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M1 Helmet liner markings ????

Article about: I have an M1 helmet liner with a firestone stamp. On the nape strap, there are markings that look like this: W199 OM 39933 Size 3 Does anyone know what these mean other than what appears to

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    Default M1 Helmet liner markings ????

    I have an M1 helmet liner with a firestone stamp. On the nape strap, there are markings that look like this:

    W199 OM 39933
    Size 3

    Does anyone know what these mean other than what appears to be obvious (size 3)?? Thanks so much.

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    this is just a makers stamp possible lot numbers but not really sure what they mean ?

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    Default Re: M1 Helmet liner markings ????

    Thanks Nick, I knew with the firestone stamp it had to be '43 or earlier I believe but I just didn't know if the other markings really meant anything significant.

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    Default Re: M1 Helmet liner markings ????

    not really as these parts of the liner were often change quite a few times through out the liner's use as they had a tendency get easily damaged.

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