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Article about: Old Helmet hey guys, i wanted to ask you what you think of this helmet. theres no liner and there appears to be some crazy contraption inside so i was hoping maybe someone could tell me what

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    hey guys, i wanted to ask you what you think of this helmet. theres no liner and there appears to be some crazy contraption inside so i was hoping maybe someone could tell me what this is? if the shells good then 50 bucks isnt bad.

    thanks,
    mo
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    It looks like a Spanish helmet.
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    Hi Mo, Pete is correct, it is Spanish.

    I would save your money.

    See here for more info:

    ESPAŅOL Z 42

    Cheers, Ade.

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    agreed Spanish helmet not German !!

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    thanks for the input guys, and just curious what makes a spanish helmet distinct from a german one other than the liner?

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    They are quite similar,but the Spanish one has 7 rivets holding the liner in,while the German only has 3. Here is a pic of a Spanish one trying to look German.
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    Defo Spanish M42/79, the chinstrap would have been almost identical to an M1 airborne VN model.

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