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MSA Cairns N5A New York Leather Fire Helmet

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The Cairns® N5A New Yorker™ leather helmet is handcrafted and meets current OSHA requirements. Offers the high quality and appearance that generations of firefighters have trusted since 1836. Each New Yorker leather helmet is hand-crafted, shaped, stitched, and trimmed to last for years with minimum maintenance.

Not NFPA 1971 Compliant.

Note: some images show Bourke Eyeshield. To order with Bourke Eyeshield, see N5A BOURKE CAIRNS below in the You May Also Like section.

Both Standard & Deluxe styles include the following features:
  • Removable and washable soft goods
  • Available in medium (6 3/8" to 7 1/2") and large (7 5/8" to 8 1/2") sizes
  • Durable leather shell for maximum life with minimum maintenance
  • Non-corroding high-temperature glass-filled faceshield/goggle hardware
  • Engineered impact cap provides advanced thermal/impact/penetration protection
  • Soft black Nomex chinstrap features one-hand quick-release buckle and postman slide for quick removal and adjustment
  • Nomex or PBI/Kevlar earlap for increased neck/ear coverage and protection
  • Available in colors: Black, Red, White & Yellow
  • 4" Tuffshield for Eye Protection
  • Leather/Sateen Liner with Jumbo Nomex Yellow Earlap
  • 6" Carved Brass Eagle Front Holder
  • Nomex with Quick Release & Postman's Slide Chinstrap
  • Lime/Yellow Reflexite Tetrahedron Trim

Please contact CURTIS regarding ordering information, pricing and in-depth product specifications.

Please contact CURTIS if you wish to order different feature options than what is listed above. Some of those options include:

  • Bronx Bend: Firefighters who bend the brim of their leather fire helmet take the chance of ruining it which reduces its protection and negates the warranty. Both the N5A and N6A are now offered with a Bronx bend option that helps prevent these problems.

Helmet Colors:
  • Blue
  • Natural

Eye Protection:
  • NFPA-compliant Bourkes Lenses
  • ESS Innerzone 3 Goggles
  • ESS Innerzone 2 Goggles with low profile clips
  • ESS Innerzone 2 Goggles with side mounting hardware

  • Leather/ Sateen Liner w/Jumbo PBI/Kevlar Earlap
  • Leather/Sateen Liner w/Jumbo Nomex Black Earlap
  • Liner Cushion

Front Holder:
  • 6" Carved Brass Beaver
  • 6" Carved Brass Dragon
  • 8" Bronze Carved High Eagle
  • 6" Carved Brass Bulldog

  • Nomex with Quick Release & Postman's Slide

Trim Type:
  • Scotchlite

Trim Color:
  • White
  • Red/Orange
  • Red/Orange Triple Trim (Scotchlite ONLY)
  • Lime/Yellow Triple Trim (Scotchlite ONLY)