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Beach trip finds

Article about: The chinstrap (not the leather holding the strap) looks like the actual strap maybe it came off, the little metal buckle looks just like the ones on the fire helmets.

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    The chinstrap (not the leather holding the strap) looks like the actual strap maybe it came off, the little metal buckle looks just like the ones on the fire helmets.

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  3. #12

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    That's a varation chinstrap seen on fire helmets I have collector friend that has several Ludwig Baer in his fire police helments book explains and shows them. Scabbard appears for fighting knife and could be a repo hard to say. timothy

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    Here are pics of the scabbard, the inside looks to have age to it.
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    Better pictures of the liner and straps are needed.
    chris

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    This is the only mark I can find
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    That scabbard is for a boot-knife...
    cheers, Glenn

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    I have found a buckle almost exactly like mine mine is the more box shaped buckle the oval is the one I found
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    Any markings in the skirt of the helmet shell?

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    Not that I can see

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    One of the rivits holding the liner in is marked either IKA 44 or LKA 44 that's the only other mark I can find but I'll keep looking

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