I believe this is an early WW2 tank helmet.
Now, thats an odd one - I like it!
Looks like the same helmet shell outline, but with a different chin strap and without the leather pad on the outside.
Here are some previous threads on RAC crash helmets with great contributions from Tinlid and Reneblacky. The Polish insignia certainly looks period to me, however, I have not been able to find any wartime images with the crest on
Crash Helmet RAC
The pic kindly provided by Andrzejku shows the French M35 armoured issue helmet:
Francia carros mļ 35
The helmet shown at the start of this thread is original, but the key here is the insignia. I think I would like an in hand inspection to be sure. Polish helmet insignias are widely faked.
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Many thanks for all your posts. I'm unable to inspect the insignia unfortunatelly.
We sure do (like it).
If you have any more pics from the museum, it would be much appreciated.
Im very interested in any items belonging to Sikorski.