A British MK II Civil Defence/Home Front steel helmet c1939.

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A British MK II Civil Defence/Home Front steel helmet c1939.Painted with white band and black W for warden, used by a school headmaster who's school coat of arms is painted to each side. Complete with liner and chin strap.Sold on behalf of a private collector.
A British MK II Civil Defence/Home Front steel helmet c1939.Painted with white band and black W for warden, used by a school headmaster who's school coat of arms is painted to each side. Complete with liner and chin strap.Sold on behalf of a private collector.

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