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Article about: I recently acquired a collection of Soviet and Finnish helmets from a friend. The helmet pictured was in the collection nd I would appreciate an identification. There are no markings and the

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    I recently acquired a collection of Soviet and Finnish helmets from a friend. The helmet pictured was in the collection nd I would appreciate an identification. There are no markings and the fingers of the liner , close-up provided, look like Soviet 'fish fur' and there is no provision for a drawstring. Can someone identify this helmet for me?
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    Field made liner?
    William

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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    The helmet is a Czech Vz30!....
    It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.



    I'm Spartacus, not really i'm Paul!...

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    The liner doesnt look Finnish maybe the original Czech liner ?

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    The liner looks like it was cut from a ushanka or similar cap. The backing is almost identical to that on a ushanka in my collection but with a thinner pile. It is too thin to offer much protection by itself. Perhaps interior padding has been removed or maybe it was an improvised way to serve as a friction fit over another piece of headgear. Any other ideas?

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    I'm with William on the field made theory!..
    It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.



    I'm Spartacus, not really i'm Paul!...

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    Love the color, outstanding!!!

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