London Metropolitan Fire Brigade HelmetPurchased in Europe, with unknown provenance.
English, from the (London) Metropolitan Fire Brigade, ca. 1880. The chief of the MFB introduced a helmet similar to that of the English Army”s horse guards. learn More
German Officers HelmetPurchased in Europe, with unknown provenance.
Officer”s helmet from Germany, ca. 1900. Below the crest is the slogan “for God, for honor, for defense”. It is modeled on Army helmets with the distinctive peak on the top.
Leather New Yorker Style HelmetMade by the Cairnes Helmet company of New York City around 1920.
Made by the Cairnes Helmet company of New York City around 1920. The New Yorker is the traditional fire helmet that is still used by many firefighters. learn More
German fireman’s helmetPurchased in Europe, with unknown provenance.
From the Fistritz Volunteer Fire Department, ca. 1880. It is modeled after German army helmets of the period