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Another M1 shell. Need help.

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ID:	442059[ATTACHJust joined this website. Looks awesome so far. I bought this helmet last week to give to my son who loves playing Army with other kids in the neighborhood. Giving it to him for his birthday coming up. It's a rear seam swivel bail. Inside the shell are the numbers 609. Any guess as to the year made? Thanks.Click image for larger version. 

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    Hi and welcome the shell was made between 1970-1976 in Quebec canada,by R.J.stampings.regards Dave.

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    yea its a early-mid 70's shell the liner chinstrap is a repro though .cheers and welcome to the forum

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    Quote by moaning minnie View Post
    Hi and welcome the shell was made between 1970-1976 in Quebec canada,by R.J.stampings.regards Dave.
    How can you tell this?

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    yea its a early-mid 70's shell the liner chinstrap is a repro though .cheers and welcome to the forum
    Those chinstraps are quite common..how do you know its a repro?

    *ah, LINER chinstrap!Yes, i agree.wrong colour..*

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    Thanks. The liner is a repro. It was made in 1991.

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    yep the color got me haha i have one almost like it and i have a euro one from the 50's that looks the same.but the heat stamp im guessing thats how he worked it out .the chinstrap really does look 70's as well cheers

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    I guess that's why I only had to pay $19.00 dollars for it.

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    Welcome to the forum Buckshot. Any chance of a photo of the inside of the liner? The liner chinstrap looks like a Euro one to me.

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    Andy
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    Here is the liner.

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