New Zealand Armed Constabulary Helmet

Maker
Hobson & Son
Production date
1867-1881
Description
Service Unit: New Zealand Armed Constabulary
Associated objects: hatbox

"1867 the Armed Constabulary Act was passed in New Zealand and the Waikato Militia disbanded.

An Armed Constabulary Officer wore a peakless blue cloth cap with silver lace band 1¾" (45 mm) wide, a blue cloth or serge jumper with twisted silver cord shoulder knots and blue cloth or serge trousers with ¼" (6 mm) red band down the outside seams."

Source: cambridgemuseum.org.nz/Articles/armedconstart.htm
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Media/Materials
Hat, fabric, metal and leather
Measurements
height - 205mm
max length - 264mm
max width - 169mm
Department Collection Type
Object type
Credit line
Waikato Historical Society Collection
Courtesy of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1964/312/2

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