We are proud to offer an antique leather miners helmet, an early example this helmet is made from leather. Dipping the helmet in water before wear would ensure a close fit and have a dual purpose of cooling the wearer in the high temperatures Stitching is present on the helmet in the rim as the support for the head crown is still intact, which is rare for an example of this age.
Dimensions in inches: H 5 x W 9 x D 11
Period: 19th Century
Condition: Aged through wear and tear is present across this item, fading and weathering across the surface and loss of detail in sections, an aged cracked effect of the leather is visible, structurally this item is solid and not cracked or broken. This item is firm in form and not broken or structurally damaged. Please view all the photos as part of this advert before a purchase is made.