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Thoughts of British Para helmet

Article about: Hi guys, Annoyed from this ads?   What are your thoughts of this British Para helmet? Isnít it unusual to see two bolts on each side of the shell? Cheers Alex

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    Looking at the helmet again, I notice that there is no paint evident on the (inside of the helmet) copper rivets holding the chinstrap tabs. What would you say, does this make them more likely to be a postwar addition? Click image for larger version. 

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    I believe the shell is a original British para shell but the chinstrap rivets has been added to it post war.

    I'm not convinced that it's converted for use as a Para helmet, I think rather it's the other way around. I'm basing this supposition on the fact that I've never seen any with either of the airborne chinstraps (not even a Danish version), but I have seen a couple with the standard infantry/RAC chinstrap fitted.
    Time for you to see then :-)

    This is one I have which was also found here in DK.


    Cheers
    Alex
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    Nice helmet Alex!

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