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Details about  Zulu war Foreign service Pith helmet repro Correct shape Rounded peak 24th Foot

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Zulu war Foreign service Pith helmet repro Correct shape Rounded peak 24th Foot
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Nov 27, 2011 13:11:39 PST
Winning bid:
GBP 155.00
Approximately US $258.01(including shipping)
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GBP 35.00 (approx. US $58.26) Royal Mail International Signed | See details
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West Sussex, United Kingdom


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Last updated on  Nov 24, 2011 01:11:19 PST  View all revisions

Item specifics


Uniform/ Clothing


Zulu war

Clothing Type:

Helmets/ Hats





Country/ Organization:

Great Britain

Repro British Foreign Service Helmet. Other Ranks.  Zulu war 24th Regiment of Foot.

South Wales Borderers

White Pith helmet



As used in South Africa during the Zulu war. Rorke's Drift, Isandlhwana etc. Also Boer War, Sudan etc.

Made in the traditional way from cork but with a very thin integral reinforcing plastic shell to provide extra strength and prevent damage. High quality panelled cotton covering Green internal lining. Buff leather brim and band. Ventilator fitting will accept spike or ball ornament if required. Standard helmet with a leather chin strap. A fully adjustable leather skull cap ensures a perfect and comfortable fit.

Rounded peak.

Basic helmet with domed ventilator, covered in white cloth and with buff leather band and brim, ready for whitening. Just use tenis shoe whitener.

The perfect top for Zulu war re-enactors. Much better than the made in Vietnam helmets comonly available.


Winning bidder to start checkout procedure within 3 days of wining this item, or contact me. Payment in 7 days please.

On 18-Nov-11 at 10:08:04 GMT, seller added the following information:

This item was made by 'The Thin Red Line' who are no longer trading.

On 24-Nov-11 at 09:11:20 GMT, seller added the following information:

Postage costs revised. Postage in UK will be £6 Postage to U.S.A. will be £17. insured up to £60. If the final price goes over £60 then add another £3 to these figures. I will send a corrected invoice to winning bidder.

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