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WW2 Dispatch Rider Helmet found at Car Boot Today

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    I picked this up at the local car boot today I believe its a WW2 Dispatch Riders Helmet. Dated 1944 unsure what the initials BMB stand for

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    No....




    what you do have is a Para helmet!

    BMB = Briggs Motor Bodies.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    Very nice para helmet, as Ade posted. Sounds like you might have got a bargain.
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Bl**dy Hell!!!

    Well done, well done indeed. It's worth an awful lot more than you paid for it I suspect.

    Best Regards,

    Andy
    Best Regards,


    Andy

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    How much did you have to pay, if you dont mind

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    OK a bit shocked was told by several people at the 'Boot' that it was a DR helmet. 20 is what it cost.

    thanks a lot Mark

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    these are selling for around 400 in this condition I think.

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    Well done Mark!

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    Quote by Mark Holden View Post
    OK a bit shocked was told by several people at the 'Boot' that it was a DR helmet. 20 is what it cost.

    thanks a lot Mark
    Oh Gawd.......

    Well done mate!

    Best Regards,

    Andy
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    Andy

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    [/SIZE][/COLOR][/CENTER]
    [CENTER][COLOR=#ff8c00][SIZE=3]

    [/SIZE]Have a look at my 20+ (so far, work in progress) albums for lots of M1's, rare liners and other stuff, including WW2British helmets, Falklands battlefield pickup helmets and let me know what you think!
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    20, HOLY S**T, I'm coming to boot fairs with you, the last one I saw was nearer 500, you my friend must have some very golden spherical objects down below, thats the deal of 2012 so far, congratulations

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