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British Mk2 Helmet

Article about: andy your recent brit aquisition got me thinking about my examples ,particulary the liner configuration ,ive just looked and realised i have the earlier mk1 liner in my wardens helmet ,so iv

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    Default British Mk2 Helmet

    Hi guys, here is my one example of a Mk2. I thought I needed at least one to counter the growing herd of German lids. I believe it is in all WW2 spec, but please correct me if I'm wrong. My collecting field is usually at the other end of an Enfield.

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    Good looking helmet Andy. Wish I could help ya but my knowledge of these is on the same level as my knowledge of aerospace engineering.

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    i think andy this is a nice ww2 example.

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    A nice example of an WW2 army Mk2

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    Yep.All good!

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    you just need a good ww2 m1 and a good ww2 french adrian helmet to make sure your german helmets dont take over. ha ha

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    Thanks guys, I would like a wartime lid from the other major players lid too at some point, but the Germans will always heavily outnumber anything else

    One quick Q to you commonwealth guys; should a Canadian Mk2 have smooth semi glossy green paint? The one in question also has a red/blue RA flash. Would Canadian troops use the same flash as the British Army Royal Artillery?

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    did the canadian mk2 helmet have the same liner pad.

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    Thats exactly what im after Andy but surprisingly more difficult to get as the vast majority on ebay are all nearly all home front/ARP issued types,great looking example you own.........Jake.

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    Looking at the pics again now the Canadian one seems more brown. The liner has more bumpers around the edge of the shell, and the crown pad is different.

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