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M1 helmet....is it 1961/65 type

Article about: Hello all, my son gave me this lid as a present, he got it from a friend in the states, no liner or strap with it and the only stamp is a 4 digit number 8702 it looks like it has 2 coats of

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    Default M1 helmet....is it 1961/65 type

    Hello all, my son gave me this lid as a present, he got it from a friend in the states, no liner or strap with it and the only stamp is a 4 digit number 8702
    it looks like it has 2 coats of paint , a olive matt covered by the egg shell olive.
    So i was wondering what M1 VARATION it is, and the year? thanks..
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    this would be from the 1960's onwards theres no way of putting an exact date on these.

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    Thanks nickd for your help..

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    Default Re: M1 helmet....is it 1961/65 type

    your welcome

    you could buy the chin straps off ebay along with a liner & camo cover to make a complete helmet

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    I was just thinking that, will any liner do...

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    you could go for the Vietnam look see pic's below
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    M1 helmet....is it 1961/65 type  

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    Nice display,
    my lid is what it is so thats the way i will go...i might send you PM when i find a suitable strap and liner..thanks again

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    no worries glad i could help ya out

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