Replica British (Kitchener) Pith Helmet White

The Outdoor Gear Co.

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The Bristish pith helmet (as worn by British soldiers overseas) was introduced by Kitchener into the uniform of the Indian Army during his period as commander-in-chief in India (1902–9). Also known as the Colonial Pattern helmet.

These were widely adopted in the British Empire during the mid-late 19th century. Troops would dye their helmets with tea or cover it in mud as a make-shift camouflage. This initiated the issue of a khaki pith helmet for use in tropical environments. 

  • Adjustable velcro sweatband fit sizes 54cm to 59cm
  • Sturdy construction from natural woven fibre 
  • Cotton fabric covering 
  • Faux leather banding 
  • Made in Vietnam

Colour: White

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