Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 10 of I got this helmet for my birthday and I'm pretty sure that it's a WW2 era m1 helmet considering both the liner and the khaki net and chinstrap. I'm also pretty sure that the "crack" that I see in the back side of the helmet on the folded piece of metal is the swivel, considering that is the only thing which looks like one.
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 Last Hlmet to page: Results single online börsen kostenlos to 10 of frauen flirt.com I got this helmet for my dating the m1 steel helmet and I'm pretty sure that it's a WW2 era m1 helmet considering both the liner and the khaki net and chinstrap.
I'm also pretty sure that the "crack" that I see in the back side of the helmet on the folded piece of metal is the swivel, considering that is the only thing which looks like one. Some things however, that I am curious about are, what does the inscription inside the shell mean? Also, if possible, maybe some of you guys could say some interesting things about it such as the year that it could have been made and such, or if I'm even right inferring that it is a ww2 era helmet.
Or maybe, little do I know, it's not even authentic and is in fact a replica. All I know for sure is that the netting smells really bad! Click to enlarge the picture. From what your telling me it sounds like a late hdlmet or early Korean War m1 with a nice ww2 liner. When you hear of bales, we are referring to the pieces of metal that would hold the chinstrap on the helmet. The crack in the rim on the rear of your helmet is the "seam". Rear seam dating the m1 steel helmet indicate a late ww2 or early korean war helmet.
If the chinstrap "bales" are welded to the helmet and cannot move then they are "fixed bale" which I believe they stopped making in So if your's is swivel bale Which it appears to be then it was made in or later. Also, I can't really tell from the pictures but if the webbing in the liner is a tannish color than it is ww2, but if it is a greenish color than it looks to have been re-issued post-war by CAPAC. So, i think what you have is a Korean War m1.
Hi, Inside the helmet liner you will see a makers mark embossed dating the m1 steel helmet the crown, could you tell me what the make is?. WWII manufacture are always sewn on the helmet and dating the m1 steel helmet also appear to have the original finish od paint the liner can easily be identified as mid war production by the color of the A washerslate WWII liners had blackened A washers, yours look like the earlier painted or phosphate washers.
Dating the m1 steel helmet, the chinstraps are sewn onto the dating the m1 steel helmet. Also, there isn't a date or any dxting on the headband. Also, are you sure that the shell is ww2, and not from the Korean war like the other dude said? Because I datint really hoping for a fully vintage ww2 helmet. The makers mark looks kinda like this: I have never seen helmmet Korean war photo with the metal clamp on type chin straps, even though they may have been used. In US M1 steel helmet forum.
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In order to deduce if a M1 helmet and liner are of WWII origin, it is WWII, the first production M1 helmet shell was made of manganese steel coated . must possess all original manufacturing techniques and parts dating from. Page 1 of 5 - M1 helmet lot numbers ww2-vietnam - posted in STEEL AND KEVLAR HELMETS: I have been asked by a few members in a PM. posted in STEEL AND KEVLAR HELMETS: Hi! here a big question (to There might well be a method of dating M1 steel shells by the heat lot.