Alternative name(s): Brow Plate, Helmet Shield, Stirnpanzer, Brow Plate

Armour plate for fitting to a German "coal scuttle" type metal helmet. It would have originally had a strap to secure it to a helmet.

The provenance of the armour is unknown, but armour of this type was issued during World War I.

Physical Description

Curved section of cast steel, shaped to fit over the front of a German "coal scuttle" type steel helmet. Slots on two sides for securing over helmet knobs and two slots for securing to the helmet with a leather strap (missing).

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