WW2 ARP / CD SENIOR MEDICAL OFFICER HELMET
A rare ARP / CD (Civil Defence) senior M.O. (Medical Officer) service helmet.
White service helmet with double black rank bands with lettering ‘M.O.’ to front and reverse of helmet in black paint.
Helmet shell is in damage and dent free condition with 85% original finish remaining. (There is minor paint chipping and rusting to the shell exterior due to service wear, see images).
Underside of helmet brim is marked ‘5’ with date 1/1939.
Helmet liner is the early pattern with oval upper cushion pad. Maker marked ‘B.M.B.’. Size 7 1/4 and date 1/1939
(Maker initials for 'Briggs Motor Bodies' of Dagenham).
Helmet complete with original chinstrap.
This is a SOLD Item.
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