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SSh-39 1940, opinions?

Article about: Hey everybody, Annoyed from this ads?   Recently purchased this SSh-39 on e-bay, what are your opinions? The helmet is coming from the Czech republic, which now worries me that it may b

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    Man... this just keeps getting worse the more I look at it. The stamping into the chinstrap ring bracket should match the liner size and not be 3-digit number.

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    In short too many things

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    Thanks for the information guys, at least I have an example of what not to go for! Still, I've seen worse looking helmets in my time, perhaps good for re-enactment. Are there many places that one can purchase a guaranteed war period original Soviet helmet?

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    Quote by 3aStalina View Post
    i believe the shell could be an original Ssh39. the rest, including the paint/red star/liner, were recently made. unless the Czechs also used acceptance stars as seen on this one under its front visor... can someone please confirm or deny this? thank you
    the czech helmets did sometimes have the frontal star ,here's my reissued Ssh40 for czech army ,the original soviet liner rivits are now redundant Czechoslovak vz53 /strichtarn cover

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