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A rare ARP / CD (Civil Defence) command centre, senior controller service helmet.
White service helmet with double black rank bands with the wording ‘Control’ to front and reverse of helmet in black paint.
Helmet shell is in damage and dent free condition with 90% 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 maker marked ‘F&L’ with serial No. 635, date 1/1939. It is also hand stamped ‘R.H.S.’
Helmet liner is the early pattern with oval upper cushion pad. Maker marked ‘J.C.S & ?’ Ltd. Size 7 and date 1/193? (the last date numeral and maker detail is hidden by the upper cushion pad).
Helmet complete with original chinstrap.

This is a SOLD Item.
It is currently on view in Mons Military Antiques ‘Archive Pages’ of previously stocked and sold items....For items currently on sale from Mons’ go to the ‘On-Line Shop’ pages !