Helmets

A USA Miners Helmet – A Turtle Shell

A USA Miners Helmet. Made from moulded Cardboard like material and Metal. This type of helmet is a Flexo Band Cool Cap but known as a “Turtle Shell” helmet. This design of helmet was first patented by Mr Albert A. Strauss in June 1933. The bracket on the front can hold a Carbide or Oil Wick cap lamp. The helmet ... Read More »

A USA Miners Helmet – A Turtle Shell.

A USA Miners Helmet. Made from moulded Cardboard like material, Cotton Webbing and Metal. This type of helmet is a Flexo Band Cool Cap but known as a “Turtle Shell” helmet. This design of helmet was first patented by Mr Albert A. Strauss in June 1933. The bracket on the front can hold a Carbide or Oil Wick cap lamp. ... Read More »

A Bathgate Miners Helmet (Black)

Black coloured highly compressed pulp card Helmet. Made by Richard A. Bathgate, London Life Building, Derby Square, Liverpool. Made from compressed card, with a ribbed top and a metal cable clip at the back. The name and Patent is stamped into the rim of the helmet. Size 6. Used throughout the 1950 60s. The cap-lamp holder is attached to a ... Read More »

A Bathgate Miners Helmet (Black)

Black coloured highly compressed pulp card Helmet. Made by Richard A. Bathgate, London Life Building, Derby Square, Liverpool. Made from compressed card, with a ribbed top and a metal cable clip at the back. The Inner is made from Webbing, PVC, and Foam. Size 6. Used throughout the 1950 60s.   Read More »

A Bathgate Miners Helmet (White)

White coloured highly compressed pulp card Helmet. Made by Richard A. Bathgate, London Life Building, Derby Square, Liverpool. Made from compressed card, with a ribbed top and a metal cable clip at the back. Size 6. Used throughout the 1950 60s. The cap-lamp holder is directly attached to the helmet.   Read More »

A Bathgate Miners Helmet (White)

White coloured highly compressed pulp card Helmet. Made by Richard A. Bathgate, London Life Building, Derby Square, Liverpool. Made from compressed card, with a ribbed top and a metal cable clip at the back. The Inner is made from Webbing, PVC, and Foam. Size 6. Used throughout the 1950 60s.   Read More »

A Vintage Cornish Miners Helmet.

A Vintage Cornish Miners Helmet. with candle holding hole. The helmet was made from a thick felt and covered in a Pine resin to harden it.   A Vintage Cornish Miners Helmet. The helmet was made from a thick felt and covered in a Pine resin to harden it. A candle was wrapped in a ball of clay with a ... Read More »

A Vintage Cornish Miners Helmet.

A Vintage Cornish Miners Helmet. The helmet was made from a thick felt and covered in a Pine resin to harden it. A candle was wrapped in a ball of clay with a copper spike, the spike was inserted into the hole in the front of the helmet which secured the ball of clay and candle to it. The Miner ... Read More »

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