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.
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).
Dates of World War II
Type of item
255 mm (Width), 130 mm (Depth), 180 mm (Height)