The Blues and Royals
When the red tunic-ed Life Guards are not parading past Buckingham
Palace, it is the blue coats of the Blues and Royals that captivates the
imagination of passer's by.
Introduced in 1871, this
is quite striking with its red plume.
The full-sized helmet
offered here is the officer's pattern complete with a beautifully executed
silver and gold (gilt) plated helmet badge which sports a silver 8 pointed
Guards star with the cross of St. George and garter containing the famous
motto: "Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense" (French for
the expression: "Evil to those who evil thinks") in the centre
which stands out with accents of red enamel.
The helmet is lined with
green leather an black velvet and the chin chin is also faced with black
All helmets are the same size: Large (about a Size 8 hat
size - this is the only size).
height of the helmet is 17 inches (430 mm).
As the pictures attest,
this helmet will make a exquisite addition to anyone's collection at an
Normally this item retails for other $1200.00US
but is offered here for less than half that price!
We send these
items UPS Standard to our clients in the continental United States and
Canada and charge 25.00US (29.00CAN) each. For our clients in the United
Kingdom and Europe it is 85.00CAN Shipping to Australia is 99.00CAN and
109.00CAN to New Zealand. Shipments to ALL destinations please allow one
to two weeks for delivery after the order has been processed.
Canadian residents please add
5% GST and for Ontario residents an additional 8%
For United States residents there are no duties, restrictions, brokerage fees, or
taxes on your order when shipped through UPS.
International clients outside
North America please contact your customs department to determine fees.