Antique French 19thc. Sapeur Pompiers Casque/helmet C1830


Antique French 19thc. Sapeur Pompiers Casque/helmet C1830

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Antique French 19thc. Sapeur Pompiers Casque/helmet C1830:
$417


SUPERB ANTIQUE FIRE/SAPEUR POMPIER CASQUE/HELMET CIRCA 1830-1840
THIS FINE ANTIQUE FIREMANS HELMET OR CASQUE IS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE FABULOUS CLASSICAL STYLE OF HELMET INTRODUCED BY THE FRENCH ARMY FOR ITS OFFICERS. THE FIRE BRIGADE FORMED PART OF THE FRENCH ARMY AND CONTINUES TO DO SO TO THIS DAY
THIS HELMET IS IN POLISHED BRASS WITH A BLACK CREST TO THE TOP COMB AND A SCARLET PLUME TO THE SIDE THE PEAK OR BILL CAN BE MOVED UP TO PARTIALLY CLEAR THE FACE IT HAS CROSSED FIRE AXES DESIGNATING FIRE SERVICE AND THE HELMET PLATE IS A FLAMING GRENADE IN SOLID BRASS WITH THE TITLE "SAPEUR POMPIER" THE INTERIOR HAS NO LINING THE CHINSTRAPS ARE IN POLISHED BRASS AND ARE LOOSE TO THE HELMET. THERE ARE MINIMUM DENTS TO THE BRASS WORK AND OVERALL CONDITION IS EXCELLENT BEARING IN MIND THAT THIS HELMET IS 180 YEARS OLD THERE ARE NO CRACKS OR HOLES IN THE METALWORK. THE BLACK HAIR BRUSH COMB IS REMOVABLE AND IS HELD ON THE BRASS COMB BY TWO METAL PRONGS
A POMPIERS CASQUE SUPERBE du 19ème siècle LE CASQUE est en LAITON et EST EN EXCELLENT ETAT sans trous ou fissures travail du métal. AVEC PEIGNE NOIR ET PLUME SCARLET l'insigne en laiton est intitulé SAPEUR POMPIER. NO DOUBLURE POUR LE CASQUETHIS IS AN EXCEPTIONAL HELMET AND STILL IN A GREAT DISPLAY CONDITION I HAVE OWNED IT FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS AND RELUCTANTLY FEEL THAT IT IS TIME FOR IT TO GO TO A NEW OWNER WHO CAN ENJOY IT AS MUCH AS I HAVE DONE*ALL ITEMS TO BE SETTLED WITHIN FOUR DAYS OF sale ENDING*
PLEASE NOTE THAT POSTAL CHARGES ARE AN ESTIMATE AND WITH THE BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTLY RAISING THE COSTS I TEND TO ESTIMATE HIGH IF THE ACTUAL COST IS LESS THEN I WILL REFUND THE DIFFERENCE**********

Antique French 19thc. Sapeur Pompiers Casque/helmet C1830:
$417

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