Antique British or Canadian Victorian Military Busby Helmet
Antique British or Canadian, Victorian military busby helmet constructed from bear fur over a cork sheets body, the interior is lined in a khaki color canvas lining with an wide leather sweatband. There are two circular black lacquered metal seven-hole cluster ventilation disks, placed on either side of the busby, with its original brass chain link chinstrap. The canvas lining stamped with numbers:11and 13.
CONDITION: Well used, damaged, split on the joints, the sweatband shows wear from routine field use, the original hardware having been lost to time. Please notice that the pictures in the listing are part of the description of the condition of the object.
Overall length in folded position: 31 cm (12.2 inches). Height: 23 cm (9.2 inches)
We sell all antiques in the condition as acquired, we do not perform any restorations, we leave the decision regarding restoration to the client.