Object Title

Police helmet

Police helmet

Date

1971

Object Number

IV.1843

Provenance

Private donation, November 1996.

Physical Description

A stiff blue felt helmet, with pronounced comb. A leather headband is fitted, with the owners name marked. The rim of the helmet has a stitched leather edge, and a narrow chrome strip is rivetted around the lower body, to which the headband fits. The front of the comb has a decorative chrome crest finial comprising two dragon wings with three triangular piercings. A Leeds City Police badge is attached by lugs to the front of the helmet.

Inscriptions and Marks

On headband: P N Tickney 586 and makers stamp (indecipherable) with Made in England above. Size 7 at rear of helmet.

Associations

Places Britain