May Militaria & Autographs Auction

BRITISH BOER WAR PITH HELMET

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Start price: $50

Estimated price: $100 - $200

Auction house commission: 25%

White tropical pith helmet likely made during the Second Boer War (1899-1902) for an officer. Leather strap shows wear from use with some discoloration. Inside of crown has leather sweatband. At the top of the crown is a label ‘Waterproof Tropical Helmet – Made in England’. One of the panels is slightly pressed in, staining of brim.

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