Scots Guards Officer’s Wolseley Helmet


A good example, retailed by the Army & Navy Stores Ltd. Six-panel covering of khaki cotton with seven fold pagri, mounted on the left side with rectangle of red/white/blue dicing. Brown leather chinstrap and binding to edge of brim. Roan leather internal headband. Minor green marks to covering, otherwise near VGC. Although Dress Regulations stated that Foot Guards wore badges on their khaki Wolseley helmets, this does not seem to have been invariably the case. The manufacturers’ exact title on the label indicates the year 1935 or later. The 1st Bn. Scots Guards served in Egypt Nov. 1935-Dec. 1936 and their 2nd Bn. was sent briefly to Palestine to deal with the emergency, Sept. – Dec. 1936. Complete with storage – transit tin with travel labels and named Philp Cott. Scots Guards

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