HELMET OF FIREFIGHTERS OF THE CITY OF PARIS, model of December 10, 1885 modified 1893, Third Republic. 24525
Helmet made entirely of brass. Crest with protruding moldings decorated on the front with a pomegranate. Brass front plate stamped with an escutcheon bearing the arms of the city of Paris with crown, oak and laurel branches and ribbon bearing the inscription “FLUCTUA NEC MERGITUR”. Neck cover registered “1240” and stamped “Bte S.G.D.C.” » and in an oval marked “B. FRANCK & FILS PARIS”. Penholder. Inner cap in black patent leather cut into eight wolf teeth.
Good condition, slightly dented bomb, missing chin strap.