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ARMY OFFICERS SHAKO HELMET, THE WELSH REGIMENT 7TH CYCLIST BATTALION.
An Edwardian shako helmet, this army cyclist unit was formed in 1908. Black cloth shako helmet with silver bullion decoration, silver cloth backed chinchain, reverse of the helmet features metal Welsh Regiment prince of wales plumes which holds the chinchain in place, red wool ball top with decorative silver fitting, complete with officers kings crown silver metal helmet plate, THE WELSH REGT 7TH (CYCLIST) BATTN, with the central design of a wheel mounted with the Welsh dragon. Interior features leather and silk sweat band and red silk liner with gilt makers name which is now very faint and difficult to read. A really nice helmet in fine condition. [Condition: Exc++]