Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers WW1 Raw Edge Brodie Helmet. An early WW1 raw edge 1st pattern Brodie helmet of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. These early raw edge' war department helmets made in 1915 numbered about 50,000. This helmet is typical of its type with an irregular wavy rim and skull.The helmet bears a badge to the front of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. The helmet has its original oilskin liner and leather chinstrap.
There is a stripe of green paint to one side. The helmet measures 30.5cm (12 inches) front to back by 28cm (11 inches) side to side with an height of 10cm (4 ¼ inches). Inner circumference of 71cm (28 inches). The helmet has developed a patina over time and has a few areas of rust. It has a compression to the top but otherwise is without.The liner is in a decent used condition as is the leather strap. The item "Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers WW1 Raw Edge Brodie Helmet" is in sale since Friday, August 30, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Uniforms". The seller is "theantiquesstorehouse" and is located in Portsmouth. This item can be shipped worldwide.