British 1814 Belgic “Waterloo” Shako
Very rare shako to find due to the original construction and materials used, known as the Belgic or Waterloo Shako, this example retains good shape and is solid however does show area’s of age wear please see images. The side plume is missing however complete with the universal pattern GR helmet plate with crown, silver and crimson plaited festoon and black rosette with slung bugle. The interior is complete with a leather sweat band and the cap is partly lined in waxed cotton and a leather peak extends fowards from the cap, these shako’s were never fitted with chin strap.
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