to the side clips. Helmet measures 295 mm x 308 mm x 115 mm, exhibiting a dent on the top and light contact on the exterior, age dirt and expected wear evident on the liner, leather chin strap remains relatively supple, as worn. (C:4)
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