Sun Helmets for sale have many patterns and styles. The Foreign Service Style helmet was worn by the British Army.
Initially made from cork (typical for "Home Service"), then pith (typical for "Foreign Service"), this modern Helmet is made in overseas with traditional pith consuruction. The helmet is covered by tradition white cloth and has a "Mediterranean" style White Band around the crown. Each shell size cover multiple sizes using an variable cotton sweatband inside.
Also traditionally known as a pith helmet, tropical helmet, summer helmet, topee, sola topee, solar topi.
As standard the helmet comes with a cloth covered non-functioning domed aerator, The Chin Strap is often set above the brim peak and is considered a non-functioning feature.
White Fabric Outer
Green Fabric Lining
Green Fabric Underbrim
Cotton Variable Sweatband
Chinstrap Hooks - Not Included
Chinstrap / Chin Chain / Cheek Guard - Letherette Chinstrap included only
Screw Thread Collet - Not Included
Top Mount Spike / Ball / Dome - Not Included
Cloth covered aerator Dome (Non functional) - Included
See Related items (below) for metal furniture (Chin Guards, Spikes etc)
Small / Medium - 55cm - 58cm
Large / Extra Large - 58cm - 61cm
Note: Due to the soft nature of Pith and handmade manufacture, there may be some minor imperfections and/or small impressions in the helmet. These should not hinder the use of the helmet.
Material:Pith and Cloth
Headwear Type:Summer Headwear
Country of Origin:Vietnam