WW1 FRENCH NAVY HELMET WITH COMMEMORATIVE PLATE TO PEAK
French Veterans from WW1were authorised to retain their helmets from WW1 and display a brass plate on the front peak commemorating their service in WW1. This example has a French Navy badge on the front indicating ex Naval service. The helmet has been period overpainted in olive green and shows the original Horizon Blue WW1 colour where it has peeled on the rear peak. The liner is present but needs re-attaching as shown in the images. Chinstrap is present.
Nice display helmet