Item:
ON8607

Original British WWII Bombay Bowler Pith Helmet of the West Yorkshire Regiment

Item Description

Original Item: Only One Available. Developed for WW2 this is a cork pith helmet with a most wonderful maker's label inside the crown that reads:

SHAIKH VAZIRUDDIN MOHAMED, HAT MAKUFACTURER

RAMCHANDRA BLDG. OPP. G.T. HOSPITAL, CARNAC ROAD, BOMBAY 2

This is a completely original WWII production example complete with leather chinstrap and pugaree (crown wrap) bearing the brass helmet badge of the WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT.

Features of note include the correct khaki color, leather headband with size tag reading EXACTLY 6 ¾ with pleated cotton lining.

Just as worn by officers and men stationed in India and Southeast Asia during WW2.

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