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Westinghouse P55 liner

Article about: This helmet I recently acquired. It is to my mind a Westinghouse P55 (it might have been repainted by the Dutch). It is marked W an D35. Supposedly it was used by the Dutch defence Forces. M

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    There is no MICARTA stamp visible. The webbing may have been redone in The Netherlands. Examples are known to have been redone. Our Defence Forces (Especially the Navy / Marine Corps) ordered post war liners. Could you indicate why the webbing is not US?

    Is there information about the Westinghouse codes: D 35? Is that based on year of production?

    Thanks for your input!

    Cheers,
    Emile

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    the D35 is nothing more than a number of the mould it was made in & cant be used to date the liner as for the webbing not being US i cant really explain it it just doesn't look right i looks more heavy & coarse (if that makes sense) compared to US made webbing here are some pics of a Firestone liner i have with adjustable nape strap.
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    Thanks Nick,

    So a post war rewebbed liner. Quite possibly rewebbed by the the Dutch MoD. It was done more often. The strap does not look US anyway.

    Thanks for your input!
    Cheers,
    Emile

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    in my opinion yeah the liner shell is WW2 that has been repainted & re-webbed post war but by whom & for what reason i cant honestly say its not a webbing job Ive ever seen before.

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    I would say post war liner, repainted and rewebbed by (probably) Dutch MoD.

    Cheers,
    Emile

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