Canadian Helmet DR (Dispatch Rider) Mark 1

Original Dispatch or Despatch Rider helmet. Canadian made 1944 dated, CL/C with size L marked on shell. There is a faint C broad arrow stamped in black paint to the left of the CL/C maker mark. Liners were made by Backstay Standard and this one is marked BS in a circle with size of 7 ¼ for the liner. Complete, leather is supple and in great condition. Missing only the button snap for the chin strap as shown in photo. Helmet shell has nicely hand painted Maple Leaf in silver with No. 5, perhaps Canadian 5th Armoured Corps? This rare Canadian helmet model is detailed in Tin Lids by Roger Lucy.

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$645.00

Canadian Helmet DR (Dispatch Rider) Mark 1 HG576

Canadian Helmet DR (Dispatch Rider) Mark 1 Description

Original Dispatch or Despatch Rider helmet. Canadian made 1944 dated, CL/C with size L marked on shell. There is a faint C broad arrow stamped in black paint to the left of the CL/C maker mark. Liners were made by Backstay Standard and this one is marked BS in a circle with size of 7 ¼ for the liner. Complete, leather is supple and in great condition. Missing only the button snap for the chin strap as shown in photo. Helmet shell has nicely hand painted Maple Leaf in silver with No. 5, perhaps Canadian 5th Armoured Corps? This rare Canadian helmet model is detailed in Tin Lids by Roger Lucy.

Canadian Helmet DR (Dispatch Rider) Mark 1 Additional Information

Catalog Number HG576