the USSR, 1920-30-ies Brass, paint, leather. Good collectible condition, completely original collection. The guarantee of authenticity.
The history of fire protection of the USSR goes from 17 April, 1918, when the Soviet government issued a decree "About organization of state measures of struggle against fire". In 1920 was created the Central fire Department in the composition of people's Commissariat of internal Affairs (NKVD COE), which is charged with the management of fire protection in the whole country. On March 23, 1923 in Moscow the first all-Russian conference of the fire, which firefighters arrived professionals, volunteers, factories, trade Union and municipal workers, employees of the Supreme Council of national economy and the commissariats. The conference reviewed the status of the fire country. It also adopted "regulations and the uniform description of employees of municipal fire brigades and voluntary fire organizations." Helmets early sample made of non-ferrous metal (usually brass, chrome still occur), the holder of the crest is attached to the dome of the helmet bolts. Under a triangular badge is often found the old hole from the mounting of Imperial cockades, probably most of the brass went to the USSR inherited since pre-revolutionary time, and later was put on them badges with the inscription "Always ready".
Late helmets, pre-war manufacture, its worst performance of the parts were made of steel, bolted connection of the ridge with a dome was not used welding, 0крашивались heat resistant lacquer black, and the crest and grenade in white, Golden yellow or red.
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