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Article about: I have had this Helmet for a while and it has been posted on another forum so apologies if you have seen it before. I think Tinlid may have another example with a better liner. It looks to b

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    Default Unknown Helmet ww1

    I have had this Helmet for a while and it has been posted on another forum so apologies if you have seen it before.

    I think Tinlid may have another example with a better liner. It looks to be ww1 American made by the liner rivet and strap.
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    Hi Roger,
    It's British & made by Head Protectors,(private purchase) haven't seen one before with the sides straightened out before.
    The R stands for Rescue.

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    It is WW II era Civil defence, as and indicated above - private purchase.

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    Quote by tinlid View Post
    Hi Roger,
    It's British & made by Head Protectors,(private purchase) haven't seen one before with the sides straightened out before.
    Thanks Aaron,
    where did you get the information, has yours still got the label ?
    Its definitely an American made buckle though isn't it ?

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    Unfortunately mine has not got the label, but I have seen some still with one.
    What makes you think the strap is American?

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    The strap and buckle are certainly British.

    I have the same design buckle used on equipment straps and side screens on my Jeep. They called them "quick release".

    Cheers, Ade.
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    It must be my mistake, I just always thought that style was US.
    Thanks for the replies !

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