Der Feuerwehrhelm

Fire fighters with hose
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German Reich until 1918 Leather helmet (˜1915)
In this collection since: 23.05.2016
0791 Fire helmet from Germany. The leather helmet shown here is probably one of the most built leather helmets in Germany. The helmet arose after the first world war. It was derived from the M15 used in the German Army. The army helmet M15 was often converted to a fire helmet. The helmet has a brass comb, the brim is enclosed with brass, the side cockades for the attachment of the chin strap are also made of brass. The helmet was used between 1915 and 1934. On the front, the coat of arms of Bavaria can be seen. The manufacturer of the helmet is H. Müller & Co from Offenbach am Main.
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