Object Title

Brodie helmet

Brodie helmet

Date

1939

Object Number

IV.1665

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. Found in Bowyer Tower Feb. 1992.

Physical Description

Painted olive-drab with many black scuff-marks around the apex of the skull and rust around the interior at the apex.

Dimensions

Weight: 1.16 kg (2 lb 8.75 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Written in black paint on the underside of the peak are the initials: 'W.D.B.' beneath which is punched: '197 1/1939'. One of the vertical rubber bands is marked: '7 1/4 U(?). C.S.&W. Ltd I/1939'.

Associations

Places Britain