Ww1 Royal Irish Rifles 'trophy Bring Back' 1916 Brodie Helm
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Ww1 Royal Irish Rifles 'trophy Bring Back' 1916 Brodie Helm:
~WW1 Royal Irish Rifles 'Trophy Bring Back' 1916Brodie Helmet ~
The steel helmet is painted a very dark brown, has a painted regimental badgeand reads in worn white paint:-SHRAPNEL HELMET
IN GREAT WAR
1ST SEPT. 1914
20 MARCH 1918The helmet is stamped to the inside rim: MS for Miris Steel Ltd.~ Royal Irish Rifles ~The Royal Ulster Rifles (formerly Royal Irish Rifles) was a British Army infantry regiment. It saw service in the Second Boer War, Great War, the Second World War and the Korean War, before being amalgamated into the Royal Irish Rangers in 1968.
~ Dimensions ~
The helmet is 12 inches (30.5cm) long by 11.5 inches (29.25cm) wide by 5 inches (13cm) tall.
Thelength of the helmet inside is 9 inches (23cm)with awidth of 7.75 inches (19.5cm).
The total weight is 710 grams.~ Condition ~The helmet is in decent condition withpaint chippedor worn away in places including over the writing. There is some rust to the interior. There is no chinstrapor liner.The paintedregimental badge is rather indistinct.
For further detail and condition, please see images below . . .