The Collection of Militaria to Welsh Regiments formed by the Late Llewellyn Lord

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Date of Auction: 27th September 2016

Sold for £300

Estimate: £300 - £500

Brecknockshire Battalion WWI Period Tropical Helmet, a very rare example retailed by ‘E. Day, St. Albans, 1918’ complete with quilted buff coloured cotton pagri and sewn in pagri Div. sign being green with central white stripe (the green now faded), to the front the Brecknockshire Battalion cap badge in die stamped gilding metal, internally complete with original leather sweat band and green canvas lining to the peaks, War Office internal stamping ‘162/Wbroad arrowD/O’, leather chin strap mostly present but fractured in two places, some fraying to the cotton pagri cloth but generally very good condition for age £300-500