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    Almost right but not wrong either. There's no...

    Almost right but not wrong either. There's no question there were two batches - the WW2 originals and the (roughly) Korean War (the early 50s dates). However, there are the surprising outliers - we...
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    Are you meaning the earliest MkIV shell is 1951?...

    Are you meaning the earliest MkIV shell is 1951? If so that's not right. I have some dated 1945. Of course if my attention has been wandering and you mean something else altogether I'll just shut up...
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    There is, indeed, always one...

    There is, indeed, always one...
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    Yes! Oh yes. This is the fun bit of collecting,...

    Yes! Oh yes. This is the fun bit of collecting, no question. I am more than happy to accept your informed reasoning that there was not and is not, now or ever, a MkV. Good. Problem solved. Case...
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    Good. I have always felt that it was clear, after...

    Good. I have always felt that it was clear, after seeing the instruction leaflet for the MkVI referring to it replacing the MkIV, that the right name for the steel helmet was the MkIV. I wasn't too...
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    Well, it did strike me as highly unlikely , but I...

    Well, it did strike me as highly unlikely , but I didn't want to make a fuss for fear of being corrected by, oh, say, Marcus Cotton or some Advanced Collector like that.

    But seriously folks, the...
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    Remember that the user instruction leaflet for...

    Remember that the user instruction leaflet for the Mk6 specifically refers to it replacing the Mk4 helmet. Also the helmets are referred to as 'Helmet G.S Mk.6' and 'Mk.4', no Roman numerals.
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    Certainly useful and interesting, so thank you....

    Certainly useful and interesting, so thank you. Can you give us the URL of where you found it? I do wish people would include references when they say something vague like "I found it on the...
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    Good point. I am easily confused if not outright...

    Good point. I am easily confused if not outright baffled by *everything* about the 3/4 - paint colours and textures, straps, liners. Everything. No, stop, I have internalised the idea that the liners...
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    Speaking as someone who has the same issue with...

    Speaking as someone who has the same issue with many individual and isolated postings about the Hungarian M50 or Portuguese M40, I can only agree with you.

    Except that I would be very sympathetic...
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