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    hello all. can you please help me identify this raw edge helmet its mark up as 1941
    have been told it might be a nfs helmet
    just wondering why it has a raw edge





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    Australian helmets have a raw edge, though I could not say if this is one of them. There is another helmet that is commonly dated 1941 with a raw edge but sadly I can'y remember what it is for.
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    During the early part of 1941 BMB made these raw edge helmets, quite a number of them that I've seen were used by the NFS. The rest would also have been used on the home front & not for military use.
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    thanks for replying great photos and good information but do i repaint it or leave it as is
    thanks again

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    Quote by Jerry B View Post
    Australian helmets have a raw edge, though I could not say if this is one of them. There is another helmet that is commonly dated 1941 with a raw edge but sadly I can'y remember what it is for.
    Baz,if you have not already,check around the underside of the rim,there could be a makers mark or if Australian there might be a CS followed by a production number.However by the looks you might not be able to see through the paint ?
    Nice one anyway
    Mick

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