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M1 Fixed Bale Medic Helmet

Article about: Hi All, About a year ago I purchased this M1 fixed bale (minus a bale) off the Bay. My first and only purchase off of there, minus a few US Division patches, however I think I did OK as it o

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    Hi All,
    About a year ago I purchased this M1 fixed bale (minus a bale) off the Bay. My first and only purchase off of there, minus a few US Division patches, however I think I did OK as it only set me back $40.

    Please take a look and give your opinions. I believe the shell retains its original period paint (or at least I hope so) including the Medic, Company and 3rd Army markings.

    The liner is a Capac and I believe it to be WWII era but with a Korean war nape strap (reissue or refurbished?). It's seen better days as you can tell, and may not be original to the helmet, but this can be easily replaced if I decide to do so.

    In any case, your opinions are welcomed, good or bad. Thanks in advance!
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    Is anyone willing to take a stab at confirming if the paint and markings on this lid are original? Your help would be appreciated! Thanks!

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    The helmet is original but the paint markings i am not so sure there is 2 guys in the us that do that type of work I think one of than is in Laurence KC.

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    Thanks, Chris. The seller is located in San Marcos, CA...Or at least that's what his Ebay account says....Ring any bells for you?

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    Quote by yuengling325 View Post
    Thanks, Chris. The seller is located in San Marcos, CA...Or at least that's what his Ebay account says....Ring any bells for you?
    No this does not ring any bells.What is the story about the helmet.

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