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#1 douglass

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 07:57 PM

Hi all,
anyone got a Reasonable/Good Condition WW1 British Helmet forsale?
just thought i would ask, i know there are probably a few on auction sites but dont want to get into bidding wars etc.
would rather buy a helmet shell with no strings.
any photos would be appreciated to douglassteel75@hotmail.com
many thanks
Douglass

#2 Andrew Upton

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 11:34 PM

Douglas, I posted something on this on the International European WW1 Living History Forum, but I recently acquired an original WW1 Brodie that was reworked in 1938 to accept the later type liner and had the new rim added. It's in slightly relicky condition (the liner's more or less useless now) so would be a good candidate to strip down and rebuild in its original configuaration. 20 plus p+p if you're interested, can sort out some pictures and a couple of possible names to make new chinstrap bales as well.

#3 Bootnecks

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Posted 07 June 2008 - 12:37 AM

QUOTE (douglass @ Jun 6 2008, 12:57 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi all,
anyone got a Reasonable/Good Condition WW1 British Helmet forsale?
just thought i would ask, i know there are probably a few on auction sites but dont want to get into bidding wars etc.
would rather buy a helmet shell with no strings.
any photos would be appreciated to douglassteel75@hotmail.com
many thanks
Douglass


I've got five original British Brodies shells for sale!

Seph

#4 krussell

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Posted 07 June 2008 - 11:47 AM

QUOTE (Bootnecks @ Jun 7 2008, 01:37 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I've got five original British Brodies shells for sale!

Seph


how much do you want for these

#5 Bootnecks

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Posted 15 June 2008 - 03:03 AM

QUOTE (krussell @ Jun 7 2008, 04:47 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
how much do you want for these


Where are you based... UK, USA... where?

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#6 59165

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Posted 20 September 2009 - 02:07 AM

QUOTE (Bootnecks @ Jun 15 2008, 04:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Where are you based... UK, USA... where?

Seph



According to ISP addy,it's Reading so,almost UK happy.gif

#7 trenchtrotter

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Posted 21 September 2009 - 08:06 PM

How long is a piece of string...do you want a nice original finish with liner etc or the re worked type Andrew offers?

They are fairly common and an internet search of dealers will be rewarding. Attend a local militaria fair. If you want one there there to be had. An hours car journey to a fair will be rewarded.

I bought a lovely shell with original paint, chin strap and Canadian Engineers stencil badge to front this weekend for a very reasonable price. How deep are your pockets?

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#8 Sean Peake

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Posted 21 September 2009 - 08:51 PM

QUOTE (trenchtrotter @ Sep 21 2009, 04:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
How long is a piece of string...do you want a nice original finish with liner etc or the re worked type Andrew offers?

They are fairly common and an internet search of dealers will be rewarding. Attend a local militaria fair. If you want one there there to be had. An hours car journey to a fair will be rewarded.

I bought a lovely shell with original paint, chin strap and Canadian Engineers stencil badge to front this weekend for a very reasonable price. How deep are your pockets?

Regards

TT



Which Can. Engineers badge?

#9 Andrew Upton

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Posted 22 September 2009 - 03:17 PM

QUOTE (trenchtrotter @ Sep 21 2009, 09:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
How long is a piece of string...do you want a nice original finish with liner etc or the re worked type Andrew offers?


Just saw this and realised I sold it long ago, edited my original post to avoid confusion.

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Posted 24 October 2009 - 06:15 AM

I have available a beautiful WWI British brodie steel helmet, all complete with original oil skin liner, leather chin strap etc. Pse email me mark.finneran@hotmail.co.uk
Mark

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Posted 19 November 2009 - 10:44 PM

My name is Pete Pickering and I live in Hobart, Tasmania.

I am looking for 2 brodie shells to refurbish.

Myself & Drew Laird are heading to France/ Belgium next April representing D Company 26th Battalion (the Tassie Coy in a Queensland Battalion).

Please contact me at pete.pickering@dhhs.tas.gov.au if anyone is in a position to be of assistance.

Cheers,
Pete Pickering