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Helmet Adrian arr. 1916 for the red army

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Marking:
53010
Country:
USSR
Period:
1920s
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Marking:53010
Country:USSR
Dating:1920s
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the USSR, 1920's Original helmet in a very good collection status. Helmet painted in green color, are corrosion around the perimeter. Growth 1. The helmet is equipped with an originally established leather cap, several waterdim times, and originally installed tin star. Star handicraft 1920s, painted in red. Under a star on the helmet clearly readable trace of it. Moustache several korrosiooni. In the sale of such helmet met by us for the first time. Guarantee of authenticity and original collection.

 

history First steel helmet in droves appeared in April of 1916. Special teams of Russian shooters were sent to France to fight on the Western front. In many ways, the equipment of these teams was carried out to the French. Among other things, these parts are received French helmet of Hadrian, the only difference which was a front logo with the image of the coat of arms of the Russian Empire. In the middle of 1916 Petersburg has placed an order for production of 2 000 000 Adrian helmets but only 340 000 units were delivered to Russia by the end of 1916. In Russia these helmets were known as M 1916. The shortage of steel helmets on some parts of the front forced the soldiers of the Russian army to the use of captured German steel helmets sample 1916.

Helmets sold in Russia, had only two differences from French counterparts - front logo, and the color was coloured helmets - light ochre. The weight of the helmet and balaclavas and chinstrap were the same as helmets delivered to the French army.

during the revolution and the subsequent Civil war helmets Hadrian in limited quantities continued to be used by different groups, as the one or from the other side. In particular Adrian helmets were equipped army soldiers General Kornilov. Some White army troops front emblem of the eagle was replaced by cockade.

After the Civil war, young Red army needed equipment, including in steel helmets. In 1924, the existing stocks French helmets were restored and transferred to the troops. Helmets were painted in khaki, and the eagle was replaced by a large tin star. Helmets Hadrian in the red army was used until 1939 (information from the site www.helmet.ru)

Condition

The original helmet is in very good collectible condition.

History

Steel helmet for the first time on a mass scale appeared in April 1916. Special brigades of Russian shooters were sent to France to fight on the Western front. In many ways, the equipment of these brigades was carried out by the French. It also received the French Adrian helmet, the only difference was the presence of front emblem with the coat of arms of the Russian Empire. In mid-1916 St. Petersburg has placed an order for the production of 2 000 000 Adrian helmets, but only 340 000 units were delivered in Russia by the end of 1916. In Russia, these hats were known as the M 1916. The shortage of steel helmets in some parts of the front forced the soldiers of the Russian army to use captured German steel helmets of a sample of 1916.

Helmets, exported to Russia, had only two differences from the French analogues — the front emblem and color, which was painted helmets — light ochre. The weight of the helmet and the liner and chinstrap were the same as the supplied helmets for the French army.

During the revolution and the ensuing Civil war helmets Hadrian in limited quantities continued to be used by various groups, from both Russia and from the other side. In particular the Adrian helmets were equipped with soldiers of the army of General Kornilov. Some units of the White army front emblem with the eagle replaced by a badge.

After the Civil war young Red army needed equipment, including steel helmets. In 1924, the existing stock of French helmets were refurbished and handed over to the troops. The helmets were painted khaki, and the eagle was replaced by a large tin star. The Adrian helmet in the red army was used before 1939 (information from the website www.helmet.ru)

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