Sunday, 2 October 2011

conversions

The KingdThe Kingdom of Italy used a variety of pith helmets during the early days of their colonial empire building. These included British-made examples, as well as those made domestically by hat makers.
This example is of the 1887 pattern, and may have been produced sometime in the 1880s or 1890s. This model remained in use until the introduction of the Model 1928 helmet. om of Italy used a variety of pith helmets during the early days of their colonial empire building. These included British-made examples, as well as those made domestically by hat makers.
This example is of the 1887 pattern, and may have been produced sometime in the 1880s or 1890s. This model remained in use until the introduction of the Model 1928 helmet. Victorian British Army Pith Helmet - Zulu War - WITH 24TH FOOT HELMET PLATE (not pictured)as yopu can see there doesnt seem to be much difference in thbe Italian and British sun or pith helmet. Maybe a conversion could be done with C.T.A soldiersgive these charbens pith helmet cta heads , cut the coat tails and you have more or less got the Italian army.The Charbens sailors could be used as they are with modifications to the rifles or changed into Bersaglieri

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