Royal Engineers Home Service Helmet and transit tin. The helmet in black cloth with all original fittings, the helmet plate retaining matt and polished highlights. The interior complete and in fine condition with Hawkes & Co and original owners name 492 Sleigh 29/8/13. Contained in its original transit tin with black/maroon scrumble finish, Hawkes & Co trade shield andbrass plate engraved "C Sleigh Esq Royal Engineers".
An untouched piece, minor nap faults to helmet body and insignificant moth holes or could be wear to cloth seams in a couple of places.