Rare WW2 New Zealand / British Army original army issue hessian helmet cover in sand tan colour for North Africa and Italian campaigns. Recent Ex-New Zealand Army stores, WW2 British helmet cover. Made by'BCNB Ltd in 1942' (this example with almost illegible markings but well marked on the exterior with inspectors broad arrows ink stamp) sand tan coloured hessian cover for a MK2 British helmet, which have been held in a museum since the end of the war for display purposes, until recently re-classified as surplus.These particular covers were the only known regulation type hessian covers to be produced and were used mainly by New Zealand troops in the N. Well document in the excellent reference book on NZ military equipment.
In over twenty years as a professional militaria dealer I have never seen more than only a couple of these turn up on the open market. PLEASE NOTE : Helmet is not included. Sale is for helmet cover only. HELMET PICTURED IS NOT INCLUDED!!!
SALE IS FOR COVER ONLY. The item "Rare WW2 British -NZ Original Hessian Helmet Cover In Sand Tan" is in sale since Tuesday, September 29, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\1939 - 1945 (WWII)". The seller is "antik202" and is located in Ballarat, VIC. This item can be shipped worldwide.