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21st MAY 2013
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LOT 526 - British Victorian Merryweather Fire Helmet London Fire Brigade:...
Auction Date: 18th April 2012
British Victorian Merryweather Fire helmet London Fire Brigade: All brass Helmet with ornate high comb and LCC LFB crest to front complete with liner and chin strap and nice clean example. With LFB epaulettes (2) Note: Merryweather helmets were used by British fire brigades from the Victorian era (1868) until well into the 20th Century. Leather helmets were first used by insurance fire-fighters in the 18th and 19th Century. The Merryweather was modelled after helmets worn by cuirassiers of the French Army the helmets were made of brass or nickel
Guide Price: £600.00 - £700.00
This item was sold at auction on 18th of April 2012.
Hammer Price: £500View on www.the-saleroom.com
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