Here is a chance to own an extremely rare WWII New Zealand / British Army Tan unissued Hessian Helmet, cover, for the MKII British Brodie helmet, and is stamped B. LD 1942, which was an Indian company B. Nawn & Brothers Limited of Calcutta, who supplied New Zealand, & the Eastern Group Supply Council, who then supplied the Commonwealth Countries during WWII (British, NZ, SA, Canadian, Aussie).
The sand color was for soldiers deployed to the North African and Italian campaigns. When they were first released they were bought extremely quickly. These particular covers were the only known regulation type hessian covers to be produced, and again used in North Africa and Italy.
They are going to nothing but go up as there are no more. There are period pics of them in use at Dieppe, by English troops, in the desert, by NZ troops, etc.BCN&B would have supplied canvas, webbing, and these covers to British, Canadian, NZ, Aussie, SA, etc. Troops, particularly for combat on their side of the world, i.
Very cool Commonwealth cover that appears to have served everywhere with Commonwealth troops, from Europe, to Italy, to Africa, to the Pacific. Displays great on a Mk.
The item "Rare & Unissued WW2 British -NZ Original Hessian Helmet Cover dated 1942 Tan" is in sale since Wednesday, November 3, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Great Britain\Hats & Helmets". The seller is "jager98rgt" and is located in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
This item can be shipped worldwide.