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M42 German Helmet, Possible movie prop or restored helmet?

Article about: Hey guys, I got this helmet in a pawn shop and they said to me that his helmet was a movie prop, the thing was there was no certificate of authenticity. Then I looked at the helmet and I fou

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    Default Re: M42 German Helmet, Possible movie prop or restored helmet?

    Quote by Bl00dSniper266 View Post
    Understandable. Glad I only paid 50 bucks for it. But, I just looked at it more closely and found something on the inner band of the helmet, the part where the helmet is rivited to the band, and found it said LITZMANNSTADT and 1943 under it. Any ideas about that?
    B&C Litzmannstadt is a real ww2 manufacturer of liner bands. The maker of this helmet has simply copied the stamp from an original helmet and added it to make the repro more authentic

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    Default Re: M42 German Helmet, Possible movie prop or restored helmet?

    Indeed, a known repro liner band. Close, but no cigar.
    $50 ? - Hell, I would have paid that for it.........!
    Regards,


    Steve.

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