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Article about: Great ideas guys, the same kind of thoughts I had. I thought you may find it interesting and a bit of a puzzle like I did, all the details of this helmet don’t add up. Which made me think cl

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    Quote by ObKrieger View Post
    Hmm... The paint and liner remind me of 1950's Belgian M1 clones.
    You could be right I wouldn’t know. I just took it that it had been rubbed down and painted then mated later with this liner.
    Regards
    Rod

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    Quote by ObKrieger View Post
    Hmm... The paint and liner remind me of 1950's Belgian M1 clones.
    No heat stamp on Belgian M51s

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    Is it just me, or is the weave on the pot chinstraps a little large to be American?

    Best Regards,

    Andy
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    Quote by aj4010 View Post
    Is it just me, or is the weave on the pot chinstraps a little large to be American?

    Best Regards,

    Andy
    They could be clone chinstraps aswell Andy as I say mate someone has had a go at tarting it up. And thats correct about the heatstamps I forgot for a moment.
    regards
    Rod

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    thanks for the extra pics Rod nice to finally put an end to the mystery a late war US shell with added post war euro clone parts

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