Army Pith Helmet – Marked Army & Navy Stores Bombay and Calcutta

£39.00

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Description

Nice vintage Pith Helmet.  Marked inside with Army & Navy Stores Bombay and Calcutta.

 

Pith helmets were a lightweight sun hat worn by troops in India or tropical areas.  The name derives from the fact that the hats were originally made from the Pith of the Indian swamp plant Sola.

 

size 34 x 25 x 13cm.

 

 

If you live outside of the United Kingdom and are interested in buying this item, please email us and we will be happy to obtain a postage estimate for you.

Email  at info@ashbyinteriors.co.uk

 

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