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vietnamese sun helmet

Article about: not ballistic i know as its made from compressed hardboard so im sneaking it in as composite material but tough to find an appropriate place on the forum, in any case here it is the previous

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    I will see if I can twist his arm I tried to buy it from him a few years ago and relized as soon as I asked it was a mistake I thought I was going to be shown the door but managed to smooth things over he was with the RAAF .

    Regards Mark

    Always on the look out for WW II Canadian Helmets and Cam nets to add to my collection.

    Found a Canadian Mk II Medics Helmet and yes I know they are about as rare as hens teeth !!!!!

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    mark i totally understand ,ive done the same thing many a time and you dont take into account just how cherished these items can be to people ,items sometimes that no money can buy ,but if you dont ask you will never know i guess ,glad you smoothed things over

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    It cost me a Vietnam era Slouch cap in the end but it was worth it.

    Regards Mark
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    Always on the look out for WW II Canadian Helmets and Cam nets to add to my collection.

    Found a Canadian Mk II Medics Helmet and yes I know they are about as rare as hens teeth !!!!!

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    beautifull hat mark

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    Nice helmet. I've been fortunate to add one example with provenance a few years back to the collection. They display nice.

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    many thanks MD for looking and the nice comment would you kindly post a picture here or perhaps provide a link as id really be interested to view your example ,im just really pleased to read that the general consensus from you all is that its a good one ,it is appreciated so thank you all

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    i decided to remove the chute material and scrim netting
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    Added this NVA insignia for the displayClick image for larger version. 

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    Thanks for keeping us posted James it does display rather nicely with the insignia I have a we bit of a soft spot for these and hope to add a period example to my collection one day...

    Regards Mark
    Always on the look out for WW II Canadian Helmets and Cam nets to add to my collection.

    Found a Canadian Mk II Medics Helmet and yes I know they are about as rare as hens teeth !!!!!

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    Thanks Mark if you do find one for the collection please post up mate

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