The Adrian Helmet was a combat helmet issued to the French Army during the World War I.It has an engraved design on it.It is completely wearable and can be used for costume dressing also.
This helmet was used from 1914 as protection against shell splinters by the French general Adrian. This headgear was successful against 2/3 of all splinters and thus became a mass product for the French army.
The daily production was raised to 7,500 pieces per day until August 1917.
The Belgian, Russian, Italian, Romanian and Serbian armies adopted the Adrian. This influenced also the British army to develop and use such a protection.
This reproduction Adrian Helmet is crafted from 20 gauge steel which is finished with a blue-gray coat of paint. The interior of the helmet is fitted with an adjustable leather suspension liner that can be modified to best fit the head; it also has an adjustable leather chinstrap with a buckle of blackened steel.
Material: Mild Steel